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How to Sell Your Digital Goods

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: February 1, 2018 | Categories: His Gadgets and Tech
how to sell digital goods

Outside of my duties writing for NerdBeach and BlogByDonna, I also write mobile apps for the App Store. In doing so, I’ve learned a few secrets along the way that I am going to share with you.  This can help you, even if it isn’t apps you’re selling. Today is a digital world, so a […]

Tame Cellular App Data Usage On Your iPhone

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: January 19, 2018 | Categories: His Gadgets and Tech
Tame Cellular App Data

Cellular data is a wonderful resource and empowers many apps on our iPhone to do amazing things for us. Apps will vary in the total cellular data usage as they do our bidding, but not all apps will play fair with our device data. In fact, a few apps will belly up to the data […]

Living in The IoT Cloud – How I Depend On It Every Day

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: December 5, 2017 | Categories: His Gadgets and Tech
IoT Cloud

I received compensation for this post, but all opinions are 100% my own and may differ from yours. I will only endorse companies, products and services that I believe, based on my own experiences, are worthy of endorsement. First, there was the internet. It was an excellent way to shop and check on movie show […]

Junk Mail Filter For Mac Tips and Tricks

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: December 1, 2017 | Categories: His Gadgets and Tech
Mac Junk mail filter

Macs are very user-friendly machines, and they ship with plenty of useful tools to get you up and running right out of the box. The mail program included on today’s Macs are fairly robust and convenient, with many features that were lacking on even powerful email clients just a few years ago. However, one feature that […]

Translate Anywhere You Need With Siri

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: November 24, 2017 | Categories: His Gadgets and Tech
Siri Translate

Siri is the universal voice assistant on Apple devices, and she keeps learning new tricks in every iteration. But many of her newfound capabilities often avoid notice in everyday use, despite being some really handy functionality. One of those new functions is the ability to translate between different languages. And it couldn’t be easier to use. Ask […]

iPhone Do Not Disturb And Driving Features Tutorial

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: November 12, 2017 | Categories: His Gadgets and Tech
Do Not Disturb

Although we may really like our smart devices, we don’t always want to be pestered by them and the rest of the world with which they connect. And when it comes to driving, I don’t think the importance of staying focused without distractions can be stressed enough. Tragic events can unfold quickly at highway speeds, and […]

iPhone X Screenshot Tutorial And Caution

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: November 9, 2017 | Categories: His Gadgets and Tech
iPhone X Screenshot

There is a good chance that everyone who uses an iPhone knows how to take a screenshot – you press the home and the power button at the same time. Sure, you need to watch your timing so you don’t accidentally turn it off or exit the app you are trying to take a screenshot of, […]

Screenshot On A Mac – How to Do It The Easy Way

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: November 8, 2017 | Categories: His Gadgets and Tech
Take A Screenshot

Do you use a Mac and want to know how to quickly and easily take a screenshot? Well, you would not believe how simple it has been made, thanks to the advanced operating system each Mac now ships with from the Apple factory. Personally, I would not like to use a computer on a regular […]

iPad Turning Off Too Soon? Here’s A Fix For That

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: | Categories: His Gadgets and Tech
iPad Turning Off too soon

One of my favorite tech items is my iPad. I have plenty of tech gear to choose from, but somehow it’s the iPad that ends up in my hands a lot. I use it for any number of reasons, but often it is as a point of reference while my hands are busy doing other things. […]

A Quick Guide To File Zipping And Unzipping On A Mac

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: November 7, 2017 | Categories: His Gadgets and Tech
File Zipping

Mac users are lucky to have one of the most advanced and user-friendly operating systems ever created to use for their computing needs. Many of the functions that in the past we users have had to manually add now come built in out of the box. Today let’s look at one of the handiest functions you […]