×
×
homepage logo

Columns

Cool new features for iPads

In this issue, we’re going to take a look at your iPad. I hope you updated it to iOS 15, because there are some cool features you’ll like. In earlier versions, you could split the screen and have two apps opened at the same time. But you first had to call up Albert Einstein ...

Need to add photos to e-mails?

Wanna have some fun? How about dragging a photo to your e-mail on your iPhone? Make sure you upgraded to iOS 15.1 on your iPhone. Now this trick is going to use two fingers to drag a photo over to your e-mail. First open up your e-mail and type in someone’s name. Now swipe up ...

iOS 15 has hundreds of new features

Many people don’t realize that you can use dictation to write a letter on your Mac computer. To set this up, go to System Preferences, Accessibility and click on Keyboard. Click on Dictation, and on Shortcut you can choose which keys you want to press to activate Dictation. ...

COVID-19 vaccination is our best hope to end the pandemic

With COVID-19 cases hitting record numbers in Hawaii, nearly a year-and-a-half into the pandemic, many are wearily asking how we will get through this? The answer is, as always, together. It’s likely you’ve heard differing views about the risks and benefits of ...

Tricks and tips for photos

If you don’t have a yardstick handy, you can use your iPhone to measure anything. Open up the Measure App, and when you see the white circle with a dot in it, place the white dot where you want to start measuring. Hit the Plus button and continue raising your white dot to where ...

A preview of iOS 15 features

iOS 15 coming out soon has a new addition in the Photos App called Memories. Actually, it existed before that, but it now has some cool enhancements. Tapping a photo of a dog, Apple collects more photos of the same dog, creates a collection of them and will launch a slide show ...

Tips for College Applications

The Common Application opened for the 2022-23 school year on August 1st. That means that the college application season is under way, and it is time for high school seniors to get started! Here is what you need to do in the next few months to get your applications sent off to the colleges ...

Control your camera with your voice

On your iPhone, you can set up Voice Control to instantly take a picture without touching the screen. So, get ready for another good one. Go to Settings, select Accessibility then activate Voice Control. Now open up your Camera app and simply say, “Turn up the volume” or ...

Check out the FilmBox App

Did you know that iPhone users can change the font size on an app-by-app basis? This means you can have a different font size on Twitter than you do when using Facebook or Instagram. Microsoft just came out with a new app called “Team.” This is a walkie- talkie app that works ...