Siri Suggestions is one way Apple makes your iPhone work better for you. These recommendations offer helpful actions and shortcuts based on how you use iOS. Still, they can frequently get things wrong, suggesting irrelevant shortcuts to apps, contacts, and other items repeatedly. Here's how to stop them.
Some third-party keyboards, like SwiftKey for example, include a convenient feature that suggests emojis as your type based on the content of what you're saying. Unfortunately, many keyboards, including most stock ones, don't include this function.
When it comes to paying with Apple Pay, showing your rewards number or coupon at a store, or paying for your coffee with a digital gift card, Apple Wallet is as convenient as it gets. But one issue you'll probably experience at least once on your iPhone is a persistent notification on your lock screen to view or use one of your passes — even if you're not somewhere you can actually use it.
As the granddaddy of all gesture-based keyboards, Swype has seen quite a few updates in its day. A recent version bump, however, added a feature that has been universally panned by Swype users.
Apple has always strived to make the share sheet in iOS as useful a tool as possible. It has action extensions, share extensions, shortcuts, activities, and Siri suggestions, and you can even customize the order of the buttons to a certain degree. One thing you couldn't change was Siri's suggested contacts at the top. If you've always hated seeing those bubbles, iOS 14 has a way to get rid of them.
While there aren't as many improvements compared to iOS 11's Photos additions, the tabs menu in Apple's updated Photos app for iOS 12 was revamped to include "Memories" inside a new "For You" tab that also houses featured photos and effects suggestions. This is also where you see sharing suggestions and all of the albums others have shared with you.
Family Feud is one of the longest-running game shows in American TV history. Its viewer base spans generations, and this is mostly due to the fun nature of the show. Contestants have to guess the most popular answers to survey questions that were posed to 100 random strangers, and the responses often range from silly to downright funny.
Watch this helpful software video tutorial to learn how to turn off the URL suggestions feature in Firefox. If you have embarrassing URLs and share a browser, you might need this tip so you can turn off the URL suggestions and prevent others from seeing the sites you've visited.
Searching your phone just got easier with Google's Android operating system for your cell phone. With the Android Quick Search box feature, you can easily search your phone or the web, right from the home screen. It even provides you with search suggestions while you type. Watch this video tip to see how to easily search both your phone and the web with Quick Search box.
Eddie from the Long Island Boaters Club shows in four easy steps how to prepare the engine of your boat for the winter. He discusses the three items needed for proper preparation and makes product suggestions. Then he takes us through the procedure. He starts by pouring an additive to the oil tank and a stabilizer to the fuel tank. Eddie shows us how to attach a hose to the water jacket to flush salt water. He runs the engine for ten minutes. At the end of that period, he demonstrates how to ...
In this video, you will learn to cook an apple corn flake chicken on the grill with the BBQ Pit Boys. First, you will be walked through and showed all of the ingredients you will need; they are all relatively common or easy to get ingredients. Next, you will learn how to make the marinade for the chicken, and how long it should be marinated. The video will be narrated, showing you exactly, step by step, how to prepare, season, and grill this chicken dish. You will be given tips and advice, su...
Right out of the box, iPhone is incredibly easy to use. If you want to get the most out of every feature, you’ve come to the right place. This video tutorial straight from Apple will teach you how to send SMS and MMS messages on the Apple iPhone 3G. The iPhone redefines what a mobile phone can do.
This video brings you fresh ideas on frozen processed Idaho potato skins that are ideal for appetizers or your bar menu. It is suggested in this video many creative ways to serve Idaho potato skins. The classic way presented is Nacho Style. The chef suggests using mango, papaya or roasted pineapple salsa instead of the traditional salsa on your potato skins. Caviar and crème fraiche is another suggestion. Other interesting suggestions are caramelized onions and bleu cheese, herb goat cheese, ...
Julie Auclair introduces authors of a book called "Celebrate Green." This book shows you how to throw a baby shower the "green" way. Guests do not realize that some of the gifts they give can be harmful, toxic, or not recyclable. You start with the three "R's", reduce, reuse and recycle. You use these to determine if a gift falls into one of these categories. They have added the three "G's", which are "good for people," "good for the planet," and "good for the community." They begin with the ...
Putting together a print portfolio for your photography? This instructional photography video provides some suggestions on photographic portfolios and how to assemble a portfolio. It is very important to have a good online presence, a nice gallery of your work to show. But there are advantages to having a print portfolio as well.
In this episode we show you how to import pictures off of your Bluetooth capable cellphone and onto an iMac. Should you buy a digital camera or camcorder? What features should you look for? The techies give their input on what to look for in making those decisions. Along the same theme, the techies offer some suggestions on where to buy electronics including digital cameras and camcorders. (31min 59sec)
We can't get enough of fresh herbs in our cooking, but that's just the problem: About 2 days after we purchase our sprigs of thyme and sage they look sadder than Ashton Kutcher's last romantic comedy.
You'd think that in the United States we have more of a problem of women wanting to look tan year round than white and pale. But many women actually crave the vampirish pale complexion, and because not all of them are born with it, some turn to whitening/lightening creams. Some women also turn to these creams because they claim to fade dark spots.
At the end of last year Google released Chromium OS, the source code to their soon-to-be-released operating system Google Chrome OS. This has allowed millions of people to preview the new OS and make suggestions. Do you want in on that action? This video will show you how to install and run Google Chrome OS on a Mac using a virtual machine like VMWare or Virtual Box. Now you can be a part of the future of operating systems. Maybe.
