Apple World Today Video Tip: Create a new checklist in Notes on an iPhone with 3D Touch

Apple World Today Video Tip: Create a new checklist in Notes on an iPhone with 3D Touch

Are you a checklist maker? Checklists are a wonderful way to organize tasks and then make sure they've been accomplished, and the Notes app on the iPhone is a handy tool for keeping track of those tasks as soon as they're completed. In today's video tip we show you how to use 3D Touch on an iPhone to quickly create a new checklist:

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Apple World Today 60-second Video Tip: Disabling Messages on Mac

Apple World Today 60-second Video Tip: Disabling Messages on Mac

Getting notifications of incoming Messages is a good thing; getting them on your Mac, iPhone, Apple Watch, and any other device you may have is a little too much. Today we'll show you how easy it is to disable Messages on the Mac so you get one less notification to interrupt your work.

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Apple World Today 60-second Video Tip: Typing Currency Symbols on the iOS Keyboard

Apple World Today 60-second Video Tip: Typing Currency Symbols on the iOS Keyboard

The US keyboard on the iPhone and iPad has a surprising number of extra characters that you can type...if you know how to find them. In today's Apple World Today 60-second Video Tip, we'll show you how to type international currency symbols like the pound, euro, and more.

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60-Second Tips: Using Photos for OS X to quickly fix a tarnished photo

60-Second Tips: Using Photos for OS X to quickly fix a tarnished photo

In today’s 60-second tip, we demonstrate how to use the new Photos app in OS X to quickly improve your less-than-perfect images.  I'm using one of my bird photos, which has a white haze as I shot it through the front window of my house. In less than a minute, it will be ready for use in my family's nature journal. 

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60-Second Tip: Assigning photos to contacts

60-Second Tip: Assigning photos to contacts

When I receive a phone call from a friend or relative, I like to be able to see at a glance who it is who's calling. To make the process of identification incredibly easy, it's nice to have that contact's face show up on my screen. In today's 60-Second Tip, I'll show you how to assign photos to your contacts. 

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60-Second Tips: Applying a filter to an image in the new Photos app

60-Second Tips: Applying a filter to an image in the new Photos app

Earlier this week, Apple released the new Photos app for OS X along with OS X 10.10.3. Announced last year, Photos is replacing Aperture and iPhoto in Apple’s desktop software lineup. The app combines some of the organization abilities of Aperture with the basic image editing tools borrowed from iOS. In today’s 60-second tip, we will show you how to edit an image and apply a filter in Apple’s new Photos app.

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60-Second Tips: Safari's Reading List

60-Second Tips: Safari's Reading List

It happens all the time - you're surfing the web and you find *the* article that you just have to keep for posterity. You could always bookmark the page for future reference, but sometimes articles are deleted or -- even worse -- changed beyond recognition when the author decides to backslide on his or her original opinion. In today's 60-Second Tip, I'll show you just how easy it is to use Safari's Reading List feature to save complete web pages for offline reading or future reference.

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60-Second Tips: Viewing credit card activity with Apple Pay

60-Second Tips: Viewing credit card activity with Apple Pay

Apple Pay is wildly popular with owners of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus right now, and soon iPhone 5/5c/5s users with Apple Watch will be able to take advantage of Apple's payment system. In today's 60-second tip, I demonstrate how to view a transaction history for payments made with a particular credit card in Apple Pay. 

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60-Second Tip: Change Siri's voice and language as a clever April Fools' Day prank

60-Second Tip: Change Siri's voice and language as a clever April Fools' Day prank

My kids love to play with Siri on my iPhone. They are always changing my default name to some oddball phrase or asking Siri to "Tell them a story." For April Fools' Day,  I decided that I am going to prank them by changing Siri's voice and language.Follow the steps in today's 60-second tip, so you can be armed and ready for the prank fest that is April Fools'. 

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60-Second Tip: Sending your location in Messages

60-Second Tip: Sending your location in Messages

On today’s 60-second Tip we’ll show you how to send your location to another person with Messages. This can be extremely useful if you want to let someone else know where you are or get directions to your location, or even a lifesaver if you've been injured on a trail or off a road but can still use your iPhone.

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60-Second Tips: Save iPhone voicemails

60-Second Tips: Save iPhone voicemails

In today's 60-Second Tip, I show you how to get voicemail messages off of your iPhone and onto your computer, so you can save them for as long as you like. 

I was recently asked about saving voice mail messages that are on an iPhone. Specifically, someone had received an especially cute message from their son, and she wanted to keep it for posterity. That's a cute idea, so I looked around for a solution, which I found, and I'll explain here. 

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60-Second Tips: Adding an Apple World Today icon to your iOS home screen

60-Second Tips: Adding an Apple World Today icon to your iOS home screen

We have a lot of veteran Apple users in our readership, but there are lots of new people coming into the fold every single day. 60-Second Tips are exactly what they sound like — very short how-to videos that focus on one simple thing you can learn to make your daily life more enjoyable.

Today’s tip is the answer to a question I’m sure a lot of you are having — will Apple World Today have a mobile app? The answer is no; instead, the site has been designed with a responsive theme that changes depending on the device it is being viewed on. If it’s an iPhone or iPad, it scales images and moves text around to fit the device. Likewise, on a desktop or laptop, you’ll see the full-width site.

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60-Second Tips: Creating Per-Account Signatures in iOS 8

Photo by Alberto Fabiani/iStock / Getty Images
Photo by Alberto Fabiani/iStock / Getty Images

We have a lot of veteran Apple users in our readership, but there are lots of new people coming into the fold every single day. 60-Second Tips are exactly what they sound like — very short how-to videos that focus on one simple thing you can learn to make your daily life more enjoyable.

Today’s tip? How to add email signatures to iOS 8 Mail that are different for each email account.