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Do-it-Yourself Holiday Gifts

Here are ideas using technology you already have (or can easily borrow) to make thoughtful and well-regarded gifts using that most precious commodity — your time.

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The TIPS App

This may be the best kept secret on your iPhone and iPad. But you will want to learn how to use this app because it gives you many more tips about your device.

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Three Cool Things to Try With Your iPhone Camera

Our iPhone cameras are pretty amazing. The newer the phone, the more things you can do! 

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Vision Issues? Check Out iPhone & iPad Vision Accessibility Features

Here are some age-related statistics related to our vision.

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Find My…A Must Have App!

There I was…on a bus, halfway to Boston’s Logan Airport when I discovered I didn’t have my phone. Panic!

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day, once called Decoration Day, is May 29, 2023. These days we remember the members of the armed forces who have died by decorating their graves, attending colorful parades with marching bands and a multitude of flags, and celebrating the national holiday. The general ambiance of the day is often solemn, but also upbeat.…

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7 + Amazing Features of Your Apple Maps App

I was ready to hit the road home. The rains had stopped, and it looked like smooth sailing across New Hampshire and Maine. Until…I punched in my destination on my Maps app. Four out of five possible routes had flood warnings.  Deciding not to chance being turned back half way home, I took the one…

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Techno Gremlins and Chuckles–Lessons Learned

Sometimes my devices do the most bizarre things; it’s almost as if they have a mind of their own. Is artificial intelligence at work or simply an unintended tap or click? Who knows? But, invariably I learn something new. Here are several recent conundrums that vexed me and made me chuckle out loud. My pooch…

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3 New Things I Just Learned About My Apple Devices

I am always discovering new features on my iPhone, iPad, and Mac computer.  Sometimes it’s because I’ve been asked a question or there is a new option with a system update or I just don’t know how to do a particular process. This week was a banner one because I learned something new about each…

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Solutions to 3 FAQ About iPhones

My iPhone goes black in the middle of a call! I’m tired of phone calls from marketers! It is so difficult to read the websites on my iPhone! How do we solve these three very irritating problems on our iPhones!?! Fortunately a trip to Settings will quickly resolve these issues. Question: My iPhone screen goes…

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