Every Monday we show you how to do something quick and cool using built-in OS X utilities such as Terminal, Apple’s command line application. These easy hacks can make life better and simpler, and don’t require any knowledge of coding — all you need is a keyboard to type 'em out!
Have you ever tried to send a large attachment to someone in Mail.app, only to have the message rejected and returned due to the recipient's mailbox being full or because the mail server couldn't handle the large attachment? It's a real issue in the modern age, but Apple has a way around this in OS X Yosemite, and in this article, we'll show you how to use Mail Drop.
Got an Apple, Mac, or iOS tech question? We have the answer. In this week's installment of Ask, we'll teach you how to hang on to your contacts even if you're deleting the old email accounts they're associated with.
Mail Pilot for iOS debuted in early 2013 as a third-party attempt to build a better mobile email client. The developer has since turned its attention to the Mac platform, with the same modus operandi: Incoming missives are treated as tasks that can be checked off, swatted aside, or resurrected in the future. For someone who frequently treats his inbox as a to-do list already, this sounds like a match made in heaven.
May the Fourth be with you! That's what you'll be saying in two days, so we've got a heaping helping of Star Wars apps to slake your thirst to revisit George Lucas' realms. And if you don't care for a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away gaming, then we've got quite a few other options for you. So let's dive in.
Mac OS X Mavericks is free and cool, but as some users have learned all too well since its launch, some of its features aren't quite where they should be. The biggest culprit is perhaps Mail.app, which still gives some users trouble when they want to check for new mail or move or delete messages. Apple fixed some of the issues with a patch last November, but for users who're still having trouble, MacRumors reports that Apple's published a manual workaround.
If you use Gmail, you might want to dig through your Trash and Spam folders to see if there's anything that shouldn't be in there. As The Verge reports, between January 15 and January 22, Gmail applied the wrong actions to certain emails while users were managing their inboxes, which caused some messages to end up in the wrong folders.