Category Archives: iOS 7 Tips

Siri – The Administrative Assistant

You remember all those old movies where the boss was always a man and the secretary was always a woman who dressed in suits and high heels? At some point in the movie the boss would always tell the secretary … Continue reading

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Ask Siri to Spell a Word

Asking Siri to spell a word is my favorite feature of Siri on Mac OS 10 and iOS 10. Some say spell check has ruined a generation of spellers. Probably so, but I couldn’t spell well before computers so I can … Continue reading

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Pretend You Have A Personal Assistant – Use Siri

This is a good tip to utilize when you are driving or just feel lazy. It is an invaluable tip for those with severe visual impairments. Siri will read your messages and play your voicemail. Just give the appropriate command … Continue reading

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Siri Tips – Make Siri Wait For You and Launch Settings

In iOS 8 Siri is better than ever, if you know all the tips. Here are two more to use to make Siri your own. Make Siri Wait Until You Are Finished Speaking This was the one thing that really … Continue reading

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iOS 8 Will Name That Tune Using Siri

I have loved using Shazam since it first came out. Shazam allowed you to hold your iPhone up to any music that was playing and almost every time it would tell you what was playing. iOS 8 has taken that … Continue reading

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How To Find iOS or OS X Help On The Internet

A reader asked me how she could find tutorials for her new iPhone on the internet. Fortunately there is a quick and easy answer to that query. Assuming your operating system is fairly current (at minimum iOS 7 or Mountain … Continue reading

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Deleting Videos From Your Device Running IOS 7

Like many other things pertaining to IOS 7, the step for deleting videos is different from previous versions. (For versions other than IOS 7 directions are here.) There are more steps involved, but in a way the process is simpler. … Continue reading

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Mavericks: Moving Documents From A Mac To An iOS Device Using iCloud

Oh, this is not a good thing. If you use Mavericks, you better check this one out. If you are accustomed to creating documents on your Mac,  and then opening them on your iOS device you will quickly discover that … Continue reading

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An iPad Tip, an iPhone Tip, and a Warning.

Saving time. Most of us are all about that. Following are two tips, one for the iPad and one for the iPhone that will save you time — if you remember to use them. Check the end of this entry … Continue reading

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Some Cool iOS 7 Tips

Siri is greatly enhanced in iOS 7 and there are some fun and interesting things she will help you with. Find Things For instance, you can ask her to find the closest gas station, even ask for a specific brand … Continue reading

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