WWDC isn’t the only conference going on in June. There will be alternative WWDC conferences going on, such as the popular AltConf.
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To be eligible, you had to have bought it between January 1, 2017 and December 28, 2018.
Andrew thinks the app is worth it if you have file formats like FLAC, or if you just want an alternative music app to Apple’s offering.
Optimize Storage lets you free up storage space by having the system automatically keep things in iCloud.
You’ve probably gotten dozens of emails lately from companies about updated privacy policies. Here’s what you can do about that.
Here are the new features available as well as instructions on upgrading.
Reddit user u/ILIJAC recently made a post about how he created special iOS ringtones. Mr. Cvetkovski is a sound designer and wanted ringtones that used the full potential of the iPhone X. He did this by testing the frequency range of the iPhone X speakers, and designed the ringtones with a specific EQ and limiter. By using pink noise, he figured out the frequencies in which the speakers sound distorted, and leveled them. Then he boosted the other frequencies where the loudness level is greater. This results in ringtones that are clean and at the maximum safe level the iPhone X allows. All of Mr. Cvetkovski’s ringtones are free to download here.
macOS does this with App Nap, but only when an app window is covered by another window.
The app is only US$2.99 and I recommend it to data curators and other users who want to organize their PDFs.
Further details are unknown at this time, like when we’ll see this new content.
Marco Arment has an app called Quitter that lets you automatically quit apps by creating a few rules.
The other day I wrote about a keyboard shortcut you can use to scroll in macOS apps. That key combo does work in Safari, but there is an additional combination you can use.
As part of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we want to provide some resources for accessible tools.
Starting this fall, schools that support students with vision, hearing, and other assistive needs will start providing accessible Everyone Can Code curricula for the Swift programming language.
The website is a great list of features, and a valuable resource. It’s a lot like Apple’s privacy page, where each feature is described in easy-to-understand language.
If you prefer the Terminal over the GUI, or just want a different way to create and move files and folders, this is the tip for you.
There’s a particular key combination that lets you keyboard scroll through any macOS app. Here’s how to get started.
Every Friday the For You section is updated with what the algorithms think you’ll like. For a while Andrew Orr didn’t like his recommendations. But he thinks he discovered a way to improve Apple Music.
Sometimes the controls can be a bit awkward in certain situations, but overall Andrew thinks Epic Games did well with the app.
Ring—which Amazon acquired in February—makes a smart doorbell that has a camera connected to Wi-Fi.