Do you know which Apps have access to your data? Privacy settings changed slightly in the the latest iOS update (14.4.2) This is an updated guide. Take a moment today to check and turn off access to any Apps that you would prefer didn't have access to your data. Your Location, Contacts List, Calendar and Camera are just a few.
In Safari you can choose between having bookmarks, of your favorite websites, displayed on the left of the screen and/or at the top of the screen (favorites only). Bookmarks Sidebar To turn on the Bookmarks SidebarSelect View - Show Bookmarks SidebarTo turn off the Bookmarks SidebarSelect View - Hide Sidebar Favorites Bar To turn on … Continue reading Safari Bookmarks & Favorites
Does it make you mad when Siri is unable to pronounce your own or someone else's name correctly? When Siri pronounces a word or name incorrectly, say immediately after “That's not how you say X” Say "Hey Siri"Say the name you want it to pronounce Immediately after it says the name incorrectly say “That's not how you say X”Siri will ask you to repeat the … Continue reading Teaching Siri Correct Pronunciation
Do your kids have an iPhone or iPad, or do you let them use yours? You might want to consider setting a limit on the volume using the Headphone Safety option.
Did you know you you can search a webpage? See all your downloads on one browser screen? Quickly switch between open Tabs? Here is a list of all the useful shortcut key combinations available when using Chrome and Safari Web Browsers.
Have you ever accidentally deleted the contents of a Note on your iPhone or iPad? There doesn't seem to be an undo button. It stopped me from wanting to use Notes for a long time. Not any longer, here is how to undo the last thing you typed or deleted on your iPhone.
I've always used my iPhone Alarm to wake me up in the morning, but since starting online school we now have multiple alarms setup during the day to help remind the kids when they need to get back to class.
Apple just released an emergency update yesterday, to fix a potential security issue. If you haven't already you should update your phone.
If setup correctly SOS will send your approximate location to the mobile phone of a chosen contact. The SOS can also automatically send a photo taken at that time and a 5-second audio recording. Make sure you have this setting turned on on your own and your kids iPhones and know how to use it.
If setup correctly Emergency SOS will sound an emergency alarm at FULL VOLUME on your iPhone. The emergency SOS can also automatically call the emergency services with 3 seconds (if not cancelled). Make sure you have this setting turned on on your own and your kids iPhones and know how to use it.
Are your passwords secure? I listened to a really interesting book recently about hacking... one of the most interesting things this book talked about was how easy passwords are to crack. So here are my top password tips: DON'T WRITE DOWN YOUR PASSWORDDON'T SAVE YOUR PASSWORD IN A FILE ON YOUR COMPUTERDON'T USE WORDS FROM … Continue reading Keychain & Passwords
There are many shortcut key combinations but here are some super useful ones for the Mac that everyone should know about!
CHECK OUT my favorite home related tech! I write a lot about iPhones and Mac, but we also use a lot of tech in our home. Here is some of my favorite home related tech!
I'm sure you've all seen the lawyer cat circulating on the Internet this week, for those of you who haven't, there is a link is below. I thought it might be helpful to know how to turn filters on and more importantly OFF in Zoom! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxlPGPupdd8&feature=emb_logo Basic (Built in) Filters Once you have opened Zoom … Continue reading Zoom Filters