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An iMovie Photo Tribute to Dad — in Loving Memory

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When Dad passed away a few weeks ago, he had thousands of lovingly taken photographs of each of his seven children growing up, and a celebrity son who had previously recorded a heartfelt rendition of "Father's Love."

 

I used iMovie to quickly and painlessly bring a handful of images and the soundtrack together in a video that honored Dad's love for both his kids and photography. IMovie was a good app choice --  none of the tears I shed in the making of this video sprung from technical issues or difficulties.

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3 Ways to Send Multiple Pictures with an iPhone and iPad on iOS 6 | Groovin' On Apps

3 Ways to Send Multiple Pictures with an iPhone and iPad on iOS 6 | Groovin' On Apps | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it
With iOS 6, the Photos, Mail and Messages apps make it easier than ever to send multiple pictures from your iPad or iPhone. Here's how.
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Can You Delete Someone's Number & Have It Still Be Blocked on the iPhone?

Can You Delete Someone's Number & Have It Still Be Blocked on the iPhone? | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it
On an iPhone running iOS 7 or later, you can finally block the phone number of a nuisance caller. Once blocked, the phone number remains blocked on the iPhone even after you delete it from your ...
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At last -- you can block nuisance callers permanently from your iPhone. Learn how in my itty-bitty article on Chron.com.

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How to Stop Blur on an iPhone Camera | The Classroom | Synonym

How to Stop Blur on an iPhone Camera | The Classroom | Synonym | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it
As with all photography, any motion on the part of an iPhone shutterbug or her subject could cause unintended blur in a picture. By applying simple shooting techniques or enabling certain Camera app ...
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To de-blur your photos, de-move! Learn more in this short article of mine.

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How to Shoot Better Concert Photos with the iPad or iPhone | Groovin' On Apps

How to Shoot Better Concert Photos with the iPad or iPhone | Groovin' On Apps | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it
Here are six things you can do to improve live concert photography using your iPad or iPhone -- mostly with the help of a more robust third-party iOS camera app.
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This post details some pretty robust app options and iPhotography tips for dimly lit concerts and indoor performances. You'll learn how to capture and enjoy more than the usual overexposed ghosts or underexposed specters you usually have to settle for using the native iOS Camera app.

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Use This Technology to Tame Your Child’s Inner Brat | Mashable

Use This Technology to Tame Your Child’s Inner Brat | Mashable | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it
Check out these apps and online games that can help teach your kids about money, chores and organizing.
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Top Dating Apps For iPhone, iPad And Android | ReadWriteWeb

Top Dating Apps For iPhone, iPad And Android | ReadWriteWeb | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

Let’s face it: Dating is hard. Where do you meet people? How do you get them to know you might be interested? Which dating site works best? Fortunately, there’s an app for that. Actually, there are thousands of apps for that. Here are some of the most popular dating apps on iOS and Android to help smartphone users find love (or maybe just somebody to cuddle).

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How to make iOS autocorrect work for you | Macworld

How to make iOS autocorrect work for you | Macworld | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it
The autocorrect spelling checker built into iOS can be a boon when you're typing on a tiny screen, but it can be stubborn about correcting things that aren't incorrect. Here's how to make it do what you really want it to.
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How to Make Keyboard Shortcuts on Your iPhone - Simple Help

How to Make Keyboard Shortcuts on Your iPhone - Simple Help | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it
This tutorial will guide you through the steps to create “keyboard shortcuts” – shortcuts that allow you to type just a few characters instead of an entire word or phrase – on your iPhone or iPad. Your iPhone and/or iPad.
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How to Get More Characters on iPhone | Groovin' On Apps

How to Get More Characters on iPhone | Groovin' On Apps | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it
One prolonged finger tap or an auxiliary keyboard is all you need to quickly get special symbols, characters and emoticons into iPhone messages and documents.
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How Will Leaving Your iPhone Plugged in Affect Battery Life? | Groovin' On Apps

How Will Leaving Your iPhone Plugged in Affect Battery Life? | Groovin' On Apps | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it
Think about your iPhone battery like the human heart. To keep it strong, healthy and capable of a long life, you need to work it.
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Every Parent Who Gives Their Kid an iPhone Should Make Their Kid Follow These 18 Rules | Gizmodo

Every Parent Who Gives Their Kid an iPhone Should Make Their Kid Follow These 18 Rules | Gizmodo | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

If your mom and dad bought you an iPhone for Christmas or if you're a mom or dad who gifted an iPhone to your kid, you should make your kid follow the rules of Janell Hofmann. Hofmann bought an iPhone for her 13-year-old son Greg and gave him 18 rules to follow.

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20 iPhone Fitness Apps to Get You in Shape | Gadget Review

20 iPhone Fitness Apps to Get You in Shape  | Gadget Review | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

Like every other New Year, resolution posts are most likely clogging up your Facebook homepage or Twitter feeds. And at the top of practically everyone’s 2013 resolution list is a proclamation to lose weight and get fit. As gyms across the globe are jam-packed with New Year fitness enthusiasts, health store shelves are wiped clean and all your friends are out buying workout equipment, we thought we’d save you some time (and even money) by compiling a list of cool iPhone fitness apps to aide in your New Year’s workout regime (that is if you keep it up past January).

