Posts by Ashley Blood
    Posted April 1, 2016 by

    How to Apply Filters in Google Sheets Mobile

    Google Sheets

    Google Sheets is a free alternative to Microsoft Excel that has a mobile and web version. Sheets does not have the full range of capabilities of Excel, but it works well with the touch interface of a mobile phone. Although I would not use Sheets to manage large data sets or do any serious computation, […]

    Category Apps, Google

    Posted March 30, 2016 by

    How to Redeem iTunes Gift Cards on iPhone or iPad

    How to Redeem iTunes Gift Card

    Using Apple devices such as iPhones or iPads to redeem iTunes Gift Cards is easy. iOS 7 and later even lets you redeem your gift card by pointing your camera at the back of the gift card. iTunes gift cards are synced to your Apple ID, so once they are redeemed, you can use them […]

    Category Apple iPhone, iPad

    Posted March 26, 2016 by

    How to Mute a Gmail Thread

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    I belong to a large email group for my extended family. While the group is great for getting news from all my relatives, I occasionally get caught in a never-ending conversation about something I do not want to see such as a Halloween party that I will not be able to attend. My phone keeps […]

    Category Google

    Posted March 25, 2016 by

    How to Stop Syncing Podcast Episodes

    Apple Podcasts

    I love podcasts. I listen to them during my commute and while doing chores around the house. They are a great form of entertainment for times when your hands and eyes are busy but your brain has nothing to do. Apple has a built-in Podcasts app that makes it easy to play podcasts on iPhone, […]

    Posted March 21, 2016 by

    How to Delete Podcast Episodes on your iPhone

    Apple Podcasts

    Podcasts are audio files that you can download to your portable devices. Most podcasts come in a series with episodes, similar to a TV show. You can subscribe to a Podcast to download new episodes automatically as they come out. You can listen to podcasts over an internet connection or download them to your device […]

    Category Apple iPhone, iPad

    Posted March 20, 2016 by

    How to Play Podcasts on iPhone

    Apple Podcasts

    I love podcasts. I listen to them during my commute and while doing chores around the house. They are a great form of entertainment for times when your hands and eyes are busy but your brain has nothing to do. Apple has a built-in Podcasts app that makes it easy to play podcasts on iPhone, […]

    Category Apple iPhone, iPad

    Posted March 17, 2016 by

    How to Set Multiple Destinations on Google Maps Mobile

    Google-Maps

    We have long been able to get directions to multiple destinations at once using Google Maps on our computers, but the mobile version has limited users to one destination at a time until recently. Newer versions of the Google Maps app allow users to add a stop to their navigation. Unfortunately, we are currently limited […]

    Category Google

    Posted March 16, 2016 by

    How to Install Chrome Extensions

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    Browser extensions, sometimes known as “add-ons,” integrate with your web browser to give you additional features and integrate with services you use. Extensions can block advertisements, let you record your screen, add pages straight to your Evernote or Pintrest account, block time-wasting websites, tell you when an item you are shopping for is cheaper on […]

    Category Browsers, Google, Internet

    Posted March 15, 2016 by

    How to Add a Text Box to a PDF on Mac

    Add Text Box to PDF Mac Yosemite

    In a previous post, I demonstrated how to highlight, underline, and strikethrough text in a PDF file using Mac’s built-in Preview app. This article will go a step farther and show you how to add text boxes to your PDFs, which is helpful if you want to add a bold note to a page or leave a note […]

    Posted March 14, 2016 by

    Google Calendar: Import Interesting Calendars

    Custom Google Calendar

    Google offers a wide range of calendars from national and religious holidays to international sports schedules to phases of the moon. Let’s take a look.

    Category Google, Internet

    Posted March 13, 2016 by

    How to Adjust Image Color in Mac Preview

    How to Edit Images in Mac Preview

    Preview is the default application for opening images on Mac computers. You may be surprised to learn that Preview comes with some hidden photo editing tools. These are not as powerful as what you would find in Photoshop or other paid programs, but they are all that the average photo editor needs to tune up their […]

    Posted March 12, 2016 by

    How to Earn Your Microsoft Windows 10 Certification

    Microsoft 10 Certification

    IT professionals who work with Microsoft servers and other products have long known that earning the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) designation provides a significant career boost. An MCSE credential is one of the most sought-after certifications among IT job postings, with many companies looking for experts who can effectively build and manage their Microsoft […]

    Category Windows, Windows 10