Searching for a word or content on a webpage isn't particularly intuitive on the iPhone. If you need to do this here is a quick guide.
Sometimes the iPhone doesn't recognize words that you type regularly and it is really useful to add them to the dictionary, family names and nicknames for example. You can also setup phrase shortcuts in the same way so that you can be more efficient. For example you can set it so that every time you … Continue reading Adding words & phrases to the iPhone Dictionary
Probably the most frustrating thing when using the Internet is trying to remember hundreds of different passwords (as we all know by now that we shouldn't set them to be the same for everything!) There are many schools of thought on password strategies to help you remember your passwords, however the invention of Keychain on … Continue reading Saving Passwords
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Do you find the constant notifications popping up on your screen distracting? Use the Do Not Disturb feature on your Mac if you are in a meeting, presenting or for your child while they are in lessons or doing homework.
Every time I take a screen shot on my Mac it puts it on my desktop, making it cluttered and hard to find anything. You may also like to store important documents on your desktop or shortcuts to applications. There is a super simple tool that not many people use or know about called Stacks. … Continue reading Tidy up your Mac Desktop
If you never know what to listen to or just want to listen to something different. Try out the Create a Station option in Music on your iPhone. You just have to think of a song by an artist you like and it will do the rest.
If you are a Mac user and you have ever selected Save Password when prompted, all those passwords can be found and accessed in your Keychain. Keychain is secure and a great way to store your saved passwords so you don't have to remember them all! To Find a saved password you need to Open … Continue reading Keychain & Passwords
Do you have AirPods or other bluetooth headphones? Do you use them with more than one device? Do you find that they often disconnect? Here is a really quick way to reconnect them without going into the settings.
If you have many old and expired credit cards saved in your web browser, getting rid of them is pretty straightforward. Instructions for both Safari and Chrome web browsers are included below.
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I recently tried to send an email containing 2 PDFs and the size of the email was 50mb! There is a relatively quick way to reduce the size of a PDF so that it is easier to email. The quality will be reduced, so this may not be suitable for all situations. If you need … Continue reading How to reduce PDF size (Mac)
Do you know which Apps have access to your data? 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...
Updating Your Address in Web Browsers. If you have just moved home, have an old address, or the wrong address setup in the autofill option for your web browsers it can be very frustrating. Setting this up correctly can save you a lot of time if you have to complete forms online.
When you receive an email containing details of an event or meeting, did you know you can click directly on that and automatically add an event to your calendar? It's such a great timesaving trick you'll wonder why you never knew about it before!
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.
It can be really useful to be able to take a photograph of your screen. You can take a photo of the entire screen or just a section of it without needing a camera... Entire Screen Screenshot Using the keyboard hold down command and shift then press 3A screenshot of the entire screen will be … Continue reading How to take a Screenshot (Mac)