Libby: Borrow Free Books & Audiobooks

Best App:  Libby Libby is an app that you connect with your local library using your library card.  As long as you have a library card, you can use this app. Listening to audiobooks can be fun, but expensive if you’re paying for a service.  Personally, why pay for audiobooks or books if you can “borrow” them for free without leaving your comfy sofa!  Some people don’t like e-books and that’s ok.  But for audiobooks this is a perfect option. Plus you can use your phone or your iPad.  Download the app on both and there is an option to … Continue reading Libby: Borrow Free Books & Audiobooks

Apple’s iOS 13

  Apple’s iOS 13 Beta vs Public There is a lot of media out there discussing what they think the new iOS 13 will feature.  This link to Apple is a good start to what you should see in the Fall iOS 13 You might also be hearing a lot about “beta” versions of the software for developers and for the public.  What is a beta version?  Basically, it’s used as a testing ground for all the features that will be coming in the final iOS 13 public release. Developers download the beta version to test their own apps to see … Continue reading Apple’s iOS 13

iPadOS

If you own one of the following iPads, then you’ll be amazed at what is coming this Fall, iPadOS. 12.9-inch iPad Pro 11-inch iPad Pro 10.5-inch iPad Pro 9.7-inch iPad Pro iPad (6th generation) iPad (5th generation) iPad mini (5th generation) iPad mini 4 iPad Air (3rd generation) iPad Air 2 Here’s a link to Apple that gives an overview. As more information is available, I’ll post on specific features. Apple’s iPadOS Thanks for stopping by today! 👩🏻‍💻 Continue reading iPadOS

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

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

Fast Tip Using iPhone Keyboard

Do you have the plus or XS Max iPhone? If you’ve ever had a problem using the keyboard, this just may be the answer for you! Check out the photos and directions below to see how you can move your keyboard left or right to make typing easier! After you choose a keyboard, it will pop up in that position in the majority of apps you type, including texting, FaceBook, etc. Sharing Please don’t forget to share these tips with your family and friends. Thanks for stopping by today!👩🏻‍💻 Continue reading Fast Tip Using iPhone Keyboard

Easy Tip Creating Groups in Contacts

What is Grouping Contacts? Maybe you have a couple coworkers already in your contacts.  Maybe one of your kid’s is on a soccer team and you want to see the names grouped together in your contact information.  Or maybe like me, you go to several locations of one store. Setting Up a Group Click on Settings and scroll down to Contacts Click on the Sort Order and Display Order to change to Last Name if not already on this setting. In the last name field I’ve listed Kroger then the location.  This way when you search Kroger all the locations … Continue reading Easy Tip Creating Groups in Contacts

Tips for Mailboxes

Photo by Plush Design Studio on Pexels.com Mailbox Extras If you use one or five emails, you can view them a couple ways in the Mail app that is preinstalled on your iPhone and iPad. You can see in the photos below each email can have folders. The last photo is my work email, which has folders inside folders. This easy access on your iPhone or iPad can be very important when your away from your work or home office. How it Works You have duplicate listings of your emails.  The top section shows only emails. The second set is … Continue reading Tips for Mailboxes

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

New Photos App Tip

  Quick Tip to Delete Photos If you want to delete multiple photos at once, here’s a quick way. Click on Photos app Tap on “select” in top right corner Slide your finger across the photos you want to delete This will allow you to delete a lot of photos at once.  If you accidentally select one you don’t want to delete, just tap it to de-select that photo. If you do hit delete, the photo will go to a “deleted photos” album.  You can open the album and move it back to any other album you choose. Remember to … Continue reading New Photos App Tip

iOS Update 12.2

Update Recommended First time, but I’m recommending you update your iPhone to iOS 12.2 today. There are over 50 security updates that are small to very important. This update is also full of software needed for new services from Apple. Go to Settings, General, Software Update. Your phone will need to be on Wifi and at least 50% charged. This link to Apple gives you clear and specific information on security. Plus details on changes to current and future services. If you have the iPhone 10x, try the new Animojis! I love the shark! Apple iOS 12.2 Update Thanks for … Continue reading iOS Update 12.2

Repost Bloggers Bash

Reposting today as the deadline for entries is 23:59 (GMT) on Sunday, 24th March 2019!! I’m finishing mine on Saturday. One rule is to post on your blog and provide the link to enter. Make sure to read all directions! The theme is “five”. Look for all five new tips from me this Saturday! The Bloggers Bash Blog Post Competition — Hugh’s Views & News Continue reading Repost Bloggers Bash

Great Tip Using iMessages

Making Text Messages Fun Have fun with iMessages and create a message with different filters and actions. Follow the screenshots and directions below to learn fun new ways to use iMessages! *Note, if you only press the blue arrow, you will send your text.  You need to press and hold the blue arrow to get the different options. You may want to practice with someone who knows your trying the new features. Plus, the receiving phone needs to be an iPhone for the message filters to show up. Thanks for stopping by today! 👩🏻‍💻   Continue reading Great Tip Using iMessages

Saturday Repost—Website Reader View

Trying to read an article on the intranet can be so frustrating with all the ads and pop ups.  Yikes! Here’s a great way to get rid of that frustration on any iPhone or iPad. Enjoy reading articles on the web! Stop Website Frustration with Reader View Check out all my posts when get a few minutes and share with your family and friends using the social media icons below. Thanks for stopping by today! 👩🏻‍💻   Continue reading Saturday Repost—Website Reader View