Here is how to start shooting with just your voice command on your iOS or iPad. This is great if you don’t want to hassle of tapping on the screen or you wish to start shooting your video when your device is on a stand. Simply ask Siri to Shoot or Record a Video.
This is useful especially on old iMacs and MacBooks with 720p HD FaceTime webcam. New MacBook Pro 14 and 16 as well as MacBook Air M2 come with Full HD 1080p FaceTime webcam. While we recommended Full HD to 4K webcams for Mac mini, carrying an webcam around for the MacBook may not be the […]
If you have an Apple Pencil with your iPad, chances are you are already taking notes with them but have you tried converting your scribbles to text? Here, we show you how to convert handwritten notes live, right on the iPad without any extra apps. Or, if you already have a bunch of written note, […]
For those looking for ways to transfer the photos and videos out of their devices, iPad or iPhone to their Mac be it as a backup, for further editing or to free up the storage, here are five simple ways.
Raspberry Pi is an affordable and easy way to learn about computing, coding and software. It also does not take a lot of room or power, making it cheap to run too. Then there is the community, documentations and resources surrounding the use of the tiny computer making it an ideal gadget for learning. So, […]
Notes on my Apple devices is one of my most used app. This is where I jot down ideas, write blog posts, book outlines, and generally store text information that does not require editing.
Can’t open PUB, MS Publisher files on your system? You have come to the right place. If you don’t have Microsoft Publisher or any of the third party software that can open and view PUB files, we have solutions for you and it doesn’t involve buying or installing any application.
In a mixed environment, MacOS and Windows PC, you often get USB Thumb Drives or External Hard Drive formatted in NTFS file system that you can read but not write on a Mac. Here is a quick and easy hack to enable writing to NTFS Drive without installing any software.
The free Notes app gets more and more features added. Apart from having all your notes synchronised across all your devices be it iPhone, iPad, MacBook and iMac via iCloud, you can use it to collaborate with others too. Here is a quick guide to help you make the most of the app, exploring features […]
You ask Siri to take a photo but it won’t hit the shutter automatically. Try it for yourself if you haven’t already done so. Say “Hey Siri, Take a Photo” and all it does is start the camera app and wait for you to tap on the shutter button. Here we explore how to capture […]
Here is how to delete junk mail and notifications email quickly with one single swipe in the Mail app on iPhone and iPad. The default setting is to archive the message but you can change this to delete to quickly manage your mailbox. However, the setting is hidden so deep that it takes 8 layers […]
A smartphone is a quintessential tool that is always at hand. It’s a computer, our social interaction platform, business and personal communicator with powerful cameras, among many other things. That last feature allows it to capture amazing pictures and videos with studio quality sound and image. This was unthinkable even a decade back.
If you want to meet up with your coworkers or friends online, there are a few different applications on which you can do that for free. Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and Google Meet are among the most popular platforms for online meetings. Other than these, there are applications like Google Hangouts. Google Duo and Skype. We […]
Here’s what you need to remote desktop from a MacOS computer to another MacOS computer for free. No need for plugins, web extensions, software or apps. And, we are here to tell you that it is all there, the remote desktop server and client already built-in.
Google Meet is a great Video Conferencing alternative to Zoom for those who already have a Google Account. The free basic plan offers web conference (online meeting) for up to 100 participants with a 60 minute limit per meeting. For most personal applications, that is more than enough. So here is how to get started.
Here is a guide to set the different assignments under the Classwork tab in Google Classroom. This brief tutorial shows the different options; assignment, quiz assignment, question and material, when and how to assign them.
Your school, college or university may already subscribe to G Suite for Education. If that is the case, head over to Google Classroom and start your first virtual class now using the steps below. However, even if your school do not use G Suite for Education, you can still create your virtual classroom using your […]
As a new parent, I am always looking out for ways to create a positive learning environment at home. I know for the fact that in-person interactions, involvement in different activities and daily experiences greatly impact the outcomes for children.
It used to be that you could listen to YouTube streams on Safari in sleep mode. This was especially great for catching up on talks or listening to music in the background with the screen off. Unfortunately the ability to play the audio stream from a YouTube video like a piece of music was subsequently […]