How to generate a highly encrypted password with Siri on iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch

How to generate a highly encrypted password with Siri on iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch

This article will show you how to generate a highly encrypted random password using Siri on your iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch. There are hundreds of things you can ask Siri and some of the most useful come through Wolfram Alpha,¬†which is a computational knowledge engine. In a recent post I described how you can ask Siri for nutritional information for certain foods. The results come from Wolfram Alpha (check out the post here: Ask Siri for Nutritional Information). One of the other helpful things that Siri can do using Wolfram Alpha is generate a random password that is Continue Reading →

Turn on Kid’s Mode (Guided Access) on your iPhone, iPad (Mini) and iPod Touch in iOS 6

Have you ever wanted to let your kids, grandkids, or someone else’s kids play with your iPhone or iPad? Have you ever come back later to find that this wonderful little person ended up sending random texts to people in your contacts list, deleting photos, and other things you didn’t want to happen? Well, there is a solution to that. It is called “Guided Access.” I have renamed this Kid’s Mode or Child Mode because that’s what I use it for. Kid’s Mode locks your device into one app and disables the Home Button, On/Off Button, and Volume Buttons. This Continue Reading →