Tag Archive: Tips


How To Send Addresses From Mavericks’ Maps Into Your Contacts [OS X Tips]

It’s great to be able to keep track of addresses for friends and places around town in your Contacts app. Having all the address info in a ready Contact makes it super simple to launch Maps in Mavericks from the…

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How To Add Your Facebook Events To Mavericks’ Calendar App [OS X Tips]

Unfortunately, Facebook kind of runs my scheduling life. I plan events there, accept events from other folks for parties and recitals and stuff, and–most importantly–keep track of many birthdays that I’ve never really put into my calendar over the years.…

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6 Easy Tips to Help Extend the Battery Life of iPad Air

Extend the battery life of iPad Air

The iPad Air has a great battery life which is said to last up to 10 hours of continuous use, but like many other devices that are running iOS 7, the battery life of the device can be maximized by adjusting a few settings accordingly. Some of these tricks will reduce eye candy and special effects throughout iOS, but if you’re more concerned about squeezing out  [Read More…]

6 Easy Tips to Help Extend the Battery Life of iPad Air

Extend the battery life of iPad Air

The iPad Air has a great battery life which is said to last up to 10 hours of continuous use, but like many other devices that are running iOS 7, the battery life of the device can be maximized by adjusting a few settings accordingly. Some of these tricks will reduce eye candy and special effects throughout iOS, but if you’re more concerned about squeezing out  [Read More…]

Control Your Data – Turn Off Cellular For Certain Apps [iOS Tips]

It’s a fact that we use more and more data these days, what with our iPads and iPhones having the ever-present connection to the cellular and Wi-Fi networks all around us. Unfortunately, less of us have unlimited cell data plans…

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How To Keep Your Frequent Locations Private On Your iPhone [iOS tips]

Want to know where you frequent the most? Your iPhone is set up in iOS 7 to track your location, and it also aggregates this information deep in the Settings app. To find out where you are most often–or at…

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Sync Your Keyboard Shortcuts Via iCloud In Mavericks [OS X Tips]

So, one of the great things that iOS introduced back in iOS 6 was the ability to synchronize your text shortcuts across devices. So, for example, if you set up “@@” on your iPhone to expand to your email address,…

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How To Find And Use The Hidden Screensaver Images In Mavericks [OS X Tips]

When OS X Mountain Lion came out, we found out that there were 43 hidden high-resolution images included as part of the screen saver system: nature images from National Geographic, aerial images, images of the cosmos, and patterns in nature,…

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Compose Better Photos With iOS 7 Camera – Use Grid Lines [iOS Tips]

One of the better ways to compose better pictures when taking them with your iPhone is to turn on the grid lines built into the iOS camera. Back in iOS 6, you could tap on the options button at the…

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How To Fix Possible iCloud Mail Password Bug In Mavericks [OS X Tips]

According to Reuben Engel over at Tips and Tricks in Mavericks, there’s a potential bug floating around in the latest Mac OS X. Some folks have been reporting that they have to enter an iCloud password each and every time…

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