Tip: upgrade your current machine to Monterey before trading it in for one of the new MacBooks Pro

This is an incredibly useful tip. 9to5mac.com/2021/10/19/psa-if-youre-trading-in-for-a-new-macbook-pro-upgrade-to-monterey-for-the-new-system-restore-feature/ OCTOBER 19 PSA: If you’re trading in for a new MacBook Pro, upgrade to Monterey for the new system restore feature Parker Ortolani - Oct. 19th 2021 5:55 pm PT If you’re planning on trading in an existing Mac toward the new MacBook Pro next week, you’ll want to … Continue reading Tip: upgrade your current machine to Monterey before trading it in for one of the new MacBooks Pro

iOS 15.1 has several features initially omitted from iOS 15

https://www.macrumors.com/guide/ios-15-1-features/ iOS 15.1 Features: Everything New in iOS 15.1 Monday October 25, 2021 2:02 PM PDT by Juli Clover Apple today released iOS 15.1, the first major update to the iOS 15 operating system that was released in September. iOS 15.1 introduces new features that were delayed from ‌iOS 15‌ plus it adds camera improvements for iPhone 13 Pro users. This … Continue reading iOS 15.1 has several features initially omitted from iOS 15

The true cost of frequently upgrading your iPhone

The True Cost of Upgrading Your Phone Buying a $1,000 iPhone can be equivalent to giving up $17,000 in retirement savings or 2,500 cups of coffee. Credit...Glenn Harvey By Brian X. ChenOct. 20, 2021, 3:06 p.m. ET Let’s talk about buying an iPhone for $1,000. Tim Cook, Apple’s chief executive, once compared this eye-popping price tag to buying a … Continue reading The true cost of frequently upgrading your iPhone

WhatsApp introducing end-to-end encrypted chat backups in iCloud

https://appleinsider.com/articles/21/10/15/whatsapp-introducing-end-to-end-encrypted-chat-backups-in-icloud? WhatsApp introducing end-to-end encrypted chat backups in iCloud William Gallagher | Oct 15, 2021 Messaging service WhatsApp is adding end-to-end encryption to users' backups of their data stored on iCloud, or Google Drive. WhatsApp introduced encryption to its messaging service in 2016 — though there has more recently been doubt over its claim to prevent monitoring. Now, the Facebook-owned service has … Continue reading WhatsApp introducing end-to-end encrypted chat backups in iCloud

AirPods Pro may join Bose in the hearing assistance market

http://www.wsj.com/articles/apple-studying-potential-of-airpods-as-health-device-11634122800? Apple Studying Potential of AirPods as Health Device Earbuds could be offered as hearing aids and include an in-ear thermometer and posture warnings Apple’s AirPods dominate the global Bluetooth headset market, generating an estimated $12.8 billion in revenue in 2020.PHOTO: KENNY WASSUS/THE WALL STREET JOURNAL By Rolfe Winkler Oct. 13, 2021 7:00 am ET Apple Inc. AAPL -0.42% is studying … Continue reading AirPods Pro may join Bose in the hearing assistance market

Supply chain problems and global chip shortages may cut iPhone 13 production by millions

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/oct/13/apple-may-cut-iphone-13-production-by-millions-as-us-warns-of-christmas-shortages?CMP=oth_b-aplnews_d-1 Apple may cut iPhone 13 production by millions as US warns of Christmas shortages Shares in Apple fall as global chip shortage and supply chain issues prompt White House to admit there could be empty shelves during festive season Apple's production of its iPhone 13 has reportedly been hit by the global chip shortage. Photograph: … Continue reading Supply chain problems and global chip shortages may cut iPhone 13 production by millions

9 items you should include in your iPhone photos

9 photos you should always have on your phone Kim KomandoSpecial to USA TODAY Published October 5, 2021 Your phone’s photo library is good for more than just selfies and pictures of food for Instagram. Most of us have enough screenshots, memes, and other junk clogging things up that it's hard even to see the … Continue reading 9 items you should include in your iPhone photos

How to adjust the brightness of your iDevice flashlight

https://mashable.com/article/how-to-adjust-iphone-flashlight-brightness How to adjust flashlight brightness on your iPhone It's very, very easy if you know how to get to your control center. (And we've got you even if you don't.)By Tim Marcin on October 3, 2021Adjusting flashlight brightness is super easy to do on your iPhone. Credit: Screenshots: Iphone A great thing about the iPhone flashlight is … Continue reading How to adjust the brightness of your iDevice flashlight

Face ID stops working if you use a third party to repair a broken screen

The good side of this story is that, when I broke my iPhone 12 Mini screen in a fall, I got a new identical iPhone for $29.95 under AppleCare. I don't believe in insurance for most devices but I *always* get AppleCare. 9to5mac.com/2021/09/26/face-id-stops-working-if-you-replace-the-iphone-13-screen-with-third-party-repair-video/

iOS 15.0.1 fixes annoying Apple Watch unlocking bug

https://gizmodo.com/ios-15s-annoying-apple-watch-unlock-bug-is-fixed-1847783787 iOS 15's Annoying Apple Watch Unlock Bug Is Fixed Apple promised to fix it, and now it has in iOS 15.0.1. ByVictoria SongYesterday 3:37PM One of the handiest features Apple introduced during the pandemic was unlocking your phone with the Apple Watch. However, soon after the iOS 15 public release, it became clear “Unlock with … Continue reading iOS 15.0.1 fixes annoying Apple Watch unlocking bug

How should you wear the Apple Watch?

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-correct-way-to-wear-your-fitbit-or-apple-watch-youre-doing-it-wrong-11619110067 The Correct Way to Wear Your Fitbit or Apple Watch (You’re Doing It Wrong) Fitness trackers are more popular than ever. But inaccurate metrics could be messing with your workouts if you strap yours on like an analog watch. GET YOUR TRACKER ON TRACK As this shot of a model with a Whoop Strap … Continue reading How should you wear the Apple Watch?

A fun addition — new wallpapers

http://appadvice.com/post/wallpaper-app-adds-live-wallpapers-much-new-update/772120 The Wallpaper App Adds Live Wallpapers and Much More by Brent Dirks, September 27, 2021 The Wallpaper App easily nabbed a spot on our look at the Best New Apps of 2020, and for good reason. The app allows you to create a beautiful and custom wallpaper for any Apple device – everything from an … Continue reading A fun addition — new wallpapers