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How to Manage and Troubleshoot Touch ID on iPhone 5s

5:10 PM, Nov. 16th, 2013 · Sandro Cuccia · How-To

An image of a finger print being examined by a magnifying glass

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.

How to Calculate and Convert Units in OS X and iOS

10:30 AM, Nov. 2nd, 2013 · Sandro Cuccia · How-To

The original Macintosh Calculator Desk Accessory

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.

iPhoto 9.5 for OS X Shows Little Change but Still Shines

2:30 PM, Oct. 29th, 2013 · Sandro Cuccia · In-Depth Review

iPhoto 9.5 icon

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.

How to Install and Manage Ringtones in iOS 7

10:29 AM, Oct. 26th, 2013 · Sandro Cuccia · How-To

Ringtones

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.

How to Properly Email Photos in iOS 7

10:30 AM, Oct. 19th, 2013 · Sandro Cuccia · How-To

Sending Pics

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.

How to Manage Your iOS Device Backups

10:30 AM, Oct. 12th, 2013 · Sandro Cuccia · How-To

Cloud Storage

Is there a difference between iOS device data syncing via iCloud and iCloud backups? Or, are they the same? How does one manage all aspects of iOS backups to iCloud? Sandro Cuccia has the answers.

How to Manage Your Apple ID

10:30 AM, Oct. 5th, 2013 · Sandro Cuccia · How-To

A typical Apple ID Logon prompt

Managing an Apple ID for any Mac OS X and iOS device user can be an exercise in frustration. A little understanding of how Apple ID works and how to manage one or more Apple ID accounts, goes a long way toward reducing the angst. Sandro Cuccia explains.

How to Use Mail Rules in Apple’s iCloud.com Mail

10:30 AM, Sep. 28th, 2013 · Sandro Cuccia · How-To

An illustration of an email envelop from Apple inside an email inbox.

Mail Rules are an important part of automating much of the mindless and repetitive tasks associated with the daily onslaught of incoming email. They help maintain your sanity while letting you concentrate on real work. Sandro Cuccia shows you how to set up and use Mail Rules in Apple’s recently updated iCloud.com web mail.

How to Set Up and Use Apple’s New iCloud.com

10:30 AM, Sep. 21st, 2013 · Sandro Cuccia · How-To

iCloud

All iCloud account holders can take advantage of the web-based iCloud.com service to access their iCloud data any time from any Mac or Windows PC. The service was just upgraded and given a big makeover to coincide with the release of iOS 7. Sandro Cuccia provides an overview and shows you how to configure and use iCloud.com.