Monthly Archives: December 2014

Spotlight Search Tips

Now that I have my Spotlight working properly (see previous blog),  I can concentrate on a few tips for shortcuts. I don’t know if these are new in Yosemite or not. If you have an older version of the OS you … Continue reading

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Solving Spotlight Problems in Yosemite

I have used Spotlight frequently since it was first introduced (I think that was in Tiger). There were two features that I used consistently. The first was to find and open an app almost instantly. The second was to do … Continue reading

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Use Your iPhone To Set Up Apple TV

If you get a new Apple TV for the holidays, check out this easy way to set it up. You won’t have to use that little remote to enter your passwords, select your network, set up your iTunes store account, … Continue reading

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Charging Solutions For iPad Problems

Scenario No. 1 You plug in your iPad to recharge over night, but when you next go to use it, the charge is so low that you can’t even get a start-up screen. Oh yeah, just try explaining to a … Continue reading

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Gifts For Senior Citizens – Part 3

And last but not least is the third item that I recommend as a good gift for a senior citizen who is active with an iPad. The first two recommendations were covered in posts dated December 4th and December 5th. … Continue reading

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Gifts For Senior Citizens – Part 2

This is the second in my postings of items that will make good gifts for the senior citizens in your life who are active computer and iPad users. The first was posted yesterday, December 4th. Satechi’s Flexible LED Desk Lamp … Continue reading

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Gifts For Senior Citizens

I have come to accept the fact that I am, in fact, a “senior citizen”. Should I try to forget it, my three great grandchildren stand as a reminder. I am also a serious computer user, spending several hours a … Continue reading

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