Recent Articles By Sandro Cuccia [RSS]
Siri is often quite helpful in relaying information about your contacts. However, Siri has difficulty recognizing and articulating foreign names. There is a great way to teach Siri proper pronunciation of such names. Sandro Cuccia shows you how.
Sandro Cuccia shows you how to undock and split your onscreen iPad keyboard – capabilities introduced in iOS 5. Whether or not you are a “thumb typist,” these features will help speed up your typing while making it more comfortable to use the virtual keyboard.
The Preview application is included with every Mac. Among other things, this useful utility allows you to annotate your PDF files with highlighted text, shapes, lines, arrows, text boxes, sticky notes and more. Sandro Cuccia shows you how.
Did you know that along with audible alerts, you can have your iPhone 4, 4S and 5 use its LED flash to get your attention? Sandro Cuccia shows you how.
Following up on a previous article on using the Home Folder in OS X, Sandro Cuccia discusses the advantages of using the Shared Folder and shows you how.
The recent iOS 6.1 release introduced a few nice features and enhancements, including Siri's new ability to help you purchase movie tickets. Sandro Cuccia shows you the updated Passbook app and how to have Siri work with Fandango and Passbook to help you quickly find movie showings near you and purchase tickets.
Back in 1984, the first Macintosh had text-to-speech capabilities. Sandro Cuccia shows you how crude, robotic speech synthesis has evolved to the human-like System Voice in OS X and how you can take advantage of this technology on your Mac.
As a follow up to his earlier article about your Home Folder in OS X, Sandro Cuccia takes a closer look at the Shared Folder and how you can use it to collaborate with other User accounts on your Mac.
No need to scream when using the iOS Dictation feature. It works really, really well as long as you follow some guidelines. Sandro Cuccia shows you how to get the most from Dictation using Siri.
With last year's release of iOS 6, many veteran users lauded the debut of a pre-configured Clock app. Sandro Cuccia shows you how to set up, use and enjoy this functional but simple and beautiful timekeeper for iPad and iPad mini.