How to, iPhone, Phone, Questions, Smartphone, technology, Uncategorized, What is this

I was taking a picture with my iPhone 7 & pressed something – now it counts to 10 before taking the picture. How do I change this back?

Dear Elyse,

You’re crazy. To set a timer on the iPhone 7 camera follow the steps below.

  1. Launch the Camera app on your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Tap on the timer button (it looks like a clock).
  3. Choose either ‘3 seconds’ or ’10 seconds’.
  4. Tap the camera shutter when you’re ready for the countdown to start.

To get rid of the timer, just close your camera app and open it back up… are your ears exploding again?? I’m SHOCKED you’re taking pictures. Maybe it’s time to add names to your contacts. HAHAHA.


Computers, Network, Questions, What is this

What are cookies – and the different types?

Dear Elyse,

Sometimes websites will use ‘cookies’. This is just a cute way to say a website is holding a modest amount of data specific to a particular client and/or website. Cookies can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer. Broken down they are small files which are stored on a user’s computer.

Check out this video for an example seen on Eli Lilly’s Taltz website.


Computers, Email, How to, Mac, PC, Tutorial, What is this

What does the starred item on email bar mean?

Dear Elyse,

IF you’re using Gmail, the below should look familiar. The star on the email bar is just a way to favorite a message and store for later.


You can see all the emails you have ‘starred’ by clicking the ‘starred’ label. The ‘starred’ label exists under your Gmail Inbox here:


When you click the ‘Starred’ label it filters out all of your starred messages and you can see them in a list like this:


If you want more explanation see a video tutorial here