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iPhone Tips and Tricks

Taken from csmonitor.com These are my favorite/useful tips & tricks for the iPhone:



9. Scroll to the top, and fastFor music enthusiasts who have an extensive iTunes library, scrolling to the top of your Songs list may be a tedious process. (The problems we have to worry about these days.) But quite honestly, for iPhone users who have more than 10,000 songs stored, getting from ZZ Top to ABBA can require too many thumb thrusts. There’s an easier way to rocket up a long list: Tap the clock at the top of the screen. It'll automatically send you to the beginning. One click is all it takes. The trick works for contacts, e-mail, and websites as well.
18. Take a screenshotWant to show your friends a ridiculous text message conversation you had last night or easily save an image to your photo library? The screenshot option on the iPhone allows you to take a picture anywhere and anytime of anything on your 3.5-inch screen. When you find something you want to immortalize, simply press the …

EWWW. Cat Pee.

Unfortunately we had to utilize this website this weekend. 24 hours after the fact. Dried. Skip to step 2.


http://www.catsofaustralia.com/clean-cat-urine-mattress.htm


2. Mix a solution of 50% vinegar and 50% water in a jug or other container. Pour a small amount of this solution over the area of cat urine...Blot.


3. Sprinkle a good handful of baking soda over the stain.


4. Mix a quarter of a cup of hydrogen peroxide with a teaspoon of dishwashing detergent and drizzle it over the area where you have sprinkled the baking powder and work it in using your fingers (wear rubber gloves) or a brush. Leave it to work for 15 minutes then begin blotting again.
If you don't have hydrogen peroxide on hand you could substitute it in an emergency for a spray laundry stain remover.


***I used Resolve Carpet Stain Remover with Oxy***


5. When the mattress is dry vacuum thoroughly.Use a hard bristled brush to loosen up the baking soda if necessary. 
***I used my Dyson DC25 and the Stubborn Dirt Brush. I t…