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How to Share Screen with Zoom on iPhone & iPad

Apr 16, 2020 - 8 Comments
How to Share Screen with Zoom

If you’re using Zoom meetings for teleconferencing, you may find it useful to know how you can share the screen of iPhone or iPad from Zoom. This can be helpful for many reasons, whether to go over work together, show a presentation, walk through something, or any number of other purposes for screen sharing. Zoom … Read More

How to Setup, Host, & Join a Zoom Meeting on iPhone & iPad

Apr 9, 2020 - 12 Comments
How to Set Up Zoom Meeting on iPhone and iPad

Zoom is a video conferencing solution that allows people to easily setup, host, and join video chats for remote meetings, work, or even just social events. If you are an iPhone or iPad user and also one of the countless people who are currently working from home during this COVID-19 lockdown period, you’ll be pleased … Read More

How to Use 2x Optical Zoom Camera on iPhone Plus & iPhone Pro

Dec 27, 2016 - 6 Comments
Dual lens optical zoom camera on iPhone

Wondering how to use the 2x zoom telephoto lens on iPhone camera? Many new iPhone models include dual or triple camera lens systems, with the secondary lens allowing for 2x optical zoom with a 10x digital zoom modifier. Using the 2x optical zoom feature on iPhone Plus is excellent and easy, but it works slightly … Read More

Zoom Into & Out of Video on iPhone & iPad with Gestures

Mar 11, 2016 - 1 Comment
Zoom in and out of video with gestures in iOS

iPhone and iPad users have long been able to zoom into still photos and pictures on their devices, and now with the latest versions of iOS, you can zoom into and out of videos and movies that are playing as well.

iPhone Stuck in Zoom Mode? It’s Easy to Fix

Mar 9, 2016 - 60 Comments
iPhone stuck in Zoom mode

iOS includes a helpful feature which allows users to zoom into anything on an iPhone or iPad screen to make it easier to read text and view elements. While this feature is undeniably useful for many users, it can also be a source of frustration for others who wind up enabling the feature accidentally, only … Read More

Stop Zoomed Wallpaper Resizing on iPhone & iPad with a Workaround

Dec 23, 2015 - 54 Comments
Zoomed wallpaper on iPhone vs zoomed out whole image was wallpaper on iPhone

The new versions of iOS zoom into a wallpaper image when it is set as the wallpaper on both the lock screen and home screen of an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, effectively resizing the image. While this can make efficient use of some sized images and look great with certain types of pictures, the … Read More

iPhone Plus Home Screen Not Rotating? It’s Your Display Settings

Feb 20, 2015 - 46 Comments
Standard View enables Home Screen rotation on iPhone

One of the more interesting features that arrived with the larger screen iPhone Plus models is the ability to view the devices Home Screen, where app icons are shown, in a rotated sideways horizontal format. This places the Dock onto the side, and kind of resembles a tiny iPad. To rotate the iPhone Home Screen, … Read More

Make the Window Resizing Animation Speed Instant in Mac OS X

Jan 6, 2015 - 26 Comments
Speed up Window Resize Animations in OS X

When you hit the green maximize button to resize windows on a Mac or send things into full screen mode, a fancy visual animation shows the redrawing of the window size as the active window expands outwards. While this looks great and many users will be happy with the default resizing animation time in OS … Read More

Maximize & Zoom Windows in Mac OS X the Old Fashioned Way

Oct 28, 2014 - 42 Comments
Double-click to maximize a window in Mac OS X

Among some of the seemingly smaller changes made in newer versions of Mac OS from OS X Yosemite onward is an adjustment to how a windows green Maximize button behaves. In older versions of Mac OS X, clicking on the green maximize button would expand and enlarge the window to a larger size, but in … Read More

Zoom Into Instagram Photos with This Neat iPhone Trick

Jul 1, 2014 - 4 Comments
Zooming into Instagram photos with an iPhone trick

The photo-centric social network of Instagram has no shortage of amazing and inspiring pictures, but something that has probably bugged more people than just me is the inability to zoom in on images posted to the service. Many first-time instagram users try to ‘double-tap’ to zoom, which of course just “hearts’” the picture rather than … Read More

Zoom Web Browsers & Increase Font Size for Easier Reading on the Web

May 3, 2013 - 1 Comment
Zoom web pages on the Mac with these keyboard shortcuts

Though most web pages pick a reasonable text size, some are just too hard to read because the font size is either too big, or more typically, just too small. Sometimes it’s not the web sites fault though, and a web page that is perfectly viewable on one computer may become teeny-tiny on another display … Read More

Quickly Zoom In & Out of Maps with a Tap

Nov 22, 2012 - 12 Comments
Quickly zoom out in Maps on iOS with a tap

Surely everyone with an iOS device knows that Maps can be zoomed out by using a two-finger pinch gesture, and zoomed in by using a two-finger spread gesture, and repeating either gesture will continue to zoom the screen in or out as desired. While the gestures are pretty quick, you can zoom in or out … Read More

Enable Screen Zoom Gestures in iOS for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Feb 22, 2012 - 5 Comments
Zoom for iPhone and iPad

iOS has an optional system wide zoom ability accessible by a gesture, much like OS X’s zoom feature. This allows any iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch user to zoom into elements or text on screen, making them much larger and easier to read, interpret, or access. To use the extra zoom gestures on an iPad, … Read More

Use a Zoom Window in Mac OS X

Jan 23, 2012 - Leave a Comment
Enable Picture in Picture zoom window in Mac OS X

Another option when enabling zoom in OS X Lion and other newer Mac OS X versions is to use a smaller floating zoom window, rather than zooming into the entire screen. This allows you to zoom into screen elements using a small zoom window that hovers over screen elements, kind of like a virtual magnifying … Read More

Enable Screen Zoom in Mac OS X

Jan 2, 2012 - 21 Comments
Screen Zoom in OS X Lion

Screen zoom is a useful feature of Mac OS X that zooms into the screen where ever the cursor is located, making it easier to see parts of the screen, examine pixels, read small fonts, and perform other functions with greater visual clarity. The zoom feature was enabled by default in some earlier versions of … Read More

Zoom Into Images from Quick Look Preview Windows of Mac OS X

Dec 12, 2010 - 4 Comments

You can zoom in and out into any image within Quick Look, the instant image viewer built into the OS X Finder, simply by holding down the “Option” key and then using either a scroll wheel on a mouse, or a two finger up or down swipe gesture on a multi-touch track pad. Scrolling up … Read More

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