How to Check Your iPhone Upgrade Eligibility (AT&T)

1:40 PM, Sep. 5th, 2013 · · How-To

With Apple's formally announced media event on September 10, the expectation is that Apple will be announcing one or more new iPhones.  Here's a handy guide to help you determine if your current iPhone is eligible for an upgrade with AT&T.

How (and Why) to Zoom on the Mac

10:30 AM, Aug. 31st, 2013 · · How-To

Zoom a zoom, zoom-ah-zoom!

Apple is a leader in Accessibility support on Macs and iOS devices. However, you don’t have to be a person with disabilities to take advantage of the many Accessibility features available to you. Sandro Cuccia shows you how to configure and use one such feature on the Mac: Zoom.

How to Obtain the IPv6 Address of Your Mac and iPad

1:30 PM, Aug. 30th, 2013 · · How-To

Finding your IPv6 address

Finding the IPv6 address of your Mac or iPad isn't extremely difficult.  But there are a few technical wrinkles to be aware of. While OS X, with access to the command line and more disclosure in the Network System Preferences, almost nails the details, it's less straightforward with an iPad.

How to Set Your iOS Device Data to Auto-Destruct

3:30 PM, Aug. 24th, 2013 · · How-To

Auto Destruct Sequence

There are many ways to safeguard the personal data that resides on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Sandro Cuccia shows you one of the best: enabling a feature on your device that will erase all data after ten failed passcode entry attempts. Yes, it's an iOS Auto-Destruct mechanism!

How to Automate Text Entry in iOS

10:30 AM, Aug. 17th, 2013 · · How-To

Writing on an iPhone

You want to save time and avoid frustration when typing on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, don't you? Sandro Cuccia shows you where and how to enable various aspects of text entry automation on your iDevice.

How to Save a PDF Document From Safari on Your iPad

5:44 PM, Aug. 16th, 2013 · · How-To

Save PDF file on an iPad

You're reading a really cool document on your iPad that you found on the Internet.  It's in PDF format, and Safari downloads then displays it nicely. But how do you save it for all time? John Martellaro shows you how to save it in your iBooks library. Or other compatible apps.

How to Obtain the URL of any Given Tweet

4:45 PM, Aug. 15th, 2013 · · How-To

Obtain a Tweet's URL

When using Twitter, most of the time, it's sufficient to log a Favorite or RT a given tweet. But what if you want to publish a link to that tweet?  Every tweet has its own unique URL, and that's what you'll need. John Martellaro shows you how to find it.

How to Start Preparing for OS X Mavericks

10:30 AM, Aug. 10th, 2013 · · How-To

A surfer surfing.

OS X 10.9 Mavericks is about to be released. Is your Mac, your software and your peripheral gear ready for this sublime event? Sandro Cuccia shows you the steps you can take now to prepare for the upgrade.