Posts by Ashley Blood
    Posted January 18, 2016 by

    How to Use Siri Hands-free

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    Siri is a helpful feature that I use all the time on my iOS device to set reminders, look up facts, and get weather forecasts. Siri has been around since iOS 5 was introduced back in 2011, and it has come a long way since then. Historically, users accessed Siri by pressing and holding down […]

    Category Apple iPhone, iPad

    Posted January 17, 2016 by

    How to Stream the Latest Shows from Your Apple TV

    How to Stream the Latest Shows from Your Apple TV

    Tech giant Apple is known around the world for its computers, iPhones, iPads, and even its cool new smartwatch. However, if your favorite way of relaxing after a hard day at work is checking out the latest TV shows and movies from the comfort of your couch, you should also consider purchasing Apple TV. This […]

    Category Apple Mac

    Posted January 16, 2016 by

    How to Change iPad Subtitle Style

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    Subtitles allow you to catch every bit of the witty dialogue in your favorite videos, especially if you are hard of hearing or if you are trying to watch a video on your iPad in a noisy place. Each app you use to watch videos on your iPad will have its own subtitle settings, but […]

    Category iPad

    Posted January 13, 2016 by

    How to Use Facebook Live Video

    How to use Facebook Live Video

    Facebook recently released the biggest new feature in recent history. iPhone users can now create a Facebook live video that your friends can watch and comment on while you are broadcasting. This is a great way to include your friends in life’s significant moments such as your kid’s birthday party or the opening of your new business. Facebook […]

    Category Apple iPhone, Apps

    Posted January 11, 2016 by

    How to Use Apple Pay on Any Apple Device

    How to use Apple Pay

    Those rectangular pieces of plastic in your pocketbook might soon be relics of a time long passed. Now that Apple has finally integrated a mobile payment system of its own, the legions of Apple devotees might abandon cash, credit, and debit in favor of a more futuristic way to spend money. If you are not yet […]

    Posted January 11, 2016 by

    How to Create a Google Photos Shared Album

    Google Photos Shared Album

    The recently released Google Photos shared album is a fantastic feature for people who manage all of their photos using the Google Photos app. It allows you to share an album with other cross-platform Google Photos users who can join and contribute. Shared albums can be created on the mobile app or on photos.google.com. Creating […]

    Posted January 9, 2016 by

    How to Print to PDF in Windows 10

    How to Print to PDF in Windows 10

    We have always had workarounds to convert documents and web pages to PDFs, but Windows 10 has simplified the process and eliminated the need for third-party applications by building in Microsoft Print to PDF. Essentially, this new feature comes pre-installed as a virtual printer on your computer. Instead of printing on paper, the output of […]

    Category Windows 10

    Posted December 27, 2015 by

    How to Use Data Validation in Google Forms

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    Google Forms is a helpful tool for collecting information from a large group of people. You can use the forms you create to make contact lists, send out surveys, manage registrations, and more. Like all Google Docs, multiple people can edit your form at the same time before you send it out. Forms will organize the responses with […]

    Category Google, Google Docs

    Posted December 26, 2015 by

    How to Use Google Docs Review Mode

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    The biggest advantage of Google Docs is that several people can edit a document at once without ever having to save. You can write and re-write each other’s text without any hassle. However, what if you want to discuss edits with your co-writers before making them? You can accomplish this by using the Google Docs […]

    Category Google, Google Docs

    Posted December 21, 2015 by

    How to Create a Google Photos Story

    Google Photos Story

    I could go on and on about all the things I love about Google Photos. (Read my articles on auto-syncing from your phone and sharing accounts.) One unique feature of Google Photos is the ability to create Stories, which are like guided albums with an aesthetic flow. A Google Photos Story is a great medium for sharing photos of your […]

    Posted December 21, 2015 by

    How to Create a Collage with Google Photos

    Google Photos

    Collages are a fun way to show multiple images at once. They can give viewers a feel for a whole event or theme without having to flip through multiple pictures. You can easily make a collage with Google Photos, which is my preferred service for backing up all my photos to the cloud. Check out […]

    Category Apps, Google

    Posted December 20, 2015 by

    How to Edit Google Photos Movies

    Google Photos

    This is Part 2 in a series. Be sure to check out Part 1: How to Make a Google Photos Movie. You could certainly find a more advanced movie maker. You can only edit the theme, soundtrack, and clip length/order in your Google Photos Movie, but I do not know of any movie makers that […]

    Category Apps, Google