Category archive: Tech Tips

You don’t have to put up with annoying alerts on your iPhone!

Make It Stop! How You Can Control Notifications on Your iPhone by Jason Whittaker | May 1, 2017 Is every app on your iPhone or iPad constantly nagging you with notifications? It’s like a three-year-old saying “Look at me!” every few minutes, but on the plus side, a little work in the Settings app can…

Can’t Find an App on Your iPhone?

It’s easy to find the apps you use regularly on your iPhone or iPad, but there’s little more frustrating than needing an app you seldom launch and not being able to find it. You could scroll through all the home screens on your device and hope you recognize the icon, but here’s a faster approach….

3 Shortcuts for Teleporting Web Links between Your Apple Devices

3 Shortcuts for Teleporting Web Links between Your Apple Devices by Jason Whittaker | Apr 6, 2017 The iPhone is great for quickly viewing a Web page on the go, but what if you later want to work with it on a bigger screen? Or, what if you come across an interesting article on your Mac…

How to Use Airline Boarding Passes on Your iPhone

How to Use Airline Boarding Passes on Your iPhone Jason Whittaker | Apr 4, 2017   Are you still using paper boarding passes when you fly? Sure, they work, but if you’ve ever panicked after accidentally putting a boarding pass in the wrong pocket, or if you’ve been embarrassed by holding up the line as…

Pin Frequently Used Web Sites in Safari Tabs Jason Whittaker | Mar 16, 2017                           Everyone has a few Web sites that they check every day, or even multiple times throughout the day: a social network, a Web-based email app, a go-to news…

11 Steps to Ultimate iPhone Battery Life

11 Steps to Ultimate iPhone Battery Life by Jason Whittaker | July 1, 2016 11 Steps to Ultimate iPhone Battery Life It’s inevitable. At some point, you’ll need your iPhone, but its battery will be dead. And as an iPhone ages, its battery becomes weaker, to the point where it may have trouble making it…

Back up your Mac

It’s easy, inexpensive, and totally worth it. Posted by Paul Stokes Time Machine Every Mac comes with a fantastic program called Time Machine.  Never worry about losing your important data again.  Time Machine will automatically back up everything on your computer including photos, music, videos, documents, applications, settings, and more.  If your computers hard drive…

What is RAID Technology?

Posted by Paul Stokes RAID stands for redundant array of independent disks and provides an increase in storage reliability due to its redundancy of back up.  RAID combines two or more hard drives into a single stand alone unit.  Multiple disks set up as a RAID are considered to be in a RAID array.  All…

The Best Macintosh Shortcuts

Posted by Paul Stokes Using shortcut commands can impact your productivity dramatically.  If you begin to use them regularly, they will become second nature and the speed you work at will increase rapidly. Macs are growing in popularity and we want all the users out there to get the most out of their Mac.  Here…

Why Outsource Your Macintosh Support?

Posted by Paul Stokes IT departments are challenged to affect many aspects of a business.  Their hope through successful IT management is to improve productivity, reduce downtime, improve morale, all in hope of increasing sales. During tough times, when budgets are cut and spending is done with caution, the IT department can be a target…

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