Tag Archive: Directly


How to Record a Movie Directly Into iMovie on Mac

Have you ever wanted to record a movie directly into iMovie on Mac? It’s easy to capture live video from a Mac built-in camera and have it instantly imported into iMovie, from there you can edit it with the iMovie tools, incorporate it into another video project, or export the recorded movie as a file … Read More

Create a Ringtone Directly on iPhone with Garageband

While you can turn a song into a ringtone using iTunes, another option to make custom ringtones is to create one yourself, directly on your iPhone using the Garageband app. This is a nice solution since it does not involve a computer or iTunes, and the entire ringtone or text tone creation process can be … Read More

Create a Ringtone Directly on iPhone with Garageband

While you can turn a song into a ringtone using iTunes, another option to make custom ringtones is to create one yourself, directly on your iPhone using the Garageband app. This is a nice solution since it does not involve a computer or iTunes, and the entire ringtone or text tone creation process can be … Read More

Print Files Directly from Mac Desktop & OS X Finder to Save Time

Did you know you can start printing any file directly from the desktop of a Mac? While most users open a file and then print it from the application of which the file was built in, that’s not actually necessary, instead printing can be initiated from anywhere in the Finder of OS X. This often … Read More

iOS 8 Maps let you jump directly to Google and other navigation apps

Apple Maps crashed and burned coming off the runway in iOS 6, but new additions in iOS 8 beta 3 show Apple’s had a change of heart, and is even willing to give users direct access to Google Maps and other… Read more ›

Save an Audio or Video File Directly from the Media Viewer in Safari

Many Safari users have noticed that when trying to save a raw audio file or video file that is loaded directly from the web within Safaris media viewer tab or window, the “Save As” default option will bring about a ‘.webarchive’ file – not exactly the multimedia file that users are looking to save. This … Read More

Launch Directly Into the Music App from Control Center in iOS

If you have music actively playing, or a song or iTunes Radio station is paused within the Music app, you can quickly jump to the Music app by going through the Control Center of iOS. In many cases, this lets you adjust songs or radio stations quicker than using the multitasked to switch apps. This … Read More

Open Any Settings Panel in iOS Directly from Siri

Siri launches directly into Settings panels in iOS The Settings app for iOS has tons of individual preference toggles, adjustments, tweaks, and customizations, adding up to what is likely hundreds of options. Each of the settings is segmented into a variety of categories, like General, Sounds, Notification Center, Privacy, Location, plus just about every default app, and many third party apps too. While navigating around the Settings app is pretty easy, it can  [Read More…]

Open Any Settings Panel in iOS Directly from Siri

Siri launches directly into Settings panels in iOS The Settings app for iOS has tons of individual preference toggles, adjustments, tweaks, and customizations, adding up to what is likely hundreds of options. Each of the settings is segmented into a variety of categories, like General, Sounds, Notification Center, Privacy, Location, plus just about every default app, and many third party apps too. While navigating around the Settings app is pretty easy, it can  [Read More…]

Cut, Copy, & Paste Files Directly from Spotlight in Mac OS X

Spotlight Spotlight is the wildly useful search feature built into Mac OS X (and iOS) that is accessible by hitting Command+Spacebar. It can seemingly find and do everything, but did you know it also includes basic file system functionality? Using some little known tricks, you can copy and cut files directly from Spotlight, letting you easily make duplicates of buried hard to find files, or even move a file from some deep  [Read More…]