Quick Tips

Post Date: Friday, October 13, 2017

In this podcast, Abby gives us a quick overview of Verse-A-Day: Daily Bible Verses, an iOS app that delivers a new bible verse each day.

Preferred translations for bible verses include:

Post Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2015

In this podcast, David Woodbridge introduces us to the App Store that’s available on the new fourth-generation Apple TV. He shows us how to browse, search and install apps.

Post Date: Sunday, December 7, 2014

In the fourth of his series of podcasts looking at the Finder on macOS, David Griffith shows us how to use Folder Actions to create Download alerts. This is demonstrated by downloading from the RNIB Talking Newspaper and Magazine service. He also briefly demonstrates how to read the downloaded newspaper in Apple Books, previously known as iBooks.

Post Date: Friday, November 28, 2014

In this podcast, David Griffith gives us a demonstration of using the OS X Spotlight to search for files by name or text contained in them.

He then demonstrates how to create a Smart Folder based upon the search which will automatically list all files which meet your search criteria. The folder will react dynamically as files are deleted or new ones created.

Post Date: Monday, December 1, 2014

In the second of his series of podcasts looking at the Spotlight Finder on Mac OS X, David Griffith discusses how to locate music using tag file information.

In the second half, he covers searching by filename under different document format types.

Post Date: Monday, December 1, 2014

In the third of his series of podcasts looking at the Spotlight Finder on Mac OS X, David Griffith discusses how to search within a folder location and shares some strategies for searching by file type without file names and using Finder Sort parameters to further assist with searching by file types.

Post Date: Sunday, November 8, 2015

In this podcast, David Woodbridge shows us how to configure and operate the Accessibility Shortcut that can be accessed using the Siri remote with the fourth-generation Apple TV.

Post Date: Thursday, November 5, 2015

In this podcast, David Woodbridge walks us through how to check the battery level of the Siri remote that comes with the new fourth-generation Apple TV.

Post Date: Sunday, November 15, 2015

In this podcast, David Woodbridge walks us through the process of buying and watching movies and TV shows on the fourth-generation Apple TV.

Post Date: Friday, November 13, 2015

In this podcast, David Woodbridge discusses and demonstrates Home Sharing on the fourth-generation Apple TV.

Home Sharing lets you share and stream content from your computer’s iTunes library to other computers, iOS devices, and Apple TVs.

Post Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015

In this episode of his series of podcasts looking at the Apple Watch, David Woodbridge walks us through the features and options available on the Watch App on an iPhone once it has been paired with an Apple Watch.

Post Date: Friday, May 1, 2015

In this episode of his series of podcasts looking at the Apple Watch, David Woodbridge asks us to join him for a walk as he uses Apple Maps on the Watch to receive walking directions.

Post Date: Thursday, April 30, 2015

In this episode of his series of podcasts looking at the Apple Watch, David Woodbridge shows us some of what you can use Siri for on the Watch.

Post Date: Friday, May 8, 2015

In this episode of his series of podcasts looking at the Apple Watch, David Woodbridge shows us how to remove and attach Watch bands.

Post Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015

In this episode of his series of podcasts looking at the Apple Watch, David Woodbridge demonstrates how to charge the Watch and check its current charge level.

Post Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015

In this episode of his series of podcasts looking at the Apple Watch, David Woodbridge demonstrates the option which allows you to decide whether VoiceOver should speak when you raise your wrist. This option is independent of the setting which controls whether the Watch should activate when you lift your wrist.

Post Date: Thursday, April 30, 2015

In this episode of his series of podcasts looking at the Apple Watch, David Woodbridge shows us how to create, edit and delete alarms.

Post Date: Thursday, April 30, 2015

In this episode of his series of podcasts looking at the Apple Watch, David Woodbridge takes a look at some of the VoiceOver settings available on the Watch itself and in the Watch app on the connected iPhone. These include the VoiceOver speech rate and volume, VoiceOver hints and the screen curtain.

Post Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015

In this episode of his series of podcasts looking at the Apple Watch, David Woodbridge demonstrates how to make and receive calls on the Watch.

Post Date: Friday, May 1, 2015

In this episode of his series of podcasts looking at the Apple Watch, David Woodbridge shows us how to read an email on the Watch and then use the Hand-Off feature to reply to that email on your connected iPhone.