UPDATED Tutorial: Ten Ways To Reclaim Space on Your Mac Hard Drive

This post was originally written in 2013, it's updated here to reflect new apps, new settings and services. Since this post was first written in 2013, solid-state storage has become ubiquitous in all of Apple's laptops and a relatively affordable option in their iMacs. In is nascent years, abundant flash storage was prohibitively expensive. Now most people can afford the storage they need in [...]

By |2020-05-17T10:02:37-07:00May 15th, 2020|Categories: Cloud Storage, Mac, Mac Tip, Tips, Tutorial|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

AT&T Enables WiFi Calling on iOS 9

AT&T Enabled WiFi Calling on iOS 9! This past Friday, after a lengthy regulatory struggle, AT&T finally enabled WiFi calling over iOS 9. Although Apple first added the functionality back in 2014 with the release of iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, it isn't until now that AT&T activated the service for their customers. If you have no clue what WiFi calling is, and why it's so vital, [...]

By |2016-10-12T22:17:45-07:00October 13th, 2015|Categories: iOS 8, iOS 9, iPhone, iPhone Tip, Tips, Tutorial|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Tutorial: What’s Filling Up My iPhone or iPad?

Another day, another couple of clients wondering what's using up all the storage space on their iPhone or iPad. This is one of the more common issues we deal with, both for clients here in Los Angeles and for people we help remotely or over social media. Whether your storage concerns stem from getting messages that your iPhone is full and you can't take anymore [...]

By |2017-09-11T10:20:52-07:00April 7th, 2015|Categories: iOS 8, iPad, iPhone, iPhone Tip, Tutorial|0 Comments

Mac Tutorial: Save iPhone & iPad Backups to External Hard Drive

We all love the flash storage on our MacBook Airs and our Retina MacBook Pros - the problem comes when we can only afford so much storage (or are constrained by Apple's offerings) and find our storage space filling up faster than we'd like. One of the big culprits here are iOS backups. While you're likely using iCloud to backup your iPhone and iPad, [...]

By |2020-04-06T14:10:46-07:00March 3rd, 2015|Categories: Backup, iOS 7, iOS 8, iPad, iPhone, iPhone Tip, Mac Tip, Tips, Tutorial|0 Comments

Tutorial: Ten Ways To Reclaim Space on Your Mac Hard Drive

With the advent of flash storage many of us have sacrificed storage capacity for speed, battery life and a low-profile form factor. The fact is that despite a significant drop in cost, a flash drive of comparable capacity to a magnetic drive is still incredibly expensive. For example, a new iMac with 1TB of flash storage costs $1,000 more than one with a traditional magnetic [...]

By |2020-04-06T12:19:40-07:00July 21st, 2014|Categories: Cloud Storage, Mac, Mac Tip, Tips, Tutorial, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Email Accounts Are Free – Go Get A Few

Tired of wading through all the spam, daily emails from Target, and newsletters you subscribed to years ago but no longer read - all to find the emails that really matter? Get your email life sorted out by signing up for a few new email accounts. Here's the thing: they're free (and handy as hell in situations like this) and will greatly simplify up [...]

By |2020-05-15T08:47:23-07:00October 9th, 2013|Categories: Email Tip, iPad, iPhone, Mac, Mac Tip, Security, Tutorial|Tags: , , |1 Comment

iOS 7 Quick Tips For New Users

At long last iOS7 and the iPhone 5S/5C are here, and what's cool about the new OS is that Apple improved upon a great many things we already know and love about iOS. As a result there's a minor learning curve in adapting your old behaviors to the new operating system. Here are the first few differences I've noticed that are worth sharing with all [...]

By |2020-04-07T01:49:15-07:00September 18th, 2013|Categories: Design, iOS 7, iOS Apps, iPad, iPhone, Tutorial|0 Comments
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