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OS X: Rebuilding Mailboxes (And Why You Might Want To)

9:34 AM, Feb. 23rd, 2016 · · Tips

How to rebuild Mail's mailboxes

Got garbled Mail messages on your Mac? Or are you searching and searching, but you can't find the emails you're looking for? Well, in this Quick Tip, Melissa Holt's gonna go over a step you can take to rebuild those misbehaving mailboxes. It might just help you find a bunch of stuff you thought you'd lost!

OS X: How to Change Desktop Spaces With Just One Key, Not Two

5:45 PM, Feb. 22nd, 2016 · · Tips

Manage shortcuts for Spaces

In OS X, we can have up to 16 desktop Spaces. They're managed by Mission Control. The default way to move between Spaces is with CTRL and the right or left arrow keys. John Martellaro found that to be inconvenient and shows how to change the shortcut key that changes between Spaces.

iCloud: Using Email Aliases

9:07 AM, Feb. 19th, 2016 · · Tips

How to set up aliases in Apple Mail

Overrun with spam after you bought something online from That Store You Like? If you're using an iCloud email address, you're in luck. Apple has provided us with a very simple way to create multiple email aliases, so if you don't want businesses to abuse your actual email address, give them a big ol' fake one instead that you can turn off or delete at any time!

How to Turn Off Twitter’s Best Tweets First Feature

3:02 PM, Feb. 15th, 2016 · · Tips

You can turn off Twitter's best tweets first feature

Twitter is copying Facebook again, this time by showing tweets based on what it thinks you want to see instead of chronologically. For some people that's awesome, and for others? Not so much. If that doesn't sound like what you want, it's easy to turn off from the Twitter website.

OS X: Turning Off Live Photos (For a Bunch of Images!)

9:05 AM, Feb. 12th, 2016 · · Tips

How to turn off Live Photos for a group of pics

Been taking lots of pictures with your iPhone 6s or 6s Plus? Did you forget to turn off Live Photos and now want to edit the feature out of the images you've taken? Well, within Photos on the Mac, you can do just that, and it'll even work if you've selected a bucketload of pictures all at once. Melissa Holt's gonna tell us how in today's Quick Tip.

El Capitan: Getting the Sizes of Mailboxes

9:05 AM, Feb. 10th, 2016 · · Tips

How to check mailbox sizes in OS X El Capitan Mail

This Quick Tip is about something that Apple removed from El Capitan's version of Mail (the gear icon that was at the bottom-left) and how you can replicate its "Get Account Info" functionality to see the sizes of your mailboxes again. Apple sometimes giveth and then taketh away, but at least in this case, we can still "taketh" the feature back!

Infographic for Spotting Fake Apple Watches

5:30 PM, Feb. 8th, 2016 · · Tips

How to Spot Fake Apple Watches

Watch retailer Watches2U put together an infographic for spotting fake Apple Watches, which we've included below. It's a handy-dandy guide, especially for those who don't eat, breathe, and sleep Apple products. Check it out in the full story.