Author Archives: MK

Avoid Accidental iPhone Emergency Calls

Being able to call for help in an emergency is a great feature.  However, an automatic calls means it is sometimes used accidentally. Just this week I was sitting at the table working on a jigsaw puzzle when my iPhone, … Continue reading

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How to Use the Magnifier Feature

One of Apple’s most useful accessibility features was designed for people with limited vision. However, this Magnifier feature is useful for anyone who’s eyes are tired, or who can’t read the small print on a bottle, or who is struggling to read the menu in a dimly light restaurant. The Magnifier feature of the iPad or iPhone can make life just a little easier! Continue reading

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Instantly Share Wi-Fi Password

If you’ve been traveling this holiday season, chances are fairly good that you’ve connected one of your devices to a Wi-Fi network it hasn’t been connected to before. I know the two of us have quite a collection of devices … Continue reading

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Silence iPhone Ringer Instantly

How often are you sitting in a meeting, or a movie, or in church, when someone’s iPhone starts ringing (often with some creative and very distracting sound)? This is often followed by the sound of someone clawing through their bag … Continue reading

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How to Get Rid of Split Screen

Apple has added a Split Screen feature to iOS that allows you to show more than one application at a time on the iPad. This comes in various flavors in different releases of the software and on different generations of … Continue reading

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Do Not Disturb

Do you make good use of the Do Not Disturb feature of your iPhone or iPad? I think it is too often overlooked, so let’s take a quick look at it today. A friend of mine recently almost missed her … Continue reading

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Transferring Data From an Android Phone to an iPhone

Are you one of the many people who has owned an Android smartphone, and is now switching to an iPhone? Just upgrading from an older iPhone to a newer one can be very easy and straight forward. But switching your … Continue reading

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Photos For You in iOS12

Have you updated your iPad to iOS12 yet? Are you a frequent user of the Photos app? Then you probably noticed some changes.  The most noticeable  is the new tab titled “For You.” It replaces the outgoing “Memories” and “Shared” … Continue reading

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Some Great Mobile Apps You May Not Be Using — Yet!

I have recently given a presentation about some apps that I find fascinating, and maybe you will too. Here is a link to the slides I used — they will be available for a short period of time.  What are … Continue reading

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Does My iPad or iPhone Have Siri?

Siri is a great feature of Apple’s recent mobile devices and a preview of how we’ll be communicating with our devices in the future. But how do you know if you can use Siri on your particular iPhone or iPad … Continue reading

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