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May 15th, 2015 | Get updates
If you have a Wi-Fi connection you can make a call, even internationally.

There are several ways to call home when traveling internationally, but Facebook Messenger is one of the easiest.

Anyone you know that has a Facebook account can send and receive messages...

April 23rd, 2015 | Get updates
This accessibility function may come in handy.

Did you know you can set your iPhone to emit light flashes instead of an audible alert? I recently used this setting when I was on a conference call, not able to be on mute, and was waiting for an...

April 16th, 2015 | Get updates
A secure and easy way to unlock your iPhone or iPad.

You should already be aware that it's a good idea to have a passcode enabled on your iPhone and iPad. This prevents access to private information in the event that your device is lost or...

Filed under: General iPad, General iPhone
April 15th, 2015 | Get updates
Use this trick to find text when viewing a page.

Sometimes when I'm viewing a web page, I'm look for specific text on the page. I didn't realize that I could do a search on the page when using Safari until I stumbled upon this trick...

Filed under: General iPad, General iPhone
April 9th, 2015 | Get updates
Make sure you know this important login information.

Logging in with your Apple ID is required to download Apps in the App store, to update iOS, to manage iCloud and to make a reservation at the Apple Store. Sometimes you forget the email...

Filed under: General iPad, General iPhone
March 27th, 2015 | Get updates
There are many options for saving and viewing.

Have you ever received a PDF document that was sent to your in an e-mail? There are many ways to view and save your PDF.

Here's how to do it:

Step 1 -...

March 20th, 2015 | Get updates
Make sure your "Do Not Disturb" setting is turned off.

The first time I noticed the little moon icon in the upper corner of my iPhone I thought, how clever, Apple is now telling us the current phase of the moon. 

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March 9th, 2015 | Get updates
Make sure your photo filter is set to "None".

When editing photos in iOS8, you can apply filters by selecting the icon at the bottom of the screen that has three circles. If you apply a filter to a photo, that filter setting remains until you...

Filed under: Photography
March 3rd, 2015 | Get updates
Get rid of distracting elements on web pages for easier reading.

It seems like more and more these days, I'm reading articles that have been sent to me in my email on my iPhone.

When I click on a link in my email, the web page opens in Safari, with...

Filed under: General iPad, General iPhone
February 21st, 2015 | Get updates
The latest iOS update introduced some new chimes.

Have you started hearing sounds in your Facebook App on your iPad or iPhone? It turns out that Facebook introduced some new chimes, ding dongs and other bell noises in their App with the latest...

Filed under: General iPad, General iPhone