I recently had the privilege of being a guest on The Meta Advisor, a podcast produced by Jeff Spah for financial advisors. On the show, we discuss the idea of "life enrichment" events, which are learning opportunities hosted by financial advisors for the benefit of their clients. We discuss the growing complexity of cloud computing, owning multiple devices, and the need for ongoing tech education. Regardless of whether or not you're a financial advisor, if you're looking for ways to creativity add value to your client's lives, give this show a listen.
The quality service of Appinstructor is now easier to find in several more cities. Today, we’re announcing the Appinstructor Affiliate program. Affiliate locations are other Apple focused individuals who are certified by Apple or have Apple retail experience, are real-life nice people (truly!), and can solve problems with lighthearted professionalism.
If you've been an iPhone user for several years, I'm willing to bet you have an old iPhone laying around somewhere. It's never been clear if you should sell, smash, or gift it.
Even if you don’t use an Apple device of some variety, you certainly have heard of the technology giant. Apple’s domineering presence in the industry speaks volumes about the quality of their products, and their popularly must be indicative of something. This leads people to question the safety of Apple devices, and with the prevalence of identity theft and cybercrime, this is a necessary line of questioning. Can you trust your Apple devices? Are they safe for anyone to use?
Shortly after the arrival of iOS 9 for iPhone and iPad, Apple has now released watchOS 2 for the Apple Watch. Seeing as the device requires an iPhone, the process for installing the update might not be as apparent. Here's how to upgrade your Apple Watch.
You know that turning your device off and back on again usually fixes the odd, occasional issue. But if you're having trouble with your wi-fi network and restarting your iPad or iPhone still doesn't work, this small tip should be your next step.
Apple just released a major software upgrade for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch: iOS 9. It has something for everyone. If your device was purchased within the last few years, you'll be able to install it — actually, if you can run iOS 8, then you can run iOS 9. And you'll definitely want to! Here's a quick overview of what iOS 9 entails and two ways to install it onto your device.
For years, Apple has introduced new mobile devices at their September event. This week proved to keep the tradition alive, and we now know Apple’s lineup as we head into the holiday season. Here are the highlights from this week’s Apple media event.
As noted by Macworld, Apple recently added a new feature to iCloud that I think everyone will appreciate. We can now log into iCloud.com from any computer and recover information that's been deleted. This is huge! This applies to Contacts, Calendars, Reminders, and files stored in iCloud Drive. This new recovery feature allows you to pull data that's been removed for as long as 30 days. Here's how it works.
Right out of the box, the iPhone and iPad come with tools to protect your child. They’re called Restrictions, and these tools give you the ability to disable almost all of the iPad’s features, including restricting adult content from their web browsing. For young and older children, this is incredibly useful.
There are literally thousands of Bible apps available in the App Store, and finding one that fits you is a long road of trial and error. What I’d like to share with you today is the best app for leisurely reading of the Bible. This app is perfect for morning devotions, following along during a sermon, or an afternoon refocus. It’s called NeuBible.
Uh oh! Your iPhone fell in the pool/lake/ocean/bath/washing machine/sink/toilet! What now? Are all of your photos gone? How do I get a new phone? Click to read our answers.
While iCloud Backup is great, it's not so obvious how you actually retrieve your data out of it. We get a lot of questions about this, so know that you aren't the only one confused!
Here's how you can restore your stuff from iCloud:
Apple Music is Apple's new music streaming service that we're crazy about. $10 per month gives you access to millions of songs, human-currated playlists, and spot on recommendations. In talking to many of my friends about Apple Music, the reaction has been, "That's cool, but I'm a Spotify user." Today, I discovered a third party app that will actually move your Spotify playlists and music over to Apple Music.