Back in 2013 at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced that they had pushed over 7.4 trillion notifications to different Apple devices. That’s a staggering number that is hard to even comprehend! Think of how many notifications you recieve per day and imagine that multiplied by everyone else in the world who owns an Apple product! So the big question now is, "how do I manage my notifications?" The first tip I have is the handy tool called Notification Center.
Posted June 7th, 2014 by George Urick in Tech Tips
Setting up email in the Mail app on your iPhone and iPad is meant to be as simple as possible. Mail has convenient preset email setups for iCloud, Microsoft Exchange, Google, Yahoo, AOL and Outlook.com email addresses. However, if you have a Comcast.net email account - like many customers here at CityMac - the setup process is not as straightforward. Here is a quick tutorial on how to get your Comcast email set up in Mail on iOS 7.
Apple recently started a replacement program for defective sleep/wake buttons on the iPhone 5. This issue has only affected phones manufactured prior to March 2013. If you think your iPhone 5 has a broken sleep/wake button and was manufactured before March 2013, you can bring it in to your nearest CityMac location and get your phone fixed and returned to you within 6 days!
Posted May 29th, 2014 by Nick Markman in Tech Tips
Earlier last month, we showed you how to set up an iCloud backup for your iPhone or iPad. However, if you are backing up multiple devices to iCloud and have the standard free 5 gb of iCloud storage, chances are that your iCloud is full or close to it. If this is the case, you may want to consider upgrading the storage on your iCloud account or backing up your devices through iTunes on your computer. Continue reading to find out how.
Posted May 29th, 2014 by George Urick in Tech Tips
Setting up an Airport router is much simpler than most routers, but for those who have not done it before or have only set up other routers in the past, it is a very different process. It is, however, much more intuitive. By following this tutorial, you will be able to set up your Airport Express, Extreme, or Time Capsule with no problem.
Apple’s WWDC - World Wide Developers Conference - is about to kick off on June 2nd. Every year, Apple has sold tickets online and the event has been selling out in less time each year. This year Apple did something completely different; Registered developers signed up online and where chosen at random to purchase tickets. Very similar to a lottery.
A lot of Mac users have known about Spotlight - the system-wide desktop search feature - since it was released with Mac OS X Tiger in 2004, but not many people know all the great things it can do besides search for programs and files. Check out some of the cool things that Spotlight on OS X can do, including math equations and dictionary integration.