New Photos App Tip

These photos were taken by me at a local grocery store entrance. Using in my screen recording today. Here’s a quick tip to look at a photo on your phone without opening and swiping. I use this when I’m looking at several photos of written text that I can’t read in the “thumbprint” size. It may take a few tries as my nails got in the way a little. 😊 Open the Photos app Put your finger tips on any of the photos and pinch and hold You can decrease and drop back into place or let go and open … Continue reading New Photos App Tip

Easy Tip-How to Text Faster

Sharing Posts You can always share any of these posts with your family and friends. You can email someone, or post on your social media. It’s easy using the icons below the post. 😊 Make Texting Easier Do you use repeated phrases like, see you soon or good morning? One way to make texting easier is to add the phrase text replacement as a shortcut! It’s easy to add and edit the phrases. You can even use one keystroke to add a phrase to a text or anywhere you create a note or message. Below are easy to follow directions … Continue reading Easy Tip-How to Text Faster

Notes App Repost & Review

Website Update Trying something new this week.  Posts will go out on Saturday afternoon so when there are questions, I can respond sooner, than later.  Always trying to keep it fresh and new.  September will bring all kinds of news and information for iOS 13 and Apple watchOS 6! Can’t wait until the new Apple event! Notes App Review Below is a link to a previous post on using the Notes app on your iPhone or iPad.  Today you will find a few tips on using the Notes app to create a checklist or create a table. Check Off That … Continue reading Notes App Repost & Review

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

Quick Tip to Take Photos

Smile and Take Quick Photo Did you know you can take a photo using the volume up/down buttons on your iPhone? Or if you are using the wired headset that came with your phone, you can use the +|- volume controls to take a photo. Many 3rd party wired headsets offer this feature as well. So make taking photos or selfies easier by using the volume up/down buttons! Meet Luci, who jumped up next to me while writing this post about taking a quick photo! Don’t you love a good close up? 😂 Do you like using your phone to … Continue reading Quick Tip to Take Photos

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

Five Best Tips Wins 3rd Place

Wow what a surprise and an honor! Thank you to the Bloggers Bash judges for choosing my post for a 3rd place win in their annual competition. I really appreciate the judges comments as well, which are below. Thanks to all of you for your support too! Please click on the link to read the post! Best Five iPhone Tips to Make Your Life Easier! Thanks for stopping by today!👩🏻‍💻 Continue reading Five Best Tips Wins 3rd Place

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