For today’s Quick Tip, we’re going over how to use Messages to send your pal a Starbucks gift card (if you’re into that sort of thing). This uses Apple Pay to charge you, too, so you don’t have to pass your payment info through Starbucks. Neat!
Every time your two favorite geeks get together, something interesting happens: everyone learns at least five (5!) new things. This week’s topics include two very specific features of APFS (a pro and a con), noise-canceling headphones for travel, a solution to drives not appearing on your Desktop, some Cool Stuff Found, and much, much more. Press play or download and enjoy!
Andrew Orr and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple letting us download the data associated with our Apple ID, plus they take a look at Business Chat in Messages.
Apple says a patch is coming soon for a bug that crashes iPhones and messaging apps when a specific Indian Telugu character is received.
Sharing your location with other people is the subject of today’s Quick Tip! While there are approximately a million ways to do so through iOS, you can actually use predictive text to pass along your location, so we’re going to tell you what magic words you’ll need to try it out.
Apple is already working on a fix for the chaiOS bug that crashes Messages when you receive a specific URL in a chat.
Kelly Guimont and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to discuss the chaiOS bug for the Mac and iPhone, plus they weigh in on Apple’s bid for the new J.J. Abrams sci-fi series.
There’s a URL circulating that can crash Messages on the iPhone, iPad, and Mac, and it can even cause the iOS springboard to unexpectedly crash and relaunch.
Messages are a huge part of our online life, and they don’t always work the way we expect or prefer. John and Dave start by answering some of those questions. Then it’s on to where you should – and shouldn’t – be using APFS. After that, the questions jump around a bit, including one about mesh vs. quasi-mesh. All this and more on Mac Geek Gab 692 today!
If your messages aren’t syncing between your Mac and your iPhone or iPad, then you’ve gotta try our troubleshooting tips! After all, there’s nothing more frustrating than having to go grab a different device to be sure you sent out a particular text. That’s right, NOTHING. We stand by that statement.
If you were surprised Apple Pay Cash was missing when you installed iOS 11.2, be patient. That’s coming this week.
If you’re playing with the Animojis on your fancy new iPhone X, you’ve gotta know how to save your creations. And make stickers out of them! Rabbit faces? Unicorns? Poop stickers? Sign us up.
iOS 11 introduces a handy drawer of apps that can integrate their data into the Messages app itself.
Under iOS 11, you’ve got some new effects to play around with in Messages, so now you can annoy…er, we mean impress your friends even more! We’ve got the scoop on how to find and use these new toys.
This Quick Tip is all about a keyboard shortcut you can use in Messages on the Mac to insert a line break. So if you keep pressing Return hoping it works the same way as it does on iOS (and sending messages too early!), we’ve got the solution for you.
If your friend is having problems on his Mac, you’ve gotta know that Messages has a built-in screen-sharing feature that’ll let you help from afar.
Not only does this app remind you to fire off that crucial text message, but it fills everything in for you so all you have to do is tap Send.
Here’s what it takes to be able to send iMessages and use SMS text forwarding on your Hackintosh.
In this article, we’re going to cover four fun and interesting things you can do within Messages on your iPhone and iPad, including how you can draw on videos you’re sending and how to share your location with a recipient. There’s useful and fun stuff in today’s Quick Tip!
Got some incriminating text messages you’d like to save? Or maybe you don’t want to blackmail your friends and would just like to keep a certain conversation forever and ever? This Quick Tip is for you in either case. We’ll discuss how to save out a single Messages conversation on your Mac!