Category Archives: Tips

Tips & Tricks from SGVMUG members.

Did You Know?

View image | gettyimages.com   Amy Fitzgerald posted a link to an immensely helpful Google tips article from Time.com in the Ancestry group on Facebook this morning. In 11 Google Tricks That Will Change the Way You Search, Jack Linshi … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

Katie Floyd, of the Mac Power Users Podcast, put an interesting post on her blog yesterday: Sending a Mac In For Service. You must read it. All of it. She begins thusly: I’ve been having some trouble with my MacBook … Continue reading

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Safety First for Bank Cards

#112295349 / gettyimages.com This tip first appeared here about a year ago. It’s critical enough to repost: (a year ago) Last week, Kim Zetter posted, on Wired, a short-but-informative piece, How to Protect Yourself From Big Bank-Card Hacks. See what … Continue reading

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iWidgets

Graphic from the article BGR’s Zach Epstein reports this morning: When Apple first added widget support to the iPhone and iPad, Apple fans had mixed feelings. Many Apple users had been waiting for widget support for years, and they had … Continue reading

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Had You Heard?

Spotted this: iOS 9 tips: Disconnect from a Bluetooth accessory without making your iPhone forget it on AppleInsider this morning. It took Apple this long to implement? Thanks to Neil Hughes for the tip.

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10 hidden tricks that could completely change the way you use your iPhone

  Zach Epstein strikes again! His current iPhone, et al, tips-and-tricks article on BGR starts here: If Apple included a paper user manual with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus that included explanations of each and every feature, it … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

View image | gettyimages.com   We’re going to hear about Photos, Apple’s new photo manipulating app, at the meeting Monday. To go along with Photos, Apple has a new storage option, iCloud Photo Library. Mark O’Neill, at MakeUseOf, has this … Continue reading

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Amazing Apps & Games

Extra, extra, read all about it, at AppleInsider: Apple on Thursday rolled out another of its limited-time-only iOS App Store sections, this time featuring 24 apps on sale for 99 cents each, including popular titles like Pixelmator and GoodReader, as … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

Unless there’s something really special about your place, your home network could be faster, and faster is always better! In 9 Quick Ways to Instantly Speed up Your Home PC Network, Andy Betts provides a lot of good advice, and … Continue reading

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Scareware: Not As Frightening as It Sounds

:::sigh::: The bad guys obviously have too much free time on their hands: …What happens is that you visit a Web site and seemingly have your browser maliciously frozen. You’ll find that you can’t quit, nor can you navigate away … Continue reading

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