Betty’s Bookmarks, May 2019

Both SMUG and MIAMUG members have been donating used and outdated technology equipment and books and magazines etc. to Kenya. Here I hope you’ll enjoy reading of the significant and impactful 30-year history of Delta College, Jack Crowell and Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology (RVIST).

Apple Watch users! Learn how to use Emergency SOS on your Apple Watch. All I can say is that it works!

Keylogger? They secretly record what you see, say and do on your computer. Cybercriminals use them and you should understand them and avoid them. This is the site. Their protection has been discussed and recommended at meetings. Take a look Malwarebytes FREE for your Macs.

The Apple Card – recently announced by Apple. Revolutionary YES! Read about it here and be ready when it arrives in the summer. I’m looking forward to it and you will too!

Both of these sites are about Photos, iCloud, storage, backup, etc. Read both of them in order as the second provides a solution not evident when the first article was posted. Interesting stuff and definitely useful if you find yourself not confident that keeping the only copy of your precious photo library in the Cloud meets your safety standards.

Now this is a tip that’s worth much more than the paper it’s written on. Find out how to use your phone as a magnifying glass. Try it and you’ll use it many times for many reasons.

Aging slows us down and so does an aging iPad. Here are some quick tips to speed up that iPad. Look for Next Up on the page and navigate through all 6 tips. It’s a bit confusing but it works.

Ideally, it’s a good idea to have more than one email account. Adding an account to use for newsletters, online purchases, etc. is a good idea. Keep your personal email address for corresponding with your relatives and friends. It’s easy – just do it.