Tech Tips
YosemiteLogo Tech Tip: Shedding Some Light on...
People who need to work on their Macs in darkened rooms will find this tip useful. Most Mac users are aware of the controls on the standard keyboards that...

AppStore8_2x Tech Tip: Downloading Free Apps, Content...
Apple likes to sneak little gems into software updates that usually make life easier, fixing some annoyance or turning a multi-step process into a simple gesture. That was the case...

Where's my iPhone, dude? Tech Tip: The Apple Watch’s iPhone...
Now that you have an Apple Watch, you might find that you’re using your iPhone less to grab bits of information and send messages. Of course, your Apple Watch won’t...

OS X Calendar with Map and Weather Tech Tip: Adding Weather and Maps...
Here’s a fun and useful tip that can add more value to your Calendar appointments and events. When a location is assigned to a Calendar event, it displays not only...

About This Mac, with link to User Manual highlighted Tech Tip: Accessing Your Mac’s User...
Back when I was working as an Apple consultant, one common complaint I heard from new Mac owners was that they felt like the computer didn’t come with instructions. Sure,...

PR_KX_iphone62 Tech Tips: Using Siri to Find...
A few weeks ago a friend of mine sent out a tweet asking how he could determine who the owner of a locked iPhone was so that he could...

Safari_yosemite Tech Tips: Private Browsing in Safari...
Sometimes you’d like to keep your browsing habits away from others who might pick up your MacBook or glance at your iPhone. Perhaps you’re looking for that perfect anniversary...

Amber Alert Tech Tip: Turning Off AMBER and...
One potentially lifesaving feature of the iPhone is the built-in ability to receive AMBER child abduction alerts as well as other emergency alerts. This feature isn’t used often, but...

FaceTime Settings on iPhone Tech Tips: How To Keep Your...
iOS 8 and Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite brought a host of new features to the respective computing platforms, but one of the most useful treats is the ability...

Excellent_gall1 Tech Tips: OS X Keyboard Shortcuts...
Since the first Mac rolled off of the assembly lines in 1984, there have always been keyboard shortcuts available to make certain actions easier to perform than grabbing them...

iOS_8 Backup Month: Your iOS Devices Need...
While many Mac and PC users regularly back up their data on their desktops and laptops, a surprising number of people forget about backing up the rest of their...