Apple Watch Update

Quick note about the new 5.3 Apple Watch update. There is a security fix for the walkie- talkie feature. The ECG feature on S4 watches, will now be available in Singapore and Canada. Recommendation: this isn’t much of an update unless you used the walkie-talkie app or if you live in Canada or Singapore. No real need to update as no other security features were mentioned. A new, full update will be available this fall if you want to wait to update. Thanks for stopping by today! 👩🏻‍💻 Continue reading Apple Watch Update

Apple Single Sign On in Fall

Ok, so what’s “Single Sign On”?  In the Fall, Apple will release a new iOS 13 update.  This will include being able to use an Apple generated email as your sign on in websites, apps, etc.  It won’t be ALL apps and websites.  It will be those that ask you to create a new account or use the option to sign in with your already created, Google email or FaceBook account.  Any app or website that offers Google email or FaceBook login will be required to offer Apple sign in as well! Yay!! Why Is This Important? Whenever you sign into an app … Continue reading Apple Single Sign On in Fall

Using Apple Pay

Using Apple Pay is very easy to learn and one of the safest ways to use your credit cards. With each transaction, Apple provides a random number to the place you’re making a purchase. Your credit card number is not given out on any transaction! You can use Apple Pay on your phone or Apple watch. Watch the video below for more information. Thanks for stopping by today!👩🏻‍💻 Using Apple Pay Continue reading Using Apple Pay

Apple’s WWDC Monday 6/3/19

1:00 pm EST Today is the day Apple shares what’s new in software for multiple devices! I’ll be listening during my lunch break👩🏻‍💻 Also, what’s actually going to happen with iTunes?🤷🏻‍♀️. Not sure about you, but I can’t remember the last time I used iTunes to update my phone. Since I don’t use Apple Music, I know you’re surprised, I can’t even recall when I last opened iTunes. However, I’m sure Apple will provide ways for you to keep all your music, videos, etc. Here’s a link from imore.com if you want some information now. iTunes Information Thanks for stopping … Continue reading Apple’s WWDC Monday 6/3/19

Tip to Create New Apple Watch Face

Photo from Pexels Did you know you could create a new face for your Apple Watch using your own photos? It’s called Kaleidoscope! Kaleidoscope There are a couple ways to do this, but I’ll show you the easiest. Open your Photos app Select a photo Tap the “share sheet” Scroll left on the bottom row of options and select Create Watch Face Select Kaleidoscope Select your Style (available ones will show here) Tap Add to add to as watch face Photo will slowly change or you can turn the crown to move too   Photo Directions and Video of  Kaleidoscope … Continue reading Tip to Create New Apple Watch Face

Apple Pay and Apple Wallet

  Apple Pay With the new Apple Card coming this summer, maybe you can start practicing using Apple Pay on your current devices. Apple has updated their Apple Pay set up video, which includes setting up different devices How To Set Up Apple Pay . Practice when the line is short and make sure you have another form of payment with you.  Many stores are new to using Apple Pay too.  So each experience may be a little different. Their employees may be familiar with the process or may have never seen it done before.   I’ve used Apple Pay on … Continue reading Apple Pay and Apple Wallet

New Tip Using Siri

Hey Siri! Here is a easy way to find out what Siri can do for you.  Make sure you have “Hey Siri” turned on (see link below on how to set up Siri).  Next say, Hey Siri what can you do? Slideshows First slideshow: what happens when you ask Siri what she can do Red arrow at the bottom of first screen is pointing to a “carrot” Tap “carrot” for more options within that app Second slideshow:  more options in the Calendar app Links To Learn More About Siri Here are a couple links to Apple for more information on … Continue reading New Tip Using Siri

Quick Tip and a Milestone!

Thank you to all my followers! I hit 200 on Wednesday! Thankful that people read the tips and come back for more!  Grateful for each like, comment, and follow! Quick Tip Apple Watch owners:  when you have your watch on, it becomes the “primary” source for notifications.  It will use the same notification sound for all text messages even if you have a specific one set for a contact/number.  If you take your watch off, you notice the alert tone now comes from your iPhone, not the watch.  ⌚️📱 So if you wondered about this, it’s how it’s supposed to … Continue reading Quick Tip and a Milestone!

Apple Watch App-Chirp for Twitter

Missing Twitter on Your Apple Watch? Well thanks to Will Bishop, the high school senior from Australia, you can enjoy your Twitter feed because he’s created the perfect app! Podcast Interview Check Will out in the App Store. Also, listen to his podcast interview with the guys on Apple WatchCast Podcast. It’s interview number 272 on March 11th. You can listen to the interview on Apple’s podcast app or Overcast, as well as other podcast apps you can find in the App Store. Thanks for stopping by today!👩🏻‍💻   Continue reading Apple Watch App-Chirp for Twitter

Apple Credit Card

Credit Card Game Changer What is Apple Credit Card? Apple has set out to be the leader in credit card processes. Your own card number specific to your device! When you make a purchase, the card number is not given to the retailer. It’s both fraud protection and privacy rolled into one card. NO FEES! No late fees, no over credit limit charges, no international fees, no annual fee, NO FEES! But it’s so much more. DAILY Cash Back! So imagine making a purchase and at the end of the day you get a cash credit to the Apple Cash … Continue reading Apple Credit Card

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

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

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