If you need a new line from AT&T, this is a great deal

The initial offer seems to be too good to be true -- a second Apple Watch (including the new 6) for $200 off. But it only requires that you add a second line to your AT&T account. If you were planning on doing that anyway, this is definitely a buy. https://www.cnet.com/news/buy-an-apple-watch-and-get-a-second-one-for-200-off/

Ongoing battle to keep your privacy with an iPhone

https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/columnist/2020/09/08/iphone-tracking-everywhere-you-go-how-find-setting/5695132002/ Privacy alert: Your iPhone is tracking everywhere you go: Here's how to find the setting At this point, digital privacy is long gone. There’s always another device, feature or service tracking what we say, what we look at online and the places we go. Some devices are more intrusive than others, and you may … Continue reading Ongoing battle to keep your privacy with an iPhone

11 ways to take advantage of Audible’s new and old features

https://gizmodo.com/11-tips-to-make-the-most-of-your-audible-subscription-1844946268 11 Tips to Make the Most of Your Audible Subscription David NieldTuesday 8:30AM Audible is one of the biggest names in audiobooks, and while you’ve probably mastered the basics of queueing up and listening to your purchased items, there might still be features you’ve yet to discover. Log into your account (or sign up for a … Continue reading 11 ways to take advantage of Audible’s new and old features

Here’s how to recover deleted texts in iMessage

Nobody ever said it was easy. https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/how-to-restore-deleted-text-messages-on-an-iphone/ How to retrieve deleted text messages on an iPhone Text messages may not last forever, but they are harder to dispose of than you might think. Yes, they can vanish by any number of means, including mistaken deletion, a faulty iOS upgrade, a jailbreak failure, or another unfortunate circumstance. Regardless … Continue reading Here’s how to recover deleted texts in iMessage

Apple facing a fight to maintain its share of the earbud market

Apple does very well at protecting its market share but I've always thought that Apple's AirPods are not adequate. I've tried every variation and they all fall out of my ear. I'm definitely ready to try a set made by someone else. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-08-27/apple-ceding-wireless-earbuds-market-share-even-as-airpods-grow Apple Losing Wireless Earbuds Market Share Even as AirPods Sales Grow By … Continue reading Apple facing a fight to maintain its share of the earbud market

Zoom messed up but response was better than the usual

So often when a corporation blows it in some way, there's no acknowledgment of failure much less a heartfelt apology. This one's worth reading. https://www.inc.com/jason-aten/zoom-just-failed-its-biggest-test-its-apology-is-an-extraordinary-example-of-emotional-intelligence.html Zoom Just Failed Its Biggest Test. Its Apology Is an Extraordinary Example of Emotional Intelligence The company's outage as millions of students started school was bad. The apology was brilliant. … Continue reading Zoom messed up but response was better than the usual

The punctuation you use in a text matters to millenials

https://bestlifeonline.com/period-text-messages/ People Don't Trust You If You Text With This Punctuation Mark, Study Says Save those periods for your next novel—they're only making the people you're text messaging nervous. By Zachary Mack August 24, 2020 iStock You've lived through hundreds of agonizing "typing a reply" bubbles. You've struggled to make sense of a string of … Continue reading The punctuation you use in a text matters to millenials

Microsoft’s Flight Simulator almost reproduces reality

This software/game has been around forever and simply gets better and better. I Tried Microsoft’s Flight Simulator. The Earth Never Seemed So Real. Microsoft’s latest version of Flight Simulator is so realistic that it suggests a new way of understanding the digital world. By Farhad Manjoo Opinion Columnist Aug. 19, 2020 Microsoft’s new Flight Simulator perfectly … Continue reading Microsoft’s Flight Simulator almost reproduces reality

Do you think Instagram is just celebrities and influencers? Nope

Ten Instagram Advocacy Accounts You Should Be Following OutvoteAug 6 · 2 min read This election year has proven unlike any other. Campaigns and voters across the country have had to mobilize on social media in lieu of traditional organizing and canvassing, making Instagram activism more common than ever: we’re inundated with Stories every day … Continue reading Do you think Instagram is just celebrities and influencers? Nope

Useful apps for the older set

https://www.considerable.com/health/aging/best-apps-people-over-fifty/ 10 apps that everyone over 50 should have on their phone Want to change your life for the better? There’s an app for that. byStephanie Thurrott•August 2, 2020 If you want to make a change in your life, chances are there’s an app that can help. Want to see better? Wake up feeling rested? … Continue reading Useful apps for the older set

What is the function of Apple’s App Store? Tim Cook answered Congress

https://www.inc.com/jason-aten/apples-ceo-made-this-extraordinary-statement-about-companys-most-controversial-product.html Apple's CEO Made This Extraordinary Statement About the Company's Most Controversial Product Is the App Store a product or a feature? By Jason Aten, Tech columnist@jasonaten Tim Cook, Apple CEO. The biggest tech news this week is the antitrust hearing before Congress that involved the CEOs of four of the largest tech companies in … Continue reading What is the function of Apple’s App Store? Tim Cook answered Congress