Tag Archive: Documents


How to Scan Documents with Notes App on iPhone & iPad

Scanning documents is a great way of removing your reliance on paper and it makes it easier to find things, too. The Notes app on iPhone and iPad is perfectly suited to the task and you already have it on your device. Here, we’re going to run through how to scan documents with the iPhone … Read More

How to Use Continuity Camera on Mac to Scan Documents or Take a Photo with iPhone or iPad

Continuity Camera is a great feature available in the latest versions of MacOS that allow a Mac to instantly use an iPhone or iPad for scanning documents or taking photos using that iOS devices camera. This allows you to use the high resolution camera of an iPhone or iPad directly from the Mac as a … Read More

How to Scan Documents with Files App on iPhone & iPad

Have you ever wished you could scan a document with your iPhone or iPad? You can easily do that right from the Files app and with your devices camera! With the arrival of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 Apple has made the Files app much more useful. Not only can it now be used to access … Read More

How to Recover Lost iCloud Drive Documents & Files

Worried you might have lost iCloud Drive documents or files? Don’t panic, you can probably restore and recover those files from iCloud Drive using the procedure we’ll discuss here. Files, documents and other data that we constantly use for school, college, and work purposes are always extremely valuable. Some of you may have your important … Read More

How to Summarize Lengthy Documents & Pages in Mac OS

If you’ve ever encountered a lengthy document or webpage that you want the gist of, but don’t have the time to read or scan through, you can use the excellent Summarize Service in Mac OS X to summarize the text for you. Summarize is adjustable as well, meaning you can choose how dense or light … Read More

How to Delete Documents & Data on iPhone or iPad

If you have noticed your iPhone is low on storage space, or perhaps you are just browsing your storage settings, you might discover that certain apps have a large “Documents & Data” storage footprint and inordinately large storage burden in iOS. We’ll cover what Documents & Data actually are, and also how to delete the … Read More

Jump to a Line Number in TextEdit Documents on the Mac

TextEdit is a surprisingly handy Mac app that is mostly underutilized and under appreciated, and while it’s certainly not going to compete with the abilities of pro text editors like BBEdit and TextWrangler, it can function as a simple code editor in a pinch. One of the quintessential features of any good text editor is … Read More

How to Sign Documents with the Mac Trackpad Using Preview for OS X

The Mac Preview app has long included the ability to digitally sign documents with a signature, but up until the most recent versions of OS X, users had to basically sign a piece of paper and then use the Macs front-facing camera to ‘scan’ and digitize the signature. That has changed with OS X 10.10 … Read More

Scan documents anywhere and at any time with Doxie Go [Deals]

Every day, we receive countless pieces of paper: Receipts, important notes, and more. Typically, we put those pieces of paper into our pockets and promise ourselves we’ll sort and file them later – but we rarely do. Now you can…Read more ›

How to Password Protect Pages, Keynote, & Numbers Documents in iOS

The iWork suite of productivity apps include Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, and each of them allow users to password protect individual documents. In practice, this means that a document created within iWork in iOS, OS X, or iCloud, can be safely locked with built-in encryption, and the document can not be opened or viewed without … Read More