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Show More Emails on the iPhone Mail Screen at Once

Aug 15, 2012 - 2 Comments
How to Show More eMails on iPhone Screen

A side effect of changing the Mail preview size can lead to many more emails being shown on screen without having to scroll. This is particularly helpful on the smaller screens of the iPhone and iPod touch and if you need to sort a lot of messages quickly: Open “Settings” and tap on “Mail, Contacts, … Read More

Set Up Email with Mail App (or Any Desktop POP3 Client)

Aug 3, 2012 - 46 Comments
Set up Outlook email in a desktop mail client

Microsoft recently unveiled as a free email service, it’s primarily web based as some sort of Hotmail rebranding, but because of the new domain you can still get fairly decent email addresses if you want one. As webmail you can obviously use any browser to check mail, but you can also use it with … Read More

Delete Mail in OS X Mountain Lion the Smart Way, Like Outlook

Aug 1, 2012 - 29 Comments
Delete Mail in Mac OS X the smart way

The Mac Mail app received a wonderfully understated change with how it handles deleting mail in OS X Mountain Lion. With the new version, deleting emails works more like Outlook; you delete an email and it then selects the next oldest email rather than jumping to the next most recent message. It’s a subtle change, … Read More

How to Save Images from Safari or Mail Onto the iPad & iPhone

May 14, 2012 - 19 Comments

Saving pictures from websites or emails on to the iPad or iPhone is very easy once you learn how. This may be a bit of a beginners tip, but after fielding the question multiple times from relatives and even seeing it popup in comments on wallpaper posts, there are clearly a fair amount of people … Read More

Stop Pasting Full Names When Copying an Email Address in Mac OS X Mail

May 3, 2012 - 11 Comments
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Ever noticed that when you copy an email address from OS X Mail app and paste it elsewhere that you get the addressees full name as well as their email address? Try it yourself by right-clicking on someones email address like and copy it, then paste it elsewhere and it will show up as … Read More

Change the Mail Font Size on iPhone

Apr 25, 2012 - 2 Comments
Change Mail font size on iPhone

The font size of mail messages can appear really small on the iPhone and iPod touch screens, but the default setting can be adjusted and increased substantially if the text size just looks too small. Try a few different options out, and ultimately it will depend on the quality of your eyesight as to what … Read More

Preview a URL Directly in Mail for Mac OS X

Apr 17, 2012 - 9 Comments
Preview Websites in Mail app for OS X

Everyone gets emails filled with links, but what do you do when an incoming message includes a potentially dubious URL that you aren’t quite so sure about? Rather than crossing your fingers and blindly clicking the link to open in the default web browser, try this tip out:

Attach a Photo to a Mail Message on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Apr 3, 2012 - 30 Comments
Attach Photo to Mail on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

You’ve probably noticed there isn’t an attachment button floating around when composing a new email message in iOS Mail app, so how do you attach pictures to emails on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch? It’s easy, and there’s actually two simple ways how to do it. Inserting Photos Into Emails in iOS Mail For … Read More

How to Remotely Sleep a Mac from Anywhere with SSH or an iPhone

Mar 14, 2012 - 23 Comments
Remotely Sleep a Mac

Ever been away from your Mac and wished you could put it to sleep remotely? Maybe you accidentally left a Mac on at home or at work, or maybe you just left a Mac running so a download could complete. You don’t have to leave it running while you’re gone though, here are two different … Read More

How to Delete Multiple eMails in iOS

Feb 29, 2012 - 7 Comments
Delete Multiple Emails in iOS

Deleting a group of emails in iOS is fairly straight forward, this will be the same on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch: Open Mail app to the inbox in question and tap on “Edit” in the upper right corner Select Mail messages you want to delete so that a red checkbox appears next to them … Read More

Change Mail Apps “Mark As Read” Behavior in Mac OS X

Feb 27, 2012 - 6 Comments
Mail apps Mark as Read behavior

Have you ever noticed that Mail app registers a message as “read” after it has been clicked? The automatic “mark as read” feature makes it easy to quickly skim through a bunch of emails, but Mail doesn’t offer much control over the the delay for when messages are marked read. That’s where TruePreview comes in, … Read More

Change the Size of Mail Previews on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Feb 21, 2012 - 1 Comment
Mail Body Text Preview

Want to see more of an email than the default two lines of body text? Don’t want to see any preview of email contents, other than the subject of a message? If you’re not happy with the default setting, you can change the line count of mail previews within iOS easily: Tap on “Settings” Tap … Read More

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