Tag Archives: iphone

Quick Tip: How to see behind things

Quick Tip: How to see behind things
Quick Tip: How to see behind things

I just got a Google Chromecast, and wanted to see if my kitchen TV has an HDMI port so I could use it on that TV.  Now, said kitchen TV is mounted under a cabinet with very little space to negotiate behind it.  How is one supposed to discern the existence of an HDMI port when one is too lazy to google for the manual?  With one’s cell phone, of course! Read the rest of this entry

Quick Tips: Deleting a message on an iDevice with iOS7

Quick Tips: Deleting a message on an iDevice with iOS7
Quick Tips: Deleting a message on an iDevice with iOS7

Like most of the Apple fanbois and fangrrrls out there, I updated both of my iDevices to iOS7 on the first day it was available.  There are definitely some new days of doing things that will take some getting used to!  It took me a bit to figure out how to delete a single message from a text “conversation” on my iPhone 5, like maybe I’d used a Redbox code, or I was messaging myself a reminder and wanted to delete the message after I’d done the task.  I stumbled across how to do this.   Read the rest of this entry

Q&A: Adding music to an iPod

Q&A: Adding music to an iPod
Q&A: Adding music to an iPod

Introducing a YouTube series on “How To Load Music On Your iDevice”!

Reader Sue asks:

I have an iphone, and I have an ipod. I would love to put my music on my iphone.
How do I do this?
do people still use IPODS?  Am I old-fashioned?

No, you’re not old fashioned!  Like you, I have an iPhone, but I also have two iPods of varying vintages that are still in service and still get used regularly.  My original 5GB iPod – the one that came out in 2002 with the black and white screen and click wheel – is a backup audio source at The Hubs’ church.  My other iPod – fall 2006 vintage – is in service at the offices of Smiling Dog Systems. Read the rest of this entry