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How to Set an Alarm on Your iPad

  Matt Cone       February 27, 2021

Your iPad is many things, but one thing it can also do is act as an alarm clock. When you set an alarm on your iPad, you configure it to play a sound at a certain time. The alarm will continue to go off until you interact with your iPad. Setting an alarm is a great way to wake yourself up at a certain time or remind yourself of important events.

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How to Rebuild Spotlight's Index

  Matt Cone       February 26, 2021

Spotlight is the revolutionary search technology built into macOS that creates an index of practically everything on your hard drive — including email messages, contacts, and even calendar events — and then uses this index to search your hard drive. Your Mac is supposed to update this index in real time when you create or modify files or folders, but problems occasionally crop up. Spotlight won’t work correctly if this index is incomplete or corrupted.

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How to Set an Alarm on Your iPhone

  Matt Cone       February 25, 2021

Your iPhone is many things, but one thing it can also do is act as an alarm clock. When you set an alarm on your iPhone, you configure it to play a sound at a certain time. The alarm will continue to go off until you interact with your iPhone. Setting an alarm is a great way to wake yourself up at a certain time or remind yourself of important events.

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How to Double Space Microsoft Word for Mac Documents

  Matt Cone       February 24, 2021

Creating a document in Microsoft Word for Mac? Depending on who you’re creating the document for, you may have to double space your document. Many organizations such as schools and legal entities have very strict guidelines regarding the line spacing of Microsoft Word documents. Here’s how to change the line spacing of a Microsoft Word document to add double spacing: Open Microsoft Word on your Mac, and then create a new document.

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How to Change Your Mac's Login Password

  Matt Cone       February 23, 2021

By default, your Mac is password protected at login, so you’ll need to enter a password to start using your Mac. If you ever want to change your Mac’s login password to something different, you can do so using System Preferences. It’s a quick and easy way to update the login credentials for your Mac. Here’s how to change your Mac’s login password: From the Apple menu, select System Preferences.

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How to Delete Books and PDF Files on your iPhone or iPad

  Matt Cone       February 22, 2021

So you’ve read a book or PDF file on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch. Now how do you get rid of it? This tutorial shows you how to quickly and easily delete any book or PDF file from the Books app. It’s a great way to free up space, because these files can take up precious space on your device, especially if they contain a lot of embedded pictures.

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How to Update Apps on Your iPad

  Matt Cone       February 21, 2021

The various apps on your iPad are constantly being updated by the developers. Do you have the latest versions? You can make sure you have the latest updates by manually checking and updating the apps on your iPad in the App Store. You can update all of the apps on your iPad, or you can pick and choose which apps you want to update. Here’s how to update apps on your iPad:

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How to Manage Apple App Subscriptions

  Matt Cone       February 20, 2021

Some applications (like Microsoft Word) available in the Mac and iOS App Stores require monthly or yearly subscriptions. Many of us also subscribe to Apple’s Music and TV services. These subscription fees are billed by Apple and paid to the application developers. You can manage and cancel these subscriptions using one of your Apple devices. How to Manage Apple App Subscriptions on a Mac Here’s how to manage Apple app subscriptions on your Mac:

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How to Set a Static IP Address on a Mac

  Matt Cone       February 19, 2021

When your Mac is connected to a private network in a home or office, it’s probably assigned what’s known as a dynamic IP address. (To check, see How to Find Your Mac’s IP Address.) That’s not a problem for the majority of users - most people don’t care whether their IP addresses changes or not. But dynamic IP addresses won’t work for certain tasks like port forwarding, dynamic DNS, or client-to-client file sharing on the local network.

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How to Update Apps on Your iPhone

  Matt Cone       February 18, 2021

The various apps on your iPhone are constantly being updated by the developers. Do you have the latest versions? You can make sure you have the latest updates by manually checking and updating the apps on your iPhone in the App Store. You can update all of the apps on your iPhone, or you can pick and choose which apps you want to update. Here’s how to update apps on your iPhone:



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