Google Play Music Transition to YouTube Music

On July 14, 2020 I received a note from Google they would be phasing out Google Play Music later this year (to be determined) in favor of YouTube Music. They offer a one-click method of transferring your music from Google Play Music (GPM) to YouTube Music (YTM.) Be...

“Hey Siri, I’m being pulled over….”

This can be useful if you are pulled over by the police for ANY reason. You should open the link on your iPhone, then click on the link to the Shortcut. Once you see the Shortcut, scroll to the bottom. (You might have to go into Settings—>Shortcuts—>Allow...

MoCA for TiVo Bolt & TiVo Mini

When I purchased my house in 2000, I had it wired for Ethernet. This was long before WiFi became as commonplace as it is today. Because of the structure of the house, the one room the installer wasn't able to drop a lead to was the living room. This has constantly...

Can Alexa Control my MyQ Garage Door Opener?

Use Amazon Alexa to control your MyQ garage door opener for free! Have you been looking for a way to use Alexa to control your MyQ garage door? I bet all you're finding is to pay an annual subscription fee to Chamberlain. Granted, it's only $10 per year to subscribe,...

Photos on Mac won’t upload to iCloud Photo Library

A client wanted to have all photos on iMac, iPhone & iPad. Easy peasy, right? Not so much. Of course, the first thing that needs to happen is all devices must be signed into iCloud using the same Apple ID. Once that was confirmed, we turned on iCloud Photo Library...

iMazing is aMazing for dealing with your iOS Devices

I've been using iMazing for awhile, and meant to do a write up but MacWorld beat me to it. This is highly recommended, especially if you are dealing with multiple devices and either want to retrieve info from any of them or, and this is big, you are backing up...

Considerations for New High Speed Broadband

With companies such as Verizon and Time Warner offering broadband internet speeds of 300Mb/s (that's megabit per second) or greater, it's time to stop thinking like this is still the year 2000. I know, because my own broadband has gone from 30Mb/s to 200Mb/s in just...

AdBlock for iOS

  This may be the best tip since using iCloud on Snow Leopard. There are hundreds, maybe thousands of apps in the iTunes app store, those apps specifically for iOS devices – iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch – that are great, but... they have ads all over the place. Very...

How to use ComplyFoam 500 series with Backbeat Go2

Note: ComplyFoam now makes a 600 series which works with the Backbeat Go2 I kind of have a fetish for headphones. Perhaps not as bad as some folks, but I have four or five pairs of earbuds, the kind that go in your ear and a couple of pair of over-the-ear headphones....