What is a VPN and why you should use it

2019-06-24T10:04:34-06:00Jun 24, 2019|Great Technology, Make your life easier|

A VPN is a Virtual Private Network and is essentially used for 2 main objectives: securing your internet connection and to circumvent geo-restrictions and censorship.

When you access the internet from anywhere in the world without a VPN, your connection to any websites you visit may not be private.

It may be secure if you see the “Secure” or “Https” on the address bar of your browser but not necessarily private, these are two different concepts.

While it’s important to ensure your connection

How to import bookmarks from Safari to Google Chrome

2019-03-27T15:32:44-06:00Mar 27, 2019|Make your life easier, WordPress|

You may have decided to switch from Safari to Google Chrome for a better online experience

Don’t get us wrong, we love Safari and everything Apple but in terms of online performance and web browsing (we design WordPress websites after all), we have come to the conclusion that Google Chrome offers the best online experience and performance in our opinion.

Now, if you’ve been using Safari for a while now, does that mean you’re going to lose all of your carefully

Did you know? Your iPhone has a magnifier to help you see things better

2019-02-21T12:39:20-07:00Feb 21, 2019|Apple Training, Make your life easier|

Sometimes, regardless of age, text on a newspaper, book or magazine is a bit too small for our eyes…

Did you know your iPhone has a magnifier to help you see better?

To activate it, go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Magnifier and turn it “on”.

Now, back to using your iPhone, when you stumble upon text too small to read or simply an item you may want to magnify to view better, simply triple-click the side button of your iPhone

How to use “Selective Sync” between your Mac and Dropbox

2018-10-24T15:48:39-06:00Oct 24, 2018|Make your life easier|

“Selective Sync” allows you to choose which folders should sync with your Mac.

Perhaps you’re using a Map laptop and don’t have a very large capacity hard drive and don’t want to sync every single Dropbox folder.

The “selective sync” allows you to choose which folders or subfolders you can let the “desktop sync” app sync automatically on your behalf and which should only be accessible while logging to your Dropbox account online.

Let’s say you’re working on a specific project that will

How to simplify your WordPress screen options

2018-07-18T15:06:27-06:00Jul 18, 2018|Make your life easier, WordPress|

When you write a post on your WordPress website, your page will display a lot of screen options like the publish box, the categories, comments, authors, and plenty of other items.

How to simplify your screen and show only what you need

  1. Create a new “Post” or “Page” on your WordPress website
  2. Click the “Screen Options” on the top right corner
  3. Check or uncheck what options you want to see

That’s it, you’ve now optimized your workspace to only show the sections

How to pickup where you’ve left off on Chrome browser using another device

2018-07-11T09:56:42-06:00Jul 11, 2018|Apple Training, Make your life easier|

For Mac users, you can already pickup any website you were visiting on another one of your devices using Safari.

But what if you prefer (like us) to use the Google Chrome browser?

When you use Safari on your Apple devices such as an iMac, Macbook Air, iPad and iPhone, as long as they’re all connected to the same iCloud Apple ID, they will share your Safari browsing history so you can continue reading this article on your iPhone even though you’ve

How to use the Google Directions widget on iPhone to get directions right away

2018-06-06T18:01:44-06:00Jun 6, 2018|Apple Training, Make your life easier|

Want to get directions to your next destination quickly?

Use the “Google Directions” widget on iPhone to save time!

You can access your widgets by swiping right from your main home screen on iPhone.

To edit your widgets and customize what matters to you most, simply scroll all the way down, tap “Edit” then click the green “+” to add a widget and the red “-” to remove them.

Among great widgets to use, the “Google Directions” is fantastic, allowing you to tap directly

How to show text under button icons in Mail on Mac

2018-05-23T17:04:04-06:00May 23, 2018|Apple Training, Make your life easier|

Did you know you can make your life easier by showing the name of each of the button icons on the toolbar on your Mail app on Mac?

  1. Open the Mail app on your Mac
  2. Click “View” > “Customize Toolbar”
  3. On the bottom-left corner, click the drop-down menu and select “Icon and Text”

That’s it, you can now see what each button icon does on your toolbar!

While you’re at it, explore the other buttons available to you that may not yet

How to share screen using the Messages app on Mac

2018-04-25T19:16:19-06:00Apr 25, 2018|Apple Training, Make your life easier|

Did you know? You can share your screen using Messages on Mac!

How to share your screen:

  1. Open the Messages app on your Mac
  2. Select the person you want to share with in the Messages on the sidebar on the left, then click Details on the top-right corner
  3. If the person you want to share the screen with isn’t in the left sidebar, send them a message first.
  4. Click the Screen Share button (two blue rectangles in a white circle under