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Apple's iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch) and Macs can all broadcast their locations, making it easy to locate a friend, share your own location, or pinpoint a device that may be lost or stolen. Jeff Carlson, co-author of The Connected Apple Family: Discover the Rich Apple Ecosystem of the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and AppleTV, acts as your wayfinder to learn about these features.
Dan Moren, co-author of The Connected Apple Home: Discover the Rich Apple Ecosystem of the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and AppleTV, explains how to take advantage of advanced communication features built into the latest iOS and OS X updates. Whether you want to send or receive text messages, phone calls, or photos/videos, your Apple device makes it not just possible, but easy - and free!
Sharing all of your music, movies, and more across the range of Apple devices owned by your family sounds like a no-brainer. Why wouldn't everyone want this option? Maybe because it's not quite as beautifully simple as it sounds. Jeff Carlson, co-author of The Connected Apple Home: Discover the Rich Apple Ecosystem of the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and AppleTV, explains 10 important points you need to consider before you decide to enroll your gang in Family Sharing.
Amazon and device expert Scott McNulty, author of The Amazon Fire Phone: Master Your Amazon Smartphone, gives a quick flyover of his top-10 favorite reasons to love the Amazon Fire.
AirPrint was introduced with iOS 4.2, and lets you to print right from your iOS device. Now you can be super productive, right? Only if you have an AirPrint enabled printer at your disposal. Although there are hundreds of printers available that support AirPrint these days, what if you're like me, and have older printers that iOS doesn't recognize? Your Mac can help.
Staying up to date with your favorite websites and blogs can be a real chore, and a major productivity drain. If only there was a way to quickly get the latest unread headlines from top sites in one place, at any time, on any devices. There is. Available for iPad, iPhone, and Mac is Reeder, the popular Google Reader client.
Your iPhone and iPad are full of useful knowledge. You've downloaded tons of audio books, podcasts, and iTunesU content. The problem is that there just aren't enough hours in the day to download all of it to your brain. Here's a tip that might help...
Last week, I shared some useful tips for locating and launching apps faster on your Mac. But what about your iOS devices? They're full of apps too. And, with pages and pages of apps, it can be a real pain in the neck to find the one you want. Here are some tips to help you wade through them.