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Upgrading to iOS 8.1 (Or Later)
By Jason R. Rich
Dec 4, 2014
Jason R. Rich explains the new features and improvements made to the iOS 8.1 operating system for the iPhone and iPad, and discusses how and why people should update their devices.
Configuring an iPhone to Suit Your Preferences
By Brad Miser
Nov 28, 2014
In this chapter from My iPhone (Covers iOS 8 on iPhone 6/6 Plus, 5S/5C/5, and 4S), 8th Edition, Brad Miser shows you how to customize your home screen, set keyboard, format, and language options, choose the noises your phone makes, set preferences for Notifications, Do Not Disturb, Privacy, and Location Services, and manage security options.
Introduction to the iPhone 6 Plus
Nov 13, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes a look at the new iPhone 6 Plus and compares it to the older iPhone 5s and the slightly smaller iPhone 6. You’ll discover some of the differences among these three smartphones and read some compelling reasons why you might want to upgrade.
Upgrading Your iPhone
By Jason R. Rich
Nov 11, 2014
Jason R. Rich discusses your options when it comes to upgrading your current iPhone to the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, or switching from another smartphone to one of the newly released iPhone models. As you’ll discover, not all cellular service providers require a two year contract, or make you wait until your existing contract expires before you can upgrade.
Introduction to the iPhone 6
By Jason R. Rich
Nov 6, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes a look at what Apple’s iPhone 6 has to offer, and the features available exclusive to this iOS mobile device. He also focuses on whether or not users of older iPhone models (or other smartphones) should consider upgrading.
How to Start Automating Your Home Using an iPhone or iPad
By Jason R. Rich
Oct 16, 2014
Jason R. Rich explains how app developers and home automation companies are quickly developing cutting-edge products that allow iPhone or iPad users to remotely control or automate various aspects of their home. Discover how just about anyone can begin using some of these products, even if they’re not too techno-savvy.
Microsoft’s OWA Offers Outlook Support for the iPad
By Jason R. Rich
Oct 15, 2014
Learn how to take advantage of Microsoft’s OWA app in order to access Outlook-related email, contacts, and calendar data when using Microsoft Office 365 or Microsoft Exchange Online. This is just one option for accessing Outlook data on an Apple iPad.
An Introduction to Mobile Banking on an iPhone or iPad
By Jason R. Rich
Oct 14, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes a look at the types of apps that anyone can use to handle a wide range of mobile banking tasks, including managing bank and credit card accounts.
Making the Samsung Galaxy S5 Phone Your Own
By Steve Schwartz
Sep 5, 2014
In this chapter from My Samsung Galaxy S5, you find out how to customize your phone by populating the Home screen with widgets, shortcuts, and folders; change the default wallpaper; organize your Apps pages and create folders; set default and contact-specific ringtones; and configure and enable special system settings, such as Blocking mode and One-Handed Operation.
Wi-Fi Calling and Continuity Feature Enhance iOS 8’s Capabilities
By Jason R. Rich
Sep 3, 2014
Jason R. Rich offers a preview of the new Continuity, Handoff, and Wi-Fi Calling features that are built into iOS 8.
Why iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite Will Change How You Use iCloud
By Jason R. Rich
Sep 1, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes a look at how Apple’s cloud-based iCloud service is once again evolving, and how this will impact Mac, iPhone, and iPad users once they upgrade to OS X Yosemite or iOS 8 in Fall 2014.
iOS 8 Is Updating How We Compose, Send, and Receive Text Messages
By Jason R. Rich
Aug 27, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes an advance look at the iOS 8 edition of the Messages app and explains how iPhone and iPad users will soon discover new ways to communicate using text messaging and Apple’s own iMessage service.
Apple’s Camera and Photos Apps Get a Makeover
By Jason R. Rich
Aug 25, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes a first look at some of the new features and functions being incorporated into the all-new iOS 8 editions of the Camera and Photos apps that will come preinstalled with the latest version of Apple’s iOS operating system.
What We Can Expect from iOS 8
By Jason R. Rich
Aug 22, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes a first look at iOS 8 and offers a preview of what iPhone and iPad users can expect this Fall in terms of new features and functions that will be made available as part of this much-anticipated iOS update.
Explore Office for iPad: The Microsoft Office Suite is Now Available on Your Tablet
By Jason R. Rich
Jul 17, 2014
Jason R. Rich offers an overview of the new Office for iPad apps from Microsoft, and explains the benefits of running Microsoft Office’s Word, Excel and PowerPoint on your iOS tablet.
Introduction to iTunes Radio: Stream the Music You Want, When You Want It
By Jason R. Rich
Jul 17, 2014
This video shows how to use Apple's online-based iTunes Radio service in order to stream your favorite music or audio programming directly from the Internet to your computer, iPhone, iPod touch or iPad.
Explore Microsoft Excel for iPad: Collaborate, Share, and Sync Spreadsheet (Workbook) Files with Excel for PC and Mac
By Jason R. Rich
Jul 16, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes a look at the new Microsoft Excel for iPad app, and discusses why business people in particular will find this to be a “must have” app on their tablet if their job involves creating, editing or reviewing spreadsheets and/or crunching numbers.
Explore Microsoft PowerPoint for iPad
By Jason R. Rich
Jul 15, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes a look at Microsoft’s new PowerPoint for iPad app, discusses how to use it to import, create, or edit digital slide presentations.
Que Video: How to Use Twitter on Your iPhone, for Seniors
By Jason R. Rich
Jul 15, 2014
In this video you will learn how to set up a free Twitter account, install the Twitter app onto an iPhone, and begin using this popular social networking services to find and follow Twitter feeds.
Explore Microsoft Word for iPad: Collaborate, Share, and Sync Documents with Word for PC and Mac
By Jason R. Rich
Jul 14, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes a look at the new Microsoft Word for iPad app, compares it to Pages, and discusses how straight forward the document creation, viewing, editing, and sharing process is when using this app.

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