Lightning is another name for a proprietary 8-pin connector cable developed and used by Apple Inc. The power connector was introduced in 2012 to replace the previous 30-pin connector and is now used for all modern Apple devices such as iPhones, iPads and even some iPods. … [Read more...] about What is a Lightning Cable?
Personalizing your Apple iPad is a must. It gives the iPad your own personal touch and makes using a lot more pleasant. Not too long ago, the iPad got its own OS, so that means that personalizing your iPad might be different than before. The following tips will help you turn your iPad into one good-looking tablet. You'll be able to personalize things such as your personal … [Read more...] about How to Personalize Your iPad
A little known feature on iPhones is the ability to set an automatic response via iMessage when you are unavailable, just like you would when you’re out of the office. This feature isn’t made particularly easy to find though, it’s not where you’d think, in the messaging settings. … [Read more...] about Setting an Automatic Reply in iMessage
With every update, iPad users can enjoy the features they have been waiting for. Updates usually mean finally getting fixes to problems you've had to deal with for a while now, but that's not always the case. Unfortunately, updates don't always bring sunshine and lollipops. If you've noticed that your iPad doesn't update, there are some useful tips you can try. … [Read more...] about Fix – iPad Won’t Update
iPadOS is the operating system that is running on the iPad today. It hasn't been around very long, so you might not have had time to see everything this OS has to offer. iPadOS offers things such as support for external drives, improved multitasking, better Home screen, and more. But where do you go to find all the tips and tricks it has to offer? That is what you'll learn … [Read more...] about iPad Tips and Tricks Every User Should Know
If your teen or tween has a cellphone, you likely keep a close eye on what they’re doing. These days, we definitely cannot be too careful when it comes to their safety. There is no such thing as “overdoing” it with our vigilance. When my girls were young, there were no smartphones. We all had flip-phones and life was SO much simpler, if you get my drift. I did not have to worry … [Read more...] about How to Use iPhone Parental Controls
Android and iOS are the two most commonly used operating systems for mobile phones and tablets. While a choice between smartphones and tablets you want to purchase doesn't boil down solely to the operating system, it is an important factor that everyone should consider. There are advantages and drawbacks for both. Depending on your needs, as well as other products you might … [Read more...] about Android vs. iOS: Which Mobile OS Is Right for You?
Have you ever purchased something only to have to return it? Who hasn't, right? You might have returned some shoes or clothes, but now you need to return an app. Returning an app is possible, but there are some things you need to keep in mind if you want to get your money back. Apple has rules every user needs to follow if they want to get a refund on a purchase. For … [Read more...] about How to Get a Refund on the Apple App Store
Android users have their Google Pay, and iOS users have their Apple Pay. If you're not familiar with the payment process, using it may seem intimidating, since it's your financial data that are involved. But, once you learn how to set up and use Apple Pay, you may even laugh at how you were reluctant to use it at first. Before you start using Apple Pay, you will need to set … [Read more...] about How to Use Apple Pay
When you think of cloud storage, Dropbox is always at the top five of your list, isn't it? Whether you have an Android or iOS device, it's the app you usually upload your images to. But, there will come a time when you'll need to download them to your iOS device. There are things such as downloading an image, that may seem easy, but when it's time to do it you can't seem to … [Read more...] about How to Download Pictures from Dropbox to Your iPad