Lost your Dashboard widgets after upgrading to macOS Catalina? Here are some solutions

2019-11-19T12:24:16-07:00Nov 19, 2019|Apple Training|

Were you a fan of your Dashboard widgets on Mac? Sad to lose them after upgrading to macOS Catalina?

You’re not alone…

Apple has decided to get rid of the Dashboard so cherished by some of us around the world but we found alternative solutions that made the trick for us.

See, we were using “Hot Corners” to show the Dashboard with a swift move a the magic mouse to the top left corner of our Mac.

This allowed many carefully arranged widgets

iOS 13 on iPhone: How to use “Find My” to find your iPhone and other great features

2019-09-30T08:33:30-06:00Oct 7, 2019|Apple Training|

The “Find My iPhone” feature has existed for a while but iOS 13 takes it to the next level with many more cool options.

To find it, go to Settings > tap your name at the top (you would need to be signed into your iCloud account) > Find My.

There, you will find new features such as turning on “Find My iPhone” to show your iPhone and other supported accessories on a map, the ability to share your

Did you know? You can choose your default card for payments on Apple Pay on iPhone

2019-09-30T08:02:10-06:00Oct 2, 2019|Apple Training|

If you already have setup a few credit cards on your “Wallet” on your iPhone, you may have the choice between them when time comes to pay for something with Apple Pay.

What if one of these cards was the default one for you, the one you’d like to use more often for transactions?

Well, you’re in luck because you can define your “default card” to be the top one that appears when you double-click your wake/sleep button on

iOS 13 on iPhone: How to move the cursor to a specific location in a sentence and edit text

2019-09-30T07:53:36-06:00Sep 30, 2019|Apple Training|

Before iOS 13, when you needed to edit the spelling of a word or add that comma you had forgotten by mistake, you had to tap and hold anywhere in your sentence and that would bring the “magnifying glass”.

Then, you had to somehow have enough dexterity to move along within the sentence while attempting to see the word you wanted to reach on this small magnifying glass that appeared just above your finger. While this was enough for

What you need to know before migrating your Reminders to the new app on iOS 13 on iPhone and iPad

2019-09-25T13:02:32-06:00Sep 25, 2019|Apple Training|

iOS 13 has arrived and it’s packed with fantastic new features

One of them is the new Reminders app completely redesigned from the ground up.

When you update your iPhone to iOS 13 and open the Reminders app, it will ask you if you want to migrate.

Here’s what you need to know BEFORE you migrate your reminders:

  • If you have an older iPad that hasn’t updated yet to the latest iPadOS, it will mess up your reminders and you won’t be able

Did you know? If you’re deaf or hard of hearing, you can ask your Mac to flash the screen whenever an alert sound occurs.

2019-07-30T16:25:40-06:00Jul 30, 2019|Apple Training|

These flash alerts might be useful if your Mac is trying to let you know something is not quite right with the action you’re performing on your Mac.

It could be that you’re not clicking on the right spot or entering characters that aren’t allowed or any other actions that require your attention.

To set it up, go to System Preferences > Accessibility > Audio > check the box “Flash the screen when an alert sound occurs”.

You can

How to easily manage your Mac’s storage

2019-07-30T16:22:46-06:00Jul 30, 2019|Apple Training|

To keep your Mac run correctly, it’s always a good idea to cleanup unused data and find out what’s taking space on your hard drive.

To find out what your Mac’s storage is made of, click the black Apple on the top left corner > About this Mac > Storage > Manage.

There, you will see what takes space on your Mac and what you could potentially get rid of.

You may, for example, find iOS files with iOS

How to improve your Mac’s performance with multiple users

2019-07-30T16:20:05-06:00Jul 26, 2019|Apple Training|

Your Mac is designed to handle multiple users if you need to share it with family members, friends or work colleagues.

The way it’s setup, it’s the equivalent of each user having his own Mac and no content is shared between users.

To quickly switch between users, if you’ve enabled “Show fast user switching menu as Full Name” in the System Preferences > Users & Groups, you can simply click the name of the current user on the

How to check your iPhone battery health

2019-07-30T16:16:19-06:00Jul 19, 2019|Apple Training|

iPhones batteries, like any other battery-powered devices, become less efficient as they age.

Although newer iPhones now have greater battery performance from the battery itself and the software managing it, the battery will eventually lose performance over time.

A quick and easy way to find out if your iPhone battery is still at peak performance is to go to Settings > Battery > Battery Health.

You’ll see the “Maximum Capacity” or how powerful your battery is in comparison to