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Just because Apple is making iPhone and iPad models with beefier storage options doesn’t mean iOS isn’t evolving to help you manage the space better.
We already suspect the iPhone 8 facial recognition system will use infrared, but now we have reason to believe it’ll be lightning fast, too.
Jeff Butts loves the expandability and utility of the Dock in iOS 11, and is sure that you will, too.
The way you work with multiple apps on your iOS 11 iPad has changed slightly, with some good changes but also a few that make Jeff Butts shake his head a bit.
Pairing is the new thing with Apple now, as is the funny blue blob of dots used to identify one device from another.
ARKit, Apple’s answer to augmented reality (AR) on iOS, has become tremendously popular already. Folks have posted quite a few ARKit demos on YouTube since Apple’s announcement of of the software development kit at WWDC 2017. We’ve covered many of these demonstrations in previous articles. This morning, though, I needed a YouTube playlist of them for an article at AppAdvice about IDC’s report that Augmented and Virtual Reality are going to see some serious increase in revenues. Not finding one, I decided to create my own. Since I love all of you, I decided to share that YouTube playlist with you. Without further ado, here it is. We will add to it as more ARKit demonstrations come on our radar.
Jeff Butts has spent quite a few sleepless nights working with Arduino, ever since he got his Sparkfun Inventor’s Kit, and has some great insight on practical ways you can put the programmable logic board to work.
Jeff Butts likes some of the changes, but not all of them.
If you love tinkering in the Terminal and ever need to batch convert image files, this trick is right up your alley.
Believe it or not, quite a few differences have been pointed out between iOS 11 betas 4 and 5.
The icons might just be a nice aesthetic touch, but they could also be hints at more upcoming possibilities for using the iOS 11 Screen Mirroring feature.
It isn’t the easiest thing in the world to do yet, but it’s definitely possible as of the latest macOS High Sierra beta.
While quite a few folks bemoaned yet another change to the Control Center in iOS 11, Jeff Butts has grown to love its flexibility, modularity, and ability to make life with the iPhone or iPad even more productive.
It was easier than Jeff Butts thought, except for a couple of fairly major, but solvable, issues.