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Thursday November 9, 2017. 08:52 PM
Now that iOS 11.1.1 is out with a fix for the annoying bug that changed “i” to “A” you don’t need the Text Replacement workaround I showed you earlier in the week. It’s easy to delete. Just follow along to see how.
We have a deal for you today on uBar, a Dock replacement for Mac. uBar is customizable, expandable, can be displayed on one or all of your monitors, and it has a variety of built-in functions. Check out the deal listing for more. It’s $14.99 through our deal, but you can use...
The autocorrect bug has been intermittently annoying a subset of users since the release of iOS 11.1.
John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple’s reported augmented reality goggles, plus a listener writes in about Face ID and Apple Pay.
Note that this is used better with Spotlight. Siri doesn’t seem to be able to make use of file comments.
Apple’s “Everyone Can Code” program to teach students how to code in Swift is expanding to more than 20 additional universities around the world.
Wednesday November 8, 2017. 11:42 PM
Yeah, I think Kelly Guimont just won the Internets. Maybe two of them, because check out this wallpaper on an iPhone X she posted to Instagram. That has to be the absolutely very best use of the iPhone X notch we’ll ever see. Enjoy! Not everyone calls it the #notch you...
Let’s say you know what an interrobang is, and let’s also say you want to type one on your iPhone or iPad. Here’s how to make that happen.
The false dichotomy that we must choose between privacy and safety when it comes to encryption has once again reared its ugly head, and Bryan and Jeff discuss why that’s so dangerous. They also look at how Apple was affected by the so-called Paradise Papers, and discuss...
Face ID is the bleeding edge on iPhone X. It’ll come to iPads eventually, but there are several issues to resolve before that happens.
Jeff Butts takes you on a tour through the new feature, showing how efficient and effective iMazing has become at app management.
Animoji karaoke is the best marketing for the iPhone X that Apple could ask for. We’ll probably see more creative uses for them in the future.
This works on the iPhone X, or other models as long as you’re running iOS 11.
No one has quantified exactly how much this will stretch out your battery life. But the next time you’re in a situation where you need ultra low power mode, try this tip to give it extra oomph.
I saw this on Instagram last night and thought it was neat. It’s a wrap for MacBook made from real wood from a company called Cover-Up. The wraps are sustainably-sourced, and just like the WÜS Life iPhone cases I covered yesterday, each Cover-Up is effectively unique...
Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Twitter bumping tweet length up from 140 characters to 280, plus they get a little philosophical about Animoji.
Dr. Mac got an interesting email last week with “Houston Astros’ Carlos Correa technology use” on its subject line. Doc’s not a huge sports fan, so it nearly got deleted without reading… but, he is a nerd, so he decided to take a peek…and found it fascinating.
We have a deal on RevolVam, a lens set for your iPhone (or Android device) that packs three lenses, an LED light, and a selfie mirror, all in one. Lenses include wide angle, fisheye, and macro lense, and the LED light is removable. It’s $34.99 through us.
We have ARKit on our iPhones and iPads now, and Apple may extend to an augmented reality headset within a couple years.
If you’re an Apple Watch fitness junkie, then you’ve gotta check out how watchOS 4 can help you track your resting heart rate! Since that’s such an important measurement for understanding how fit you are, it’s what we’re going to cover in today’s Quick Tip.
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