Tag Archives: toolbox

Documents – the Swiss Army Knife of iOS

One of the most useful apps on my iPad and iPhone is Documents [iOS – free] from Readdle. It can be used to read documents (PDF, Office, text, etc.) as well as books (PDF and epub) but it can also be used to listen to music, watch videos and browse photographs. And, it has some […]

Tip: Dictate an Evernote Using Siri

Although you can create an audio note in Evernote, there are times – like when you’re in the car – that just getting into a note in Evernote can be too much distraction. If you’ve got an iPhone that supports the Siri personal assistant app, you can easily dictate a note to Evernote – hands […]

Managing Passwords

We all have dozens of online sites that require a password to access. Many of these sites contain personal information that needs to be protected. Do you use the same password to access every site requiring a login? If so, you are a data thief’s dream come true. Every compromised site – IRS, US government […]

Research Delivered: An Introduction to the Newsreader

The Evernote Web Clipper

Browsing Internet Archive With Documents

The Documents app [iOS – free] is more than a PDF reader – a lot more. Not only can it read an impressive list of document formats, it is also a document management tool. With Documents you can connect to iCloud, Dropbox, Box, Google Drive and many other cloud storage services. You can copy, move, […]

More Stagefright

Android users may still be vulnerable to Stagefright. Google has just released another patch to fix the problems in the first patch. Zimperium, the company that first discovered Stagefright, has released the Stagefright Detector app to see if it is on your device.

Research 101: The Computer

We spend a lot of time and effort learning to use the databases, search engines and genealogy programs that support our research. What about the computer that makes it all possible? Are you taking advantage of the tools it provides?

Research 101: The Web Browser

The web browser is probably the most important tool you have for researching online. Learn the basic features found in every browser along with some tips for putting them to good use.

Digi-Know Wunderlist Calendar Feed

Digi-know that Wunderlist has a calendar feed?  You’ll find it in your profile details – just click on your profile icon in the mobile app. To include task reminders in your calendar app, just copy the link from the details screen and paste it into the calendar’s configuration panel. You’ll find the details in the […]