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2021-10-21 15:17
Zoom is a fairly new application and since the onset of Covid, Zoom has been upgrading almost every week with new bells and whistles. It is important that you keep your Zoom app up to date… Read More
2021-04-24 23:39
Here are some steps to take before you start your first Zoom class. Prior to class.  One. Clean off desktop (you computer screen) Close everything you will not need, email, calendar, pi… Read More
2018-04-30 09:13
If you have been following this blog for a while, you may have been frustrated with some of the posts because your iPad is an older version and cannot accommodate some of the newer options… Read More
2018-04-23 09:33
If you saw last week’s post and weren’t convinced Dropbox was something you needed, or if you thought Dropbox was a good idea, but didn’t have the confidence to download it… Read More
2018-04-15 09:34
People have been asking me a lot about Dropbox as an online storage program, so I thought I would introduce it to iPad users. It is a great tool for accessing your files when on the road or… Read More
2018-04-08 09:44
How many times have you had to search for a specific email that you didn't put in a folder or flag? You can use the mail search option to find an email by author, title, subject, and more Read More
2018-04-01 09:54
Learn tips and tricks to get the most out of iPad. Control Center, Documents, Live photos, Multitasking, Drag and Drop, Quick Notes. Click here: New in iOS 11 – iPad iOS 11 Tips &ndash&hell…Read More
2018-03-18 09:13
Save photos from Messages    Touch and hold a photo, then tap SAVE. They’re saved to your Camera Roll. Send a message with Siri Have Siri do the work. Say, “Tell C… Read More
2018-03-11 09:03
Setting basic reminders Reminders works with a simple interface of folders and notes. Each folder you create gives you the options to create a list, using the + button, and then a tick funct… Read More
2018-03-04 09:01
Apple iOS 10 debuted the ability to send iMessages to other iPhone/iPad users with special effects, and there is a new one in iOS 11: Echo. To use it, type your message, hold down the send k… Read More
2018-02-25 20:11
One of the best new features hidden in iOS is Screen Recording. You can only access it one way: by adding the button to the Control Center in Settings > Control Center > Customize… Read More
2018-02-18 09:52
In the iOS Mail app, you can insert your own drawings. Hold down your finger in a message until you get the usual pop-up menu for pasting content or inserting a photo/video/attachment. At th… Read More
2018-02-11 19:32
Taking a screenshot has always been relatively easy in iOS. You simply hold the power button and Home button at the same time. It used to save the screenshot in Photos, but now, it puts a th… Read More
2018-02-04 09:28
If you used the Control Center before, you were probably frustrated that you had to swipe between to views to see all the options. Now the whole Control Center is viewable with one swipe Read More
2018-01-21 09:12
This only works using the Notes app with your iCloud account. Open a new or existing note Tap the + icon and tap Scan Documents Place your document in the camera’s view Use the sh… Read More
2018-01-14 09:45
Turn to the dark side If iOS 11 is too white for you, it’s easy to make it darker: go into (deep breath…) Settings > General > Accessibility > Display Accommodations &g&hell…Read More
2018-01-07 09:14
Podcasts are Free radio shows that you can download and listen to every day or week.  If you miss a radio show that airs at an inconvenient time, you can listen to it later by subs… Read More
2017-12-24 08:50
If you lose or misplace your iPad or iPhone, there is a way to find it using your computer. You first have to activate Find My iPhone on your iPhone/iPad. This works for both devices and is… Read More
2017-12-10 10:00
What's a GIF?? It's an animated graphic image file on a Web page that moves - for example, a twirling icon or a banner with a hand that waves or letters that magically get large. Here are s… Read More
2017-11-19 09:53
When I search my iPad, I am usually only looking for apps, such as CONTACTS. In IOS 10, I had turned off the other searches so only apps came up when I did a search. With iOS 11, Apple boast… Read More
2017-11-12 09:22
IOS 11 has a new keyboard, if you haven’t noticed. It now has numbers buried on the top of the letter keys that you flick or scroll down to activate- it is actually quite a cool tool o… Read More
2017-11-05 09:19
Adjust your Home screen layout perfectly! It’s become more convenient now to rearrange apps on the iPad running iOS 11. Check it out. Source: How to Rearrange Apps on iPad Running iOS… Read More
2017-10-22 09:47
Learn all the new features in iOS 11 for your iPhone and iPad. Here’s a full walkthrough tutorial of Apple’s new Operating System. iPhone and iPad are blended in the video but yo… Read More
2017-10-15 09:39
The third patch for the new Apple operating system, IOS 11 is out, 11.0.3. The general rule of thumb is it should be safe for you to download- if you get the update notice on your iPad. Ther… Read More
2017-09-17 09:56
