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How to Use Reminders

 Nov, 03 - 2012   no comments

Keeping on top of all the tasks, both big and small, that life throws at us, often we need to write stuff down. When I was younger, my memory was all I needed. Now, in my old age, I need to have something tell me what to do. Enter Apple Reminders. Here’s how Apple sells […]


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Our email signature can be used for many purposes. For some, it’s an opportunity for self expression. Or, it can be used (and misused) to excuse poor grammar, typos, or curt responses (ie. ‘Sent from my mobile device, please excuse tpyos‘). For others, and the primary use, is to provide your contact information in a succinct manner […]


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Apple has posted excellent instructions on how to setup iCloud on Mac. To make these easier to navigate, to preserve the instructions, and follow my other tutorials, these have been reposted verbatim from the Apple site.


Setup iCloud on Windows

 Oct, 22 - 2012   3 comments

Apple has posted excellent instructions on how to setup iCloud on Mac. To make these easier to navigate, to preserve the instructions, and follow my other tutorials, these have been reposted verbatim from the Apple site.


Setup iCloud on Mac

 Oct, 22 - 2012   3 comments

Apple has posted excellent instructions on how to setup iCloud on Mac. To make these easier to navigate, to preserve the instructions, and follow my other tutorials, these have been reposted verbatim from the Apple site.


I’ve been asked a couple times recently about syncing photos between a computer and iPhones and/or iPads. Fortunately, Apple’s Photo Stream (part of the free iCloud service) automates this – a nice service considering so many of use primarily (if not exclusively) use our phones to capture memorable moments. I use Photo Stream to automatically […]


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This is Part 3 in a series on protecting yourself from hackers. I would recommend reading the first posts before this one. Yesterday, we covered how to setup 1Password and begin converting your insecure passwords (and habits) to secure and unique ones. That’s great! But what about logging in to facebook on your iPhone or iPad? If […]


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This is Part 2 in a series on protecting yourself from hackers. I would recommend reading the first post before this one. There are other password apps on the market. I’m going to review and recommend 1Password because that’s the solution I use. In the end, you’ll want to buy and install both the version […]


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I’ve heard a few recent stories of friends (and friends of friends) having their email accounts accessed by hackers/scammers. Also, I’ve received direct messages on Twitter and Facebook from friends’ accounts that were obviously not posted by my friend. The truth is that hackers gain access to your accounts due to your mistakes and not […]


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We are all busy. And it seems we are only getting busier. In fact, we are “drowning in email”, according to the Email Charter. I’d extend this sense of being overwhelmed to all forms of communication. So what can we do about it? One step is to start respecting other people’s time and advocate for […]


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