Tag Archives: iPhone

Episode 52, Quick ‘hidden’ tips to enhance productivity in iOS 13; AirPods Pro ‘hands-on ‘ review; & Veterans Day Fitness Challenge



In this episode, we will discuss some easy tips I’ve learned about iOS13 in the past weeks.  Some of these shortcuts are really productive and you will find them convenient. I will also provide a hands-on review of the AirPods Pro after my coverage in the previous podcast. Additionally, we will cover Apple’s next Fitness Challenge for the Apple Watch set for this Veterans Day, November 11.

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Episode 50, iPhone AppleCare is worth peace of mind compared to cell provider insurance



In this episode, we will discuss Apple Care for the iPhone and its comparison to insurance provided from cellular providers. We will also recommend ways to protect your investment. (Graphic courtesy Apple Inc.)


Episode 44, Apple Event Preview; Buying and Selling your Devices



In this episode, we will discuss Apple’s next big product launch. Apple plans to introduce its newest devices and services at 10 a.m. Pacific Time at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California.  We will also explore some of Apple’s purchasing and recycling options.


Episode 41, Apple brings contactless student IDs on iPhone and Apple Watch; Mophie launches 3-in-1 Wireless Charger



In this episode, as countless children and young adults are making their way back to the school house, we are going to discuss Apple bringing contactless student IDs on iPhone and Apple Watch to more universities and a product notification of Mophie’s new wireless chargers. (Photos courtesy of Apple)

With contactless student IDs in Apple Wallet, students can quickly and easily get into their dorms and pay for lunch with their iPhone or Apple Watch.
Students can leave their physical wallets behind and use their iPhone or Apple Watch to buy gear at the campus store and enter their dorm, dining hall, gym and more.
Mophie 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Pad launched this week.

Episode 39, iPhone Travel Tips



In this episode, we will provide listeners some quick iPhone travel tips.  These tips are for enhancing your iPhone productivity using Apple provided features.


Episode 38, KardiaMobile 6L Heart Monitor, 6-Lead Device and iPhone App Review



In this episode, we are going to talk about the new AliveCor’s KardiaMobile 6L Heart Monitor and the accompanying iPhone application, Kardia. The website is at www.AliveCor.com and iPhone application can be found in the Apple App Store.

AliveCor’s new MobileKardia 6L provides a 6-lead EKG monitoring capability.
The KardiaMobile Single Lead Device is capable of detecting Atrial Fibrillation, Bradycardia, Tachycardia or normal heart rhythm.
iPhone Kardia 6L iPhone App Screenshots

Episode 35, Apple partners with Best Buy for expanded repair service: Tips for your iPhone



In this episode, we will talk about Apple’s recent announcement about the completion of a major expansion of its Apple authorized service network by partnering with Best Buy for expanded services.  We will then offer several tips for your iPhone.

Force touch (long press) on the Camera Application and you will have these four options to quickly move around the camera features.

A light press on the Done button will reveal how many tabs you have open and offer an option to delete them.
The timer option is in the Camera Application and at the top, third from the left. It has a clock. Light press and you will have a off, 3s or 10s option.

Episode 33, Traveling with the Roaming Man G3 Hotspot; Apple makes airline travel easier



This week’s episode will look at the Roaming Man G3 Hotspot (www.roamingman.com) and how your Apple devices make airline travel easier during the summer travel season.  Travel applications recommended for itinerary input are TripIt and Kayak.  For seat preference, the Seat Alerts application is a quick way to get notified if a better seat becomes available.  Gate Guru will help you navigate around the airports with detailed maps.  Lastly, those on the ground can track your flight using Flightboard, Flight Tracker and Plane Finder.  All can be found in App Store.  Have an enjoyable summer travel season!

Roaming Man G3 Hotspot

Episode 30, Ultimate Weather Applications for the iPhone and AppleWatch



In the episode, I will talk about a few of my personal best apps from the numerous weather apps in the App Store.  It’s now summer and we just had our first storm of the season bringing hail, thunder and lightning. Severe storms are not only common in Alaska but around the world.   You just need to watch the evening news to see examples where people have been caught ill prepared.  I’ll talk about using your iPhone and AppleWatch to help make your weather forecasting more accurate and your outdoor activities safer.

Wunderground Application icon

Radar Scope Application icon

Dark Sky Application icon 

Episode 23, Getting the most benefit from Apple News+, an immersive magazine and news reading experience; AirPower Charging Mat cancelled



Episode 23, Getting the most benefit from Apple News+, an immersive magazine and news reading experience; AirPower Charging Mat cancelled: In this episode we are going to discuss Apple’s launch of Apple News+, an immersive magazine and news reading experience, and making the most of your subscription.  We all spend time waiting in line throughout the day—it’s a fact of modern life.  Apple News + is a tool to use that time, be it just a few minutes a day, or an hour and turn it into something meaningful.  Learn more about making the app a productive part of your day and some of the features.  We will finish the episode with the recent update from Apple cancelling the AirPower Charging Mat device.

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