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More tips for students

For all you kids back in school, I have a couple of tips to help you get straight A’s. As I mentioned in my last article, you should use iCloud Drive as a backup of all your school data. To do this, go into System Preferences, go into your Apple ID on the top right, then click ...

Set up Siri commands on your laptop

Many people use Siri with their iPhones or iPads, but did you know that the MacBook also has Siri capabilities? You have to click on an icon in the upper righthand corner to activate it. Well, now you can create a shortcut key to launch Siri, and all the new computers have a setting ...

Did you take a ‘Pandemic Gap Year?’

Many students who were ready to head off to college for the first time this fall made the difficult decision to stay home and wait it out until they could move on campus, take classes in person and enjoy their first year of college in the traditional way. While the disappointment ...

Long overdue updates may cause crashes

So, you want to text your ex-girlfriend a "goodbye Mary" and don't want her to see your phone number. Well, Bucko, you're in good luck. Just type in a code - *#67# - on your iPhone, and nobody will be able to see the phone number.But let's say you want to send her a video with you and your new ...

Why is it so important to have a healthy nervous system?

The nervous system is the control center of your body. Without the nervous system, there will be a collapse of most routine activities like communication, breathing, movement, and coordination.If you have a dysfunctional nervous system, you'll most likely experience migraines, chronic pains and ...

Parents’ guide to college admissions time

Going through the college admissions cycle with your high school student can be an extremely stressful time for both student and parent. Students are excited about preparing for what lies ahead for them and anxious about leaving home. Parents are equal parts proud of their children's ...

High school freshmen: It is time to start planning for college!

You are just starting out in high school, but the path to college starts now. It may seem like a long time from now, but four years will fly by, and there is a lot to do in those four years to get you ready for college.Here are some tips to get you started.Meet with your guidance counselor ...

Can neck problems cause fatigue?

Physical and mental activities can make us feel tired. Tiredness helps the body to recover and grow. Unfortunately, tiredness can take on a whole new dimension and cause you to suffer from a complete lack of energy or fatigue.A growing body of evidence suggests that fatigue can be caused by ...

College Spotlight: Sonoma State University, and WUE

Sonoma State University is one of 23 schools within the California State University System, the largest four-year public university system in the country. It is located about 45 minutes north of San Francisco in a suburban/rural setting on the outskirts of the California Wine Country.So, what ...

New Apple laptops to feature ARM chips

Apple decided to build their own CPU chip called ARM and ditch the Intel chip.What that means is the new MacBook Pro laptops coming out soon with the new ARM chip will run all the same apps that you have on your iPad and iPhone. COOL But the bad part is that you can't run Bootcamp to install ...