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The Solar Eclipse of 2024 and Your Cellphone

Are you ready for the astronomical event of the year? The solar eclipse of 2024 will take place in Maine on April 8th between 2 and 4 PM. We at BoomerTECH Adventures are excited and preparing to view it as well. If you’d like to capture the moon’s journey across the face of the sun…

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Our Amazing iPhones

Maybe you’ve read the same quip about modern cell phones as I have, “2021 cell phones have more power than the computer used in the Apollo moon shots.” I was curious about the veracity of such a statement so I did a bit of online research.  I thought the response that I found at Quora…

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Make Icons Larger on Your iPhone

iPhone screens are much smaller than our computer or iPad screens. Sometimes, especially in low light situations, its may be difficult to read text or identify the app icon we want to open. Fortunately, there is a solution. You will find an option for increasing the size of both text and icons in Settings under…

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Several Useful (and fun) Symbols You Want to Know on Your iPhone/iPad

Everyone wants to know how to find and use certain symbols like the degree, currency, and other marks critical to other languages. Here are three that you can find easily on your iPhone or iPad keyboard.

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Duplicates, Duplicates, Duplicates!

Your iPhone, iPad, and Mac have features that allow you to identify and eliminate duplicates in your Contacts and Photos apps. By getting rid of duplicates, you gain valuable storage space on your device. Here’s how to check for duplicates: Mac Contacts: Open the Contacts app and click on Card in the top menu. Scroll…

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Make a Fast Start With Your NEW Device

Congratulations! Are you enjoying your new (or at least new-to-you) tech device—smartphone, tablet, smartwatch, or computer? Whatever device you have, you want it to be useful, fun, and engaging, and most of all, a tool that doesn’t drive you crazy. For that to happen you need to learn how use your smartphone, tablet, computer or…

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Safari’s Share Icon

Check out all of the actions you can take when you tap Safari’s Share icon on your iPad or iPhone.

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How to Sync Mac Computers & iOS Devices

Chris, Jill, and Ed give tips on syncing your Mac computer and iOS devices (iPhone and iPad).

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Learn How to use Markup on your iPad, iPhone, or Mac computer

Learn how to use the Markup tool on Apple devices to draw and edit.

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Use Siri to Send Text Messages

Use your personal assistant, Siri, to record and send text messages when it is impossible or inconvenient to type or record messages.

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