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Scroll Down the Page!

I often read blogs that can be pages long. The most recent comment is often at the very bottom of the page. On a Mac or PC, it’s easy to scoll up or down a page using various methods. It is a little more work on a mobile device such as a tablet or phone. While jumping to the top is easy enough (just tap the top center of the screen), there is no built in feature to jump to the bottom of a page.

Well, with a little JavaScript saved as an bookmark it is easy.
Bring up a page, any page, and then bookmark it saving the bookmark name as “Scroll Down”. Now, go back and edit it. Make sure you saved the name as Scroll Down and then put the following JavaScript in the address.
Go ahead and save the changes. Now, when you want to scroll to the bottom of the page, just select the Scroll Down book mark and the page will quickly scroll to the bottom!
Waaa laa! Easy!

What can your headset do?

I like to use my iPhone for more than just a phone. So, I use the headset a lot. * The headset I like is slightly different than the one pictured here. Mine has the earbuds that fit inside the ear canal. The other earbuds hurt my ears or fall out. If I am riding my bike and it is drizzling (does that just a wee bit in the Seattle area) I will stow the iPhone and use my iPod Nano.

So, here are a couple minor tips that surprisingly many people don’t know about the headset.
– If you squeeze the center button you can answer calls or end calls.
– Or, if you want to control music and video playback — including play/pause and next/previous — press the center button.
– Adjust the volume by pressing the + and – buttons (most people know this).
-Take a picture or record a video in Camera mode by pressing the + button.
– Record voice memos on supported devices.

Know of more? Send them to me and I will post it!

* The Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic take the acclaimed Apple iPod Earphones and add a control capsule, located on the cable of the right earpiece, that includes a microphone and three buttons.

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