Got a new iPhone 5, an iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, an iPad 2 or 3, or a recent iPod touch running iOS 6, Apple’s touch device operating system in September 2012? If so then Apple is spying on you. They do this for two business reasons. They track your usage for internal purposes. They sell [...]
Apple released iOS 5.1.1 this past week. iOS is the operating system that runs on all iPhones, iPads and some iPod touch models. Since iOS 5.0, released in October 2011, we have had two ways to install software updates: via iTunes or over-the-air (OTA) directly to the iOS device. The second method, over-the-air, has the [...]
How do you clear multiple emails simultaneously from your iPad’s inbox? There is no way to delete all the messages simultaneously other than removing the email account in the Settings app .
However, there is a way to select and delete several emails at the same time.
Open the Mail app Hold the iPad [...]
The iPhone 4 and 4S models have great point-and-shoot cameras. The new iPad (3rd generation) has a rear camera comparable to the iPhone 4 rear camera.
So you use these devices to take pictures and you want to email them to your friends and relatives. How do you email more than one photo at [...]
I have a Wi-Fi iPad 2, a 2nd generation model. I like it a lot. So when Apple placed the new iPad (3rd generation) on sale last week I immediately ordered one, which I call the “new iPad”. It is easy for me to rationalize buying a new one. My wife wants my old one [...]
I do quite a bit of video production. So, I am always on the lookout for tools to make the post-production effort easier. My main tools for post-production are a beefy Windows 7 rig, running Adobe Premiere Pro CS5. I have tried many other programs. That list includes, but is not limited to: Final Cut [...]
Below is a list of some 2011 hardware I like, listed from most to least expensive. (Prices listed are/were current as of Saturday, December 31, 2011.)
Apple 13-inch MacBook Air ($1,299 to $1,778)
My initial and continuing impression of the first and second generation MacBook Air, which [...]
Ctrl+Shift+T (Windows) or Command+Shift+T (Mac) will reopen recently closed tabs on desktop and laptop computers. These keyboard shortcuts work with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Apple’s desktop Safari browsers.
The ability to reopen a recently closed tab in iPad Mobile Safari, the built-in browser, was added in iOS 5. Mobile Safari on the [...]
The normal way we create and organize folders on iOS is to enter wiggle mode¹ and then drag apps. Dragging one app onto another creates a folder. Dragging an app over a folder moves [...]
The Kindle Fire is a nice combination touch-screen tablet, video and audio player, and eBook reader. At $199, it is a good value.
If you attended my presentation of Apple’s Post PC Era: Explained, you would have heard me refer to Amazon’s developing strategy to exploit the post PC era. 2011 is the crossover year [...]