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Feb 21, 2017 12:40 PM

Use widgets on iPhone to boost your efficiency

Did you know? The widgets are at the swipe of a finger on iPhone

Using widgets can go a long way in helping you become more efficient and productive.

How to access them

Simply raise your iPhone to wake it up or press the home button then swipe right to reveal the widget dashboard.

How to customize the widgets

iPhone widgetsOnce you’ve accessed the widgets by swiping right, you can scroll all the way down to reveal

Feb 15, 2017 3:20 PM

Apple devices not syncing? Apple IDs all over the place? We can help!

Syncing your Apple devices together is such a wonderful feature but needs to be setup correctly

By syncing your iPhone, iPad, iMac and Macbook Air, the important information such as your contacts, calendars, emails, photos and more will always be up-to-date whichever device you pickup at that moment.

No more entering your contact details on each device or having to transfer photos…

Setting up the sync through your iCloud account can go a long way in helping

Feb 9, 2017 4:09 PM

3D Touch on iPhone or the art of saving you time

Since the iPhone 6S, “3D Touch” or “Force touch” has been one of the most overlooked features

Most of you probably don’t even know what it is nor what it does, right?

3D Touch on iPhone or the art of saving you timeWell, as Apple strives to make our lives easier, 3D Touch does just that. It allows you to access certain features

Feb 1, 2017 8:56 AM

Double check your WordPress website on many browsers for consistency

Make sure your visitors have the same experience regardless of the browser they use

Browser on iMacWhether you’re creating your own WordPress website or you’ve engaged the skills of a team of WordPress experts, you need to ensure you test your website on many different web browsers.

Although companies that power the most popular browsers do a great job of keeping them up-to-date and performant, sometimes your website may not display exactly as

Jan 19, 2017 10:16 AM

Clear your browser’s cache for a better online experience

View websites as they’ve been designed and load web pages faster

Your web browser, regardless of the device you use (computer, smartphone, tablet…) gets clogged up with many temporary files that can accumulate pretty quickly.

Clear your browser's cache for a better online experienceAlthough this feature helps you load web pages of the same website faster as it has downloaded many components it can now

Jan 11, 2017 11:09 AM

How to quickly access the photo app on iPhone

Get the photo app up and running in no time on your iPhone

iphone-7Let’s face it, when it’s time to take a photo with your iPhone, you don’t want to be fiddling around with your passcode, searching for the app, tapping it, then taking the photo, right?

At this point in time, your photo opportunity may have gone…

Since iOS 10, there’s a new feature that allows you to simply swipe left from the home

Dec 20, 2016 4:23 PM

How to manage WordPress user roles better

Let’s add more flexibility in managing WordPress user roles

How to manage WordPress user roles betterUser roles in WordPress allow you (presuming you’re the owner of the website) to create other user accounts with different permissions depending on what you’d like that person to be able to do on your website.

It could simply be someone who helps you write posts on your blog, a shop

Dec 15, 2016 12:46 PM

How to secure your Mac user session

Make your Mac more secure

If you’ve purchased a Mac for the family, whether a laptop or desktop, you probably want to ensure your user session is secure in case you need to step out for a moment.

We’ve already talked about easily switching users on a Mac in a previous post but how do you secure your user session without having to shut down your Mac altogether?

It’s simple.

How to secure your Mac user session

Dec 8, 2016 1:32 PM

Did you know? You can choose the depth of your home button click on iPhone

You can choose how responsive your home button click is on iPhone

home-buttonFor the ones who love to customize every single aspect of their iPhone to make it fit their preferences and lifestyle, the iPhone is packed with so many small settings most don’t know about.

One of them is the haptic feedback on your iPhone’s home button.

It means you can choose how deep the response feels when you press on your home button.

How

Dec 1, 2016 9:58 AM

Touch or Press to unlock your iPhone?

