Apple Guide Podcast

Apple Guide

Everywhere we turn, there is some piece of technology. Whether you’re at home, work, or school or anywhere else, there’s no way to escape them. You are even watching this on an electronic device.

Here at Apple Guide, we want to focus on the average user, the person who turns on their computer to check their email, watch some TV, and pay their bills. Our goal is to simplify technology so everyone can understand the power they hold in their hands. The goal is to teach you something new. Maybe point out a hidden feature you have never noticed before. It might just be a feature that could vastly change the way you use your device. There are so many things you can do with modern technology. It’s a matter of opening those doors, experiencing, and learning them. It’s just a matter of learning and taking advantage of these powerful features.

All Episodes

Since iOS 4 you have been able to customize both your lock screen and home screen on your iDevice with your own custom image. Click to learn how to do it on your iDevice...

May 2018

3 min 26 sec

You could use your mobile Safari to check your mail through your provider's website. But which can be hard because sometimes mobile sited can be hard to use. There are many apps that you can use to manage your email accounts on your iOS device that keep you from having to use your browser. Look no further than the Mail app. Connect as many email accounts as you have and need.

Jun 2018

2 min 48 sec

There are many different styles and versions of USB and some times it can get confusing. When you have many different devices it can be hard to distinguish which one you need when you need one. Click to learn about USB versions.

Jun 2018

3 min 32 sec

There is always a need for quiet time, without the distraction of constant notifications. This is where Do Not Disturb comes to the rescue. You want that peaceful time just toggle it on or set it to a schedule. When do not disturb is enabled a crescent moon will appear in the top right alongside other status icons.

Jun 2018

3 min 23 sec

There is always a need for quiet time, to limit notification distractions and get some work done with your mac. This is where Do Not Disturb comes to the rescue. When this time comes around just toggle it on or set it to a schedule.

Jun 2018

1 min 46 sec

USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 are the same shape but include different technologies. Click to learn what USB-C is.

Jun 2018

1 min 31 sec

iMessage, a messaging service built into the Messages app on your Mac and iPhone. They are blue messages that you send or receive from other Apple users. Different than SMS, they require an internet connection via your data plan or Wi-Fi.

Jul 2018

2 min 27 sec

Apple Pay and other mobile payment systems like it are the future of payment and a replacement to the conventional credit card.

Aug 2018

1 min 48 sec

Now with iOS 12, we get another Do Not Disturb option, Bedtime which will dim your lock screen, silence and hide notifications, only a single notification will appear explaining reminding you that you have this feature enabled. Click to learn more.

Aug 2018

1 min 25 sec

Apple Pay and other mobile payment systems like it are the future of payment and a replacement to the conventional credit card.

Aug 2018

2 min 15 sec

Apple Pay and other mobile payment systems like it are the future of payment and a replacement to the conventional credit card.

Aug 2018

2 min 31 sec

iOS 12 is coming this fall with the addition of Screen Time which is Apple's atempt to tackle cell phone addaction. With these feature you can limit your app usage to keep your addiction under control.

Sep 2018

7 min 48 sec

Yesterday Apple hosted a specal event at Steve Jobs Theatre in Cupertino. At this exciting event we saw the announcemnet of 3 new iPhone and a new Apple Watch. Here are some highlight features and releace dates of the new iPhones.

Sep 2018

7 min 46 sec

iOS 12 is here along with it are special effects with iOS's cameras including FaceTime and Messages and so many other new things.

Sep 2018

6 min 56 sec

Here we are again with another USB-C hub, this time from Aukey. This is the Aukey 4 USB-A port USB-C hub.

Sep 2018

3 min 23 sec

Apple released macOS Mojave or macOS 10.14 last Monday. With it came some great changes and improvements. For this article, I am going to focus on the changes that came to the desktop and Finder.

Oct 2018

6 min 42 sec

macOS Mojave was released in September is your Mac compatible? If so how do you update? Click to find out.

Oct 2018

5 min 17 sec

When Apple released macOS Mojave or macOS 10.14 in September they redesigned and brought many apps from iOS to macOS. Many of these apps use the same design and operate the same as their iOS counterparts.

Oct 2018

6 min 56 sec

So I was recently working on my homework and I stumbled upon an interesting question regarding the ethics legality of owning and sharing of music either through CD or even digital downloads. What's your opinion?

Oct 2018

4 min 46 sec

Apple released a new Apple Watch Series 4 the past September. There is another group that may benefit from this new watch, and that would be the older generation. Have questions? Click to find out...

Oct 2018

5 min 35 sec

The MacBook Air hasn't really been touched since 2015 except for a little spec bump in 2017. Now Apple has brought the MacBook Air into 2018.

Nov 2018

4 min 19 sec

The new 2018 iPad Pro is here and it will change the way we view tablets forever.

Nov 2018

7 min 57 sec

The Mac Mini hasn't really been touched since 2014. Now Apple has brought the Mac Mini into 2018.

