Reader View in Safari

I’ve written previously that I do a lot of reading on my iPhone and iPad. Unfortunately, reading a web page is not always a great experience. Many web pages are filled with things not related to what I’m trying to read: ads, links to other sites, comments, social media, and more. Safari has a great way to focus on just the main content: Reader View.

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Camera Tips

The iPhone does an amazing job taking great photos. It sets the focus and exposure, detects faces, adjusts color and white balance, and much more, all automatically. Most of the time, you simply point and shoot and get an awesome photo. Sometimes, however, you may need to take more control.

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Phone Call Tips

Our iPhones can do so many wonderful things that it’s sometimes easy to forget they are also telephones. And while making phone calls may seem old school, there are many times when speaking to someone is the best way to communicate. With that in mind, here are a few tips to make using the phone easier.

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Keeping Messages In Sync

We all use text messaging to stay in touch with friends and family, and also to interact with many businesses. If you have more than one Apple device, it’s a great convenience to be able to send and receive messages on all of them, but keeping your message list synchronized across your devices can be a challenge. There are a few settings that will ensure that everything stays in sync automatically.

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Time To Leave Windows 7

Microsoft will end support for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020. This means that after that date they will no longer issue security and feature updates nor will they provide support. While it may seem that there is plenty of time to worry about this, if you’re using a PC that is running Windows 7, doing some planning and preparation now will help make the transition smoother.

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Two-Factor Authentication

I’ve written previously about how using strong, unique passwords and also ensuring that your devices are always up-to-date are important ways to stay secure online. In this article, I’m going to cover how to ensure that you are the only one that can sign in to your account. It’s called two-factor authentication, which is quite a mouthful, but is simple to set up, simple to use, and is a big improvement over just using a password.

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