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

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

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

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