Nov 2018

3 min 57 sec

Emergency SOS will call emergency services in your area by sending them and your emergency contacts your current location it will then also pull up your MedicalID.

Nov 2018

3 min 52 sec

Apple released macOS Mojave or macOS 10.14 in September. With it came some great changes and improvements. For this article, I am going to focus on the new wallpaper options.

Nov 2018

1 min 18 sec

Apple released macOS Mojave or macOS 10.14 in September. With it came some great changes and improvements. For this article, I am going to focus on a new way to organize your desktop.

Nov 2018

59 sec

This pop-up will ask you, the user, for permission to use your internal GPS allowing that app your current location. Should you give this app access to your location?

Nov 2018

5 min 41 sec

Along with expensive components come a pricy phone. AppleCare+ may save you some cash during your next repair

Jan 2019

3 min 48 sec

It’s not often that I talk about the latest tech news but something really important came out of CES last week regarding Apple.

Jan 2019

2 min 58 sec

Amazon's Echo Input is the latest addition to the Echo family featuring their voice assistant Alexa. Released during this past Christmas season, the input is now the cheapest Echo on the market, replacing the Echo Dot, at $34.

Feb 2019

4 min 32 sec

Setting up an iOS device can seem like a daunting task, but with the simple wizard and these directions, you can get through it!

May 2019

17 min 23 sec

At Apple's WWDC Apple announced iOS 13 the latest update to their mobile operating system that runs on iPhone and iPod Touch that will be released in the fall. Here's a list of the most notable features.

Jun 2019

10 min 59 sec

With iOS 13 comes a complete overhaul of Apple's Reminders app for creating To-Do lists. The new update makes the app so elegant and simple to use. Read and find out for yourself!

Aug 2019

4 min 35 sec

The ability of an app to use your location helps the app provide data that is relevant for where you are is powerful but also poses a security risk. Here's what iOS 13 is doing to protect you.

Oct 2019

2 min 37 sec

All browsers are different. They each come with a different set of exclusive features that make them each different. There are also some features that they have in common and that's what I will be talking about today.

Jun 2020

6 min 31 sec

Firefox is one of my favorite browsers for so many reasons. Its cross platform support, simple design and security settings maybe it could be your browser replacement.

Jul 2020

9 min 2 sec

If rumors are true you will not find any accessories if the box of the unannounced iPhone 12. What would this world look like without a charger and headphones in the box? Let's explore.

Jul 2020

5 min 52 sec

Microsoft Office may be the industry standard when you're at work but does it make sense to pay $70 a year for a copy at home? Take a look at these free alternatives and see if one works for you!

Aug 2020

3 min 31 sec

USB-C is commonly found on most computers and tablets sold today. It's the port that can do it all HDMI, USB-A, SD, Micro SD, and wired internet. But to access all of these features you're going to need some adapters. Or are you?

Aug 2020

3 min 21 sec

Our lives run on our iPhone. What would happen to your data if you lost your phone, or maybe one day it just didn't turn on? One day this will happen so be prepared and know how to keep your data safe.

Aug 2020

7 min 56 sec

My computer monitors were aging QUICKLY so it was about time to get an upgrade. But was the Dell UltraSharp a good choice?

Aug 2020

11 min 29 sec

If your looking to buy Office you have two options: buy the latest version out right or purchase a subscription that gives you so much more. Let's find out which is best for you!

Sep 2020

4 min 20 sec

Apple One, a bundle of multiple Apple services into one monthly subscription. It may sound like a good idea. But is it?

Sep 2020

5 min 7 sec

Malicious emails have gotten good, like really good. They can make any email look authentic, but is it? Let's follow a trail left by a malicious email and discover tactics attackers use.

Oct 2020

5 min 8 sec

For years interactive graphics on the internet were powered by Adobe's Flash. But, today its rein is coming to a close. Let's learn what happened to this once staple of the internet and how we move on.

Oct 2020

4 min 33 sec

It's time to ditch your expensive monthly cable bill and find a streaming service that fits your needs and is a lot cheaper. So, here is a full guide for ditching cable and moving to the internet.

Oct 2020

10 min 8 sec

Apps want your location to provide a "better user experience." There are some apps you want following you and others you don't. Here is a full rundown of how apps are tracking you in iOS14 and iPadOS14.

Oct 2020

6 min 27 sec

Gigabit fiber internet is being rolled out across the country. But do you really need 1,000Mbps? Is it worth upgrading? What can you do with Gigabit internet? Let's find out!

Oct 2020

8 min 31 sec

Apple Guide Talks: Ep 1 - What's Up With the iPhone 12. Also, New Macs are coming and Are Theaters Dead?

Nov 2020

50 min 34 sec

Your Dock is home to some default apps and minimized windows. Here is how to take your dock to the next level and make it work for you!

Nov 2020

5 min 44 sec