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

27 September 2014

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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

23 September 2014

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

13 August 2014

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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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How to Make Text Easier to Read on the iPhone or iPad

25 July 2014

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If you’re finding it difficult to read the text on your Apple mobile device, try these simple fixes to make the text easier to see. These changes should make most fonts and typefaces more legible. First, turn on the bold text option. Note that this step requires you to restart your device. Open the Settings […]

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iPad Video Lessons – New Format, Easy Access, Money Saving Coupon

21 July 2014

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A few years ago, I released one of the first video training courses for the iPad. Since then, more than 1,000 students have chosen this convenient online course to improve their iPad skills. (Thanks everyone!) However, the course delivery system I designed and built back then is showing its age. Compared to course designs available […]

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Trouble with the Apple iOS update stuck or frozen: Suggested prevention & solution

2 July 2014

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There are scattered reports of iOS devices (iPads, iPhones, iPod touch devices) hanging or freezing during the iOS update process. Before you begin the update, shut down and restart your iPad or other iOS device. (Rebooting is a good step to help prevent problems before updating any computer or mobile device.) Press and hold the […]

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How to Find the Model Number of Your iPad: Get More Info on iPad Models

30 June 2014

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A student in my Master Class recently asked how to find the iOS version (operating system) and the model number of an iPad. Here’s how to look for and look up more information about your iPad. Finding the iPad iOS version Go to Settings > General > About > look for Version about half way […]

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iPad Screen Not Responding to Taps or Touches

16 June 2014

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I recently received this question from a viewer who watched my video on cleaning your iPad screen. My iPad does not have much smudging. But the iPad is not allowing me to tap in certain areas. Here are four tips for dealing with an unresponsive or slow to respond screen. 1.Screen protectors can interfere with […]

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Using The iPad to Encourage & Support Physical Fitness in Schools – Resources

26 May 2014

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I’ve been invited to make a brief presentation at the 7th International Conference on Movement and Health in June in Olomouc, in the Czech Republic. My presentation is called Using Tablet Computers to Support and Encourage Physical Activity in Schools. I’m no fitness expert, but will show and share websites, iTunes U courses, iBooks, apps […]

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How to Send Multiple Email Attachments from Your iPad or iPhone

12 March 2014

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I recently received this question from one of my readers: I have managed to send an email with 1 attachment. My problem is that I need to send an email with 2 different attachments (1 photograph and 1 survey). I don’t suppose there is a way to do this, is there? You can send more […]

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