How to Stop Your iPad from Ringing: Turn Off iPhone Calls to Your iPad in Settings

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Apples’s iOS 8 added a number of useful features. One of those is the ability to automatically “transfer” a call to your iPad from your iPhone. That is, your iPad “rings” when you get a call on your iPhone if the iPhone is nearby. Apple calls this “Continuity” and it works immediately once all your […]

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iOS 8 Battery Power – How to Tell Which Apps Are Using the Most Energy

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You can see which of your apps are using the most battery power. Go to Settings > General > Usage > Battery Usage. You can see which apps have used the most energy in the past 24 hours and the past week. Note that high ranking apps are not necessarily battery hogs. It may be […]

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Origami Workstation – Case & Stand to Travel with the Apple Keyboard & iPad

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For those who prefer a true keyboard for the iPad, the Apple Wireless Keyboard is a great accessory. Unfortunately, the Apple keyboard doesn’t come with a case for traveling. If you travel with your iPad and like to take your keyboard along, you should consider the Origami Workstation from Incase. The Origami is a slim, […]

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New iOS Threat: How to Keep Your Device Safe from Phony Apps in Masque Attack

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Yesterday we began hearing about a new threat to the Apple mobile operating system called Masque Attack. Security company FireEye first identified this new threat to the Apple iOS. Essentially, this malware substitutes a malicious app for a genuine app on your iPhone or iPad. This bad app can then gather and send sensitive information […]

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How to Set Up Web Clips for Your Favorite Websites in Safari on iPad or iPhone

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Bookmarks are one way to save your websites in Safari on your mobile devices. However, for those sites you visit frequently, there’s a better solution. You can get speedy access to your favorite URLs by saving them as web clips. Web clips resemble app icons on the home screen of your iPad or iPhone, but […]

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Stable & Sturdy iPad Air Prodigy Elite – Best Folio Style iPad Case Ever – Save 25%

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Over the last few years, I’ve received dozens of requests from companies and individuals who want me to promote or sell their iPad apps or accessories. I’ve chosen to write about only a few that I believed were quality products from reputable companies. Several weeks ago, the founder of a company called ZooGue contacted me. […]

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iOS 8 Video – Introducing, Exploring and Discussing iOS 8 at NMUG

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In my previous post I mentioned leading a session on iOS 8 for members of the Naples MacFriends User Group (NMUG). I had a great time introducing, exploring and discussing iOS 8 with some 60 NMUG members. Here’s the recording of the presentation. Thanks to NMUG VP George Rubin for help with setup and the […]

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iOS 8 Update – What’s New, What’s Not, What’s Worth Waiting For

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I’ve been invited to lead an introductory discussion of iOS 8 for members of the Naples MacFriends User Group (NMUG). I’ve been researching and reading print and online articles in preparation for this discussion. Here’s a list of resources you’ll find helpful as you make the decision to upgrade to iOS 8. These websites and […]

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Versatile nimblstand Offers Clever Support for Typing or Drawing on the iPad

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A short time ago, I received a clever stand for the iPad called the nimblstand. The two-part nimblstand clips to the Apple wireless Bluetooth keyboard, forming a stable stand for typing. You can also reverse the stand for drawing by stowing the stability clip under the keyboard in easel mode. More on this later in […]

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How to Turn Off Shared Calendar Alerts on iPhone or iPad in iOS 7 or iOS 8

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Shared calendars are a great way to keep up with family appointments or organization events. You’ll be notified on your device whenever someone adds or changes an event in a shared calendar you’ve subscribed to. But perhaps those pesky alerts in notifications are not welcome or needed. Here’s how to silence the alerts from shared […]

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