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Daily Tip: How to set up mail aliases on iPhone, iPad

Daily Tip: How to set up mail aliases on iPhone, iPad

Have a email account with multiple aliases and curious how to send email from those aliases on iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad? While Apple made this easy on Mac by letting you simply type a comma and string the aliases together, iOS doesn't allow you to enter commas, so no easy aliases. Luckily,...
Google updates Google Sync for iOS devices

Google updates Google Sync for iOS devices

Google has updated Google Sync for iOS devices, a service that lets iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users sync with Google's Gmail, Calendar and Contacts via Microsoft's ActiveSync protocol. Google Sync keeps your phone’s native mail and calendar apps in sync with your Gmail, Calendar and...
Daily Tip: How to save a picture from an email message

Daily Tip: How to save a picture from an email message

New to iPhone, iPod touch or iPad and trying to figure out how to save a picture from an email or MMS message; or need to paste the picture into a new message? It is very simple to do and we show you how, after the break! Here's how to save a picture from a Mail message: Open the message in...
Daily tip: how to create HTML rich e-mail on your iPhone using Markdown Mail

Daily tip: how to create HTML rich e-mail on your iPhone using Markdown Mail

Curious how to create rich, HTML email iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch? iOS may show you fancy emails but it doesn't natively support creating them. However, there are tons of apps available that allow you to do so. Which one you choose is really a matter of preference. I've tried a couple and found...
Daily tip: changing the default mail account on your iPhone or iPad

Daily tip: changing the default mail account on your iPhone or iPad

Have multiple email accounts set up on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad and not sure how to set the right one up as your default? If you're replying, it should behave and reply from whatever email the person contacted you through. But what about when you compose a new email? Having to toggle...
Daily Tip: How to get a better Gmail experience on iPhone

Daily Tip: How to get a better Gmail experience on iPhone

Big Google user and interested in getting a better Gmail experience on the iPhone? You can use IMAP or set up Gmail as Exchange via GoogleSync in the Mail app to cover the basics, but you won't get stars and labels. You can use Gmail.com to get stars and labels, but you won't get iPhone Contacts...
iPhone bugs: Blank messages in Mail

iPhone bugs: Blank messages in Mail

If you go to check your email in the iPhone's Mail app only to see a blank -- either literally a blank space between messages or a place-holder that says (No Sender) (No Subject) -- you may have this bug. If you do we'll tell you how to work around it, after the break. I experienced the blank...
Daily Tip: How to change the email account you're sending from on iPhone and iPad [Beginner]

Daily Tip: How to change the email account you're sending from on iPhone and iPad [Beginner]

Have more than one email account set up on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad and curious how to change the one you're sending from? It's simple to do if not obvious, but we'll show you how after the break! Sometimes Mail may use your default email address for a new message and you'd rather use...
Daily Tip: How to mark an email as unread on iPhone, iPad

Daily Tip: How to mark an email as unread on iPhone, iPad

Ever wonder how to mark an email message as unread on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad? It may seem as though Apple forgot to include this basic feature in the mail application, but they didn't - it's just hidden away. We'll show you how to find it after the break! Marking an email as unread...
Beginner Tip: How to Share a Contact (VCF) on Your iPhone

Beginner Tip: How to Share a Contact (VCF) on Your iPhone

Want to find out how to easily share someone's contact information on your iPhone? Simply go into your address book on your iPhone, tap on the contact you'd like to share and you'll see an option at the bottom to share the contact. When you tap that, you'll be presented with an option to either...
Daily Tip: Keyboard shortcuts for punctuation and more

Daily Tip: Keyboard shortcuts for punctuation and more

Interested in how to speed up your typing by quickly inserting punctuation with your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad keyboard? Annoyed at having to press multiple buttons, at having to tap the '123' option and then selecting the punctuation, then needing to press the 'ABC" option again to continue...
Beginner tip: How to quickly type domain suffixes on iPhone and iPad

Beginner tip: How to quickly type domain suffixes on iPhone and iPad

Have you ever wondered how to quickly type a domain suffix on the iPhone or iPad? The iPhone and iPad keyboard are software, not hardware, so they can re-configure themselves to suit whatever task you're doing at the moment. When you're in Safari or Mail, that can often mean entering a website or...
Yahoo! mail now optimized for iPad

Yahoo! mail now optimized for iPad

Yahoo! has released an HTML5 iPad friendly version of its mobile webmail. Faster and more reliable: If you’re offline, Yahoo! Mail uses local caching capabilities to help you access and search your messages even without an internet connection. Smart: You can find and organize your messages using...

How's iOS 4 ActiveSync (Exchange/Google Sync) working for you?

So how's iOS 4 Active Sync working for you? iOS 4 allows multiple ActiveSync accounts, meaning iPhone users can finally have their work Exchange setup alongside Google Sync, for example. I've got both Exchange (2003) and Google Sync (Google Accounts) set up on both an iPhone 4 and an iPhone 3GS,...
TiPb Live Podcast #94 -- iPhone 4.0-boy!

TiPb Live Podcast #94 -- iPhone 4.0-boy!

Our podcast feed Download Directly Subscribe via iTunes Join Rene, Phil, and Keith for post-iPhone 4.0 event analysis on multitasking, app folders, iBooks for iPhone, Game Center social network, mail enhancements, enterprise enhancements, iAds, and more. Listen in! Want to be part of...
Apple updates Mail in iPhone 4.0 with unified inbox, multiple Exchange accounts, threaded messages

Apple updates Mail in iPhone 4.0 with unified inbox, multiple Exchange accounts, threaded messages

As part of the iPhone 4.0 announcement today, Apple introduced an updated Mail app that includes (as rumored) support for a unified inbox (so all your new home, work, etc. email shows up in one place). Also introduced was threaded conversation, multiple Exchange accounts (hello Exchange + Google...
What will we get in iPhone 4.0?

What will we get in iPhone 4.0?

Tomorrow at 10pm PT, 1pm ET, Steve Jobs puts sneaker to stage and, along with SVP of iPhone software, Scott Forstall, gives us a sneak preview of the highly anticipated iPhone 4.0. No one outside Apple knows exactly what new features and paradigms iPhone 4.0 will offer. However, tradition demands...
How to: Search Old MobileMe Mail on the Server

How to: Search Old MobileMe Mail on the Server

Apple's lone outstretched hand to the social web, the MobileMe News "blog" is back with another helpful hint for users, this time about using iPhone 3.0 to search older email on the server: select your Inbox or another folder from your MobileMe Mail account and access the search field by...
Want iPhone Cut/Copy and Paste via Bookmarklet?

Want iPhone Cut/Copy and Paste via Bookmarklet?

The previous attempt to make an end run around the iPhone's lack of cut/copy and paste involved shared code called OpenClip and relied on a loophole Apple closed in iPhone OS 2.1 This latest tilt at the text editing windmill targets only 2 apps instead: Pastebud—as the service is called—works...
iPhone 2.1 Bug Watch: SMS Security and Mail Phishing/Spamming

iPhone 2.1 Bug Watch: SMS Security and Mail Phishing/Spamming

Reader Karl writes in to let us know his twelve year old son discovered a glitch in SMS security: Being security conscious he turned on the passcode lock and disabled SMS Preview. [...] If a message is received during the passcode entry or while the screen is locked, a generic message of “New...

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