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March 26th, 2017 | Jan Golden
The best way to message Facebook friends--or anyone for that matter.
Facebook has always had chat capabilities, but a few years ago, they created a stand-alone messaging platform called Facebook Messenger, which has become almost as popular as Facebook itself....
March 19th, 2017 | Jan Golden
See more of what you like to see; and less of what you don't.
If you don’t manage your Facebook feed, it can quickly become annoying. This annoyance is inevitable since you can’t control the things posted by your Friends, or the pages for businesses...
March 12th, 2017 | Jan Golden
This feature was introduced with iOS 10 as part of the Clock App.
As part of a greater focus on health, Apple introduced a new bedtime feature in iOS 10 for sleep that reminds you when to go to bed for a full night of rest, and also keeps track of your sleeping...
Parking lot sign
March 4th, 2017 | Jan Golden
Taking pictures of everyday situations can aid a failing memory.
Everyone knows the camera in your smartphone is handy for snapping selfies and pictures of your latest culinary masterpiece, but having a camera on you 24/7 has practical uses, too. When I was...
Featured App - PhotoScan
February 26th, 2017 | Jan Golden
The easiest way to digitize old photos.
If you're like most people, you're taking more and more photos with the camera on your phone. After all, the best camera is the one you have on you. But if you're like me, you've...
Overflowing glass.
February 18th, 2017 | Jan Golden
Understanding how your iPhone uses cellular data can save you money.
As you’re likely aware, in recent years, cellular providers like Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile have been charging for cellular data usage on your iPhone.They’re good about...
February 11th, 2017 | Jan Golden
Take some time to follow these steps and enjoy increased battery life.
Apple has been making tremendous improvements to battery life in recent years, but every now and then, I notice that my iPhone battery drains faster than normal. I’m in the habit of plugging my...
Featured App - Audible
February 5th, 2017 | Jan Golden
The most popular source for purchasing audiobooks.
Several years ago, I got hooked on audiobooks during a cross-country road trip. I listened to the Lord of the Rings trilogy and was mesmerized by the story and quality of the narration. It was...
smartphone in hand
January 28th, 2017 | Jan Golden
Marketers are very interested in how to tap into our time, energy and money.
As a group, baby boomers are a force to be reckoned with. In the U.S., there were 74 million people born between 1946 and 1964. So it’s not surprising that marketers have been doing research to...
Featured App - VoiceCam
January 15th, 2017 | Jan Golden
Take selfies using a voice command.
Have you every wanted to take a picture and no one is around to take the photo? Maybe you’re with a group and you want everyone included, or you just want to take a well composed selfie that...