Have you ever been out of the office or away from your email for a period of time and wanted an auto-responder to be sent directly back to people trying to contact you? It is actually fairly simple to setup a vacation or time away email auto-responder in Mail on OS X.
Built right into OS X is Messages - a messaging application which allows you to iMessage and communicate through other services. A lesser-known feature of Message is the ability to chat with other users on your local network. This can be very handy in a business environment, when users want to be able to chat with each other. Here, we will go through how to set local chat up, along with other messaging services in the Messages app.
It’s that time of year again. When thinking about gifts this holiday season, you might not have to think too hard about finding a small, but useful gift. Apps have become incredibly popular and for some, apps and gift cards make great small gifts. Here, we will showcase some of the most popular paid apps and instructions on how to gift them to your friends and family.
If you have an iMac at home that doesn’t get much use anymore, you could always try using it as a monitor for another computer. Apple has built a technology called Target Display Mode into certain iMac models (see list of compatible models below) which allows them to be used as a monitor. Not sure which model you have? Use this tool to check.
This holiday season, the gift of an Apple or iTunes Gift Card grants your loved one access to their favorite apps, songs, movies and more. You do not even have to go and buy a physical gift card anymore. Apple makes it easy to purchase gift cards online and have them sent directly to your recipient via email or snail mail.
In addition to introducing many new features and enhancements to Apple Pay at WWDC, Apple also showed off a brand new way for small business owners to accept Apple Pay via an NFC reader from the mobile payment giant Square. Square is well known for their inexpensive point-of-sale technologies and easy peer-to-peer payment app. The Square Apple Pay reader launched today.
iOS 9 introduced the Apple News app to the world. Apple News is a built-in app that aggregates news, stories and articles from sources you are interested in into one, streamlined feed. If you are publisher, it is relatively easy to get your content into the News app. Here are the steps for publishing content in Apple News.