This quick Blender 2.5 video tip demonstrates how to replicate objects with an array modifier in the same way that the Spin Duplicates function works. This techniques maintains the objects edit-ability even after spinning. a while back i posted about having a nasal voice that needs taming (i sound a bit like bob geldolf). 2 suggestions were the beyer m500 and the EV re20. i borrowed a friends re20 and found it very dull sounding. so dull i immediately threw in the towel. duller then my sm57 o...
This video makes suggestions in how to choose colorful flowers and shrubs in your garden. Bowle’s Mauve is a purple flowering plant that will grow and bloom until fall. It will become bushy. Another colorful choice is the Rock Rose, a pinkish flower. The Blue Salvia has blue flowers. A Bank’s Rose, only bloom for a short time. It has yellow or white flowers. Aphids tend to attack it, but it is hearty.
Vince shows viewers hot to access the Chuck Norris trick on Google. First, you need to open your web browser and go to Google. In the Google search bar type in 'Find Chuck Norris' and click 'I'm feeling lucky'. Make sure you do not click enter but the 'I'm feeling lucky' button to the right. You will get a funny message that says 'Google will not search for Chuck Norris because it knows you don't find Chuck Norris, he finds you'! The suggestions should read 'Run before he finds you' and 'Try ...
Facebook is a social networking website where you can stay in touch with your friends and even make new friends. Using Facebook you can suggest your friend to some one else on Facebook. To do this first open the profile of the person you want to suggest. Scroll down and to the left you will find a link which says suggest friends to others. Click on it and this brings up a list of people who are in your friends list. Now select all the people you want to suggest this person. You can select mul...
Skip Steele and Terry Black of the award winning Super Smokers BBQ Team share their method for making championship barbecue ribs.
For a mom, there is always so much to do that your own personal care routine may take a back seat. But in this video, top hair stylist Gary France offers tips on how to style very short hair for the busy mom. France shows us his process on a busy working mom. The client receives a lighter color to brighten up her look, a trim to texturize her hair and styles the hair without using a blow dryer, which is great for saving time. France shows us that just because you have kids to take care of doe...
"An older gentleman told me the other day "no one makes any records anymore!" Well, I thought to myself; "millions of people make records every week, just not on vinyl or tape like in the old days..."
What's better than either pound cake or French toast? The love child of these two delicious bready treats. Check out this tutorial to see how to whip up a French toast pound cake that's light, delicious, and perfect for serving up on chilly fall mornings.
Over the years, we've seen security breach after security breach, as well as high-profile data scandals where collected personal information was misused by companies. Apple makes customer privacy a priority, so there have been few issues to worry about when it comes to its services on your iPhone. However, there are still plenty of privacy settings to explore and change, especially within Safari.
Out of the box, Apple's digital assistant could be a godsend or a nuisance, depending on your daily interactions it. No matter which camp you fall into, Siri can always be better suited to your personal needs with a little customization. You can make Siri a powerhouse not to be reckoned with, or you can minimize its presence if you only need Siri help sometimes — all without any jailbreaking.
The Raw Food Coach, Karen Knowler, shows us a very simple marinated vegetables recipe that makes a good alternative to salads or steamed vegetables. The raw vegetables used for this recipe are leeks, broccoli, zucchini (also known as courgette), and tomatoes. Suggestions for substitute vegetables, such as bell peppers and cauliflower, are also given. First we're shown us how to properly chop these vegetables and mix them together in a way that is pleasing to all the senses, including the eyes...
If you've been using an iPhone for years, chances are you have thousands of photos and videos in your Photos app. And while it may be fun to browse them when you have free time, finding a specific one can be a chore if you're not searching your gallery right.
One of the biggest improvements in Mac OS X Yosemite came to the Spotlight search feature, allowing users to not only search through their applications, but also their emails, text messages, iCloud, and the web.
It's a done deal. KitKat is the shit, and everyone wants in on it. Unfortunately, the Samsung Galaxy S3 won't see any of Android 4.4's features incorporated into TouchWiz for some time, as we're still on a 4.1 version. Still, we can throw a few of KitKat's features onto the device ourselves, like the home launcher and new keyboard. And now, we can even get a feel for its smarter phone app.
For Android 11, Google is doubling down on the handy App Suggestions feature that debuted in Android 10's app drawer by expanding it to the home screen dock.
Make sure that your Google+ profile only reflects the information that you want it to. Control your online presence and privacy in Google's social network by following the suggestions of this video. Learn how to edit your Google plus profile.
With Android Pie, Google added a genuinely useful feature for Pixels called App Suggestions, which uses AI to predict the apps you might want to use next. These show up at the top of your app drawer and in the new dock in the revamped multitasking UI for quick access. But here's the trouble: Muscle memory is a thing.
Apple's own Photos app received some pretty amazing updates in iOS 11, but does iOS 12 have what it takes to one-up last year's Photos improvements? We think so.
Ever since the update that turned Google Keyboard into Gboard rolled out, a lot of people have been noticing that word suggestions and auto-correct features are downright slow. The issue seems to affect users with multiple languages installed more than anyone, though it can also happen if you have a midrange phone or older device with only one language installed.
Does that baby just not want to budge? If you are towards the end of your pregnancy, or long overdue and nothing seems to be working, check out this tutorial. In this video you will receive tips from Dr. Lisa Gibbons, an OB/GYN at Cascadia Women's Clinic in Vancouver, Washington. Dr. Gibbons will share with you all of her expertise on how to make that baby come faster and give your body a break.
Debbie Quintata shows us how to make a gourmet spa gift basket. By starting with a planter as a gift basket container you can start filling it with your pamper spa items fit for friends, family, co-workers or anyone who deserves a gift basket. Suggestions to fill your basket include a high quality towel, body spray, relaxing music, linen, a simple white tea cup, box of relaxation tea, candle, body bar of soap, and a engraved rock. Very simple and a great gift for anyone, including yourself. S...