7 Tips for iOS 9 on iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

8:10 PM, Nov. 6th, 2015 · · Computing with Bifocals


You know, it is getting hard to keep up with all the new options available on our iOS devices. My advice to beginners is to just learn the ones you want or need and learn additional ones as desired. Of course, to do that you have to know which ones you want. I’ve gathered a few that readers might find helpful or just fun.

How to Create Signatures in Mail.app in iOS and OS X

5:40 PM, Jul. 31st, 2015 · · Computing with Bifocals

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Apple users can add personal signatures to their emails on both their Macs and their iOS devices. They can promote a cause or a product. Let everyone know how they feel about a particular topic, or just make the recipient smile. It's easy to set up, and Nancy Carroll Gravley shows you how.

Amazon PrimeNow Offers One Hour Delivery, Here’s How it Works

5:00 PM, May. 2nd, 2015 · · Computing with Bifocals

Amazon PrimeNow

Amazon has instituted a new service called PrimeNow that is available in some parts of the country. Austin, Texas being one of them. PrimeNow allows you to order products for delivery within the hour or in selected time slots. It was a bit rough setting it up, but the results were surprisingly good.

Pages 5 for Mac: How to Modify Tables, Create Formulas, and Share Documents

10:30 AM, Apr. 4th, 2015 · · Computing with Bifocals


Pages 5.5.2 for the Mac is a very capable word processor, and it's full of all sorts of abilities you might not have thought about. In the following tutorial Nancy Carroll Gravley will show you how you can control the number of rows and columns in a table, create a formula, and share your documents within Pages.

Three Tips for Apple’s Keynote App on iPad

10:30 AM, Feb. 21st, 2015 · · Computing with Bifocals

Three Tips for Apple's Keynote App on iPad

Keynote is a great tool that allows even the beginner to create impressive slide shows for any number of reasons. Even if you are experienced at using Keynote on your Mac, there are some things that are different when using it on your iPad. The following tips should make that experience easier.

7 Basic Tips for a Speedier Mac

10:00 AM, Jan. 24th, 2015 · · Computing with Bifocals

7 Basic Tips for a Speedier Mac

A sluggish Mac is annoying. What good does it do to have the latest and greatest if it is going to run slow. There are some things that even beginners can do to help address this problem and Nancy Carroll Gravley has some great tips to make it possible.

Three Holiday Gift Ideas for Older Techies

10:30 AM, Dec. 6th, 2014 · · Computing with Bifocals

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What to get older parents and grandparents for the holidays is often a dififcult decision. They tend to get things they know they need on their own, so Nancy Carroll Gravley has three suggestions for useful gifts that the recipients need, but don't know they need.

Five Cool Tips for Siri in iOS 8

1:50 PM, Nov. 15th, 2014 · · Computing with Bifocals


Using Siri in iOS 8 gives users lots of choices to maximize their time - as long as you know your options. Nancy Carroll Gravley gives five more tips in this column.

Three Siri Tricks for iOS 8

10:30 AM, Nov. 1st, 2014 · · Computing with Bifocals


In iOS 8, Apple has greatly enhanced the abilities of Siri. Nancy Carroll Gravley covers three of her favorites, including Reminders, nicknames, and song recognition.