Take a Few Minutes to Lock Down Your Facebook Privacy Settings

Even beyond its often controversial behavior in the 2020 US presidential election, Facebook continually makes news headlines for its numerous privacy and security problems. Most notable, of course, were the 50 million Facebook profiles gathered for Cambridge Analytica for the 2016 election. Closer to home, the company pushed a VPN service in the Facebook [...]

By |2020-12-23T16:10:01-04:00January 22nd, 2021|iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Comments Off on Take a Few Minutes to Lock Down Your Facebook Privacy Settings

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

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

What’s MDM, and Why Is It Useful for Organizations?

For those who work in organizations, regardless of size, you know how much effort is involved with coordinating a group’s technology. It can take quite some time to set up a new Mac, iPad, or iPhone with all the right apps, settings, and logins. And that’s just to get started—on an everyday basis, maintaining [...]

By |2020-11-13T18:57:03-04:00November 27th, 2020|iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Comments Off on What’s MDM, and Why Is It Useful for Organizations?

How to Make Sure Your iPhone Doesn’t Make Noise in the Night

You likely know that you can use Do Not Disturb to prevent random notifications on your iPhone from waking you at night—it’s easy to set a Do Not Disturb schedule for your usual sleeping hours. Another setting in there is important but often overlooked. If you ever use your iPhone during those Do Not [...]

By |2020-11-13T18:49:53-04:00November 24th, 2020|iOS Tips|Comments Off on How to Make Sure Your iPhone Doesn’t Make Noise in the Night

Want Better Goals? Customize Your Move, Exercise, and Stand Rings in watchOS 7

Ever since Apple introduced the Activity app to watchOS, you’ve been able to adjust your Move goal, which is measured in kilocalories, but your Exercise goal was locked at 30 minutes and the Stand goal at 12 hours. In watchOS 7, you can finally change these last two. In the Activity app on your [...]

By |2020-10-10T17:55:21-04:00October 27th, 2020|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Want Better Goals? Customize Your Move, Exercise, and Stand Rings in watchOS 7

Remember to Enable Text Message Forwarding When You Get a New Mac or iPad

You’ve long had text messages forwarding from your iPhone to your Mac and iPad, but after you get a new device, it might be a while before you realize that it’s not receiving texts sent to your iPhone. It turns out that, when you get a new Apple device, you must manually enable it [...]

By |2020-10-10T17:49:01-04:00October 20th, 2020|iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Comments Off on Remember to Enable Text Message Forwarding When You Get a New Mac or iPad
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