How to find your Medical ID on Apple devices

Most privileged young people are healthy and convinced of their immortality. As you get older, just as your brain is getting full of other things to remember, medical professionals suddenly want you to know every problem you have and drug you take. Apple's Medical ID can be a miracle worker by keeping the key information … Continue reading How to find your Medical ID on Apple devices

Apple Watch collects another tale of a life saved

This particular story makes use of a feature I use ALL the time. I can tap an icon and my iPhone gives a nice ping telling me where it is. Has saved an aggregate of hours of not looking endlessly in the places where I thought I left it. Here's a time when that ping … Continue reading Apple Watch collects another tale of a life saved

Amazon releases open letter to NYC justifying all the benefits they’re receiving to open a huge center in Queens

Not everyone is thrilled that Amazon has been offered more than $1 billion in benefits as incentive to open up a major center in Queens. Many of those in the area that's affected by the satellite headquarters are concerned about the additional load on transportation, education, and infrastructure that will have to be funded by … Continue reading Amazon releases open letter to NYC justifying all the benefits they’re receiving to open a huge center in Queens

Apple’s business model is serving customers well even if some investors not happy — an editorial and commentary

An editorial and an article pointing out that there are a lot of happy and dedicated Apple iPhone users who aren't upset at all about a slowdown in sales for iPhones offering features that don't offer them value. They may not be buying the new iPhones, but they're certainly thoroughly enmeshed in the Apple system. … Continue reading Apple’s business model is serving customers well even if some investors not happy — an editorial and commentary

If you live near LA, here’s an app you must add to your phone or iPad

Los Angeles now has an earthquake-alert app to warn residents before the Big One hits.¬†Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled the app, called ShakeAlertLA, which sends notifications to let users know if a quake of 5.0 magnitude or greater has started, buying anywhere from a few seconds to tens of seconds before heavy shaking starts. The app … Continue reading If you live near LA, here’s an app you must add to your phone or iPad

Apple Watch’s Activity Rings truly do motivate

I can certainly vouch for the somewhat surprising motivational impact of the Activity Rings on Apple Watches. Am not a particularly athletic person but thoroughly enjoy the closing of a ring, whether it's for standing, high levels of activity, or simply moving more than a couch potato. It'll be a study for someone how one … Continue reading Apple Watch’s Activity Rings truly do motivate