Recent Articles By Sandro Cuccia [RSS]
As a special Christmas gift to his readers, Sandro Cuccia shares the ingredients to his secret sauce for knowing how things are done on the Mac and iOS devices.
Sandro Cuccia shows you an easy way to determine how hard your Mac’s processor is working at any given time. If your Mac gets swamped, you have yet another way to determine if it’s time for a hardware upgrade.
Geofencing is a very functional feature that lets us define virtual perimeters so that we can be notified in various ways as we cross those perimeters. Using the Reminders app in iOS, Sandro Cuccia shows you how to fine-tune the geofence perimeter on your iPhone and iPad.
Many iOS device users don’t care to know what apps they’ve purchased and downloaded over the years. Most are probably afraid to learn how much they’ve spent, and would rather not look. Others may actually have a need to know. Sandro Cuccia shows you a few ways to retrieve, and perhaps even print, a history of your iOS app purchases.
The new Touch ID technology recently introduced with iPhone 5s is unquestionably a marvelous innovation which works quite well. As with just about everything in iOS, Touch ID needs to be properly configured then managed and occasionally troubleshot. Sandro Cuccia shows you how.
Want to place your contact information on your Mac’s Lock screen? How about a “Reward if Found” message on your iPhone or iPad? Sandro Cuccia shows you how to create customized messages on your Mac’s and iOS Device’s Lock screen.
As Sandro Cuccia has written about in previous articles, Apple gives all Mac owners several amazing and free little applications and utilities built right in. Calculator is one such app. Sandro shows you the features included and how to use them, with a peek at the iOS 7 version.
The recent release of OS X Mavericks was accompanied by a number of updates to the iWork and iLife suites of Mac productivity apps. The made-for-Mavericks iLife version 9.5 is still known as iPhoto ’11 and remains essentially unchanged. Nevertheless, it is still the go-to application for the majority of typical Mac owners who love photography.
Customizing, setting and managing Alert Tones and Ringtones on your iOS devices can be quite useful if you don’t mind it sounding like R2-D2. But, having the flexibility of assigning custom tones to different functions on your devices definitely has advantages. Sandro Cuccia shows you how.
There are different ways to email photos in iOS 7. At times, it's not obvious how to do so. Plus, selecting the correct image size is often critical. Sandro Cuccia shows you how to handle the task properly and efficiently.