Black Friday sales on Apple AirTags, other Apple and tech items

http://www.engadget.com/apples-airtag-4-pack-drops-to-a-new-record-low-ahead-of-black-friday-141002755.html? Apple's AirTag 4-pack drops to a new record low ahead of Black Friday Pick up the bundle for only $80, or $20 less than usual. V. Palladino, @valentinalucia November 20, 2022 9:10 AM Chris Velazco/Engadget All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our … Continue reading Black Friday sales on Apple AirTags, other Apple and tech items

Hidden navigation method for your iPhone

https://www.tomsguide.com/how-to/how-to-use-back-button-history-on-iphone [click thru for illustrations] This hidden iPhone navigation feature is simple but genius — here's how to use it By Richard Priday, published October 7, 2022 Your iPhone's back button hides this intuitive feature (Image credit: Shutterstock) Diving into your iPhone's settings or into the various options in your apps can mean you're a long … Continue reading Hidden navigation method for your iPhone

Why this writer traded (with relief) his iPhone 14 Pro for an iPhone 13 Mini

Altho I never went thru the steps of ordering and returning an iPhone 14 Pro to the end result of my much-valued iPhone 13 Mini, I agree with the analysis in this article from beginning to end. I understand that a 6% and 3% portion of the iPhone market allocable to the 12 Mini and … Continue reading Why this writer traded (with relief) his iPhone 14 Pro for an iPhone 13 Mini

Firmware change for your AirTags

9to5mac.com/2022/11/10/apple-releases-new-firmware-update-for-airtag-item-tracker/ Apple releases new firmware update for AirTag item tracker Filipe Espósito - Nov. 10th 2022 1:41 pm PT @filipeesposito Following the release of new firmware for the AirPods wireless earphones, Apple is also rolling out a firmware update for its AirTag item tracker on Thursday. Here’s what you need to know about this new version. … Continue reading Firmware change for your AirTags

How the U.S. Supreme Court could break the internet as we know it

https://news.yahoo.com/how-the-supreme-court-could-break-the-internet-as-we-know-it-161539011.html How the Supreme Court could break the internet as we know it This article is right on point. Conservatives who want to guarantee themselves unfettered access to any social media platform will find themselves far more constrained by imposing liabilities on the forums that will force them to monitor everyone. by Mike Bebernes, Senior … Continue reading How the U.S. Supreme Court could break the internet as we know it

How much Apple One will save you compared to subscribing individually to covered services

macdailynews.com/2022/11/04/heres-how-much-apple-one-can-save-you-vs-subscribing-to-individual-services/ Here’s how much Apple One can save you vs. subscribing to individual services Friday, November 4, 2022 1:01 pm1 Comment News Two years ago, Apple unveiled Apple One, the easiest way to get all of Apple’s subscription services in one simple plan, including Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, Apple News+, Apple Fitness+, and … Continue reading How much Apple One will save you compared to subscribing individually to covered services

Lithium batteries, particularly in electric bikes and scooters, causing dangerous fires in NYC

http://www.fox5ny.com/news/nyc-fdny-fires-caused-by-batteries Why fires caused by batteries are a big concern in NYC By JENNIFER PELTZ PublishedNovember 7, 2022 9:48PM Updated November 8, 2022 5:23AM FDNY Associated Press FDNY warns of dangers of lithium batteries Once again, the FDNY is warning about the potential fire hazards posed by lithium-ion batteries, which are used in e-bikes, e-scooters, laptops, phones, … Continue reading Lithium batteries, particularly in electric bikes and scooters, causing dangerous fires in NYC

Apple promoting all (RED) version of Metropolitan Apple Watch face

9to5mac.com/2022/11/07/apple-promoting-all-red-version-of-the-metropolitan-apple-watch-face-ahead-of-world-aids-day/ Apple promoting all (RED) version of the Metropolitan Apple Watch face ahead of World AIDS Day Filipe Espósito - Nov. 7th 2022 12:06 pm PT @filipeesposito Apple has a strong partnership with (RED), the organization that raises awareness and funds to fight AIDS. Ahead of World AIDS Day, which takes place on December 1, … Continue reading Apple promoting all (RED) version of Metropolitan Apple Watch face

Why does the prison-life content on TikTok feel so familiar?

http://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/27/magazine/prison-life-tiktok.html Why Does the Prison-Life Content on TikTok Feel So Familiar? Cooking, life advice, bored dancing, workout tips — on social media, you’re reminded that incarceration is a pretty common slice of American life. By Robin Kaiser-Schatzlein July 27, 2022, 5:00 a.m. ET In a recent video on TikTok, a suburban-looking mom called Marci Marie walks into … Continue reading Why does the prison-life content on TikTok feel so familiar?

Why Genius Bar appointments always seem to start late

https://appleinsider.com/articles/22/08/19/why-genius-bar-appointments-always-seem-to-start-late? Why Genius Bar appointments always seem to start late Mike Wuerthele | Aug 19, 2022 In a long and detailed thread, an ex-Apple retail employee who helped launch Apple's in-store Concierge system details exactly why and how appointments made for support at in-store Genius Bars never seem to start on time. In a very long Twitter … Continue reading Why Genius Bar appointments always seem to start late

Qatar World Cup visitors required to download software that doubles as spyware

awfulannouncing.com/soccer/qatar-world-cup-app-ehteraz-hayya-spyware.html Qatar requiring World Cup visitors to download apps researchers consider spyware "It's not my job to give travel advice, but personally I would never bring my mobile phone on a visit to Qatar." INTERNATIONALSOCCERTECHBy Phillip Bupp on 10/21/2022 The 2022 FIFA World Cup is coming in a month. If you’re planning on heading to Qatar, you already knew it … Continue reading Qatar World Cup visitors required to download software that doubles as spyware

Alternatives if leaving Twitter

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2022/10/29/twitter-alternatives/ You’ve decided to quit Twitter. Here’s what you can use to replace it. If Elon Musk’s Twitter isn’t for you, there are other options you can try out By Heather Kelly October 29, 2022 at 7:00 a.m. EDT Twitter has a new billionaire owner with big plans. For many loyal users of the 16-year old … Continue reading Alternatives if leaving Twitter