Gmail’s internet-based service is providing many new right-click features

A substantial revision to Gmail's web-based email app is being rolled out now.  I highly recommend checking out this article from Tom's Guide that also links to other useful Gmail tips: https://www.tomsguide.com/us/gmail-right-click-options,news-29390.html But here's a quickie summary from Boy Genius Report.: https://bgr.com/2019/02/12/gmail-update-new-right-click-menu-coming-to-all-gmail-accounts/ Gmail is finally getting the right-click features we’ve always wanted Chris Smith @chris_writes February … Continue reading Gmail’s internet-based service is providing many new right-click features

Apple finding Touch ID is too useful to abandon

Apple's move with its latest iPhones to facial identification rather than identification by fingerprint is not universally loved. After looking at the contrast between the two methods, Apple is apparently bringing Touch ID back onto its next generation of iPhones, perhaps in conjunction with facial identification. Could be very interesting to watch how they do … Continue reading Apple finding Touch ID is too useful to abandon

If you own Apple devices, you need to download the latest iOS update — really

You may have seen (if not read) articles about the vulnerability in Apple's iOS that led the company to shut down Face Time. The risks to the software problem were real, as shown in this article. Apple has now released updates to 12.4.2 for iPhones, iPads, and for MacOS Mojave (but not for Apple Watches). … Continue reading If you own Apple devices, you need to download the latest iOS update — really

Atlantic says that online grocery shopping hasn’t caught on — how about FreshDirect in NYC?

The lengthy, but incomplete, discussion in this article reminds me of a research problem in one of my earlier professional jobs. Now, everything that's ever been written on any topic is either available or accessible on the internet. Back then, if your field had enough activity, a third party service indexed all of that work … Continue reading Atlantic says that online grocery shopping hasn’t caught on — how about FreshDirect in NYC?

Finally, you can delete a Facebook Message that should not have been sent

I'm glad to see an ability to wipe out a Facebook message that should never have come into my mind, and 10 minutes is an adequate period. The thinking that governs when you can wipe out something posted in WhatsApp clearly has a method, but it's far less straightforward than a fixed amount of time. … Continue reading Finally, you can delete a Facebook Message that should not have been sent

Comparison of Amazon Fire HD 10 and iPad

I'm not surprised that the Apple iPad outperforms the Amazon Fire HD 10 in virtually every respect but, for many, budget matters. In that case, the Amazon Fire HD 10 is a worthy competitor on a value basis. https://www.businessinsider.com/best-tablet-apple-ipad-vs-amazon-fire-hd-10-2018-4 We compared the iPad to Amazon's Fire HD 10 tablet — and the winner was obvious May … Continue reading Comparison of Amazon Fire HD 10 and iPad