Notifications – annoying?

You may find that your digital device emits a lot of beeps, bells, whistles, snatches of music.  All these sounds are usually accompanied by a notification or an alert. Sometimes there won’t be sound but it will appear in your notification bar which you can access by swiping down from the top of your screen….

Turning off notifications on an iOS device

This article is about how to turn off notifications on an ios device.  If you are looking for advice on an android device read here  turn off notifications on an android device On an iOS device like an iPad there seem to be any number of variations of alerts and notification called Badges, Sounds and Banners…

Caution – learner driver (mobile device driver)

You’ve just bought a new tablet or smartphone and you’re lost.  You want to send an email – it should be simple, shouldn’t it?  They set it up in the shop and said it was easy . And now you’ve been trying for half an hour and it’s not working. There are different screens, buttons, lots…

Visual keyboard

On mobile digital devices you don’t have a physical keyboard. You have a visual keyboard – that means it appears on your screen. They work similary across any device you are using and look a bit like a traditional QWERTY keyboard. Warning – visual keyboards can be very annoying. It takes a while to get…