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Collaborate with Colleagues in Pages, Numbers, and Keynote

We talked last month generally about real-time collaboration and why it’s so efficient and effective—see “Stop Mailing Files Around and Use Collaborative Apps.” Now we’re going to explain how to start collaborating in Apple’s iWork suite of apps: Pages, Numbers, and Keynote. Happily, the basics are similar in all three apps. We’ll focus on [...]

By |2019-03-02T14:41:28+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Mac Tips|Comments Off on Collaborate with Colleagues in Pages, Numbers, and Keynote

Apple Updates iPad Lineup with new iPad mini and iPad Air

iPad mini lovers, rejoice! If you’ve been holding onto an aging iPad mini because of its small size, you’ll be happy to learn that Apple has at long last released a new 7.9-inch iPad mini with modern-day technologies. Joining it in the lineup is a new 10.5-inch iPad Air that turns out to be a [...]

By |2019-03-19T11:59:23+00:00March 19th, 2019|Releases|Comments Off on Apple Updates iPad Lineup with new iPad mini and iPad Air

Choose between Archiving and Deleting Messages in iOS Mail

When you’re viewing a message in Mail on an iPhone or iPad, you get five buttons: Flag, Move, Archive or Delete, Reply/Forward/Print, and New Message. But what determines whether that third button is Archive or Delete? iOS hides that option in Settings > Passwords & Accounts > YourEmailAccount—the details then vary by account type [...]

By |2019-03-02T14:21:35+00:00March 19th, 2019|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Choose between Archiving and Deleting Messages in iOS Mail

Need to Clear Space on an iPhone or iPad? Here’s How to Do It in iOS 12

Little is more frustrating than running out of space your iPhone or iPad. You can’t take new photos, you can’t download new apps, some things may not work at all, and iOS will nag you repeatedly about how you can “manage” your storage in Settings. Luckily, over the past few versions of iOS, Apple [...]

By |2019-03-02T14:38:19+00:00March 15th, 2019|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Need to Clear Space on an iPhone or iPad? Here’s How to Do It in iOS 12

Did You Know Families Can Share Mac and iOS Apps Purchased from the App Store?

Have you ever looked over your spouse’s shoulder and thought, “Hey, that’s a cool app.”? If you set up Family Sharing (in System Preferences > iCloud on the Mac, and in Settings > Your Name in iOS), you can download almost any app that someone else in your family has purchased on either the Mac [...]

By |2019-03-02T14:17:02+00:00March 12th, 2019|iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Comments Off on Did You Know Families Can Share Mac and iOS Apps Purchased from the App Store?

iCloud Services Being Wonky? Check Apple’s System Status Page

Many Apple users rely on mac.com, me.com, or icloud.com email addresses, along with plenty of other iCloud-related services. So if you can’t send or receive email, if photos aren’t transferring via iCloud Photo Library, or if some other iCloud-related service isn’t responding, the first thing to do is check Apple’s System Status page. It’s [...]

By |2019-02-08T11:46:50+00:00March 5th, 2019|iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Comments Off on iCloud Services Being Wonky? Check Apple’s System Status Page

What Is a “Managed IT Services” Model and Why Is It Important for Your Business?

You’ve chosen Apple devices to run your business. That’s great, but are you still dealing with each of those devices individually? If you hire a new employee, do you go to the Apple Store to buy a new Mac, bring it back to the office, spend a few hours installing the right software, and [...]

By |2019-02-08T11:45:21+00:00March 1st, 2019|Mac Tips|Comments Off on What Is a “Managed IT Services” Model and Why Is It Important for Your Business?

Easily Save Drafts When Composing Messages in Mail on the iPhone

Need to check something in another email message while composing a message in Mail on an iPhone? Many people don’t realize that you can swipe down on the top of the draft to dock it at the bottom of the screen, look something up in another message, and then expand the draft again by [...]

By |2019-02-08T11:44:37+00:00February 26th, 2019|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Easily Save Drafts When Composing Messages in Mail on the iPhone

Winter Weather Warning: Keep Your Tech Toasty!

When it’s cold out, you can always throw on a sweater to stay warm. But your electronics are more reptilian—they can get sluggish or even fail to work in freezing weather. (No, that’s not what iPod Socks were designed to fix.) Worse, charging batteries at low temperatures or moving tech gear between extreme temperature [...]

By |2019-02-08T11:43:51+00:00February 22nd, 2019|iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Comments Off on Winter Weather Warning: Keep Your Tech Toasty!

Did You Know You Can Use Your Mac Laptop Closed with an External Screen and Keyboard?

Those of you who use a Mac laptop—a MacBook, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro—probably know you can connect it to a large external display for more screen space. But sometimes it’s not convenient to have your Mac open on your desk next to the big screen. If you’d like to close your Mac’s screen [...]

By |2019-02-08T11:42:34+00:00February 19th, 2019|Mac Tips|Comments Off on Did You Know You Can Use Your Mac Laptop Closed with an External Screen and Keyboard?