Mac Website: iCracked

Posted on 10. Jul, 2013 by in MAC Tip, VirtualConnections Newsletter

Do you have a broken iPhone, iPod or iPad screen? iCracked replaces broken screens, LCDs, batteries and all other parts, as well as repairs water damage, for all iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad models. All of iCracked’s repair services are backed by a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee and a full, 99-year warranty. iCracked offers all [...]

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MAC Tip: Need a Quick Calculation?

Posted on 11. Apr, 2013 by in MAC Tip, VirtualConnections Newsletter

It’s tax time, so lots of number crunching. If you are on a Mac, here is a quick way to run a calculation without opening up the Calculator app or digging out your calculator.  Head over to Spotlight (Command-Space), type in your numbers and under the Calculator line you will see your total.

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Mac Tip: Time Machine

Posted on 26. Mar, 2013 by in MAC Tip, VirtualConnections Newsletter

Time Machine is the built-in backup that works with your Mac and external hard drive. It is easy to set up – connect your drive, tell Time Machine to use it and let the back up begin. Time Machine automatically backs up your entire computer including system files, applications, accounts, preferences, email messages, music, photos, [...]

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iPhone Tip: Creating a Custom Vibration

Posted on 14. Mar, 2013 by in MAC Tip, VirtualConnections Newsletter

You are attending a meeting and have changed your phone setting from ring tone to vibrate. Did you know that you can customize the vibration settings. Perhaps you would like to know when a family member is trying to reach you. The process is fairly easy to do. Select Settings Tap on Sounds You will [...]

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iPhone App: Any.do

Posted on 10. Jan, 2013 by in MAC Tip, VirtualConnections Newsletter

Is one of your New Year’s Resolution’s to better manage your time and tasks? Well here is a great app for keeping you on task. Any.do integrates with your calendars reminding you of meetings and also syncs with your Google task list.  You can drag and drop tasks and add tasks by typing them in [...]

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Mac Tip: QuickBooks for Mac and Mountain Lion

Posted on 27. Dec, 2012 by in MAC Tip, VirtualConnections Newsletter

If you are using an older version of QuickBooks for Mac and would like to upgrade to QuickBooks for Mac 2013, there are a few things you need to check to be sure you can run this new version of software on your computer. Below please find which versions of QuickBooks for Mac are supported [...]

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Mac Tip: Print Wirelessly on Your Devices

Posted on 13. Dec, 2012 by in MAC Tip, VirtualConnections Newsletter

Collobos FingerPrint 2.1 (collobos.com) is both a Windows and Mac utility that allows your iPhone or iPad to print wirelessly to just about any printer. No app is involved and it will work even if your printer is not an iWireless Printer. All you do is install FingerPrint on your computer and the software will [...]

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Mac Tip: Preview – Creating a Signature on a PDF

Posted on 28. Nov, 2012 by in MAC Tip, VirtualConnections Newsletter

If you are using OS X Lion, there is a neat feature in Preview which will allow you to create and add a signature to a PDF document. Here is what to do to create your signature: Get a blank white piece of paper and using only black ink, create your signature on the paper. [...]

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Mac Tip: Preparing your Mac for Mountain Lion

Posted on 08. Nov, 2012 by in MAC Tip, VirtualConnections Newsletter

With the recent release of the new operating system Mountain Lion, it is good to do a little investigating before you install this new operating system. First in order to install Mountain Lion, you need to be sure you are using a MAC that is compatible and is running either OS X 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) [...]

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Mac Tip: How to Restore from iTunes

Posted on 30. Oct, 2012 by in MAC Tip, VirtualConnections Newsletter

Last issue we went through the steps for backing up your iOS device. This time we will review the steps that you will need to take in case you need to do a Restore from iTunes. To restore information from a backup, use one of the following methods after connecting your iOS device to the [...]

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