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Call 911! Or, with an iPhone or Apple Watch, Invoke Emergency SOS.

By | 2018-02-12T16:01:54+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Mac Tips|

Have you ever needed to call emergency services from your or someone else’s iPhone? Almost by definition, such calls take place at stressful times, and it can be hard to remember what to do. Or, if you’ve been in an accident, it might be difficult or impossible to navigate the iPhone’s interface. In iOS 10.2 [...]

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How to Split Restaurant Checks with Apple Pay Cash

By | 2018-01-18T02:42:38+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Mac Tips|

You’re out on the town with all your tech-savvy friends, one of whom picks up the check and says, “Just send me your share via Apple Pay Cash.” Say what? Apple Pay Cash is Apple’s new person-to-person payment service, designed to make it easy for individuals to send and receive money. It’s perfect for repaying [...]

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Print Labels for Your Holiday Cards with Apple’s Contacts App

By | 2017-12-12T14:56:18+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Mac Tips|

If mailing your holiday cards (which you printed from Photos, right?) is made harder by having to write addresses on envelopes, you can skip the handwriting step this year with mailing labels. Although many people don’t realize this, it’s easy to print mailing labels on standard label stock using the Contacts app on the Mac. [...]

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The Swipes You Need to Know to Multitask in iOS 11 on an iPad

By | 2017-11-05T14:22:22+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Mac Tips|

With iOS 11, the iPhone and iPad interfaces continue to diverge, which makes sense, since the iPad is not merely an overgrown iPhone. Particularly when you pair an iPad Pro with a Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil, you can now get real work done on an iPad more fluidly than ever before. The “hard” part [...]

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