iOS 10 is a huge release for Apple. It is packed with new features, such as removing some preinstalled apps from the home screen, an improved lock screen, and many more. In this blog we will be going over a few of the many that are included in iOS 10.
Posted September 2nd, 2016 by Ryan Karsen in News
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Posted August 30th, 2016 by Hunter S in News
Apple has announced that they will be holding an event on Wednesday, September 7 at 10:00 am at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California. This event is widely rumored to include new product announcements and details of the latest software which was previewed at Apple's WWDC event earlier this summer. Apple will be live streaming the event on their website beginning at 10:00 am (PST). Join us at your local CityMac on Wednesday, September 7 to watch all the excitement as it happens.
Posted August 5th, 2016 by Ryan Karsen in News
Cell phone plans can seem like a complicated web of mumbo jumbo, full of charges, line items and vague features that require an interpreter. No matter the carrier, there is always confusion around what you are paying, why you are paying it, and the services you are receiving. If you have not reviewed your bill in the past year then it's time to see a Verizon Specialists at CityMac. Whether you want to learn how to reduce your monthly bill, activate parental data controls, or just have general questions about your bill we are here to help.
At CityMac, our goal is to help demystify your bill and make sure that you are confident that the plan you're on is the right plan for you! Come in today to speak with our Verizon Specialists and receive a fast & free Verizon Bill Analysis from CityMac!
Posted June 15th, 2016 by Nick Markman in Tech Tips
In 2011, Apple introduced their voice assistant, Siri, as a part of iOS 5. In the beginning, Siri was an annoyance for many people. She was spotty, inconsistent and did not have an impressive breadth of features. Today, Siri is more powerful than ever and if you still think she is a nuisance, it’s because you aren’t using her right. Here are 10 Siri features you probably don’t know about, but should.
Do you want to free up space on your Mac? Maybe you have 50, 100, 500 GB or more of photos in your Photos Library. A great way to free up space on your Mac is to move the library containing all of your photos in the Photos application onto an external drive. In this video, we will be going over how to do exactly that.
Have you ever wanted to quickly record something on your screen and send it to someone? This feature is built into Apple’s QuickTime Player that comes on your Mac. In this video, we will be going over how to record either your full screen or a section of your screen.
Being asked for someone else’s phone number can be a pain if you have to look it up in your contacts and try to quickly memorize it and retain it long enough to text it to the person who originally asked. On an iPhone, sharing a contact is much easier than memorizing it. iOS and OS X (soon to be macOS) includes built-in sharing functionality for contacts.
Posted June 14th, 2016 by Nick Markman in Apps
I hate coins. Every time I'm handed change from a transaction, I cringe knowing that those coins are bound to either end up in my couch, bouncing around my dryer or wedged into some obscure corner of my car. Although Acorns does not solve my dilemma when it comes to physical spare change, it provides an extremely valuable service that allows users to invest small amounts from each transaction made on linked credit or debit cards.
Posted June 12th, 2016 by Nick Markman in Tech Tips
As you peruse the Web, your browser creates and stores bits of information on your computer. These temporary Internet files contain such things as website browsing history, cookies and Web page caches. While these files have their uses, they tend to build up over time. Remove these temporary files in either of two locations in the Safari application.