With the new home button on iPhone 7, you can choose how to unlock it, your way

iphone-7The new home button on iPhone 7 is not a real mechanical button, it’s a “software” one.

This has helped Apple make the iPhone thinner with fewer parts under the home button.

Now that it can do both the “press” and “touch” to unlock your iPhone, which one do you prefer?

By default, you now have to press

Oct 26, 2016 10:53 AM

Reachability or the art of making your life easier on iPhone

With iPhones getting larger and taller, it’s not always easy to reach a menu items at the top of the display with only one hand

reachability-or-the-art-of-making-your-life-easier-on-iphoneFortunately, Apple has thought about it (thank you guys, you rock!) and they’ve designed the “reachability”.

What is it, you ask?

I’m glad your curiosity has been piqued…

Let’s take an example.

You’re reading emails on an iPhone 7 (because you had to have it obviously) and you’d like to go back

Oct 12, 2016 10:44 AM

The new website for Signature Landscape Maintenance Calgary is now “live”!

Over the past 20 years,  Signature Landscape Maintenance has cultivated a skilled staff in all areas of the landscape industry.

What does that mean? That means one call separates you from anything your property needs.

Spring – Summer – Fall – Winter. They’ve got you covered!

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Ladies and Gentlemen, it’s with great pleasure that we announce the launch of the new

Oct 5, 2016 11:44 AM

How to use Apple Pay on iPhone

Apple Pay is a very convenient and secure way to pay for your purchases without carrying your wallet around

Apple PayYou probably have tried “tapping” your credit card on some merchants readers for the ease of paying without signing or entering your PIN.

As long as you have an eligible device, you can use it to enter your credit/debit/reward cards to use them with your iPhone.

Security

Compared to tapping a credit card on

Sep 28, 2016 10:33 AM

How to do “hard reset” on an iPhone 7

The iPhone 7 has arrived and it’s a fantastic piece of technology.

iphone-7Although Apple products are really well designed, they’re not fail-proof.

Sometimes, you may encounter a small glitch such as a “frozen app” and you’ll need to do a hard reset.

But now that the home button is managed by software and not hardware (it’s not a mechanical button anymore), how do you perform a “hard reset”?

Well, it’s easy!

Simply hold the sleep &

Sep 7, 2016 9:37 AM

How and when to use the “Do not disturb” mode on iPhone

The “Do not disturb” mode is a great tool for silencing notifications and calls while letting important ones come in

do-not-disturbLet’s say you’re in a meeting and you’re expecting a call from your pregnant wife who’s almost due.

You let your clients know that if she calls, you’ll have to leave the meeting right away and they obviously understand the situation.

But if you leave your iPhone “on”, any incoming calls will ring and bother you and

Aug 26, 2016 11:32 AM

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We’re excited to offer you fantastic webinars!

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Aug 17, 2016 10:44 AM

How to add a table on a WordPress website

Add a table on a WordPress website to display information in a convenient way

How to add a table on a WordPress website | WP ExpertsSometimes, the information you wish to share with your website visitors is best displayed as a table.

However, creating a table in WordPress is not easy nor convenient if you do it manually.

It will also become a

Aug 10, 2016 2:30 PM

Choose what apps backup to iCloud on iPhone

Not every single app should backup to your iCloud account on your iPhone

You may have dozens of apps installed on your iPhone and, by default, they all backup to your iCloud account as part of your iPhone backup.

But do you truly need to have all your apps backup to the cloud?

Probably not.

Apps like “Google Maps”, “Facebook”, “Twitter” and plenty of others ones that draw their data from their own servers will update themselves if you were to restore your iPhone

Jul 27, 2016 12:26 PM

The new website for The International Coach Federation Calgary Chapter is now “live”!

The Calgary Chapter is a not-for-profit, professional organization of personal and business coaches.

They are the local chapter of the ICF, which is the largest worldwide resource for business and personal coaches dedicated to building, supporting and preserving the integrity of the coaching profession.

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