Why Apple Business Manager Is a Win for Apple-Using Firms

If you run a company, you know how much work onboarding a new employee can be. Beyond teaching them the ropes of your business, they’ll need a Mac and potentially an iPhone or iPad as well. Setting those devices up with all the right apps, settings, and logins can take days or even weeks. [...]

By |2019-11-02T11:30:22-04:00December 13th, 2019|iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Comments Off on Why Apple Business Manager Is a Win for Apple-Using Firms

New Organization and Editing in Photos in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

Taking photos is a popular use of the iPhone, and Apple has said that the improved cameras gave this year’s iPhone 11 Pro models their “Pro” designation. But Apple continually works to improve the Photos app as well. Taking great photos is only half the job—you also have to be able to find, edit, [...]

By |2019-11-02T11:27:46-04:00December 6th, 2019|iOS Tips|Comments Off on New Organization and Editing in Photos in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

Need to Charge Your iPhone or iPad More Quickly? Get a Higher Wattage Power Adapter

By default, most iPhones and iPads ship with Apple’s tiny 5-watt power adapters. They work, but not quickly. However, the iPhone 8 and later, all models of the iPad Pro, and the most recent iPad Air and iPad mini models support fast charging when connected to higher wattage power adapters. You may have an [...]

By |2019-11-02T11:25:41-04:00December 3rd, 2019|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Need to Charge Your iPhone or iPad More Quickly? Get a Higher Wattage Power Adapter

Use the Driving ETA Feature in iOS 13’s Maps App to Share Your Arrival Time

A small but welcome new feature of iOS 13 is Driving ETA, which helps you share your estimated time of arrival with a contact whenever you’re navigating with the Maps app. To use Driving ETA, start navigating to a destination in Maps, tap Share ETA at the bottom of the screen, and pick the [...]

By |2019-11-02T11:19:00-04:00November 26th, 2019|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Use the Driving ETA Feature in iOS 13’s Maps App to Share Your Arrival Time

Be Careful in iOS 13’s Mail App—the Trash Button Is Where Reply Used to Be!

For unknown reasons, Apple redesigned the toolbar in the iOS 13 version of Mail. Such things happen, but this time, Apple made a big mistake and moved Mail’s Trash button to where its Reply button used to be. Lots of people who have become accustomed to tapping Reply are now finding themselves deleting messages [...]

By |2019-11-02T11:08:55-04:00November 12th, 2019|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Be Careful in iOS 13’s Mail App—the Trash Button Is Where Reply Used to Be!

Everything You Need to Know about Multitasking in iPadOS 13

With this year’s operating system updates, Apple has formally acknowledged that the iPhone and iPad have different uses and different needs. To that end, Apple has given the iPad version of iOS 13 its own name—iPadOS 13. The big changes include a desktop-class version of Safari that works better with complex Web apps, a [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:27:14-04:00November 1st, 2019|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know about Multitasking in iPadOS 13

Beware Scammers when Selling Your Old Tech Hardware Online

Whenever Apple releases hot new hardware, it’s tempting to order the latest and greatest and then put your old Mac or iPhone up for sale on a classifieds site like Craigslist. If you do that, be cautious about potential buyers—it’s increasingly common for a scammer to request that you ship them the device and [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:13:27-04:00October 29th, 2019|iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Comments Off on Beware Scammers when Selling Your Old Tech Hardware Online

iOS 13 Replaces 3D Touch with Tap-and-Hold

Do you use 3D Touch on your iPhone? From 2015 through 2018, every iPhone from the iPhone 6s through the iPhone XS supported 3D Touch, other than the iPhone SE and iPhone XR. With 3D Touch, you could (sometimes) press a control, and then press a little harder to make additional options appear. But because [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:08:27-04:00October 15th, 2019|iOS Tips|Comments Off on iOS 13 Replaces 3D Touch with Tap-and-Hold

iOS 13 Makes Editing Text Easier

Let’s be honest—text editing in iOS has never been anywhere near as good as it is on the Mac. We may be more accustomed to our mice and keyboards, but the Multi-Touch interface has always been clumsy when it comes to text. Apple keeps trying to improve iOS’s text editing features, and iOS 13 [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:20:16-04:00October 11th, 2019|iOS Tips|Comments Off on iOS 13 Makes Editing Text Easier

How to Get Custom Alerts for Email from Your VIPs

Few people get so little email that they want an iPhone notification for every message that rolls in. But many of us have just a couple of people—our personal VIPs—whose messages are important enough to warrant an alert. If that’s true for you, and you want to know right away when your boss or [...]

By |2019-09-03T17:05:06-04:00October 1st, 2019|iOS Tips|Comments Off on How to Get Custom Alerts for Email from Your VIPs