When was the last time you closed your Safari tabs? Maybe you have stopped closing them because is was such a hassle. Now there is a quick and easy way to close them all at once Read More
2017-09-03 09:27
If you have read the other posts on improving your battery life, you will see it is not that difficult to do. Here are 4 more ways to conserve battery life: location services, low quality im… Read More
2017-08-20 10:16
If you want to improve the battery life of your iPad, here are 5 more tips. You may not want to use them all, but you should know about them: auto-fetching data, adjust display and brightnes… Read More
2017-08-13 09:16
Apple’s iOS 10 update adds a bunch of fun new features to iMessage, including effects, apps, and stickers that you can send to your friends. Unfortunately, it's not immediately obvious… Read More
2017-08-06 10:06
If you have had your iPad for a while now, you have no excuse not to pay attention to your battery. At some point you have to take responsibility and help your battery! Here are 4 tips to st… Read More
2017-07-30 09:47
You can read any newspaper on the iPad but if you use the right app, you can select out or curate topics that interest you. Get your daily dosage of current affairs using apps that will deli… Read More
2017-07-02 11:51
I just found this site that has wonderful short, clear videos for iPad beginners. Even if you aren't a beginner, it' a super refresher course Read More
2017-06-25 11:21
Apple's iMovie program has been around for a while to help you create movie productions with home videos. Now it has an app that is better than ever. Check it out to se how you can turn your… Read More
2017-06-18 11:40
Friends (and grandkids) are sending images using messages more frequently. You can save them quickly just by tapping the photo. Read the post for specific steps Read More
2017-06-11 11:34
Check out the list of some of the better AirPrint printers. An AirPrint printer lets you print from an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch over a wireless network (wirelessly) to your printer. If y… Read More
2017-04-02 10:29
If you are a 'newbie' on your iPad, you might want to check out these 12 intro lessons. If you have owned an iPad for a while, you should skim the article. It's q quick read Read More
2017-03-26 21:43
The search option is getting easier on the iPad. You used to have to swipe from the middle of the page. Now you just swipe down from the top of the screen to find the Search field. Sour… Read More
2017-03-19 09:45
Are you always looking for photos on your iPad to show friends, but you can't find them fast enough? Here's a quick way to find them in your PHOTOS app Read More
2017-03-12 10:00
Are you looking for a good curry in the area and don't know where to find an Indian restaurant? Here's a way to find your favorite food fast Read More
2017-02-05 10:09
I used to use websites, RSS feeds, and email to get my news. Recently I started using News, the iPad app. It has really improved. It aggregates or collects all the stories in one place and f… Read More
2017-01-29 09:00
Did you study Spanish in school and never use it- and now you are going to a Spanish - speaking country and need it? Here is an article that might give you some ideas for brushing up on… Read More
2017-01-22 09:00
If you can't find the answer to a native or built-in app, get the User Guide and store in on your iBooks. There are loads of tips and it is always there on your iPad Read More
2016-12-25 09:00
For those of you who like to take pictures with your iPad, and find they are sometimes blurry or dark, there is a hidden focus and light exposure built into the iPad. CHeck it out Read More
2016-12-04 08:00
After I upgraded to IOS 10, I noticed that my iPad was not going to sleep after 2 minutes; this is the setting I had on IOS 9. And of course they have moved AutoLock in Settings! Check… Read More
2016-11-20 09:00
Here's a great new tip on how to add stops along the way when you use iMaps. Before you had to stop and restart the route. Now you can add stops Read More
2016-10-23 12:47
A quick way to coordinate an event with all your children and their families is to use a group chat. Yes, you can have everyone in on the same chat and it's much faster than email. Next time… Read More
2016-10-16 12:43
How many times have you been replying to an email and realize you need to add information from another email, but if you search for the other email, you will lose your draft. Now you can hid… Read More
2016-10-02 12:38
Do you take panorama shots with your iPad? Sometimes when I take a panoramic photo, I want to start in the opposite direction. Now I can Read More
2016-09-25 12:37
When Siri talks to you, do you like the person speaking to you? You can change the voice and accent. Click HERE to learn more. Tagged: Siri Read More
2016-09-18 12:37
Do you visit to the same city every year but can’t remember where your favorite restaurant is? Now you can bookmark it. Click HERE to learn how. Tagged: Maps Read More
Google’s Gboard Keyboard App For IPad
2016-07-10 10:00
My son has an android phone with a swipe keyboard (you swipe from letter to letter, you don’t type) and for a year now,  he and I have been racing each other on our keyboards… Read More

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