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How to Save a Keynote .key as PowerPoint .pptx Presentations on Mac

Apr 29, 2017 - 7 Comments
Saving a keynote file as Powerpoint on Mac

Keynote presentations are saved as .key files by default, but because Keynote runs only on Apple system software and iCloud you can’t always open a .key presentation on PowerPoint. The simplest solution to this is to save a Keynote .key presentation as a PowerPoint .pptx presentation, which can then be opened in Microsoft Office, Google … Read More

How to SSH on Mac with the Native SSH Client

Apr 28, 2017 - 13 Comments
Using SSH on a Mac

Did you know the Mac has a native SSH client built directly into the command line? This ssh client allows for secured connections and remote logins into other machines. Unlike Windows, you won’t need a third party app to utilize SSH for connections into remote computers and devices, because ssh is built directly into Mac … Read More

How to Change Podcast Playback Speed on iPhone

Apr 27, 2017 - 3 Comments

The Podcasts app on iPhone allows users to adjust playback speed, making the podcast play faster or slower. If you’re wondering why it’d be helpful to adjust the speed of podcasts, there are several reasons; increased comprehension or understanding, speeding through uninteresting parts of a podcast, or perhaps my favorite use which is to listen … Read More

How to Change the “From” Email Address on iPhone and iPad

Apr 26, 2017 - 12 Comments
Change the Sent From Email Address in iOS

For iPhone and iPad users with multiple email accounts in iOS Mail, you may want to change the “From” address when sending a specific email. This does exactly what it sounds like; it changes the email address you are sending an email from, but rather than changing the setting universally to set a new default, … Read More

How to Change Screen Brightness on the Mac with Siri Voice Commands

Apr 25, 2017 - 2 Comments
Changing screen brightness on Mac with Siri

Just about every Mac has screen brightness adjustment buttons on their keyboard, but for Macs with Siri enabled you can also adjust and change screen brightness on a Mac display easily with Siri voice commands instead. This can offer a quicker option to adjust display dimness and brightness for some Mac users, and voice commands … Read More

A Simple Trick to Silently Plug-In iPhone to Charge Without Buzzing or Chiming Sound

Apr 24, 2017 - 19 Comments
Silently charge iPhone or iPad

Every time you plug an iPhone or iPad in to charge, it sounds a fairly loud chiming sound effect (unless it’s not charging anyway). One strategy to make the iPhone or iPad hush when plugged in is to place the device into silent mode by muting it with the physical mute switch, but that will … Read More

Join Movie Clips Together with QuickTime Player for Mac

Apr 21, 2017 - 5 Comments
Combine and arrange clips of movie files with Mac on Quicktime

Did you now that QuickTime on the Mac can join movie clips together into a single combined movie file? The same QuickTime that is used for viewing videos on the Mac includes some basic editing functions, including the ability to combine multiple video files into one.

How to Sort Files by Date on Mac

Apr 20, 2017 - 4 Comments
How to sort files by date on the Mac

Many Mac users sort their files by name and type, but one of the most useful ways to sort files is by date. The Mac Finder allows for various different date based sorting options for files, documents, applications, and folders, and they’re all typically best utilized in the Finder List view. Using date based sorting … Read More

How to Add a New Email Account to iPhone or iPad

Apr 19, 2017 - 2 Comments
Mail icon in iOS

Most iPhone and iPad users already have one email account setup on their iOS device, but you can easily add a new email address to the iPhone or iPad, or even multiple new email addresses to the same device, all to be managed in the same Mail app of iOS. This is nice for those … Read More

How to Clean Caches & Temporary Files from Mac OS

Apr 18, 2017 - 29 Comments
Clear caches and temporary files from Mac

Some Mac users may want to clear caches and clean out temporary files from Mac OS. Caches and temporary files can include things like web browser cache and history, messaging cache, app specific temp files and caches, partially completed downloads, and much more. While most apps will handle cache management on their own, and Mac … Read More

How to Save as PDF from iPhone or iPad with a Gesture in iOS 10

Apr 17, 2017 - 13 Comments
Save as PDF from iPhone or iPad with a spread pinch gesture

It may not be well known, but iOS has several ways to save things as PDF and print webpages and other documents as PDF files. While one of the most popular methods involves using 3D Touch, another PDF generation approach is available to devices without that capability, and instead relies on a gesture trick to … Read More

How to Resend Email in Mac OS Mail

Apr 15, 2017 - 3 Comments
Send Email Messages again in Mac Mail app

Every once in a while an email might fail to send, not get through to a recipient, or is just plain lost in the midst of a busy inbox. Or maybe that email was so fantastic you just want to send it again for fun? In these situations, you’d want to resend an email message, … Read More

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