Shortcuts is Apple's new version of Workflow that launched with iOS 12. It is a productivity tool that does what its name implies - each shortcut is basically a program or 'workflow' that runs through a set of steps to produce a desired result. For example, Home ETA is a navigation shortcut that uses Maps and Messages to send someone (pre-determined by you) your arrival time with a single tap.
Unless you have been living in a cave since the early 90s you know that cyber security is a huge issue and that you should protect your data as well as you possibly can. If you are sending private information in documents and spreadsheets over the internet via email, Dropbox, iCloud or any other service, it becomes vulnerable, regardless of how secure you think the medium is. And who knows how the recipient will handle the info?
Spinning a picture around is easy to do with the stock iOS Photos app. While it's more difficult to flip a photo, or mirror an image the process of rotating a photo takes only moments with the built-in iOS software. Sometimes the Camera app might get confused, and a picture is taken with the wrong orientation. If you had intended to snap a photo vertically or horizontal and it came out rotated, correcting the orientation of the image only takes a moment.
TikTok is one of the hottest apps for teens right now. Made famous by influencers like PewDiePie, TikTok has replaced Vine and Musical.ly as the go to short form video service. So what is TikTok?
It's an app that allows users to create and share short videos, mostly involving lip synching. Users can follow trends or attempt challenges created by the TikTok community. TikTok official mission is "to capture and present the world’s creativity, knowledge, and precious life moments, directly from the mobile phone. TikTok enables everyone to be a creator, and encourages users to share their passion and creative expression through their videos."
Apple's productivity suite includes Pages for a word processor/desktop publishing app, along with Numbers (spreadsheet) and Keynote (presentation software). All are perfectly good programs, but the fact remains that Microsoft's productivity tools - Word, Excel and Powerpoint - dwarf them when it comes to market share. That being the case, chances are that you will want to send a Word file to somebody at some point, or edit and return one that is sent to you, so you will want to know how to convert your Pages files. Here's how to change them to Word files on your iPhone, iPad or Mac: