For today’s Quick Tip, Melissa Holt will walk us through creating a simple automated task within the iOS Workflow app…which is kind of like building stuff in Automator on the Mac. In other words, fun! And it’s a good way to learn the basics of automation, too. She’ll tell us all about it!
Optimize Storage lets you free up storage space by having the system automatically keep things in iCloud.
You’ve probably gotten dozens of emails lately from companies about updated privacy policies. Here’s what you can do about that.
Time Machine now saves what are called local snapshots on your Mac’s internal drive; these can be used to restore files when your backup drive isn’t available or even to roll back your entire system. In today’s Quick Tip, we’ll talk about how to take advantage of them!
macOS does this with App Nap, but only when an app window is covered by another window.
Marco Arment has an app called Quitter that lets you automatically quit apps by creating a few rules.
The other day I wrote about a keyboard shortcut you can use to scroll in macOS apps. That key combo does work in Safari, but there is an additional combination you can use.
As part of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we want to provide some resources for accessible tools.
So you’ve downloaded files to your Mac. What’s an easy way to see where they came from if you forget? Or how can you tell where your dad got that pirated copy of Microsoft Office? In today’s Quick Tip, we’ll tell you how to see that info…and maybe help you call out your dad’s terrible computing habits.
There’s a particular key combination that lets you keyboard scroll through any macOS app. Here’s how to get started.
If you have an SD or micro SD card you want to reformat with your Mac it’s a pretty easy process. Read on to learn how.
Today’s Quick Tip is about opening recently closed tabs in Safari on the iPhone or iPad! So did you just accidentally close out of a site (or a bunch of sites) you wanted to keep handy? Need to get things back? We’ve got the scoop on how.
By locking a file, it’s possible to stop your system from overwriting files, if you have a few that need to remain unchanged.
Twitter collects personal data to use for targeted advertising, and that data can be shared with other companies. If you’d rather not give so much personal information to Twitter and advertisers, here’s how to turn off those settings.
There’s a stunningly simple way to create a back door into your Mac using just the tools included with macOS, but all it takes to defeat the threat is FileVault.
If Photos won’t recognize a face within a picture of yours—either because the subject is making a funny expression or because she’s turned away from the camera—we’ve got the solution for you in today’s Quick Tip! We’ll tell you how to manually add an image to the appropriate “Faces” category.
I showed a bunch of cases to my own mom and these are the ones she liked.
So you have more than one email account in Mail, and all of a sudden you have a deluge of notifications?
There’s a malicious text message, called Black Dot, making the rounds that can crash the Messages app on your iPhone. Here’s how to fix it.
If you don’t want your Mac to advertise its existence on any network you join, then there’s a simple option you’ll turn off to prevent that. Depending on your settings, this could stop unauthorized guests from connecting to your computer—or it could just keep people from seeing what silly name you’ve given your Mac. Both outcomes are good!