Tag Archive: Quick


Dismiss Incoming Phone Call to Apple Watch with a Quick Palm Trick

Can’t answer a phone call and want to dismiss it quickly from the Apple Watch? Rather than ignoring the call but letting it continue to ring and jingle your wrist, you can use this neat palm trick to instantly silence and dismiss the inbound call, and you don’t even need to turn to the iPhone. … Read More

Preview Files in Trash with Quick Look for Mac

Have you ever noticed that once a file is in the Trash, you can’t open it or view it? If you try to open or use an item that is within the Trash in Mac OS X, you’ll get a dialog warning that says “The document ‘name’ can’t be opened because it’s in the Trash. … Read More

See Flight Info on iPhone with a Quick Tap Trick

iOS has an excellent flight-lookup feature which allows users to instantly get flight information about planes that are coming and going. All you need to use this great ability is a flight number embedded somewhere, like a text message, email, note, or webpage, and the rest is just a matter of knowing how to retrieve … Read More

Quick tip lets you take control of Apple TV video

There’s a new Apple TV update in town, and it adds a few obvious features, like Bluetooth keyboard support and Siri Dictation in search and user name/password fields. tvOS 9.2 also has some less-obvious improvements, though. For instance, it’s easy to locate the exact spot you want to find in any video. Here’s how to […]

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Quick tip lets you take control of Apple TV video

There’s a new tvOS in town, 9.2, and it’s added a few obvious features, like adding Bluetooth keyboard support and Siri Dictation in search and username/password fields. tvOS also has some less-obvious improvements, like the way it now handles scrubbing through video. Here’s how to scrub through video on Apple TV with your Siri Remote […]

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4 quick ways to speed up a slow iPhone

Is your iPhone slow? Whether you’ve just updated iOS or you’ve been experiencing performance issues for a while, there are several things you can do to get things humming again. Regardless why your iPhone is slow, here are my top four tips to help you speed it up again. 1. Reboot your iPhone Many times, […]

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Pro Tip: How to get quick info in Apple Maps with 3D Touch

Maps is shaping up to be a pretty great navigational tool with its tight integration in iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan, as well as with much more error-free data. I use Maps as a sort of mobile, digital yellow pages, finding businesses in town and looking up their phone number, hours of operation, […]

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Pro Tip: Quick way to find stores that take Apple Pay

Apple Pay is showing up in more places these days, but if you live in a town like mine, it can be hard to know exactly where those places are. Want to know whether that hip restaurant down the street or your local pharmacy supports Apple Pay before you get there? Here’s a super easy […]

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With ‘go-go’ in the name, wireless chargers bring quick juice to your iPhone

The more your iPhone does, the more it draws from the battery – and that means more time spent hunting for an outlet to recharge. Batteries will get better one day soon, but until then PowerGo-Go has a line of wireless solutions for the iPhone 6, 6 Plus and 6s models to charge, as the […]

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How to Set Custom Quick Reply Messages on Apple Watch

Apple Watch offers quick and seamless communication methods, and one of the most used features for many users is the ability to instantly reply to inbound messages with quick pre-canned replies, emojis, or a dictated message. The quick replies in particular are very useful, and Apple Watch offers a variety of default replies for this … Read More