Have you ever wondered how to quickly access symbols like £ and ¢ on your iPad and iPhone keyboard? Or how you can include a º sign when describing the temperature? Watch this video to find out how easy this can be.
Many people put the birthdays of friends and families into their calendars, setting up these calendar entries as all-day events with a yearly recurrence. This can be quite tedious and is the long-winded way of getting birthdays into your calendar.
Here is how to do it more quickly.
Transferring of Photos from your iPad or iPhone to your Windows computer can be achieved in a few ways.
In this handy hint we look at the first option – transfer to your Windows computer via USB cable.
Sometimes when you are looking a long web page, you need to do a search for a particular work or phrase somewhere on that web page. This is easy enough to do on a computer, but can you do such a search on your iPad's or iPhone's Safari?
If you have accidentally closed down page in Safari when you didn't mean to, you can get back to it really easily without having to search for it all over again!
Handy Hint 74: Why won't my Bigpond email send when I am overseas or not using my normal internet provider?
This problem affects so many travellers I see: not always Bigpond (and of course not always in Hong Kong!); sometimes Optus, TPG, iPrimus, Netspace, etc.
Find out why this happens, and what you can do to overcome the problem.
Handy Hint 73 - "Is there a quick way to close all open tabs (ie pages) in Safari on an iPad or iPhone?"
Handy Hint 72 - "How do you get your Favourite websites to appear under the Search field in Safari "
Handy Hint 68 - How to save any web page as a PDF - on your iPad, iPhone, Mac or any other computer!
Have you wondered why you don't seem to have a trash can for your Gmail emails on your iPad and/or iPhone - why you instead have a strange 'box' symbol??
If you share an iTunes account with your family, and in particular your kids, it can be really annoying to have all their games automatically appearing on your device/s! But how do you stop this from happening?
So many passwords to remember! What do you do when you forget your Apple ID's password - how can you reset it? And how do you go about changing a password?
You can quickly save the contacts that have been 'remembered' by the Mail app on your Mac.
By saving these email addresses to your Contacts app, you can ensure that they are then available on other devices connected to the same iCloud.
Do you have so many emails in your Inbox that it is impractical to try to delete them all on your iPad or iPhone?
But what if you don't have another means of getting rid of them!
This trick allows you to get rid of all mail messages in a particular mailbox in the Mail app without having to 'tick' each and every message that you want to delete.
You won't find this one documented by Apple!
Set up your most frequently called Contacts as Favorites on your iPad and iPhone, so that you can easily access these people when calling or Facetiming them!
This can make it so much easier to find and keep in touch with the people that you contact the most.
Those who have come to Mac from Windows find themselves looking for the equivalent of Control-Alt-Del on their Mac - so that they can view what programs/apps are running and, where necessary, force quit an app that is mis-behaving.
We look at where to find this feature on your Mac - watch the video, or read the step-by-step instructions!