Your mouse and trackpad aren't the only ways to navigate your Mac. Turns out your keyboard handles the task nicely, too, and with the help of a couple handy modifier keys it's a powerful and efficient to move through windows and documents. Micheal Johnston has the low down.
If you send out lots of group emails (or if you'd like to learn how to in the first place!), then look no further than this Quick Tip. We'll cover how to use your Contacts groups to send messages and how to control what email addresses Mail picks when you do so. Why, when we're done, you'll be able to blast everyone you know with every silly email forward you can come up with.
With the imminent release of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, plenty of people are considering trading in their current model to help subsidize the cost of their new phone. If you aren't sure exactly which model you have, never fear. Apple has a handy cheat sheet online that makes it easy to sort out.
Siri is helpful for all sorts of things—task scheduling, reminders, composing text messages, and so on—especially while you're on the go. One of our favorite things to use it for, however, is setting and editing alarms and timers, so that's what we'll cover in this article. We think you'll dig it, too.
A new phishing scheme is circulating that is trying get your Apple ID credentials. The email is badly written and poorly constructed, but since it pretends to be from Apple and uses the Apple logo, we wanted our readers to be aware of it. This is especially true for those of us with friends and family who are less technically savvy.
Preview, your Mac's built-in application for viewing and annotating images and PDFs, is awesome, and it's especially great for those of us who don't need the power of a program like Photoshop. In this tip, we'll talk about selecting text and graphics in PDFs and manipulating them within Preview, and you'll get some little tricks to make your workflow easier.
Not sure if iMessage is down for just you, or if it's everyone? Or maybe you want to know if iCloud's Photo Stream service or Siri is working right now. No problem. Apple's System Status Web page lists the current status of its online services and stores so you can tell at a glance what should and shouldn't be functional right now.
If you read a lot of books on your iOS device, then here's a feature that you'll find useful. It lets you use more of your screen to turn to the next page, making one-handed reading a snap. In this tip, we'll cover how to turn it on (and how to access previous pages if you need to afterward).
Typically when you send an iMessage from your iPhone to another, if it doesn't get to the recipient in a timely manner, it will automatically be sent as a text message, but sometimes that fallback just doesn't work. Thankfully, there's a way to force your iPhone to comply with your desire to send a message with SMS. Michael Johnston shows you how.
Do you see "Birthdays" within Calendar and aren't sure where that comes from (or how you can edit events within it)? Then boy howdy, will you find this to be a useful tip. We'll cover how to edit birthdays, how to troubleshoot things if you can't seem to use the feature at all, and how to turn on notifications for those dates.
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