Keep your Zoom room safe and secure

https://www.wired.com/story/keep-zoom-chats-private-secure/? 04.05.2020 07:00 AM How to Keep Your Zoom Chats Private and Secure Trolls. Prying bosses. Zoom's a great video chat platform, but a few simple steps also make it a safe one. WITH SO MANY people stuck inside,  Zoom has become the default video chat platform for millions. Its simple, accessible interface makes keeping in touch with family, friends, … Continue reading Keep your Zoom room safe and secure

Apple’s iWork updated

https://www.macrumors.com/2021/03/23/apple-updates-iwork-apps-version-11/ Apple Updates iWork Apps for iOS and macOS to Version 11 Tuesday March 23, 2021 10:21 am PDT by Juli Clover Apple today [March 23rd] updated its suite of iWork apps designed for iOS and macOS devices to version 11, introducing a number of new features and tweaks to improve their functionality. On iOS, Pages, Numbers, … Continue reading Apple’s iWork updated

Apple device owners’ loyalty continues

Maybe it's snarky of me to post this, but there are reasons that Apple device owners are so loyal. This article https://9to5mac.com/2021/03/16/apple-brand-loyalty/ Apple brand loyalty hits all-time high as Samsung loyalty dives Ben Lovejoy - Mar. 16th 2021 7:30 am PT @benlovejoy Apple brand loyalty among smartphone owners has hit an all-time high, according to … Continue reading Apple device owners’ loyalty continues

Another must-do security update from Apple

Am not thrilled about posting another of these necessary updates but it could be much worse if Apple wasn't acting proactively. https://mashable.com/article/apple-releases-ios-14-emergency-security-update/ Please don't wait long to install Apple's latest version of iOS and iPadOS, 14.4.2 BY BRENDA STOLYAR7 HOURS AGO If you received a notification to update to a new version of Apple's iOS, I'd … Continue reading Another must-do security update from Apple

Send spam calls directly to your iPhone voicemail

I found this trick the other day and it's made my life Instantly much better. If someone calling me isn't in my contacts or willing to leave a message, I don't need to even hear they're calling. https://www.cnbc.com/2021/03/16/how-to-block-spam-calls-by-sending-them-to-voicemail-on-your-iphone.html How to block spam calls by sending unknown numbers straight to voicemail on your iPhone PUBLISHED TUE, … Continue reading Send spam calls directly to your iPhone voicemail

11 Essential Apple Watch apps

It's so easy to become out-of-date with what's new and helpful or fun. Here's a great list of which I only have two. https://www.wired.com/story/11-essential-apple-watch-apps/ 03.20.2021 09:00 AM You Definitely Need These 11 Essential Apple Watch Apps Install these tools to supercharge the capabilities of your Apple wearable. EACH NEW MODEL of  the Apple Watch comes with added features … Continue reading 11 Essential Apple Watch apps

Average iPhone game requires 76% more storage space since 2016

This is a chicken or egg problem. Did the larger size of games drive the regular increases in minimum storage needed when you buy device updates? Or did the larger storage allow developers to expand their creativity? macdailynews.com/2021/03/10/average-iphone-game-requires-76-more-storage-space-since-2016/ Average iPhone game requires 76% more storage space since 2016 Wednesday, March 10, 2021 1:12 pm5 Comments … Continue reading Average iPhone game requires 76% more storage space since 2016

How much data are you willing to give T-Mobile and Sprint?

One of the reasons I'm such an Apple fan, beyond the quality and usability of their products, is their devotion to maintaining my privacy. At times, they go beyond what initially seems reasonable but I find all of their actions in this area are consistent with protecting my data. That's one of the reasons that … Continue reading How much data are you willing to give T-Mobile and Sprint?

Tips to typing more effectively on your iPhone

9to5mac.com/2021/03/06/how-to-type-faster-iphone-tips-tricks/ 7 tips and tricks for typing faster and more accurately on your iPhone José Adorno - Mar. 6th 2021 8:58 am PT If you spend most of your day typing on your iPhone, there are a few tricks to help you type even faster. The best part is that you don’t even have to … Continue reading Tips to typing more effectively on your iPhone

Have problems editing *.doc since the recent MacOS update?

I have documents created under Microsoft Word that I still use that go WAY back. Microsoft Word changed its suffix from *.doc to *.docx in 2007, but I have many heritage documents that I continued to revise under new names but with the same *.doc suffix. That practice needs to change. After installing the security … Continue reading Have problems editing *.doc since the recent MacOS update?

Time to update your iPhone, iPad, Macs and Watches

Apple Security Fixes Mean it's Time to Update Your iPhones, iPads, Macs and Watches Brianna Provenzano March 8, 2021, 8:54PM1Save Photo: JOSH EDELSON / Stringer (Getty Images) A newly released set of security fixes from Apple is “recommended for all users,” meaning that for anyone with an iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple Watch, it’s probably time for an update.  According … Continue reading Time to update your iPhone, iPad, Macs and Watches

Taking all types of screen shots on a Mac

This is something I have to look up Every Single time. If you have to do likewise, here's very clear description of how to take every kind of screen shot that you might need. https://www.itg.ias.edu/content/keyboard-shortcuts-capture-screen-shot-mac-os-x Keyboard Shortcuts to Capture a Screen Shot with Mac OS X  The Macintosh operating system has always made it easy … Continue reading Taking all types of screen shots on a Mac