Software Updates for Apple

Image Credit: Pixaby Software Updates READ the Links Below Before Updating Well it’s been a very busy week for me and Apple! 😂  I’m still reading and watching videos to give you the most accurate information.  I’ll be in training classes next week, but plan to update at night. Just to be sure you know how serious I am about updating, I will NOT update until Thursday!!!  It will be soooooo hard, I mean really hard, but I’ll be searching the internet during breaks and reaching out to tech groups I follow to see if they have heard of any … Continue reading Software Updates for Apple

Apple’s Event

  Wow! I was only able to watch the Apple Watch 4 presentation and I fell in love with the watch all over again! The addition of Fall detection and ability to record an EKG was way more than I expected.  Plus the watch function is FDA approved!  That’s a huge accomplishment for Apple.  This will be an amazing tool for patients to keep their physicians informed.  I hate when you’ve been sick and your symptoms disappear the morning of your appointment! Below is a link that has lots of information shown during the event, as well as stories they … Continue reading Apple’s Event

Tomorrow is the Day!

Lots of rumors going around and “leaks” of what’s coming from Apple tomorrow.  My excitement is getting the best of me!  📱👩🏻‍💻⌚️🖥💻 However, I’ve learned not to believe it until I see it.  If you would like to listen to the event, there are multiple ways. If you are on Twitter, search for Apple’s verified account and they will post a link there for you to click that you “like” the tweet and they’ll send you a link.  Typically so many people are logging in, I usually have a couple alternatives.  You can do a Google search, how to watch … Continue reading Tomorrow is the Day!

Apple Watch: What’s A Complication?

Image Credit:. Pixaby I know another Apple Watch post!  However, it’s because the most anticipated new release this month with the event on 9/12/18 is Watch 4 with watchOS 5!  One is in my future, but I wanted to make sure you have as much information as possible to make the best decision for you!  Here is a link also that shows a comparison of the Apple Watch as it is today.  Read carefully, as the differences impact the price and the functions.   Apple Watch Comparison as of 9/9/18 Usually you think of a “complication” as a problem or something … Continue reading Apple Watch: What’s A Complication?

Close Your Rings!

Have you wondered, how do I close those darn rings?  The Stand ring has been one that’s hard for me to close since I have a full time desk job.  But I still try to get up and stretch even if I can’t leave my desk to walk around a little. The name, Stand ring is a little misleading.  It’s not just stand, it’s move around for 1 minute also. Help with What the Rings Mean Each ring is designed to really get you moving.  Stand, Exercise, Move.  They look really good when they are closed.  Plus it’s motivating to see … Continue reading Close Your Rings!

Apple Watch Activity

Activity on your Apple Watch can do a lot more than you may think.  Plus you have options when setting up the watch that you should review before exercising. Setting Up Your Apple Watch Don’t skip the most important step of calibrating your watch.  Especially, if your main form of exercise is walking or running!   I’ve included a link below from Apple which explains the steps better than I ever could. 😂 Heart Rate (HR) Monitor One of the most important functions of the watch is to monitor your heart rate.  There are a few steps you need to take … Continue reading Apple Watch Activity

What Does That Mean?

Today’s post is to make sure you have the information you need for the upcoming Apple event.  Read about it here 👉🏼  Apple Event Date Set! Below are definitions of words you’re going to hear a lot about in the next few weeks.  You’ll hear about new things on the event date.  I plan to post the same day and probably the next few days with new things coming out and when they will be ready to purchase.  I’ve already planned my lunch at 1pm that day to at least hear the beginning! 👩🏻‍💻🤷🏻‍♀️📱 Common Words Used by Apple & … Continue reading What Does That Mean?

Apple Event Date Set!

Wednesday, September 12th 1:00pm EST/10:00am PT Lots of new announcements coming out on this date! 9 to 5 Article This article has lots of information and hopefully you’ll have lots of questions for me! Today’s the Last Day The special 20% off discount on watch bands at Clockwork Synergy ends today.  Free shipping on all US orders also.  The discount applies to all bands on their site, not just Apple bands. 😊  Click on this previous link for the discount code Surprise-Discount Code for You!   Thanks for stopping by! Debbie👩🏻‍💻 Continue reading Apple Event Date Set!

Wait! New Apple Products

September WWDC for Apple Apple is gearing up for it’s next big conference, WWDC, World Wide Developers Conference in September, maybe the 2nd week. I know I’m really excited to see all the new devices and software coming out!  I won’t be buying this year as I bought last  year for a “big” birthday!   I’ll be reviewing information for you here and taking all your questions. This is the perfect time to starting asking questions because you may get a new device or want to know something about the new software.  So don’t be shy!  Click on that Ask A … Continue reading Wait! New Apple Products

Great Tips Using USB Cables

Updates will be coming soon for most, if not all, devices.  Phones, iPads, Apple Watch, Macs, and Apple TV’s. If you haven’t read the previous post on updating, here is the original post General Tips: Software Updates, WAIT! and an update based on a question from a reader. Ask A Question: Update to Update Post . More Tips on Updating If you are updating wirelessly, your device is required to be at least 50% charged.  However, if you are close to that and it goes below 50% while updating, your update may stop. Updating with an Apple USB cable or one that’s been certified … Continue reading Great Tips Using USB Cables

Surprise-Discount Code for You!

