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Laptop vs. iPad

On May 7, 2014, Posted by , In General, With Comments Off on Laptop vs. iPad

As parents start planing for High School and College next year, they may be asking – Which is better, a laptop or an iPad? Here is a great recent article that details the difference between a MacBook Air and an iPad Air and may help you make a decision.  http://www.gizmag.com/ipad-air-vs-macbook-air-2014/31940/…

3 iPad and iPhone Tricks

On April 30, 2014, Posted by , In General, With Comments Off on 3 iPad and iPhone Tricks

Every so often, we like to pass on these shortcuts you may not be aware of: Punctuation:  When ending a sentence, instead of typing a period and then a space, just tap the space bar twice, which does the same thing and is faster. Charging:  Want to fast-charge a device? Put it…

Spring Cleaning

On April 4, 2014, Posted by , In General, With Comments Off on Spring Cleaning

It’s that time of year where everyone is motivated to clean out those pesky closets, rooms and piles that have been bothering them. As you organize yourself, don’t forget your computer! It’s a perfect time to have a maintenance check on your computer, clean out what you don’t need, upgrade…

Apple Introduces CarPlay

On March 19, 2014, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Apple Introduces CarPlay

Apple recently announced that leading auto manufacturers are rolling out CarPlay.  CarPlay is a simple and safe way to use an  iPhone in the car.  CarPlay gives iPhone users a way to make calls, use Maps, listen to music and access messages with just a word or a touch. Users…

Your iPhone will know who you are!

On December 3, 2013, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Your iPhone will know who you are!

Apple was granted a patent that uses facial recognition technology to control a computing device, like an iPhone, iPad or Mac.  The hope is that this will allow for a more secure and productive operating environment.  Apple’s patent comprises three separate systems: a face detection decision application; a face recognition…

Apple Tops Wish List

On November 14, 2013, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Apple Tops Wish List

CNET recently reported on a survey that looked at what 12-17 year old kids wanted most for the holidays. Not surprisingly, Apple products topped the list.  Eighty-eight percent of them said they wanted a gadget. The most desired item was an iPhone and the second most desired item was an iPad. Click below to…

Some more features of iOS7

On November 7, 2013, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Some more features of iOS7

If you have been using iOS7 for the past few weeks, you have gotten used to some of the updates.  Below are a few features you may not be aware of. Messages have time stamps:  Swipe from the right side of any conversation and you’ll see when the message came in. Siri can…

OS X Mavericks and iPad Air

On October 23, 2013, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on OS X Mavericks and iPad Air

On Tuesday, Apple announced a major upgrade to their desktop operating system and a new iPad. OS X Mavericks is available free of charge for any machines 2007 and onwards. It is the first time any major OS X release has been free and is just a simple download from…

3 iOS7 Features You May Not Know About

On October 2, 2013, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on 3 iOS7 Features You May Not Know About

Siri can handle your calls In addition to her (or now his, if you prefer) new voice, Siri can manage your call log for you. Need to listen to a voicemail? Just ask. Want to call back whoever just rang and you missed? Siri can handle that, too. Just make…

iOS 7

On September 20, 2013, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on iOS 7

iOS 7 is the biggest visual overhaul of iOS since Apple introduced the iPhone.  Here are a few key features.   You don’t have to hunt for common settings anymore. Swipe up from your iOS device’s bottom and you’ll come to the new Control Center, a place to get at…

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