 

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Here's How To Get The Most Out Of Your iPhone's Camera - Macgasm

Here's How To Get The Most Out Of Your iPhone's Camera - Macgasm | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

The iPhone has both amazing camera hardware and software. However, the only issue with Camera.app is the fact that most of the features remain out of sight due to its minimal user interface. Once these features are uncovered, you can unlock the full potential of your iPhone by activating HDR photos, an alignment grid, exposure auto-focus and auto-exposure lock, panoramic photos and even remote shutter.

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Is There Any Way to Save Instagram Pics to Your iPhone? | The Classroom | Synonym

Is There Any Way to Save Instagram Pics to Your iPhone? | The Classroom | Synonym | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it
To protect users’ privacy and ownership of images, Instagram does not allow you to copy or share pictures posted by others. That said, it can be done -- you can save virtually any Instagram ...
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The short answer is "Yes" ... though you shouldn't... Learn more in my article at Synonym.com.

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How to Post on Instagram From a Clipboard on the iPhone | The Classroom | Synonym

How to Post on Instagram From a Clipboard on the iPhone | The Classroom | Synonym | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it
When you copy a photo, video or text snippet on your iPhone, you store it on the device’s virtual clipboard so that you can paste it elsewhere. But if you intend to paste that material on ...
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Bottom line, you can paste text -- but not photos -- onto Instagram posts. Learn more in my article, published in The Classroom at Synonym.com.

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Celebrate Children Road Trips with iMovie on an iPad or iPhone | Groovin' On Apps

Celebrate Children Road Trips with iMovie on an iPad or iPhone | Groovin' On Apps | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

Here's an iPhone photography tip and childcare trick that can perk up road trips with children. Afterward, make a memorable road trip video using iMovie on the iPad or iPhone.

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I love this child! I love iMovie! This video celebrates both.

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An iMovie Photo Tribute to Dad — in Loving Memory

An iMovie Photo Tribute to Dad — in Loving Memory | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

Watch the video  at: http://groovinonapps.com/an-imovie-photo-tribute-to-dad-in-loving-memory/#sthash.VWtJimYG.dpufMy

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When Dad passed away a few weeks ago, he had thousands of lovingly taken photographs of each of his seven children growing up, and a celebrity son who had previously recorded a heartfelt rendition of "Father's Love."

 

I used iMovie to quickly and painlessly bring a handful of images and the soundtrack together in a video that honored Dad's love for both his kids and photography. IMovie was a good app choice --  none of the tears I shed in the making of this video sprung from technical issues or difficulties.

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Best iPhone, iPad and Android yoga apps

Best iPhone, iPad and Android yoga apps | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

Yoga is a perfect way to not just exercise and stretch, but also try to find your inner peace regardless of your conditions and lifestyle. Luckily, even if you don’t have access to yoga classes nearby, there are some brilliant and comprehensive applications in the app store that will guide you through the complexities of asans (the yoga postures) and have complete routines for you to follow. Whether you have 10, 15 or 30 minutes, the apps we’ve cherry-picked bring a very condensed and full yoga experience.

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How to: Use Siri Dictation and a Scroll trick to turn iBooks into audiobooks | Macworld UK

How to: Use Siri Dictation and a Scroll trick to turn iBooks into audiobooks | Macworld UK | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

Even though the ability to use Siri to turn eBooks into audiobooks is a fantastic feature, it's not a stock part of iOS and requires a little bit of fiddling with the Settings and this nifty scrolling trick that we'll show you here.

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RSS isn't dead: the best Google Reader alternatives | The Verge

RSS isn't dead: the best Google Reader alternatives | The Verge | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

“Hearing that Google Reader is shutting down is like hearing that your favorite old bookstore is closing,” writes The New Yorker’s Joshua Rothman. So what are all the “absurdly ambitious readers” to do?

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Favorite 4: Best Grappling Hook Games | 148Apps

Favorite 4: Best Grappling Hook Games | 148Apps | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it
Get into the swing of things with these grappling hook games.
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How to Edit iPhone Notes on a PC | Groovin' On Apps

How to Edit iPhone Notes on a PC | Groovin' On Apps | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it
ICloud and the Notes app work together to sync new and edited notes seamlessly from your iPhone to any PC with an Internet connection and then back.
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The Best Health And Fitness Apps | TechCrunch

The Best Health And Fitness Apps  | TechCrunch | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

It can be tough to cut through the noise, keep tabs on all the options and figure out which apps and startups should matter for you. Everyone has their own individual agenda, but collectively we’re all bound to be making a few health-related resolutions in preparation for 2013 and beyond. Without further ado, the Health Stars:

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Best apps for the iPhone: Baby name apps | SheKnows.com

Best apps for the iPhone: Baby name apps | SheKnows.com | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

Are you in search of the perfect baby name for your upcoming bundle of joy? These fun iPhone apps offer some wonderful baby name ideas that you may not have considered yet.

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Mastering iMessages On Your iPhone: Send Batches Of Photos To ...

Mastering iMessages On Your iPhone: Send Batches Of Photos To ... | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it
Here's another one of those tips that should be blindingly obvious, but isn't. At least, it wasn't to me, at first. If you try to send a photo via iMessage (or text message), you're limited to one photo at a time.
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Top 5 Mobile Apps for Runners | KVUE

Top 5 Mobile Apps for Runners | KVUE | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

Now that spring is here, it’s the perfect time to head outside for a run. Whether you’re an advanced runner or just getting started, we found five of the best running apps for your smartphone.

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