Tech


Tech or religion blogger? 1

If you went by frequency and topic of posts you might be forgiven for supposing that my area of expertise was biblical and rabbinic literature. But if you go by the WordPress site statistics, the posts that get the most attention would suggest I am a tech blogger. And to that I say, “Yes.”  


Using Quickoffice Pro HD with Dropbox on the iPad 14

FINAL UPDATE: For now, using Pages with Dropbox may be the best solution. UPDATE: October 2013. I am late in noticing this but Google (who acquired Quickoffice last year) has announced that they have released a free version of Quickoffice. Sounds good, right? But there is a BIG hitch. It will only support Google drive, no other cloud services. […]


iOS 7 Keyboard Tips 3

I wrote over two years ago about the lack of Bluetooth keyboard support in iOS. Specifically, it just makes no sense to me that Apple should give us some key commands, but not the most basic and useful in Mail. I stumbled across an article from Tao of Mac which points out that while there […]


Messages from the past – no thanks to Facebook 1

I get David Pogue’s NYTimes blog postings in my email. I like his reviews and reflections, but today’s Two Tips for Facebook Users was particularly helpful. In it he reveals that there is a hidden “Other” messages mailbox. [H]ere’s the bottom line: Go to your Facebook page. In the left-side panel, click Messages. There, next […]


View Unread Mail in iOS using Notifications Workaround 6

UPDATE: Apparently iOS 7 will allow you to view Unread messages only. As of 8/29/13 it has not yet been released, so I cannot confirm that. UPDATE 2:Indeed iOS 7 allows this. In the Mail app go to “Mailboxes” (upper left corner) and, if you don’t already see “Unread,” select “Edit” in the upper right […]