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How To’s for iOS and OS X for 2014

Stay More Secure – Passwords and Passcodes – January 2014

Add Facebook Events To Calendar in iOS and OS X – January 2014

Change Background App Refresh in iOS – January 2014

Show or Hide All Purchases in iBooks for iOS – January 2014

Cut Your iPhone Charging Time by Nearly Half – January 2014

Add a Shared Exchange Calendar to Calendar for Mac – March 2014

View your iPad Open Web Pages on Your iPhone – April 2014

Find Your iPhone SIM Serial Number – April 2014

Move Your iPhoto or Aperture Library to an External Disk – May 2014

Setup An External Network Drive On Your Airport Extreme – May 2014

Rename Your iPhone or iPad – May 2014

Show Your Most Recent Timeline Feed In The New Facebook for iPhone App – May 2014

Mark a Bearing Using the Compass App on iPhone – May 2014

Reorganise Your Podcasts in The Podcasts App for iOS – June 2014

Reset Your Folder Icons to Their Defaults in OS X – June 2014

Enable Dark Mode in OS X Yosemite – July 2014

Close Multiple Apps at once in iOS – July 2014

Change Notification Center in OS X Content and Order – July 2014

Move Your Dropbox Folder Location – September 2014

Email Handoff in iOS 8 – September 2014

Hide QuickType Predictive Text in iOS 8 – September 2014

 

 

How To’s for iOS and OS X for 2013

Activate Siri by holding your iPhone to your ear – January 2013

Edit your Carrier Name on your iPhone or iPad – January 2013

Control which apps have access to Contacts on your iPhone – January 2013

Setup a Lock Screen Message in OS X – January 2013

Keep Your Kids Out of Your Data – May 2013

Create A More Secure Passcode On Your iPhone – August 2013

Calibrate Auto Brightness On Your iPhone or iPad – August 2013

Add A Folder To The SideBar in OS X – September 2013

Disable Auto App Update in iOS 7 – September 2013

Get Around iCloud Terms & Conditions Error in iOS 7 – September 2013

Turn Off Parallax To Save Battery Life in iOS 7 – September 2013

Turn On On/Off Labels in iOS 7 – September 2013

Delete A Backup From Your iCloud Account – September 2013

Reset iWork Apps to Work With iCloud – September 2013

Change Maps from Mile to Kilometers in iOS – September 2013

Enable Personal Hotspot in iOS – October 2013

Use Burst Mode in The Camera App in iOS 7 - October 2013

Disable Control Center in IOS 7 – November 2013

Send Maps from Your Mac to Your iPhone or iPad – December 2013

 

How To’s for iOS and OS X for 2012

Access The Built-in Scientific Calculator on Your iPhone – January 2012

Add a Subscribed Calendar to iCal, Your iPhone and iPad – January 2012

Change The Notifications Content & Order on Your iPhone or iPad – February 2012

Add Keyboard Shortcuts on Your iPhone or iPad – February 2012

Create A Secure Disk Image in OS X - February 2012

Import Your iPhoto Library into Aperture in OS X – February 2012

Change Tasks from Exchange to iCloud Reminders – March 2012

Check the Amount of Available Storage on Your iPhone or iPad – March 2012

Delete an App Directly on your iPhone or iPad – March 2012

Change the Language on Your iPhone When it is set to one you Don’t Understand – March 2012

Reset Your Network Settings on Your iPhone or iPad – March 2012

Record HD Videos in the Facebook app for iPhone – April 2012

Get Your AT&T and Verizon Account Usage via SMS on your iPhone – April 2012

Enable Location Services per app on Your iPhone and iPad – May 2012

Change the Font in Notes on your iPhone or iPad – June 2012

Enable Multitasking Gestures on your iPad – June 2012

Edit your email signature on your iPhone & iPad – June 2012

Configure Twitter and Tweet within Mountain Lion – June 2012

Setup Dictation in Mountain Lion – June 2012

Setup and use Notification Center in Mountain Lion – June 2012

Use Tab View in Safari in Mountain Lion – June 2012

Install a new font on your Mac – June 2012

Encrypt an external drive in Mountain Lion – August 2012

Enable iCloud support in the iWorks apps on your iPhone and iPad – August 2012

Change the Notification Settings in the Facebook app for iPhone and iPad – August 2012

Disable the Picture Frame feature on your iPad – August 2012

Turn off Notification Center in Mountain Lion – August 2012

Automatically install purchases from another Mac in Mountain Lion – August 2012

Customize alert settings in each calendar in Mountain Lion – August 2012

Change your iPad Smart Cover behavior when you close it – August 2012

Increase your iCloud Storage directly from your iPhone or iPad – August 2012

Setup iCloud backup on your iPhone or iPad – August 2012

Control the apps that have access to your Twitter account in iOS – August 2012

Always show the Bookmark Bar in Safari on your iPhone or iPad – August 2012

Change the default search engine in Safari on your iPhone or iPad – August 2012

Delete Website Data from your iPhone or iPad – August 2012

Add multiple Twitter accounts in OS X Mountain Lion – August 2012

Display Styles Drawer in Pages for Mac – August 2012

See what is consuming hard disk space on your Mac – August 2012

Put your Mac’s display to sleep with Hot Corners – September 2012

Share a Photo Stream Publicly – September 2012

Auto Exposure and Auto Focus Lock the Camera on your iPhone or iPad – October 2012

Factory Reset your iPhone or iPad – October 2012

Setup Do Not Disturb on-the-fly or by schedule – October 2012

Organize your iBooks into categories on your iPhone and iPad – October 2012

Reverse the Panoramic Photo Direction on your iPhone 4S and 5 – November 2012

Add a Shared List to Reminders in Mountain Lion – December 2012

 

How To’s for iOS and OS X for 2011

Delete your iPod Photo Cache in iPhoto to solve iTunes sync issues – September 2011

Customize Spotlight Search in on Your iPhone and iPad – October 2011

Setup iTunes Wireless Sync – October 2011

Show the Battery Percentage on Your iPhone and iPad – October 2011

Enable Private Browsing on Your iPhone or iPad – November 2011

Capture Screenshots on Your Mac – November 2011

Show Your User Library Folder in Mac OS X Lion – November 2011

 

How To’s for iOS and OS X for 2011

Add a bookmark to you home page on your iPhone or iPad – December 2010

Disable multiple pictures when using HDR – December 2010

Flush the memory on your iOS device – December 2010

Reset the auto spelling dictionary on your iPhone or iPad – December 2010