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by Ray Bentsen
Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: macOS 10.13 - High Sierra
Topic: The Beta
Replies: 2
Views: 1138

Re: The Beta

Too many restarts ... I am back to Sierra! But it wasn't easy. Here is the rest of the story ... Let me first say that the Beta is still running fine on my MacBook Pro with no problems. I also have iOS11 Beta running on my iPhone 6+ and iPad Pro with absolutely no problems. Note that I did have to d...
by Ray Bentsen
Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Apple Watch, including watchOS
Topic: Weird message received???
Replies: 2
Views: 1015

Re: Weird message received???

Yes, that was weird. Did you notice if the text on the watch was just relaying an iPhone text message, that is, from the Messages app? If so, I think that the message could be from a party that somehow had just gotten either your cell phone number or your email address. Check to see if that same mes...
by Ray Bentsen
Sun Jul 16, 2017 12:19 am
Forum: iOS 11
Topic: Siri can now translate !
Replies: 0
Views: 742

Siri can now translate !

Ask Siri in English how to say something in Chinese, Spanish, French, German, or Italian, and Siri will translate the phrase. (see screenshot)

Amazing ... and really handy when traveling. And, of course, Siri will say the phrase for you in his/her now more natural voice!
by Ray Bentsen
Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: iOS 11
Topic: The Dock and App Switcher/Control Center on an iPad
Replies: 1
Views: 752

The Dock and App Switcher/Control Center on an iPad

The Dock in iOS 11 on an iPad is now accessible from ANY screen ... just swipe up from the bottom of the screen (first screenshot) Note that you can add more icons to the Dock, and that recently used app icons show up at the right of the Dock. Then you can just swipe the Dock downwards to make it di...
by Ray Bentsen
Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: macOS 10.13 - High Sierra
Topic: The Beta
Replies: 2
Views: 1138

Re: The Beta

And here is my favorite High Sierra feature ... it is Safari's new option to disable auto-playing advertisements!
by Ray Bentsen
Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: macOS 10.13 - High Sierra
Topic: The Beta
Replies: 2
Views: 1138

The Beta

I am being brave. No problems so far!!
by Ray Bentsen
Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Learn ... and become an Apple Teacher for FREE
Replies: 0
Views: 555

Learn ... and become an Apple Teacher for FREE

From Apple: Another interesting resource is the Apple Teacher program. While it's designed for teachers, user group leaders and members can sign up as other and learn some valuable lessons. Provided resources include Apple Teacher Starter Guide books, online help and optional Apple Store workshops. ...
by Ray Bentsen
Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Default Account For Mail
Replies: 3
Views: 1294

Re: Default Account For Mail

Try the Composing tab:
by Ray Bentsen
Tue Jun 13, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pages now does page layout
Replies: 0
Views: 682

Pages now does page layout

The new version of Pages released today (6/13/2017) now has the capability to do page layout. Text flows from one linked text box to another, even if the text boxes are on different pages ... like the way stories appear in the newspaper. (see screenshot) Very cool, especially for folks who publish n...
by Ray Bentsen
Tue Jun 13, 2017 6:42 am
Forum: iPads
Topic: New iPad Pro - Preview
Replies: 0
Views: 635

New iPad Pro - Preview

For a preview of the new iPad Pro, click here ... and then keep scrolling down.

The many mini-videos also show some of the new features of iOS 11. And just remember to keep scrolling down after each mini-video.

;)