Group FaceTime Disabled

Wanted to post and update you about the “bug” found in Apple’s Group FaceTime (GFT) feature. As of yesterday, Apple disabled GFT, so that it can’t be abused intentionally or unintentionally. One-on-one FaceTime (FT) is still operating as designed with no issues. What Happened? Apparently, when you started a GFT conversation, the first two on the call were fine. When the third person, and any additional people, were being added to the GFT call, their phones would connect BEFORE the person accepted the call! Which meant audio and sometimes video started before the receiving person knew the call was connected. … Continue reading Group FaceTime Disabled

Podcast Recommendation

Do You Listen to Podcast? Listening to podcasts is easy and most every subject is out there to choose to listen to, at your convenience. One new one I’ve been listening to is Business Wars. Above is the description of the show. What’s interesting is the behind the scenes information on the “business war” between companies like X-Box vs Playstation or McDonald’s vs Burger King. The stories go back in time to give you a perspective of how a marketing campaign like, have it your way, from Burger King affected McDonald’s bottom line. A little background is discussed on how … Continue reading Podcast Recommendation

5 Tips for Apple iPhone and iPad Pro Keyboards

If you’ve ever used a computer or laptop, then you probably know a shortcut or two on your keyboard.  There are keyboard shortcuts on your iPhone and iPad Pro’s keyboard too.  There may be a few differences between the iPhone and iPad, but pretty much they are the same. Letter and Number Shortcuts Wonder how you can make these?  Ø œ ö Lightly press the letter “o” and hold, you’ll see a pop up, slide your finger up into the pop up and  over the one you want to use, that’s it!  Not every key has different options, but many letters … Continue reading 5 Tips for Apple iPhone and iPad Pro Keyboards

ECG App for Apple Watch Series 4

ECG App in Action If you have an Apple Watch Series 4, you should now be able to use the ECG app.  The app is available in the US, US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam.  I plan to update this post once I find it’s available in other countries.  The ECG app was part of the last update for the watch. PDF View You’ll see my most recent ECG from Sunday, 1/20/19 at 11:50am!  You are able to save it as a PDF file and send to your physician/PCP as needed.  I blacked out my date of birth, but … Continue reading ECG App for Apple Watch Series 4

5 Tips During Power Outages

With all the bad weather and possible power outages predicted, here’s a few tips to keep your phones charged. Charging Tips Keep your laptop and all laptops in your home fully charged! Even if you have an old one you don’t use often, keep it charged during times you know you might lose power. You can plug your cell phone or tablet into the USB port using your regular charging cables. Open your control center by swiping up from your home screen. Lower the brightness and put your phone in airplane mode. Note: Airplane mode will stop calls and text … Continue reading 5 Tips During Power Outages

iPhone Issue After 12.1.2 Update

Update Issue As I had recommended, I did not want to update my phone until the next update was available.   However, I needed to charge my phone and left it plugged in all night.  In the morning my phone had updated between 2-4am. Message Alert Sound Issue When you receive a text message, typically you receive an alert sound and a notification pop up. This depends on how you have your phone set up of course. After the update, my phone did not receive the alert sound when my phone was locked. However, the text message notification was coming … Continue reading iPhone Issue After 12.1.2 Update

New Apple Watch Tips

Tips From YouTube Morning and happy Monday! Today I’m sharing a YouTube video with tips on using the Apple Watch, including a tip for the new series 4. This video has tips I’ve never seen and they are presented in a very easy to watch and listen format. Some videos are too crazy for me! 😂. Here is the link:   10 (Actually) Useful Apple Watch Tips – 2019 Hope you enjoy and find something helpful. Sharing Posts Please share any of my posts you like with your family and friends on social media! Share on your FaceBook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, … Continue reading New Apple Watch Tips

Oldie But Goodie

I read a post from one of my favorite bloggers, Hugh’s Views and News, regarding most popular posts in 2018. I started my blog in May 2018 and to date, my most popular post is the Calculator Tip! I never would have guessed this and it was one of my first posts. Best thing is it applies to all iPhones and iPads as well. So in case you missed it, here it is again. Calculator Tip Thanks for stopping by today! Please share on your social media too! 👩🏻‍💻 Continue reading Oldie But Goodie

Apple Watch How To Videos

Photo from Apple’s website. Videos From Apple These are quick, clear, amazing videos from Apple on using the watch. Nothing I can do to make it prettier than this 😂. I’m sure you’ll find at least one new way to use your watch! Have fun! Tips for Using Apple Watch If you have any questions, let me know. Comments are welcome as well! Please share on your social media by using the buttons below. Thanks for stopping by! 👩🏻‍💻 Continue reading Apple Watch How To Videos

iPhone Apps and Folders

Folders on Your Phone Good morning on this first day of 2019! Many of you, like me, are probably thinking about organizing something. How about your apps on your phone? I just did mine and it’s so easy! Gave me a great feeling that one thing got organized today. Ahhhh, mission accomplished. Here’s My Link This was posted in July of 2018. There are no changes and can be used with any iPhone or iPad. iPhone Apps-How To Create Folders Have any questions, be sure to post in comments or tap the “Ask A Question” tab at the top. This … Continue reading iPhone Apps and Folders