Three Quick Reminders Tips!

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

Reminders—available both on the Mac and on iOS devices—is one of Apple’s simplest apps, but it’s also one of the most useful. In today’s Quick Tip, Melissa Holt’s going to give us a few of her favorite tricks on using it!

Like an Elephant, Reminders Never Forgets

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

Dr. Mac says there are several reasons the Reminders app on macOS, iOS, and watchOS is the near-perfect assistant to his ever aging wetware. Read this week’s Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves to find out why.

Use Reminders on Macs, iPhones, and iPads to Remember Anything

· Bob LeVitus · News

When Dr. Mac needs to remember something, he merely asks Siri (on his Mac, iPhone, or Apple Watch) to remind him of that thing at a specific time and date or place. He says he rarely forgets stuff anymore with this almost foolproof system.


macOS: Setting Up Custom Reminders

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

Delete all reminders in a list

Setting up custom reminders on your Mac is simple, and it’ll help you configure notifications that happen (for example) on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, or ones that occur on the first weekend day of the month. We’ll tell you how to use this great feature in today’s Quick Tip!

macOS: Automatically Format Reminders With Date And Time

· Andrew Orr · News


This tip comes from Reddit, where user pralux found a handy shortcut. If you use the Reminders app on macOS, there is a way to automatically format reminders with the date and time. This saves you several clicks by doing it manually. Here’s how to do it.

Reminders and Why Siri Rocks 'Em

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

.Dr. Mac realized recently that he rarely forgets things and Siri is responsible. Siri never forgets… And since the good doctor is rarely far from his iPhone, iPad, or Mac, he thinks of Siri as his backup memory….

Use Slack Remind to Remind Yourself, Colleagues, or Delay Action on a Message

· Bryan Chaffin · Quick Tip

Slack offers a Remind feature that can help keep things from slipping through the cracks. You might not have noticed it, however, so Bryan Chaffin wants to show you how to use it to remind yourself, your colleagues, or even delay action on a message.

macOS Sierra: Using Content-Aware Reminders

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

macOS Sierra Siri

All right, maybe you feel dumb talking to your Mac, so you don’t use macOS Sierra’s version of Siri. Melissa Holt feels awkward about it too, but for using content-aware reminders, she’ll make an exception. Wanna get reminded in an hour to respond to a certain email? You can do just that, and we’ll tell you how!