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How to View Emails with Attachments Only in Mail for iOS

Jan 7, 2016 - 5 Comments
Delete Mail quickly in iOS

An optional inbox sorting option is available to Mail users in iOS which allows for quickly viewing only emails that have an included attachment. This offers an easy way of finding specific types of emails with attachments of any kind, without having to use the Search function or browsing through the regular inboxes, and should … Read More

How to Enable the Three Finger Drag Gesture on Mac Trackpads in OS X

Jan 6, 2016 - 19 Comments
Three Finger Drag Gesture on Mac Trackpad

The ability to perform a three-finger drag gesture on Mac and MacBook trackpads allows users to move windows and items on screen with a gesture rather than the usual click and drag, this feature is well liked by many Mac users and has been in OS X for quite some time.

Fix for Safari Freezing When Typing in Address Bar of Mac OS X & iOS

Jan 5, 2016 - 15 Comments
Safari icon

Some users have noticed that Safari hangs unexpectedly when attempting to type a search or URL into the address bar. This is usually a temporary disruption, and after a moment or few the text entry begins again within the Safari address bar as the address bar populates with smart search data and search results from … Read More

How to Stop iOS Software Update Notifications Reminders

Jan 4, 2016 - 20 Comments
Install the iOS update later to be reminded later to install the iOS update and temporarily stop the notification nagging

The latest versions of iOS automatically remind users, frequently, to install whatever awaiting version of iOS is available for their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. While you can postpone the software update 24 hours or choose to install it automatically in the middle of the night, often times users don’t want to install the update … Read More

How to Turn Off Apple TV

Jan 3, 2016 - 15 Comments
How to turn off Apple TV

Done using your Apple TV and want to turn it off? Maybe the Apple TV is on but you’re finished with it and need to turn it off with your TV? No sweat, but the Apple TV isn’t like your average device with an off and on switch, as you may have noticed by now. … Read More

How to Disable Transparency Effects in Mac OS X Interface

Jan 2, 2016 - 8 Comments
Reduce Transparency in OS X to turn off translucent interface effects on Mac

Transparent effects have had a prominent place in the user interface of Mac OS X ever since the Mac got a face lift with recent versions of OS X El Capitan and Yosemite. Many users like the transparency found throughout the window title bars and sidebars, but some users may not like the feature, and … Read More

Instantly See Pictures from Last Year on iPhone with a 3D Touch Trick

Jan 1, 2016 - 8 Comments
See pictures from one year ago with iPhone 3D Touch trick

Have you ever wished you could see pictures taken exactly a year ago? With the iPhone 3D Touch feature, you can quickly do exactly that, with a simple trick that shows photos on the device from a year ago. Here’s how this works, it’s quite simple but requires a 3D Touch enabled iPhone like the … Read More

Feeling Nosy? Use Your Nose to Interact with iPhone & Apple Watch

Dec 31, 2015 - 9 Comments
Using a nose to interact with Apple Watch

Did you know you can use your nose to control the touch screen on iPhone, iPad, and even Apple Watch? While many iPhone users have discovered the nose trick to unlock their device, open apps, and perform functions in iOS, but who really nose (knows, nose, get it? OK show me the door) how many … Read More

How to Check Apple TV Siri Remote Battery Life

Dec 30, 2015 - 4 Comments
Check the Apple TV Remote battery life remaining

The new Apple TV Siri Remote features a rechargeable battery that lasts quite a while and is overall certainly easier to deal with than swapping out one-time use batteries. But how do you know when the Apple TV remote is ready to be recharged? While there is no visual indicator on the remote itself of … Read More

Create a New Desktop Space in Mac OS X with Mission Control

Dec 29, 2015 - 6 Comments
A new desktop space has been created in OS X

Mission Control is the powerful window management feature in Mac OS X that allows for sorting through windows, full screen apps, split-view, and utilizing virtual desktops called Spaces. The latter Spaces feature is what we’ll focus on here, which is the ability to create a new additional blank desktop space to work within, either for … Read More

How to Forcibly Sync Safari iCloud History from Mac OS X

Dec 28, 2015 - 5 Comments
Sync Safari iCloud History from Mac OS X

iCloud will automatically sync Safari history between all Mac and iOS devices that are using the same Apple ID and that have the feature enabled. While this happens automatically and behind the scenes on a regular occurrence, you may encounter a situation where a particular Mac or iPhone was offline for a period of time, … Read More

How to Restart the Apple TV

Dec 27, 2015 - 9 Comments
How to restart Apple TV

The new Apple TV is generally really quite stable and should rarely need to restart, but in the rare occasion you find something not working properly, you can reboot Apple TV through the system settings on the device itself. Rebooting Apple TV is fast and should only take a moment to complete, so if you … Read More

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