Special Discount For You! Received a wonderful surprise from Clockwork Synergy today!  Here’s the link to the original post if you need to read again.  Top Bands for Apple Watch So happy to share they contacted me on Twitter and offered readers 20% off until August 31st!  Plus it’s free shipping in the US!  The discount applies to their entire website, not only Apple Watch bands.  There’s a lot to see there so check them out now.   Here is the link to their site Clockwork Synergy Website.  Note: you can see the color changes once you put the item in the … Continue reading Surprise-Discount Code for You!

Surprise-Discount Code for You!

Special Discount For You! Received a wonderful surprise from Clockwork Synergy today!  Here’s the link to the original post if you need to read again.  Top Bands for Apple Watch So happy to share they contacted me on Twitter and offered readers 20% off until August 31st!  Plus it’s free shipping in the US!  The discount applies to their entire website, not only Apple Watch bands.  There’s a lot to see there so check them out now.   Here is the link to their site Clockwork Synergy Website.  Note: you can see the color changes once you put the item in the … Continue reading Surprise-Discount Code for You!

Top Bands for Apple Watch

So you have a new Apple Watch or you’ve had one for awhile (or a few days 😊) and want to spruce it up with a new band! Of course Apple has lots of bands.  I honestly think the quality is excellent, but they are pretty expensive. Today I’m posting how to change the bands and  an awesome place to buy bands. Changing Bands One thing I love about changing bands is that it takes 5 seconds to change both bands! When you want to remove a band, you push down on the “tab” in the middle of where the … Continue reading Top Bands for Apple Watch

Best Apple Watch Tip and Life Saver

Apple Watch Sending Location This is a tip that not only is convenient, but could be a life saver!  Now you probably know you can send your location from your iPhone when you send a text message.  You can also do this with your Apple Watch.  Let’s say you’re waiting at a restaurant for someone and you want to make sure they know your location.  Here’s the easy way without pulling out your iPhone. Depending on how you have your watch set up, one way to access the Messages app is to push the Digital Crown and scroll through until … Continue reading Best Apple Watch Tip and Life Saver

Apple Watch as Camera Remote

If you have an Apple Watch and an iPhone you now have a way to take a photo using your watch! How to Set Up Your Watch as a Remote for Photos Even though you can’t actually take a photo with your watch by itself, you can use the watch remotely to take the shot! First set up your photo.  Let’s say you’re at a family gathering at a restaurant and you want to be in the group photo too.  Since most of us don’t carry around a mini tripod, you can use a shelf or something on a table … Continue reading Apple Watch as Camera Remote

Apple Watch App Layout

If you have the Apple Watch you should be familiar with the photo of the app layout on your watch.   This view can be difficult to move around on and make it hard to select the app you want to use.  Now you can make a change to this layout that’s easiest for you to use.   Quick Tip on Changing Your View First you’ll need to press the Digital Crown.  Now press in the center of the watch, this is referred to as “Force Touch” until you see the pop up to choose “Grid View” or “List View” … Continue reading Apple Watch App Layout

Apple Watch-Clear All Notifications

Sometimes when you look at your latest notification, does it make you crazy all the notifications from yesterday are still there?  Well it does for me, so here’s a quick way to clear ALL notifications on your Apple Watch. Access Your Notifications First you need to give the “ok” If you want to receive notifications on your watch.  Open your Watch App on your iPhone, go to Settings and look for Notifications.  You can set which ones you want to receive here. How to Clear All Notifications When you see the red dot at the top of  your watch that’s … Continue reading Apple Watch-Clear All Notifications

Find My Apple Watch

If you want to know how to find your iPhone using your watch read this post, Where’s my iPhone? How To Find Your Watch First, search your phone for the Watch app.  Mine is in a “folder” of apps.  I’ll be posting this week on how to create a “folder” to put your similar apps in one place. Next, tap the Watch app and type in “Find” in the Search bar.  This will bring up the Find My Apple Watch section for you to tap to open. Your next screen with be the app loading the map and location of your … Continue reading Find My Apple Watch

Things to Ask Siri-Translation

Did you know you can easily ask Siri to translate into five languages?  It’s very easy and ready at the push of a button or by saying “Hey Siri”. Translate into Five Languages If you travel or have friends who speak one of these five languages, now you can communicate with ease!  Need to get a taxi, ask for help, ask for directions, or you want to speak to your friends in their native language?  Just ask Siri for a translation in one of these five languages:  Spanish, German, French, Italian, Mandarin. Activate Siri Depending on how you activate Siri, … Continue reading Things to Ask Siri-Translation

Quick Tip: Siri on Apple Watch

Dick Tracy Mode Did you know you can access Siri on your Apple watch? Do you remember Dick Tracy? That’s what I feel like when I talk to my watch. He was surely ahead of his time! Activating Siri First, check your Settings in the Watch app so Siri is turned on so it will work. The Watch app is where you determine all settings for the watch. There are actually three ways to activate Siri on your watch. Say “Hey Siri” Press and hold the Digital Crown If you are using the Siri watch face, tap the Siri color … Continue reading Quick Tip: Siri on Apple Watch