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Signing Out of a Gmail or iCloud Account Remotely

9:05 AM, Mar. 10th, 2016 · · Tips

How to remotely log out of iCloud and Gmail

We've got some security tricks for you here, all about what you can do if you accidentally leave your Gmail or iCloud account logged in on a computer that you don't trust. There's nothing worse than thinking that friend of yours (you know the one!) is gonna do some stupid stuff to mess with you while he has access to your email account. Preventing mischief is the subject of today's Quick Tip.

OS X: Sorting Your Mail, Quickly!

9:10 AM, Mar. 9th, 2016 · · Tips

How to sort email on your Mac

Today's Quick Tip is all about sorting your Mail on your Mac. Need to find the largest message by size? No problem. Want to sort your sent messages by recipient instead of by date? Easy-peasy. We'll even tell you what you can do on your iPhone or iPad to replicate some of this sorting functionality if you need to.

Apple Music: Controlling Your Library with Siri

8:00 AM, Mar. 4th, 2016 · · Tips

Today's Quick Tip is about using Apple Music with Siri. Have you ever wondered how you can get the voice assistant to play the music you own rather than items from Apple's music catalog? Well, wonder no more, because we've got the answer to that (plus a few more handy-dandy tips) here!

OS X: How Clear a Stuck Printer Queue

3:55 PM, Mar. 3rd, 2016 · · Tips

Clearing the print queue

From time to time, depending on your printer and printer driver, it's possible for the print queue in OS X to get hung up.  No more items will print. Here's one quick way John discovered to clear that print queue.

Monitor Your Podcast Recordings With Audio Hijack 3’s Low Latency Mode

1:45 PM, Mar. 2nd, 2016 · · Tips

Rogue Amoeba has added a hidden feature to Audio Hijack 3.2.3 that allows users to monitor themselves with no perceptible delay while recording. This is particularly useful for podcasters, as it allows them to record "live-to-tape" while hearing exactly what their listeners will hear. We'll show you how to enable and make use of this new mode.

OS X: What’s Taking Up Your “Other” Storage?

9:12 AM, Mar. 2nd, 2016 · · Tips

What's all that

Confused as to why your "About This Mac" window lists a whole bunch of "Other" space being eaten up? In today's Quick Tip, we'll talk about what those files are and suggest a quick way to analyze them in detail (hint: you've probably got nothing to worry about). 

Mac App Store Apps May Not Launch Until Ethernet Fix is Applied

2:09 PM, Feb. 29th, 2016 · · Tips

If you launch an app you got from the Mac App Store and are greeted with an error dialog that says, "An unexpected error occurred while signing in. Your device or computer could not be verified. Contact support for assistance," you need to apply Apple's Ethernet-related fix regardless of whether or not you intend upon using Ethernet on your Mac.

OS X: Save Time Machine Backup Space by Excluding Items

9:10 AM, Feb. 26th, 2016 · · Tips

How to exclude items from Time Machine backups

If you happen to be sharing a backup disk with multiple people (or across multiple machines), then space may be at a premium. If so, you may (carefully!) consider excluding any unimportant files or folders you have from being backed up. In today's Quick Tip, we'll go over the hows and the whys of doing so.