iPad Security Tip #1: Use (Simple) Passcode Lock

Recently my iPad was stolen. Boy was I glad that I had enabled all the security that I had! I made it harder for the thieves to access my data. And from what I can tell by trying to track my iPad using FindMyiPhone on iCloud (https://www.icloud.com/#find), and also thankfully set up correctly before the theft, […]

How to delete all iPad email from one email account (iOS7 only)

With the release of iOS7, the option to delete multiple emails from your iPad in one step (using the application called Mail) disappeared! Or seemed to. Here’s a solution that involves a couple of steps but at least you don’t have to select each message and move them to the Trash one at a time. […]

Learning from TED On The Go

No doubt you are aware of the myriad of wonderful TEDTalks available online. Did you know that you can download them straight to your iPad and watch them at your leisure whether or not you are connected to the Internet? It’s so useful for those times when you do not have an Internet connection and you have […]

Using the new operating system (iOS7) on the iPad

Technology – it changes ALL the time. Something we love and yet it can be, at times, completely frustrating. Like take the recent release of iOS 7. The new look and feel was different and the “old” way of doing some tasks, like closing programs or locking the screen orientation, was gone and not easily […]

Teaching Yoga With an iPad

The versatility of a tablet device lends itself to many types of collaboration, including, yes, teaching yoga. It’s so easy to access lesson plans, play custom music sets, and help explain anatomy and postures, just to name a few practical uses. So I thought I’d use today’s post to share a couple of apps that […]

Productivity Tip: Using Another Home Button on your iPad When The Original One Stops Working

Technology is great when it works, but when it starts to not do what it’s supposed to, it’s easy to become frustrated. Like when you push your Home button on your iPad and nothing happens. What?! That Home button is essential in using the iPad. Don’t despair, there is a great workaround already built into […]

Productivity Tip: Portable Scanning AND File Syncing

A client of mine, Margaret, recently acquired an iPad. After using the iPad camera, she realized that all of her magazine articles that she had clipped out over the past few months could be digitized! Eureka! And her question to me was: is using the camera the best option for this need? I challenged her […]

Productivity Tip: Sharing files from your iPad using Dropbox

When you have organized your files in a way that makes sense to you and you’ve figured the best way to synchronize your files across devices so that you only work from one version of each file, you will find that feeling of being organized so addictive in a good way! Now you’ll find that […]

Productivity Tip: Access your e-files offline from your iPad

The more I use my iPad, the more I love it.  All my non-confidential files are organized electronically according to my own mental map. And I’ve organized these files within my own personal Dropbox folder. Why? So I can access these files wherever I am, online or offline. Also, then I can share specific folders […]

Syncing Your Electronic Calendar(s) Across Devices

A popular question from my contacts is how to have one electronic calendar that syncs across their laptop, iPad, and smart phone easily. Google Calendar works like a charm for those needing to manage multiple projects and commitments, online or offline. Make Google Calendar your source calendar and then synchronize events to and from that […]