CAUTION- Do this BEFORE upgrading  iOS or before getting a new iPhone
September 12, 2016 – 9:37 pm | No Comment

(Note, this article was originally published September 17, 2013 when the iPhone 5 was released.  It has been updated for newest iOS 10–steps haven’t changed since iOS7)
Whether you are buying an iPhone 7 or 7+ or upgrading to …

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How the HP Envy23 is Taking Me Away from my MacBook
August 23, 2013 – 3:42 am | No Comment

Ever since HP gave me this Envy 23 TouchSmart computer, I’m finding myself working on it almost as much as I work on my Mac—maybe more.  Everything from research and taking notes to editing photos is so …

Where’s the iOS5 iPhone Camera Icon in the Lock Screen? How to Use the New Camera Features
October 16, 2011 – 9:57 pm | No Comment
Where’s the iOS5 iPhone Camera Icon in the Lock Screen? How to Use the New Camera Features

NOTE:  THESE FEATURES ARE AVAILABLE ON ANY iPHONE THAT CAN ACCEPT THE iOS5 UPDATE–including the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4.  Some people have made the mistake thinking that these features are only on the new iPhone. …

Learn Photoshop-The Easy, Entertaining Way
February 1, 2011 – 7:40 pm | No Comment
Learn Photoshop-The Easy, Entertaining Way

If, like me, you take a lot of photos (and since you are reading this, you probably do), you know that Photoshop is a complicated program with a number of tools that most of us …

Photos Disappeared After Import? –How to Fix the Date in iPhoto
October 5, 2010 – 7:42 pm | One Comment
Photos Disappeared After Import? –How to Fix the Date in iPhoto

For the past few days, every one of the photos that I’ve imported from my Nikon into iPhoto have disappeared. They show up in in the file “last import” but then I can’t find them …

What is HDR- High Dynamic Range– How HDR Can Help You Take Better Photos
September 16, 2010 – 3:45 pm | 2 Comments
What is HDR- High Dynamic Range– How HDR Can Help You Take Better Photos

Suddenly the iPhone world is abuzz about the new “HDR” feature on the iPhone OS 4.1 upgrade.  But there are a couple of other cameras on the market that also have this feature including Sony’s …

What is HDR? Taking Your Best Photos on iPhone i0S4.1and Above (including iOS5)
September 13, 2010 – 6:33 pm | 2 Comments
What is HDR? Taking Your Best Photos on iPhone i0S4.1and Above (including iOS5)

HDR (High Dynamic Range) is a feature of the newest iPhone software upgrade, iOS4.1.  (You can upgrade your phone today by connecting to iTunes and clicking on “download and install” in the upgrade dialog box.)
Perhaps …