iOS 8: Using the Lock Screen to Manage Your Email

8:55 AM, Mar. 20th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Did you know you can use your iPhone or iPad's lock screen to mark an incoming email as read or send it to the trash? It's true, and if you've received a particularly private email, you can even dismiss the notification for it without unlocking your device. Both privacy and convenience tricks are here in today's Quick Tip!

OS X: Using Spotlight’s Privacy Features

8:55 AM, Mar. 18th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Got some folders that you don't want prying eyes to see? Even if you've hidden them well, they'll still show up in Spotlight searches. Fortunately, this isn't a gigantic bummer if you know how to prevent Spotlight from revealing all of your secrets, so we'll help you keep your embarrassing folders private in this Quick Tip.

Apple Watch Pre-orders: What You Need to Know [Update]

10:39 AM, Mar. 16th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Apple Watch will be in stores on April 10 so you can try one on before pre-ordering, which is great because this is exactly the sort of thing you should see first. You'll also need to be prepared before visiting your local Apple Store so you don't have to deal with any unexpected surprises when you arrive. Read on to learn what you need to know before trying on an Apple Watch.

OS X Photos Beta: Where Are the Adjustments?

8:55 AM, Mar. 13th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Wondering where all of iPhoto's image-editing adjustments (such as exposure, saturation, and sharpness) went within the new Photos beta? Fear not, TMO friends, we've got the Quick Tip that'll set you right! In this article, Melissa Holt will cover how to use those adjustments (and how to access the ones you won't see right away).

Getting a New Mac: How Much Storage Do You Need?

8:55 AM, Mar. 11th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Thinking of a new Mac after Apple's recent announcements? Well, the most important consideration for what to buy is how much storage you're using (and what you'll need to grow comfortably over the life of a new machine). With today's Quick Tip, you'll be able to figure out how much data you have, and you'll learn how to use that info to pick out your perfect new Mac.

OS X Photos Beta: Scrubbing Through Thumbnails

8:55 AM, Mar. 6th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

You want another 10.10.3 Photos beta tip, right? Sure you do. Well, it's your lucky day, because this Quick Tip is all about scrubbing through the thumbnails in your library, just like you can do with the Photos app in iOS. It's a quick and easy way to find the exact image you're looking for!

OS X Photos Beta: Adding to Existing Albums

8:50 AM, Mar. 4th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Hey, did you hear that Apple released the new Photos app as part of the 10.10.3 beta? Well, that program is what today's Quick Tip is about, so all of you early adopters can get a jump on using Apple's neat new image-organization application. Melissa Holt's got the scoop!

TMO Quick Tip: Use Tab to Quick Search Apple.com

7:16 PM, Mar. 2nd, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Apple has encoded its home page to allow users to search the site with just a tab when using Safari or Omniweb. When you first load up apple.com and press tab, the search box opens, and your cursor jumps straight to it.

QuickTime & Yosemite: Recording Your iPhone or iPad Screen with iOS 8

8:55 AM, Feb. 27th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Did you know that you can use your Mac to record a video of your iOS device's screen, making it easy to show an inexperienced user how to access an app or change a setting? That's the subject of today's Quick Tip, and we think it's a pretty darned cool feature of Yosemite. We're happy to do anything we can to make you seem more like a wizard to your friends and family!

iOS: Forcing iCloud Contacts & Calendars to Sync

9:04 AM, Feb. 25th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Having trouble with iCloud syncing? That's what we're here for. In today's Quick Tip, we'll cover a (very) simple trick you can try when new contacts or calendar events just won't show up on your iOS device. Trust us, throwing your iPhone out the window won't help, but this article just might.