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Apple Introduces New 6th Generation iPad with Apple Pencil Support, Updates iWork

On June 21, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Apple Introduces New 6th Generation iPad with Apple Pencil Support, Updates iWork

At a special education event on March 27th, Apple introduced a new 9.7-inch iPad that offers faster performance, support for the Apple Pencil, and a few new camera-related features. The company also released new versions of the iWork apps—Pages, Numbers, and Keynote—that let users draw, sketch, and write with the…

Fix a Frozen Finder with This Quick Tip

On May 1, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Fix a Frozen Finder with This Quick Tip

Your Mac Finder freezes. It shouldn’t happen at all, and it doesn’t happen often, but it’s not unheard of for your Mac’s Finder to freeze, freak out, or otherwise stop responding properly. To bring it back to life, hold down the Option key, click and hold the Finder icon in…

There’s a Hidden Keyboard Shortcut Cheat Sheet in Your iPad

On April 2, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on There’s a Hidden Keyboard Shortcut Cheat Sheet in Your iPad

There are iPad shortcuts you may not be aware of. If you’re working on an iPad with a physical keyboard—either a Bluetooth keyboard or an iPad Pro with Apple’s Smart Keyboard—there are quite a few keyboard shortcuts you can use to work faster. Many are what you’d guess if you…

iOS 11.3 Introduces New Battery Health Feature, Business Chat, and More

On April 2, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on iOS 11.3 Introduces New Battery Health Feature, Business Chat, and More

At the end of March, Apple released updates to all four of its operating systems, but iOS 11.3 was the most notable iOS update. iOS 11.3  boasts a variety of new features and other changes—you can think of it as the midpoint update between iOS 11’s first release and iOS 12,…

Apple Pay Is Faster, Easier, More Secure, and More Private Than Using Credit Cards

On April 2, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Apple Pay Is Faster, Easier, More Secure, and More Private Than Using Credit Cards

You’ve probably heard of Apple Pay, but have you set it up so you can use it to pay for purchases at checkout? If not, give it a try, since it’s one of those living-in-the future Apple technologies that feels like science fiction every time you use it. Simply put…

Block Telemarketing Calls Automatically on Your iPhone

On March 1, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Block Telemarketing Calls Automatically on Your iPhone

Call blocking apps to the rescue! Junk calls are one of the great annoyances of the modern world. You’re minding your own business when your iPhone vibrates in your pocket. You pull it out, curious as to who’s calling, but don’t recognize the number. You may notice that it’s in…

Install Minor Operating System Updates to Maintain Herd Immunity

On February 1, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Install Minor Operating System Updates to Maintain Herd Immunity

You receive many notices about installing minor OS updates.  It seems like Apple releases updates to iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS nearly every week these days. It has been only a few months since iOS 11 and macOS 10.13 High Sierra launched, and we’ve already seen ten updates to iOS…

Ransomware: Should You Be Worried, and What Protective Steps Should You Take?

On February 1, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Ransomware: Should You Be Worried, and What Protective Steps Should You Take?

Is Ransomware a threat to you as a Mac user? Malware makes headlines regularly these days, and although Macs are targeted far less than Windows PCs, Mac users still need to remain vigilant. A particularly serious type of malware is called “ransomware” because once it infects your computer, it encrypts…

Fusion drive defined & Is it a good fit in your iMac for business use?

On January 12, 2018, Posted by , In News, By , With Comments Off on Fusion drive defined & Is it a good fit in your iMac for business use?

There are two basic types of storage devices available today: hard disk drives and solid-state drives. For the lowest cost per gigabyte, you can’t go wrong with a hard drive, and they come in truly massive sizes—up to a whopping 8 terabytes. However, they’re relatively slow (Fusion drive). For speed,…

Having Trouble Switching Apps on the iPhone X? Try This.

On January 2, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Having Trouble Switching Apps on the iPhone X? Try This.

Since the iPhone X lacks a Home button to press twice for the app switcher, you’ll need to switch apps in a new way. To bring up the app switcher, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to about halfway, and then pause until the app thumbnails appear. Then…

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