Latest Tutorials and Tips for the Mac, iPad, and iPhone

We are continuously working on adding new tutorials and tips for the Mac, iPad, and iPhone on a regular basis. Find the latest ones here.

Latest Tips

How to Load the Desktop Version of a Web Site on an iPhone or iPad

Did you know that some Web sites have separate desktop and mobile versions? The reason is in theory each version provides the best browsing experience for its platform. That sounds good in theory, but in some cases, the mobile Web sites sometimes leave out necessary features or hide content. That’s especially annoying if you’re browsing […]

Comparing Before/After Edits in Photos on the Mac

Learn how to compare your edited photo with the original in the Photos app on the Mac in this latest tip from Noteboom Tutorials.

Invoke Special Views and Features on the Mac with a Flick of Your Wrist

When you are working on your Mac, you probably have many windows open. Some covering other apps and mostly covering the desktop. As I write this I count at least 10 windows open on my Mac. If you want to look at the Desktop or do something different, you may find yourself clicking around or […]

Want to change your Email Signature from “Sent from my iPhone”?

When you use Apple’s Mail app on your iPhone to send email, the default signature is “Sent from my iPhone.” The iPad is not much different as it’s default signature is “Sent from my iPad.” If you’d prefer to change it to something more personal and not advertise the fact you have an iPhone or […]

Did You Know You Can Customize the Columns in a Finder Window’s List View?

When a Mac folder contains a lot of files, the Finder’s List view often works best in my opinion. Why? It let’s you focus on a single folder. Wiht the column view you can also easily sort the contents by clicking the different columns: Name, Date Modified, Size, and Kind. But you can do more. […]

Here’s How to Find Out if Your Online Passwords Have Been Stolen

Unfortunately data breaches have become commonplace. Online thieves are constantly breaking into corporate and government servers and making off with millions—or even hundreds of millions!—of email addresses. In some case these thieves will also get other personal information like names, physical address, and passwords. This may not seem like a big deal – who cares […]

How to Make the Most of Apple’s New AirPlay 2

If you aren’t familiar with Apple’s AirPlay feature, Airplay makes it possible to stream audio from an iOS device or Mac to an AirPlay-enabled speaker, AirPort Express base station, or most recently, a HomePod. Because AirPlay transfers sound over a Wi-Fi network, it eliminates the need for stereo wires and lets you put your speakers […]

Search for Nearly Anything in Your Photos Library

Apple’s Photos app on the Mac can identify thousands of different objects in your photos. This makes it easy to find photos based on their content. Some of what you can find include objects (cars and trains), scenery (beaches and forests), location, and even some events (weddings and parades). This is both big fun and […]

What’s Apple’s New Messages in iCloud Feature all about?

One of the promised features when Apple first announced macOS 10.13 High Sierra and iOS 11, was Messages in iCloud, a way of syncing your conversations in Messages via your iCloud account. Despite the fact that Messages already tries to sync its conversations between your devices, this feature proved difficult for Apple to deliver, and […]

How to use the Camera App’s Hidden Level.

Have you ever taken a photo of a sheet of paper or some other rectangular object and the image comes out skewed because you inadvertently tilted the camera. I have good news for you, the iOS 11 Camera app has a level feature to help you avoid this problem. It’s so subtle that you may […]