The Mac|Life 101 series is where you can come to learn new and simple ways to do things with Apple’s desktop and mobile operating systems. Whether you’re new to the platform, or just want to learn a new technique, then MacLife 101 is for you.
Many contacts that you enter are work (or other) numbers that use extensions to connect you to the person you’re trying to call. Remembering these numbers can be tricky, but fortunately, iOS offers a solution for extension numbers, and can automatically enter them for you when calling your contacts.
This week's tips are a mixed selection of topics that will help just about any iOS user. We'll show you how heavy MMS messengers can save a bit of cash and how befuddled travelers should deal with multiple time zones. Also, we'll teach you tricks about automating your dialing to cut back on finger wear and tear, and show you a way to label your iPhone with your personal information so that your hopes of recovering it are way easier.