Text Flight Numbers to People You’re Visiting So They Can Track Your Flight Next time you’re flying to visit your Apple-using family or friends, send them your flight number using Messages when you leave. It’s easy! Just text them the flight number prefixed with the airline’s abbreviation, such as AA for American Airlines, AC for… Continue reading Improve Your Travels With These Tips
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More New Features of Apple’s 2022 Operating Systems
In our last message, we showcased some of the highlights of Apple’s 2022 Operating Systems updates. Here are some additional features to watch for. Apple 2022 Operating System Feature: Passkeys Aims to Replace Passwords… Eventually, Apple’s new Passkeys technology, which is associated with the work of an industry consortium called the FIDO Alliance to ensure cross-platform… Continue reading More New Features of Apple’s 2022 Operating Systems
How to Safely Recycle Electronics
We all have old electronics squirreled away in our drawers and closets. It’s hard to admit that a computer, phone or peripheral that cost hundreds or even thousands of dollars years ago has little or no value. That’s doubly true if it doesn’t work anymore. Once you’ve decided to get rid of that PowerBook 520… Continue reading How to Safely Recycle Electronics
How to Stop Forgetting Your Apple Gear with “Notify When Left Behind”
Apple’s Find My technology is a lifesaver when it works, enabling you to locate and potentially retrieve lost or stolen devices. It’s not perfect, even with the addition of the Find My Network, which drafts other nearby Apple devices to relay the location of a lost device. Part of the problem is that you have… Continue reading How to Stop Forgetting Your Apple Gear with “Notify When Left Behind”
Use Visual Look Up to Impress Your Friends and Family
Have you ever wanted to identify a plant, flower or pet breed, or find out what that famous painting is called? Us too. In iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, Apple added a new Artificial-Intelligence-driven feature called Visual Look Up. It provides information about photos of plants, flowers, pets, books, artworks and landmarks. You can impress your… Continue reading Use Visual Look Up to Impress Your Friends and Family
Apple Announces New M1-Based 24-inch iMac, iPad Pro, AirTag, Apple TV 4K and More
Apple’s “Spring Loaded” event was indeed loaded with announcements, including the M1-based 24-inch iMac, M1-based iPad Pro, AirTag item tracker, updated Apple TV 4K with redesigned Siri Remote, and more. Learn more!
Choose Your Preferred Default Web Browser and Email App in iOS and iPadOS 14 & Important Security Update Notice
Learn how to choose your preferred default web browser and email app in iOS and iPadOS 14 & an important security update notice.
8 Ways Apple Improved the Camera App in iOS 14
Our phones may seem to be cameras, but they’re really computers, and software updates like iOS 14 can provide new camera capabilities, even with existing iPhone hardware. Here’s what to look for….
New Features You May Have Missed in the iOS 14.1, 14.2 and 14.3 Updates
iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 came out a few months ago, but Apple has been busy adding features and updates. Here’s what you may have missed in the 14.1, 14.2 and 14.3 updates.
5 New Year’s Resolutions That Will Improve Your Digital Security
Have a safer 2021 with New Year’s resolutions that will help you secure your devices, avoid email and text scams, stay safe from malware and benefit from the security and ease-of-use of password managers.