March 24, 2017

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An iMovie Tribute to Dad — in Loving Memory

  Early last year, my father called excited to report that he was the proud owner of a new iPad. He had oh so many questions. To help address them, I dedicated a post on this website to him — iPad and iPhone: User Guide Instructions, Tutorials and Resources. He was delighted and grateful. Sadly, […]

Six Apps to Find the Best iPad & iPhone Apps for Kids Fast

Discovery apps can be great time-savers when you’re looking for the best iPad and iPhone apps for your kids.  Here are five six good ones that you can download for free from the App Store. They make it supremely easy to find parent, expert and teacher-recommended kids apps, which deliver the age-appropriate entertainment or educational […]

Stalking the Best iPhone & iPad Apps for Kids: 100+ Helpful Kids App Review Sites

If you’ve ever been disappointed by iPad or iPhone apps for kids, welcome to the club. Many parents, grandparents and child-caring adults seem increasingly frustrated by kids apps that over-promise and under-deliver. Hype leads them to purchase a kids book, game or educational app that ultimately underwhelms, overwhelms or simply fails to engage their children. Feeling […]

Two App Accessories to Better Record Lectures & Presentations with an iPhone or iPad

A popular post on this website is “How to Record Lectures with Your iPhone’s Microphone.” Though that post is about a year old, it remains valid because neither the Voice Memos app nor the iPhone mic have changed much since. In the meantime, two app-enhanced iPhone recorder accessories have emerged to help you record lectures […]

iPhone Camera Add-on: Latest Greatest App-enhanced Accessories

Even when the iPhone camera was “just an afterthought,” it was compelling. Enough to spawn thousands of iOS camera and photo-editing apps. Enough to spark a new iPhotography movement and  iPhoneography art form. And, enough to inspire a slew of inventive iPhone camera add-on accessories — from snap-on iPhone wide-angle, fish-eye and macro lenses, to […]

iPad and iPhone Basics: User Guide Resources and Tutorials

I write this post for my father — beloved 86-year-old owner of a brand new iPad 2 — who unfortunately lives half a world away. If you — like Dad — are struggling with how and where to begin using a new iDevice, then you’ll appreciate the sources that I’ve listed for him here. They’ll […]

How to Never Use Your iPad: 3 Basic No-Nos (1 Made Up)

If you have deep enough pockets to support the reckless use of an iPad, then please skip this article. Otherwise, take note of the following simple prescriptions  for a robust and healthy Apple iPad that you can enjoy for a long, long time. No Extreme Temperatures Do not use or store your iPad in extreme […]

Top iPad and iPhone Gift Appcessories: Remote Controllers and Monitors

About two years ago, the folks at Business Insider reckoned that you could remotely control 25 categories of things with your iPhone. While I’m sure that we’ve surpassed that amazing number today, how you gain RC power with your iPhone or iPad remains largely unchanged — you buy a special accessory and then download its […]

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