Category Archives : News

Home  >>  News

Have Your Online Passwords Been Stolen? Here’s How to Find Out.

On July 12, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Have Your Online Passwords Been Stolen? Here’s How to Find Out.

Data breaches have become commonplace, with online thieves constantly breaking into corporate and government servers and making off with millions—or even hundreds of millions!—of email addresses, often along with other personal information like names, physical address, and passwords. It would be nice to think that all companies properly encrypt their…

Did You Know You Can Customize the Columns in a Finder Window’s List View?

On July 2, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Did You Know You Can Customize the Columns in a Finder Window’s List View?

When a Mac folder contains a lot of files, the Finder’s List view often works best, since it lets you focus on a single folder and easily sort the contents by clicking the different columns: Name, Date Modified, Size, and Kind. But did you know that you can resize columns,…

Sneak Preview of What’s Coming from Apple This Fall

On June 29, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Sneak Preview of What’s Coming from Apple This Fall

At Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote on June 4th, the company unveiled the first developer versions of all four of its operating systems: macOS 10.14 Mojave, iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12. They won’t be available until this fall, likely in September or October, but here is a glimpse…

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…