May 2019

What’s the Deal with AMBER and Other Emergency Alerts on Your iPhone?

By |May 17th, 2019|Categories: iOS Tips|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever gotten an emergency alert on your iPhone, telling you about an abducted child or public safety emergency? That’s the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) system, at least in the United States, although [...]

Beware Microsoft Office 365 Phishing Attacks!

By |May 14th, 2019|Categories: iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

We’re seeing an uptick in email phishing attacks purporting to come from Microsoft about Office 365. They’re quite convincing messages that tell users that their credit card payment has failed, that an account needs [...]

Need to Merge Photos Libraries? Here Are Your Options

By |May 10th, 2019|Categories: Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

Photos makes it easy to create and switch between libraries. That’s good when photos need to be kept completely separate. For instance, a real estate agent might want to keep personal photos separate from [...]

Can’t Remember When Your Warranty Expires? iOS 12.2 Lays It Out

By |May 7th, 2019|Categories: iOS Tips|Tags: , , , |

With luck, you should never need to check your iPhone’s or iPad’s warranty status. But bad things do happen to good devices. In iOS 12.2, Apple has just made it easier to figure out if [...]

April 2019

A Quick Trick to Turn Your iPhone into a Magnifying Glass

By |April 30th, 2019|Categories: iOS Tips|Tags: , , , |

It’s maddening to want to read a serial number or other bit of fine print that you can barely see. But fret no longer—your iPhone or iPad makes a fabulous magnifying glass! Assuming Magnifier [...]