Pages, Apple's word processing software, is a very useful program that comes free on new Apple devices. Those familiar with Microsoft Word will find Pages very similar. Pages is fully-compatible with Microsoft Word, allowing you to export documents in word formats. In this video, we go over the Pages basics - including formatting, saving and basic navigation.
The Apple Magic Mouse is more than just a mouse. It boasts a variety of different touch gestures which makes interacting with your Mac easy and fluid. Chris goes over the Magic Mouse and demonstrates how you can change the Magic Mouse settings and custom-tailor them to your preferences.
The Magic Mouse is $69 at TD Curran.
Perhaps the most annoying aspect of the Internet is pop-up advertising. One moment, you’re perusing the web looking at pictures of cats and the next, you are bombarded by windows upon windows of ads. Most of us have experienced this at some point. Luckily, Mac users are blessed with the security of the OS X operating system, which protects them from most computer viruses. However, adware - software that is designed to target users with ads - can still affect Mac users. Here are some ways to avoid downloading adware on your Mac as well as solutions to eliminate them if your computer is affected.
While making the switch from a PC to a Mac is not as difficult as some might imagine, there are differences between the two operating systems that you should keep in mind and consider before making the switch. A common misconception about switching to a Mac is that you can use it EXACTLY like you used your old Windows PC. I am here to tell you there is a little learning involved, but with the appropiate knowledge and a little bit of practice, making the switch from PC to Mac should be frustration-free.
The new Health app in iOS 8 has received a lot of attention for its health and fitness tracking capabilities. One feature of the Health app that has gone rather unnoticed is called Medical ID. Medical ID is a very handy and potentially life-saving feature in iOS 8 - especially for individuals who have a passcode lock on their iPhone. In case of an emergency, first-responders can view your Medical ID even if your phone is locked.
Apple has officially entered the wearables market by making a screen for your screen. They call it Apple Watch. Ben and George talk all about this new device and how it might change the way we use our phones - forever.
The iPad's hardware is nice, beautiful and efficient. Feature-wise, however, it's falling behind the times just a bit. What would happen if Apple put out a 12.2" iPad Pro? What implications come with that type of tablet? How would it change the way you use an iPad? What features will be added - besides a bigger screen? Ben and George explore these ideas and speculate on what's to come.
Star Wars: Commander is a top-down strategy game for iPad. Build your base and attack other players' bases to reap precious gold and resources. Be careful - other players will be out to get you as well. Download Star Wars: Commander for free in the App Store!
One of the new features that comes with upgrading to Apple's new desktop operating system, OS X Yosemite, is called Handoff. Handoff allows you to start an email on your iPhone or iPad and finish it on your computer - right where you left off. Or, if you are starting a document in Pages on your computer, you can switch to your iPad. You can use Handoff in apps like Mail, Safari, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Maps, Messages, Reminders, Calendar, Contacts and eventually will be able to use it in more apps as soon as developers incorporate it.