Category Archives for Apple iOS

How To Make A Custom Ringtone With Garageband

It used to be a lot easier to create custom ringtones out of your favourite song. The interface was conveniently located in iTunes and it was very easy to use. However, in the latest version of iTunes, Apple made the interface much harder to access. It’s still possible, but it’s now quite cumbersome to do […]

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January 16, 2018

How to Use Screenshots and Screen Recording in iOS 11

Apple made some major changes to the screenshot feature in iOS 11, which is interesting because it’s such an old feature. You’ve always been able to screenshot on your iPhone, and I don’t think anyone really thought it needed to be changed. However, the changes Apple made were quite worthwhile. The changes made it much […]

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December 15, 2017

How to Protect Your Data When You Travel with Macs and iOS Devices

Travel season is upon us. Throughout Summer, and again for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and school, people are travelling a lot. With travelling, comes extra risk for your data and your privacy. At many borders, in particular the U.S. border, customs officials are asking for your passwords to unlock and search your devices and specifically search your […]

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November 11, 2017

Be Careful – How to Recognize Apple ID Scams

Viruses and scams are a much bigger problem with Windows and Android phones and computers than they are with Macs, however Apple users are not immune. In particular, phishing scams are quite common. In these scams, you’ll be contacted by someone claiming to Apple Support or iTunes, telling you that you’ve been hacked. Or they’ll […]

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October 7, 2017

7 Personal Safety Apps That Will Keep You Safe

Technology has many uses – from entertainment to education and back again. One of the promises of technology was that it would make us safer. Better home security, cameras, business security, etc. Much of this technology is available on your phone, and there are now apps that will help ensure your personal safety as well. […]

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September 13, 2017

How to Generate App-Specific Password for Third Party Apps

As of June 15th, 2017, Apple is requiring all third-party apps that use iCloud to store data, also use an app specific password for added protection. This means that your Apple ID won’t be compromised if you add your iCloud account to a third-party email, calendar, or contact app. Basically, it just means that instead […]

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August 12, 2017

How To Use 3D Touch

Apple revolutionized the phone touch screen when they introduced multi-touch – the ability to use more than one finger to touch the screen and manipulate it. Now, with the introduction of 3D touch, Apple has made multi-touch multi-dimensional. 3D touch is an intuitive to navigate through iOS faster than ever. You can hard press apps, […]

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July 15, 2017
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