<img src="https://www.creativetechs.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/after-upgrading-to-ios-15-check-do-not-disturb-in-focus-settings.jpg">In iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, Apple expanded the concept of Do Not Disturb to what it calls Focus. You can create a Focus for different types of activities, so only specific people and apps can break through your cone of silence at appropriate times. Focus subsumes the old Do Not Disturb functionality, and your […]
California Streaming…. 2 Turntables and a Microphone… I Mean 4 iPhones, 2 iPads and Some Other Stuff
At its California Streaming event, Apple introduced the new iPhone 13 lineup, the Apple Watch Series 7, a redesigned iPad mini, and an upgraded iPad. Read on for details and our upgrade recommendations:
<img src="https://www.creativetechs.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/about-that-worrying-message-saying-your-password-has-been-breached.jpg">In iOS 14, Apple added a feature that warns you when one of your website passwords stored in iCloud Keychain has appeared in a data breach. We’ve fielded some questions of late from people worrying if the message is legitimate, and if so, what they should do. What has happened is that online criminals have […]
The scourge of ransomware isn’t yet common on the Mac, but it makes sense to prepare for the possibility—before your organization is hit with a ransom demand. Read on for our advice on how to protect your systems:
<img src="https://www.creativetechs.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/how-to-take-the-annoyance-out-of-your-key-passwords-and-passcodes.jpg">We constantly say, “Use a password manager!” for good reason. Password managers make it easy to generate, store, and enter strong passwords. You don’t have to decide whether or not your password is strong or weak, remember it, and type it accurately every time you log in to a website. Seriously, just get 1Password or […]
Vacation season is upon us, and in-person conferences are opening up again. If you’re going away, make sure to write an effective out-of-office message so you don’t end up working remotely the entire time.
New in iOS 14.5 is a privacy-protecting feature called App Tracking Transparency, which forces apps to ask you for permission to track your activities across other apps and websites. Learn more about why you should never allow tracking here: