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Overwhelmed by Apps? Use iOS 14’s App Library to Manage Your Home Screens

Many of us have been using iPhones for years, and apps we bought or downloaded long ago molder in corners of our Home screens. Even if you haven’t played Flappy Bird in years, its pixelated icon still stares glumly at you every time you peer at its Home screen, and it’s far from alone. [...]

By |2020-12-23T16:06:51-04:00January 15th, 2021|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Overwhelmed by Apps? Use iOS 14’s App Library to Manage Your Home Screens

Flash Is Dead—Uninstall Flash Player to Keep Your Mac Secure

In July 2017, Adobe announced that it would stop distributing and updating Flash Player on December 31st, 2020. Web standards like HTML5 provide a viable alternative to Flash content, and organizations that relied on Flash have had three years to replace it. Because Adobe will no longer be addressing security vulnerabilities in Flash with [...]

By |2020-12-23T15:59:24-04:00January 12th, 2021|Mac Tips|Comments Off on Flash Is Dead—Uninstall Flash Player to Keep Your Mac Secure

Want to Send Photo Cards? Try Building Them with Motif for Photos

In 2018, Apple dropped support for creating print projects from within Photos, including greeting cards, calendars, and books. Instead, Apple allowed other print-service companies to build Photos Project extensions that gave users the same sort of capabilities. At first, they didn’t match up with what Apple had previously provided, but they’ve improved over time. [...]

By |2020-12-23T16:04:46-04:00January 8th, 2021|Mac Tips|Comments Off on Want to Send Photo Cards? Try Building Them with Motif for Photos

A Quick Shortcut to Create an Instant Slideshow from a Folder of Images

You probably know that you can select an image in the Finder and press the Space bar to preview it in a Quick Look window. And you may know that you can use the arrow keys to preview other files in the same folder without closing and reopening the Quick Look window. But did [...]

By |2020-12-23T15:57:40-04:00January 5th, 2021|Mac Tips|Comments Off on A Quick Shortcut to Create an Instant Slideshow from a Folder of Images

Pinch to Zoom in All Photos View in iOS 14

Photos in iOS 14 provides four views of your library: Years, Months, Days, and All Photos. For the first three, Photos picks representative images that may not include particular shots you’re looking for. The All Photos view shows everything, but it can be overwhelming. What’s not apparent is that you can navigate All Photos [...]

By |2020-12-23T15:49:03-04:00December 29th, 2020|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Pinch to Zoom in All Photos View in iOS 14

New Back Tap Feature in iOS 14 Provides Two Customizable Shortcuts

We all have things we do regularly on our iPhones, whether it’s checking the weather, searching Google, or invoking the magnifier. Apple has long provided ways of making your most common actions easier to access. You might put an app on your Dock, open Control Center, or take advantage of the triple-press Accessibility shortcut. [...]

By |2020-11-13T19:06:15-04:00December 11th, 2020|iOS Tips|Comments Off on New Back Tap Feature in iOS 14 Provides Two Customizable Shortcuts

Amazing New Tips for Rearranging Apps on Your iPhone or iPad

You’ve likely seen our tip on using the Dock on an iPhone or iPad as a temporary holding place that makes rearranging apps easier. We’ve learned two new tips that help even more! First, you can move multiple apps at once. Start by touching an app, waiting to feel a tap, and then moving [...]

By |2020-11-13T19:02:33-04:00December 8th, 2020|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Amazing New Tips for Rearranging Apps on Your iPhone or iPad

Home Screen Widgets Take Center Stage in iOS 14

A significant new feature in iOS 14 is Home screen widgets, information-rich tiles that share space on a Home screen with app icons. iPhone users familiar with Google’s Android smartphone operating system have long clamored for widgets because they provide quick information at a glance, without having to launch an app or swipe right [...]

By |2020-11-13T19:00:52-04:00December 4th, 2020|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Home Screen Widgets Take Center Stage in iOS 14
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