Double-tap Trick

Here’s a nifty little tip that will save you a few seconds but guaranteed once you try it, you’ll be using it nearly every time you send a message. Anyone else find it slightly annoying when typing a message that in order to add a period/full stop, you have to shift in order to accessContinue reading “Double-tap Trick”

How to Create, Edit and Share a Contact from your iPhone

One of the great things about using a smartphone is no longer having to memorize phone numbers nor replace your paper-based address book every few years.  Your contacts information can now be stored and updated directly on your smartphone with this information able to transfer automatically when you change handsets. There are several ways toContinue reading “How to Create, Edit and Share a Contact from your iPhone”

Weather app

Like other Londoners, I am now utterly dependent on the weather app on my smartphone. Sunshine can turn suddenly into dark rain clouds that let loose their furies within a matter of minutes. Similarly temperatures can halve or double in a day, and you can find yourself inappropriately dressed. You may find that a cursoryContinue reading “Weather app”

Easy Shortcut to correct text typos on iPhone or iPad

You’re about to hit “Send” on your text when you notice one or more typos.  Perhaps it’s auto-correct wreaking havoc again or simply a matter of a clumsy thumb.  Either way you realize you’ll cause more confusion than clarity if you send it as is. Do you ever struggle getting the cursor to the rightContinue reading “Easy Shortcut to correct text typos on iPhone or iPad”

How to Multi-task on the Internet

Often you will find that a task you need to complete has several steps, and this can also be the case when using the Internet as the most efficient way to complete the task.  Using the Internet to complete a task has many similarities to the way we (used to) do things offline.  Only it’sContinue reading “How to Multi-task on the Internet”

How to Share your Location on iPhone

There are numerous situations where you may want to temporarily share where you are (or at least where your iPhone is)… when you are enroute to meet up with someone, you’re expecting to be out alone late at night or anytime you want to avoid the need to send updates as to your location.  TheContinue reading “How to Share your Location on iPhone”

Finding and Listening to Podcasts

You can find podcasts covering nearly every area of interest including life stories, sports, business, politics, spiritualism and lots of other topics. Handily, you can access and listen to podcasts from a number of devices and platforms (directories). Choose your Device(s) The device(s) you choose will depend in part on where you like to doContinue reading “Finding and Listening to Podcasts”