The key is that you must be running the latest iOS on both your iPhone and your Apple Watch. Since updating the latter is a little trickier, allow the time to get that done. https://appleinsider.com/articles/21/04/27/how-to-unlock-iphone-with-apple-watch-in-ios-145 How to unlock iPhone with Apple Watch in iOS 14.5 By Mike Peterson | Apr 27, 2021 Apple in iOS 14.5 and watchOS … Continue reading Unlocking a face-secured iPhone with iOS 14.5
Month: April 2021
We’re going to lose 10% of our glacier ice no matter what
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/apr/29/world-lose-glacier-ice-climate-targets World will lose 10% of glacier ice even if it hits climate targets Exclusive: loss is equivalent to more than 13,200 cubic kilometres of water or 10m Wembley Stadiums Visualised: glaciers then and now Research suggests 1.9 billion people are at risk of mountain water shortages, most of them in China and India. Photograph: Alamy … Continue reading We’re going to lose 10% of our glacier ice no matter what
Who performed the best guitar solo ever?
For pop music lovers, this is a question whose answer will never produce agreement. I'm off to hear this writer's choice. Clapton, Hendrix, Spinal Tap: which is the best ever guitar solo? The axemen cometh … (from left) Eric Clapton; Christopher Guest as Nigel Tufnel; Jimi Hendrix. Composite: The Guide Overblown musical pomposity to some, the … Continue reading Who performed the best guitar solo ever?
Why the big deal about users being able to opt out of customized ads?
https://www.vox.com/recode/22393931/facebook-ios-14-5-app-tracking-transparency-iphone-privacy Why the new iOS update is such a big deal The long-awaited iOS 14.5 update is finally rolling out with a new privacy tool. By Rebecca Heilweil Apr 26, 2021, 10:52am EDT On Monday, Apple is rolling out a long-awaited privacy feature for iOS. The latest version of the company’s mobile operating system, iOS 14.5, will prompt iPhone … Continue reading Why the big deal about users being able to opt out of customized ads?
Earth’s axis has already shifted due to climate changes
A change in the earth's axis of rotation is not going to make any difference to the daily life of humans but the forces that caused it are huge and should be acknowledged. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/04/26/earth-axis-shift-climate-change-has-shifted-axis-of-rotation/7383383002/ Climate change has shifted the Earth's axis, new study suggests Doyle Rice USA TODAY, Published April 26, 2001 Climate change is … Continue reading Earth’s axis has already shifted due to climate changes
Tips for extending your iPhone battery life
https://apple.news/Aw8cYbU89RVSXm0Zmt9W9Yg 3.26.21 | TECH The 7 best ways to extend your iPhone’s battery life to the max One basic fact of life with an iPhone hasn’t changed in the phone’s 14-year history: If you’re on your phone all day, every day, you run the risk of seeing its power gauge run all the way down … Continue reading Tips for extending your iPhone battery life
No, Biden’s not banning beef — yes, we should all eat less of it
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2021/04/26/biden-climate-beef-ban/ Biden’s climate change plan may not nix cheeseburgers, but science says beef should be on the chopping block A GOP social media frenzy about Biden banning beef has no meat to it, but beef plays significant role in greenhouse gas emissions Steaks and other beef products at a grocery store in McLean, Va. (J. … Continue reading No, Biden’s not banning beef — yes, we should all eat less of it
About time: Nestle does not have the right to drain fresh water whenever and wherever it wants
https://apple.news/AKg1mj6anTFeHi77nBmPvIA Nestlé doesn't have valid rights to water it's been bottling, California officials say Ian JamesJanet Wilson Palm Springs Desert Sun PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – California water officials on Friday issued a draft order telling Nestlé to "cease and desist" taking much of the millions of gallons of water it pipes out of the San Bernardino National Forest to … Continue reading About time: Nestle does not have the right to drain fresh water whenever and wherever it wants
Why are the ad-blocking options grayed out for some who have installed iOS 14.5?
This is undoubtedly a temporary issue, but it's always nice to know you're not the only one. https://9to5mac.com/2021/04/26/ios-14-5-app-tracking-transparency-toggle-mysteriously-toggle-grayed-out-for-some-users/ iOS 14.5 App Tracking Transparency toggle mysteriously grayed out for some users Filipe Espósito - Apr. 26th 2021 5:56 pm PT @filipeesposito Apple today finally made the new App Tracking Transparency feature available to users, which is part of … Continue reading Why are the ad-blocking options grayed out for some who have installed iOS 14.5?
If you have a Mac, update your software NOW
If anyone with access to your Mac might carelessly download an app that wasn't obtained from the App Store, this risk could be huge. Everyone else should update just for GP (general purposes). https://macdailynews.com/2021/04/27/psa-update-your-mac-to-macos-11-3-immediately-to-protect-against-worst-hack-in-years/ PSA: Update your Mac to macOS 11.3 immediately to protect against ‘worst hack in years’ Tuesday, April 27, 2021 5:23 pm … Continue reading If you have a Mac, update your software NOW
iPhone iOS 14.5 giving option to opt-out of tracking now available
In a nutshell -- if you dislike pop-ups and simply don't want anyone to track you on your iPhone with iOS 14.5 installed, tap these in order: Settings, Privacy (bottom of the third block on my phone), Tracking, uncheck the box labeled Allow Apps to Request to Track. https://www.wsj.com/articles/ios-14-5-a-guide-to-apples-new-app-tracking-controls-11619457425 iOS 14.5: A Guide to Apple’s … Continue reading iPhone iOS 14.5 giving option to opt-out of tracking now available
If that nuclear wastewater is so darn safe, keep it in Japan — don’t dump it on the rest of the world
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/apr/26/if-its-safe-dump-it-in-tokyo-we-in-the-pacific-dont-want-japans-nuclear-wastewater? If it’s safe, dump it in Tokyo. We in the Pacific don’t want Japan’s nuclear wastewater Joey Tau and Talei Luscia Mangioni Japan’s plans to discharge radioactive wastewater into the Pacific Ocean is a callous act that would do catastrophic harm Pacific activists have been urging Japan to halt plans to dump the wastewater in the ocean until consultations … Continue reading If that nuclear wastewater is so darn safe, keep it in Japan — don’t dump it on the rest of the world