iPhone’s Magic Little Headphones Button

Apple packs a lot of functionality into that little button on your iPhone headphones!  There are plenty of posts out that cover some of the functionality, but here’s a consolidated list. When a call is coming in (the phone is ringing) One click = answer or hang up the call Hold for 2 sec = ignore the new call (and send to voicemail) During a call with a second call coming in (call waiting) One click = hold the current call and switch to the new call Hold for 2 sec = ignore the new call (and send to voicemail) … Continue reading iPhone’s Magic Little Headphones Button

Helping People Search the Interweb

Ever get questions from friends or family that could be easily answered if they just did a Google search (or Bing)?  For example, have you ever received an email forward from someone asking "hey, if I really forward this email will Bill Gates track it and send me $514,000?" or someone asks "how do I use a TypeConverter"? "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day, teach him to fish and you feed him for life."  Sure you could be polite and give the answer straight up, but isn’t it the morally responsible thing to help … Continue reading Helping People Search the Interweb