General Tips: Software Updates, WAIT!

I love getting tips or tricks on how to use my devices, don’t you?  This is a great tip given to me a long time ago by a coworker that I still follow today. Updates on Any Mobile Device iOS software updates will be coming out this Fall for the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac, and Apple TV.  There are going to be lots of changes👩🏻‍💻📲💻🖥.  I know not everyone is as excited as I am, as change is frustrating. That’s another reason I write my blog, to help make your life easier using your mobile devices. Patience is a … Continue reading General Tips: Software Updates, WAIT!

Controlling Apple Watch

The Apple Watch has been one of my favorite gifts I’ve ever received.  So many things I can do without pulling out my phone out of my purse.  Today it’s all about the icons in the Control Center.  Check out my previous post on finding your iPhone using your watch by clicking   Where’s my iPhone? Warning—Using the Side Button Be very careful using the side button on the watch.  It is now able to call 911 AUTOMATICALLY by pressing and holding it down.  911 will call you back and you’ll have to explain that it was an accidental call. Depending … Continue reading Controlling Apple Watch

Siri Can Do What?

If you use Siri or have ever searched what to ask Siri, you’ll find a ton of things.  Did you know you can teach Siri how to say your name or any of your contact’s names?  Did you know you can ask Siri to open an app for you?  It’s time to put this phone to work for you!  For more great ways to use Siri to your advantage, check out this link to Apple Siri Can Do What?   Today I’m just going to give you a few things to ask Siri to do for you! Typical things people ask … Continue reading Siri Can Do What?

Wallpapers the Choice is Yours

If you’ve ever seen your friend’s phone and thought, how did they get their grandkids photo to show when they unlock it?  Well Apple has given you two places you can design how your phone looks when you are using it. You have a Home Screen and a Lock Screen.  Both need a background photo or what Apple calls a “Wallpaper”.  This strikes me funny, since it’s a bunch of cool, young people running this giant tech company and they decided to call it “wallpaper”? Like my Grandma’s wallpaper? 😂  Anyways, we’re going to call it Wallpaper ONLY because that’s how … Continue reading Wallpapers the Choice is Yours

Settings = Information

Have you ever had a question about your phone/tablet or need a repair done?  Well if you do, one thing you’ll need is your serial number when you call for service.  Luckily, it’s a piece of cake to find it in Settings. What Are Settings? This is the real story on “Settings”.   It tells the phone or tablet what to do and when to do it.  That’s basically it and it also stores information.  I’d love to have a “Settings” feature in me!  Like push my ear and I go right to sleep for 8 hours.  Or touch my … Continue reading Settings = Information

Reminders: Never Forget Again!

Reminders and Cats When was the last time you forgot something you wanted to pick up or do while you were out?  Recently I forgot to buy stamps when I was at the post office, but didn’t realize until I got home and was so frustrated! 🤦🏻‍♀️ Reminders to the rescue!  The Reminders app is built right into your iPhone.  I’m going to show you how to set up a location reminder to one of my favorite places to go, this is their link,  Gem City Catfe   Sitting at this beautiful catfe, writing, drinking coffee, AND playing with cats is the … Continue reading Reminders: Never Forget Again!

Stop Website Frustration with Reader View

Do you get frustrated by how hard it can be to read a website article on your iPhone or iPad?  All the ads, pop ups, side bar scrolling of stuff I think I WANT but don’t NEED to buy, it’s crazy!  Well there’s a quick way to end that frustration, start using Reader View. No more ads for vacuum cleaners moving on the screen when you’re busy trying to look at cute kitten photos.  My cats gave permission to use their photos.  I did have to pay them with a treat. Reader View:  What is it? When I hear the word … Continue reading Stop Website Frustration with Reader View