Do Not Disturb – iPad and iPhone

I sometimes get notifications in the middle of the night from my website, twitter and so on. I even get some of my overseas clients calling me when I should be asleep. It’s not their fault, they just don’t know that I am in New Zealand. I used to switch my phone to silent, but it would still buzz. I was looking through the Settings the other day and I came across Do Not Disturb. This feature allows you to schedule the Do Not Disturb so that your iPhone or iPad does not ring or buzz after a specific time. I set this up on my phone the other day, and when a client rang me at 3:30am, I did not get woken up.

 

Business Card Scanner – SamCard-Business Card Reader

I thought I would try out another another business card scanner to see if my results were any better than the last one. Part of the challenge with business card scanners is the graphic design of the business cards, they are not always consistent.

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Taking to the iPad

My father hs just got his own iPad. He never really took to a computer. I'm not sure why, but he just never liked sitting down at the computer and using the mouse to control it.

He has really taken to the iPad. I think it might be the touch screen, the way the computer responds immediately to your touch. My mother has tried to get him to use the computer for years, now with the iPad he has learned to google the areas he is interested in, email, skype and much more. To watch him, you would think that he has been using computers for years.

 

Google Maps on the iphone.mov

I found out today the Google maps is finally available on the iPhone. There have been a lot of rumors about this, and finally the Google application is here. This is a very fast easy to use application that also has the wonderful Street view. this is a short movie, for the long version of this movie please visit
http://www.theipadtutor.com

podcast136.mov Vectorworks training on your iPhone

In this movie I show you how you can access Vectorworks training through my website, http://learn.archoncad.com. I have created a mobile website that allows you to search through thousands of movies and posts. The movies are playable on most mobile devices, although in this movie I am using an iPhone 4S.

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Starting Your iPad for the First Time

When you open your iPad for the first time, you have to fill in several of the settings so that your iPad get onto the Internet. Without connecting to the Internet, your iPad is not very happy. This blog is written primarily for people that have never used their iPad before, and are struggling with how to get started.

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