Intuitive? I think not

“Intuitive” seems to be a bit of a dirty word among, shall we say, more mature computer users Many, many times I have listened with sympathy as an IT Support client has told me that a younger family member has insisted that the computer struggles they are suffering are “weird” because the iPhone/tablet/computer is “so …
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Iphone randomly capitalises words

Does your iPhone randomly capitalise words? Several of my IT clients have mentioned this problem to me recently, and there doesn’t seem to be one single cause or one single fix. To add to the annoyance, the capital letter often doesn’t pop up until you have moved on several words in what you are typing. …
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Time for a new iPad?

With the coming of iOS10 (Apple’s latest operating system for iPhones and iPads), my first generation iPad Mini can’t keep up: it can’t be updated to iOS10 It’s not yet four years old, so if I’d got out of bed on the wrong side this morning I could well be whingeing about “built-in obsolescence”. But …
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Extending iPhone and iPad Storage

Have you ever wanted to increase the storage space on your idevice? However much you like your idevice, it can be a pain that you can not connect either a USB flashdrive or an SD card to increase the storage capacity. This is particularly irritating at this time of year, of course, if you want …
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IOS 9 Beta Available Now

Apple will let you have IOS 9 before it is released in the autumn We are accustomed to Microsoft giving the hardy among us access to new versions of their operating systems before they are “finished”, and now Apple is doing the same. The next version of IOS (the operating system that runs on iPads …
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Deleting Emails from iPhone Inboxes

Small iPhone niggle solved! Following on from last week’s blog about blocking unwanted phone calls, I have finally had a look at a problem with iPads and iPhones when attempting to delete emails from the inbox. When I open my iPhone Mail app I like to be able to see the option to view all …
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Apple’s Instant Wifi Hotspot

Most smartphones (including iPhones) can serve as “wifi hotspots” In effect, this means that the phone is acting like your wireless router at home. It can be used to allow you to connect another device to the internet (eg a laptop or a tablet) when a “normal” wifi connection is not available and when the …
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