iOS 10 Lock Screen Hacks

Apple Removed the Slide-to-Unlock Feature in iOS 10 When I downloaded iOS 10 last week the first thing I noticed was that the slide-to-unlock feature no longer worked. This caused me to completely freeze for nearly a minute — I stared at my phone and repeated the task wondering...

Should I Upgrade to the New iPhone 7?

Say Hello to the New iPhone 7 In case you were hiding under a rock last week: the new iPhone 7 arrived on the scene. And if you weren’t hiding under a rock you probably heard the headphone jack no longer exists — you will now need to use headphones that connect via the...

Back to School: CleanMyMac 3 Review and Deal

It’s no secret around here that I love MacPaw products. First, as I detailed in my CleanMyMac 3  review — the product helps a ton when my Mac is running slow. I also love the extra features of CleanMyMac 3, including the program schedule. Additionally, I found Gemini 2 to...

5 Ideas for Setting Up An iPad for Kids

Recently, I’ve set up my old model iPad to play music for our infant son. He loves it! Although he’ll be relatively immobile for months to come, I’m already thinking about how to eventually set it up for his play. I’m not advocating parents stick their kid...

Forgot Your iPad Passcode? Do This.

I have an older generation iPad that hasn’t powered up in about a year. Recently, though, we discovered our newborn son LOVES music and I thought I’d put the iPad to use and set up some baby-friendly music on it. When I finally charged and turned on the old device it...

The Best Bag for Your Mac Computer

I have a history of owning/operating my computers for a long time (well, relatively long based on today’s electronic lifespan). In graduate school my peers referred to my computer as “grandpa” because it seemed ancient compared to all the shiny new laptops...

Mac Running Slow? More Benefits from CleanMyMac 3

Since my initial review of CleanMyMac 3 this past summer, I’ve spent time working with the program in the background day-to-day. And I have to say, I’m impressed.  If you have a Mac running slow and you’ve already read that first review, but you still...

Accessibility for Designers

Frequent Issues and Concerns Impacted by Design Work Some of the biggest accessibility issues for web designers involve color, color contrast, and color indications. Here’s a rundown of frequent concerns and impactful solutions. Concern: The web design text does not have a...

Create Accessible Websites

Why should web designers and developers create accessible websites? There are 19 million Americans living with one ore more disabilities. Some of these disabilities are discernible to the outside observer: vision impairment, hearing impairment, and muscular impairment (for...

How to Use Mac Accessibility Features

Some of the most underrated features of Mac products are the accessibility features. Built in to every Apple product, the accessibility supports and customizations prevent the need for third-party products. Not familiar with what’s available? Here’s a quick rundown of...