Best Photo and Video Tip for Apple Devices

How to Take a Photo While Taking a Video Have you ever thought, I wish I had a photo of that shot from a video?  Follow the steps and screenshots below and you’ll see it’s very easy and everyone will love having photos and videos!! ✺Open your camera app   ✺Tap the word video ✺Tap the red circle to start your video ✺Tap the white circle to take a photo.  You should feel a small “haptic tapback” when you tap the white circle.  This indicates a photo was taken and your video will continue recording.  You won’t be able to … Continue reading Best Photo and Video Tip for Apple Devices

Tips and YouTube Links

Lots of Tips and YouTube Videos Today it’s all about visual learners!  There are tons of people on YouTube who create tips for the iPhone, the Apple Watch, and iOS software. There are lots of tips out there that are hard to explain in a written format.  The videos below review tips on iPhone Xr, Apple Watch 4, and iOS software version 12 (this will apply to anyone running any version of iOS 12) Note:  you’ll see adds or pop ups in the videos.  They are not connected to this blog, only to the person who created the video.  Most … Continue reading Tips and YouTube Links

Tip to Know Who is Calling

Who is Calling Me? Ever wonder this when your phone is another room? Is it the kids, your mom or dad, or work?  This tip will show you how to assign a specific ringtone and/or vibration to a contact.     Go to Contacts and select the person you want to change their ringtone option.   Choose “edit”. Choose “ringtone” and tap on “default”.  You can use this same process to change the Text Tone as well. On this screen you can see your default ringtone.  The list below it will be ringtones you have purchased from the App Store … Continue reading Tip to Know Who is Calling

Apple Tip: New Event Date Set

New March Apple Event Nothing is confirmed, but the expected date is Monday, March 25th or Tuesday, March 26th.  What people are talking about…..new AirPods 2, Apple News service, possible wireless charging pads, new iPads, and maybe a new iPod! Do you have something you are waiting for or looking forward to Apple announcing?  Let me know and I’ll research if it’s an upcoming feature or device. What’s spiked my interest is the highly anticipated Apple TV streaming service!  I’ve read it’s supposed to be announced at March event and available by May 2019.  The service is said to be … Continue reading Apple Tip: New Event Date Set

Saturday Repost Hey Siri, That’s Not My Name

Ever have Siri mispronounce your name or someone’s name in your contacts?  Here’s the solution and have fun with it!  Does a family or friend have a favorite nickname? You can have Siri use that name instead. Hey Siri, That’s Not My Name! Thanks for stopping by today!👩🏻‍💻     Continue reading Saturday Repost Hey Siri, That’s Not My Name

1 Important Location Tip

Location, Location, Location Many don’t know this feature is on their phone. Some people will like it and some won’t. Check it out and you decide. That’s what’s great about this feature. You can turn it on or turn it off. Where have you been? If you have questions about this feature, let me know. Remember to share with your family and friends on social media or by email. Thanks for stopping by today! 👩🏻‍💻 Continue reading 1 Important Location Tip

Hidden Features in Apple Watch

Tips for Series 3 & 4 There are all kinds of tips out there for the Apple Watch.  The video link below has great tips for both versions.  Note that any tips related to the “fall detection” or “ECG App” are only available on the series 4. New heart rate settings are part of the update to WatchOS 5.  As long as you were able to download the new WatchOS 5, you will find a tip or two in this video. It’s recommended that you have your watch and phone handy so you can follow along with his tips. Apple … Continue reading Hidden Features in Apple Watch

Tip While Traveling and at Home

No Wall Charger, Now What? Quick tip while traveling or even to use at home.  Don’t you just love tips that are multi purpose?😊 The majority of new TV’s have a place for a USB cable to plug into.  All you have to do is plug your charging cable into the slot and let it charge. Something easy and maybe you wouldn’t think to do at home.   Share this tip and the website with your family and friends using social media or by email. Thanks for stopping by today!👩🏻‍💻 Continue reading Tip While Traveling and at Home

Apple Says No to App Developers

Apple Says, No Permission-No Recording So the big news the last few days has been apps that have been recording your screen actions without your permission. It’s a bit over my head, but it’s actually a third-party company, GlassBox, that is collecting the data with their software and providing the data to the other app developers.  App developers were given 24 hours to remove the recording coding, or their app would be deleted from the App Store. Some of the apps using this third-party company, GlassBox, are: Abercrombie & Fitch Hollister Expedia Hotels.com Singapore Airlines Air Canada Apple’s Policy Apple’s … Continue reading Apple Says No to App Developers

Apple’s Fix for Group FaceTime Released

Apple Releases Software Fix for Group FaceTime You probably know already that the recommendation is to WAIT at least 24 hours, more time is better, before updating your phone.  Not sure how many people were using Group FaceTime, but the 14 year old who found the bug was trying to connect with multiple friends playing Fortnite!  Apple’s email today said they will be thanking him and compensating him.  Wonder how much that will be??? A couple people on Twitter are stating they have had cellular connection issues since they just updated their phones.  Haven’t been able to confirm this, but … Continue reading Apple’s Fix for Group FaceTime Released

MacBook Pro Tips Needed

Where’s The Emoji’s Apple? Today I’m needing your tips and tricks on using a MacBook Pro 2015!  Treated myself when a long time friend said she had one to sell.  Thanks Karen! Going from Windows 10 daily at work to using this device is a lot different.  Where’s the EMOJI’s Apple??? Ok I did find them, but it’s not that user friendly.  Scrolling with two fingers on the trackpad is weird and fun all at the same time. So what’s your best tip or trick using your MacBook?  Updated to Mojave and figured out how to get Citrix Workspace to … Continue reading MacBook Pro Tips Needed

Apple TV App and Cord Cutters

Using Apple TV App Have you ever discussed favorite shows, but the other person didn’t tell you what channel or streaming service where you can watch the show?  Here’s a great solution. Best kept secret is you don’t need an Apple TV streaming device to use the app!  The app is already installed on your phone.  If you are a cord cutter (cable TV), this app will help you too.  You’ll find which streaming service to watch your favorite show on or help you find a new show to stream. In the photos below, the show being searched is The … Continue reading Apple TV App and Cord Cutters

Tip for Website Surfing

  Website Logos When you search the internet, you’ll see company logos that you’re familiar with and some you won’t know.  Like Apple’s famous Apple!  There’s an easy way to see those logos in your website browser as you switch from one site to another.  It’s an easier way to tell that you’re at the website you wanted because you’ll recognize the logo. Logos in Websites Check out the screenshot below from an iPad Pro.  To see the logos, go to Settings, scroll down to Safari, scroll down and turn on the “Show Icons in Tabs”.  That’s all you have to … Continue reading Tip for Website Surfing

Best Tip You Need Before You Lose Your iPhone

Have you ever lost your phone? Do you tend to not be able to “find” your phone a lot?  Maybe you left it on a table in a restaurant or bar?  Maybe you left it in the bathroom at work! Here’s a quick way for someone to contact you if they find your phone.  Create a wallpaper with your own with a message, similar to the one below.  Use your home, work, or a friend/family member’s phone number for the number listed in your message. Try Typorama app (used to create photo below) free in the App Store. In Notes … Continue reading Best Tip You Need Before You Lose Your iPhone