With four new phones to choose from, which one is right for you? The easiest way to break this down is to look at the features that are important to me. Size, performance, and price. Size When we look at the size of the new iPhones, we have three different options. For the first time… Continue reading Which iPhone 12 to Buy?
Here we are again. A second Apple announcement in just as many months. Today we got four new iPhones that make up the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro lines. iPhone 12 Apple announced the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12. The iPhone 12 mini is as it sounds, small. At 5.4-inches, this is the smallest… Continue reading iPhone 12 Event
The Apple event I look forward to every year looked a little different today. No iPhones. If you read any of the rumors and rumblings leading up to the event, you wouldn’t be surprised that there were no iPhones today. During an earnings call a few weeks ago, Apple gave investors a heads up that… Continue reading Apple Event – September 2020
Back when the iPhone SE was released in April of this year, there was an uproar from journalists and consumers that the new device abandoned Haptic Touch to expand notifications in the Notification Center. And rightfully so. I love this feature to quickly reply to text messages. Currently, on iOS 13, you have to swipe… Continue reading Expanded Notifications in Notification Center on iPhone SE
*Update* 9/1/2020- iOS 13.7 is now available. A few months ago the internet freaked out that Apple and Google quietly installed a COVID-19 tracker onto their phones. Yes, during an update, Apple and Google added an Exposure Logging setting on the phone. At the time, your local public health authority would have needed to create… Continue reading COVID-19 Exposure Logging and Your iPhone
Today, June 22nd, Apple held their virtual World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) keynote. They unveiled their latest software versions for their products: iOS 14, iPadOS 14, WatchOS 7, and MacOS Big Sur. In what normally is a live event held at the Steve Jobs Theater, Apple presented us with a two-hour keynote video highlighting all… Continue reading WWDC Takeaways
This is nothing new but is something that I totally forgot. Photo from Nathan Dunlao from Unsplash Here I am, waltzing into the store with my face mask, getting some groceries, going to the checkout counter, and pulling down my mask to allow my phone to scan my face to use Apple Pay. I have… Continue reading Apple Pay on Apple Watch
Chris Wilson, over at iPadguild.com originally posted about The Best Apple Setups for $500, $1000, $2500 and $5000. I came across Matt Birchler, Habib Cham, and Andy’s pages and they had some great posts on this topic as well. I am a little late to the party but I figured I would jump in and… Continue reading Apple Setup Challenge
My father-in-law asked me how to turn off Predictive Text and I didn’t know how off the top of my head. So, to save you time, here you go. The first step is to go to Settings > General. After tapping General tap Keyboard. Next, scroll down and switch Predictive off or on. There you… Continue reading How to: Turn on/off Predictive Text
For years I have had an internal battle with which iPhone to buy. Should I get the 6 or the larger 6 Plus. Should I get the 7 or dual-camera 7 Plus. Should I get the iPhone 11 or 11 Pro-with three cameras instead of two. And so on and so on. We are spoiled… Continue reading What if Apple Cancels the iPhone 12?