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TUAW reader Rob Kellogg sent us this nifty tip we hadn't seen before. When you're entering event start and end times in the iOS 7 Calendar app, the minutes in the time picker usually flow by one by one, which can make time entry relatively slow. With this simple trick, you can change the picker to...

March 4th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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When iOS 7 hit the ground running on September 18, 2013, many users upgraded quickly and then promptly spent the next weeks wondering how to do things that had become second nature under iOS 6 and earlier versions. TUAW began a series of video tips at that time that has been extremely popular and...

December 30th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Mac users have been able to create groups in Contacts (formerly Address Book) for years. It's a wonderful way to group together various contacts so that you can send an email or message to all the parties in question by addressing it to the group instead of the individuals. There's one little issu...

December 16th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Ah, that "silent mode" vibrating buzzer. Sometimes when you least expect -- or want -- to hear it, that buzzing starts up and it can wake light sleepers. In today's video tip, we show you how to make sure that silent mode is truly silent. As with our other video tips, you can easily switch this t...

November 13th 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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One of the new features of iOS 7 is the ability to change or check settings on your device simply by asking Siri. These commands can be ultra-helpful if you are unsure where to change a command in settings. In this short video tip, we'll show you a sampling of the commands you can use to view, enabl...

October 31st 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple announced the latest version of its popular entry-level video editor iMovie 10 as part of the new iLife application suite. The updated version features major changes to the interface, as it has been redesigned to make it easier to create and share your videos. This walkthrough video will hop...

October 24th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Did you know that dictionaries are built into iOS? They are literally a tap away, and can define almost any word that you need to know the meaning of. In today's iOS 7 video tip, we'll not only talk about how to use dictionaries, but also how to add and manage dictionaries. As with all of our oth...

October 14th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Today's iOS 7 video tip is for iPhone 5s owners who want to know more about Touch ID fingerprints. While the device simply stores fingerprints as "Fingerprint 1," "Fingerprint 2" and so on, you might want to know which finger corresponds to that title. We'll show you how, courtesy of the original...

October 10th 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments