Review: Fitness Totals

I have had the pleasure of testing out a new app from developers Jon Carl, Tory Martin, and Timothy Buck. The app, Fitness Totals, was released today and coincides perfectly with Apple's release of Fitness+ this past Monday. Fitness Totals pulls your health data from your phone and displays it in a way that I… Continue reading Review: Fitness Totals

iPhone 12 mini – Review

For the last month I have been using the iPhone 12 mini. If you haven't read my iPhone 12 Pro review, you can check that out here! But if you don't, the 12 Pro was my first choice when upgrading this year. Unfortunately, there was a flickering screen issue that I thought was a hardware… Continue reading iPhone 12 mini – Review

Apple Event – September 2020

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

Expanded Notifications in Notification Center on iPhone SE

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

COVID-19 Exposure Logging and Your iPhone

*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

WWDC Takeaways

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