By Scott Fegette | Monday, February 02, 2015
Despite the power of today’s iPhones and iPads, the basic task of editing text on them can still feel clunky compared to the ease of doing so on a desktop or laptop computer.
Simple text-editing tasks like cutting and pasting can feel foreign at best.
Let me show you how to copy and paste on iPads and iPhones—plus how to use other handy text-editing features.
By Scott Fegette | Saturday, January 31, 2015
When Siri first debuted on the iPhone 4, I upgraded immediately. The thought of voice-activating my life drew me in like a magnet.
But after my first few tries, the reality of using Siri day-to-day fell far short of what I’d expected.
I didn’t give up, though. And despite periods of frustration, I finally learned how to get the most out of Siri. Now I use her many times a day, with great success. Here’s how:
By Scott Fegette | Thursday, October 16, 2014
Mac OS X Yosemite is available for download today, alongside newly updated iPads and Mac computers on the hardware side—and we’ve got training ready for you.
Apple is well known for its stylistic industrial designs, and with Yosemite now available to complement the recent iOS 8 update, Apple’s desktop and mobile devices should work together more intuitively, as well.
By Scott Fegette | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
iOS 8, Apple’s most recent mobile operating system upgrade, just hit the streets today and you may find yourself itching to get started.
Whether you’re upgrading your old iPhone or iPad, or getting a new iPhone 6 this week, your update to iOS 8 will go much more smoothly if you take a moment to prepare your current device first.
By Scott Fegette | Friday, September 05, 2014
Swift, the new programming language by Apple for rapid development of iOS and Mac OSX apps, is gaining popularity as quickly as its name suggests—and we’re pleased to announce that Simon Allardice’s first lynda.com course on the language, Swift Programming First Look, is now available.
If you’ve been itching to dive into this new language, Simon’s got the scoop for you- here’s a peek.
By Todd Perkins | Thursday, July 17, 2014
Interested in building iOS or Mac apps? The Swift programming language lets you do that faster than ever before. In this brief tutorial, you’ll see how you can quickly create an app using Swift.
By Scott Fegette | Friday, June 13, 2014
Swift is a new programming language developed by Apple for iOS and OS X app development, which builds on the best parts of many popular languages like Objective-C, Ruby, Python, C# and more. Announced at Apple’s annual WWDC developer conference this year, Swift is the culmination of years of “skunkworks” development alongside optimizations made to Apple’s SDKs and developer tools.
By Simon Allardice | Monday, June 02, 2014
Apple’s yearly Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) has long been a place where Apple makes major announcements of both hardware and software.
But the keynote at this year’s event, which began this morning in San Francisco, included no new hardware announcements: no new iPhone, no iPad, and no sign of any long-rumored iWatch or Apple TV.
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