You want Cool Stuff Found? You want to know how to uninstall apps properly? What about the dangers of disabling SIP? John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton, your two favorite geeks, come together to answer all of these and more. Have a question? Send it in to email@example.com or post in the MGG forums.
Today’s Quick Tip focuses on a neat trick in Pages (and Mail and TextEdit!) that’ll let you change straight quotes to smart ones or hyphens to dashes in an existing document. If you like typography, this’ll be right up your alley!
Today’s Quick Tip is about Apple Mail and how it (somewhat frustratingly) handles attachments. If you don’t like them dropping into the middle of your messages, come read about how to push them to the end!
If you use Outlook on your Mac instead of Apple Mail, then it’s important for you to know that the program doesn’t empty its trash automatically. If you’d like to clear out old stuff within Outlook, then, come read this Quick Tip! We’ll give you plenty of options on how to do so.
Apple’s Mail program has a nifty way of handling certain attachment types, so if your Mac’s storage is at a premium, you can change how this works to save space. We’ve got the details in today’s Quick Tip!
Is running a full SSD OK? What’s accessing my hard drive? How do I get custom sounds into Mail? These are just a few of the questions that John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton, your two favorite geeks, answer this week. Press play and enjoy!
Joe Rossignol of Macrumors found that Apple addresses like @mac.com, @me.com, and @iCloud.com sent via Gmail could be marked as spam.
It gives you a bit more information on issues, and it checks the status of each mail server you’re using.
Whether you want to achieve Inbox Zero or just want to delete a large amount of emails at once, this tip is for you.
There’s something Microsoft Outlook does better than Apple Mail (gasp!): It’ll allow you to customize and disable swipes on messages to archive them, delete them, flag them, and so on. In today’s Quick Tip, we’ll tell you how! And we may end up having to apologize to Apple for giving them a hard time.
Time Machine is the built-in backup solution in macOS.
Today’s Quick Tip is all about those grey suggestions in Calendar and Contacts that may be coming from other apps around your Mac. If you’ve made a flight reservation and see that event show up automatically on your calendar, that may be handy! But if you’d rather someone’s business phone number not get added to her contact card, for example, you may find the feature less helpful. We’ll tell you how to stop this from happening in either program!
Using an HTML email signature in Apple Mail is a little complex, and will require us to use the Terminal, but you can copy and paste the commands within.
Sometimes iCloud gets out of sync. Your geeks and fellow listeners have some tips and solutions. Then it’s time to talk about troubleshooting tools that exist on either iOS or macOS but not both. What are your options? Your geeks talk through that, too. Of course, ’tis the season, so Cool Stuff Found abounds. We share and you share! We all learn (at least) four new things! It’s Mac Geek Gab, after all. Enjoy MGG 686!
Apple Mail in High Sierra has a new “split view” when you’re reading messages in full-screen mode. It’s nice, we think! If you’re not a fan, though, we’re going to tell you how to turn it off in today’s Quick Tip.
Way back in 2014, Melissa Holt told us about how to export mailboxes to archive them out of Apple Mail, and in this article, she’s going to update us on a few changes in the process (and give us a caveat or two along the way)!
If you’ve ever wondered why emails you send on your Mac aren’t syncing over to your iPhone or iPad, we’ve got a suggestion on how to fix it.