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You Can Now Use Siri to Reboot Your iPhone or iPad

Although iOS and iPadOS are extremely stable, there are times when rebooting your iPhone or iPad can eliminate odd or problematic behavior, and there’s no harm in trying it. In the past, you’ve had to remember which buttons to press or select Settings > General > Shut Down and then press a button to [...]

By |2022-12-01T17:41:05-04:00December 27th, 2022|iOS Tips|Comments Off on You Can Now Use Siri to Reboot Your iPhone or iPad

Need to Amuse Small Children During the Holidays? Try Slow Motion Video

If you find yourself at a family gathering with bored children over the holidays, allow us to recommend an activity that can keep kids engaged. Figure out something the kids can do that involves motion—knocking down a tower of blocks, rolling a ball or toy car down stairs, even just making silly faces—and record [...]

By |2022-12-01T17:39:09-04:00December 20th, 2022|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Need to Amuse Small Children During the Holidays? Try Slow Motion Video

Merge Duplicate Photos and Videos in iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and Ventura

It’s all too easy to end up with duplicate photos and videos in your Photos library. The most common way is to use the Duplicate command, but we’ve seen duplicates appear due to accidentally repeated actions in other apps, repeated screenshots, multiple imports that include the same image (much as Photos tries to prevent [...]

By |2022-12-01T17:36:51-04:00December 16th, 2022|iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Comments Off on Merge Duplicate Photos and Videos in iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and Ventura

Delete Contacts More Easily in iOS 16 and iPadOS 16

Deleting contacts on the iPhone and iPad used to be a pain, especially if you wanted to trash multiple contacts. You had to open the contact, tap Edit, scroll to the bottom, and tap Delete Contact. Although you still can’t swipe left on a contact in a list, as you do when deleting in [...]

By |2022-12-01T17:35:18-04:00December 13th, 2022|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Delete Contacts More Easily in iOS 16 and iPadOS 16

Two Ways to Manage Your Email So You Can Find It Later

We recently wrote about different ways to organize your files, which prompted some people to ask us about the best ways to manage email. Email may have competition from messaging services like Slack and Microsoft Teams, but for many people, it’s still where the most important communications take place. That’s especially true for anyone [...]

By |2022-12-01T17:33:33-04:00December 9th, 2022|Mac Tips|Comments Off on Two Ways to Manage Your Email So You Can Find It Later

Here’s How to Stop Getting Paste Permission Requests

In iOS 16, Apple tightened security by displaying a confirmation alert when you copy data from one app and paste it into another. More security isn’t bad, but these alerts can become annoying if you copy and paste frequently. In iOS 16.1, Apple added a setting to control the behavior for each app. If [...]

By |2022-12-01T17:31:09-04:00December 6th, 2022|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Here’s How to Stop Getting Paste Permission Requests

Practice with the Emergency SOS via Satellite Demo, Just in Case

In mid-November, Apple launched its new Emergency SOS via satellite feature for the iPhone 14 lineup. If you have an iPhone 14 and find yourself in an emergency situation in the US or Canada without cellular or Wi-Fi service, you can still contact emergency services. Apple says the service will expand to France, Germany, [...]

By |2022-12-01T17:29:04-04:00December 2nd, 2022|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Practice with the Emergency SOS via Satellite Demo, Just in Case

View and Copy Saved Wi-Fi Passwords in iOS 16

The iPhone and iPad have long allowed you to share Wi-Fi passwords with other nearby devices and people as long as they were in your Contacts list. But you couldn’t see those passwords, which is handy for sharing with non-Apple users and devices. In iOS 16 and iPadOS 16, you can now view and [...]

By |2022-11-03T11:57:02-04:00November 29th, 2022|iOS Tips|Comments Off on View and Copy Saved Wi-Fi Passwords in iOS 16

What Your Organization Needs to Know About Email Blocklists

Spam remains one of the scourges of the Internet, although spam filters do a pretty good job of keeping most of it out of email inboxes. However, those spam filters can cause deliverability problems for organizations that send email for marketing or customer outreach. One way that happens is if the IP address—the unique [...]

By |2022-11-03T11:55:26-04:00November 25th, 2022|Mac Tips|Comments Off on What Your Organization Needs to Know About Email Blocklists
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