Apple releases iOS 12.4.7, iOS 13.5, iPadOS 13.5, tvOS 13.4.5 updates

You can now turn back on the notifications for your email if you'd turned them off. https://appleinsider.com/articles/20/05/20/apple-releases-ios-1247-ios-135-ipados-135-tvos-1345-updates https://9to5mac.com/2020/05/20/iphone-how-to-install-ios-13-5/ iPhone: How to install iOS 13.5 with contact tracing, Face ID, and Group FaceTime improvements Michael Potuck - May. 20th 2020 1:14 pm PT @michaelpotuck 9 Comments FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInReddit Apple has released iOS 13.5 to the public, and … Continue reading Apple releases iOS 12.4.7, iOS 13.5, iPadOS 13.5, tvOS 13.4.5 updates

Audible’s subscription plans vary plus Kindle books often offer deals

Whoever writes the titles for Forbes articles approaches all tech topics with the attitude that the vendor is hiding something from you or tricking you or selling you something defective. Very often, the substance of the article shows that the problem that the title is yelling about has already been admitted and solved, or that … Continue reading Audible’s subscription plans vary plus Kindle books often offer deals

Fixing greyed-out apps on Apple TV

Nice to have a simple, purely tech item to post. One item I won't be posting about is the new Apple iPhone SE 2 (2020). All the reviews can be summed up this way: it's a terrific phone, particularly for the price ($399). Its only flaws are a battery life that's a bit less than … Continue reading Fixing greyed-out apps on Apple TV

Finally, Facebook adds a group that can overrule Zuckerberg on content

https://apple.news/AVRx2mTESSiq-pZvcoPTF2g Facebook Names the 20 People Who Can Overrule Mark Zuckerberg The new oversight board will review decisions to remove content. The members are accomplished professionals who are independent of the company. Six of the 20 members of Facebook's new oversight board, with CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Left to right, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Nighat Dad, Pamela Karlan, … Continue reading Finally, Facebook adds a group that can overrule Zuckerberg on content

Two spaces or one after a period? Microsoft has an opinion

I learned how to touch type between 7th and 8th grade on a manual typewriter so two spaces has always been normal for me. And I just found myself double-spacing now. I think a conclusion that it's WRONG is overkill, but at least I'll know why my software is automatically correcting my prose. https://slate.trib.al/8VSGSx6 Microsoft … Continue reading Two spaces or one after a period? Microsoft has an opinion

A fix to Apple’s Facetime gets rid of bubbles in group chat (soon)

https://mashable.com/article/group-facetime-static-grid-ios-beta/ Apple finally fixes the most annoying thing about Group FaceTime calls Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Bubbles are fun, they said. You'll like it, they said. By Rachel Kraus1 day ago Hallelujah, FaceTime sanity is coming. Apple released the beta version of iOS 13.5 to registered developers Wednesday, and it reportedly comes with … Continue reading A fix to Apple’s Facetime gets rid of bubbles in group chat (soon)

Tweak Twitter for Mac to allow streaming

When I first read this, I thought "huh, what's a radio button?" Then I realized a radio button would ordinarily be two circles inside each other. Not in this case. Where you want doesn't look like a typical radio button -- it's the twinkle symbol at the top middle right where the compose button used … Continue reading Tweak Twitter for Mac to allow streaming