OS X Yosemite: Search Faster for Files by Name

5:40 PM, Feb. 16th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

When searching the file system, most OS X users are familiar with CMD+F, and then how to specify the search criteria with the search field and the two popups. But if you know you're looking for a file by name, here's a faster way.

iOS: Hiding iCloud Books

9:05 AM, Feb. 4th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

For today's Quick Tip, Melissa Holt's gonna talk about how to remove old purchased items from iBooks under iOS, so if you don't want to see every single book you've ever bought at once, you don't have to. You can always re-download past purchases, of course, but at least they won't just be hanging out in iBooks forever!

iOS: Save Your Hearing with the “Late Night” EQ Option

8:55 AM, Feb. 2nd, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Have you ever heard of the "Late Night" EQ setting? Well, you're gonna love this Quick Tip if you haven't. This cool feature will compress your audio output on your iOS device to make it easier to hear when you're in a noisy environment. We're gonna go over its details right here!

Pages 5: Using Borders and Rules

8:51 AM, Jan. 29th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Let's talk about Pages! Specifically, let's talk about using Pages to add borders and rules to your text, which is an easy way to make your documents look professional. As a bonus, these elements will move with the paragraphs you add them to, making them much simpler to work with than drawn lines or shapes. Come on in and check it out!

How to Restore Missing iPhoto Image Thumbnails

11:01 AM, Jan. 28th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Using iPhoto to manage the photos from your iPhone, iPad, and digital camera is fine unless the thumbnails showing you previews of your snapshots disappear. Keeping track of your pics when you can't actually see them isn't very productive, but there is a fix for that. Read on to learn how to resurrect your missing iPhoto image thumbnails.

Yosemite/iOS 8: Muting Messages Conversations

8:50 AM, Jan. 27th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

What Melissa Holt's discussing today is how to mute text conversations under both Yosemite and iOS 8. So, you know, when your Aunt Zelda texts for the bajillionth time about your family reunion, you can at least come a little bit closer to ignoring her. Some darned peace and quiet just may be offered in this Quick Tip.