iOS 11: How to Draw in Mail

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iOS 11 Mail in-app drawing tools

If you want to add a quick sketch to an email message you’re crafting on your iPhone or iPad you don’t need to make a trip over to the Notes app first.

How to Scan QR Codes in iOS 11

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iOS 11 Camera app supports scanning QR codes

We’ve had the ability to scan QR codes with our iPhone cameras for some time thanks to third-party apps, but with iOS 11 that’s built in so you don’t need any special tools. Here’s how to make sure QR code scanning is turned on and ready to use.

macOS: Using "Grep" to Find Matching Lines

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Terminal app

If you’ve never heard of the “grep” Terminal command, then you have to come check out today’s Quick Tip. Using this is a simple way to find lines in a text file that match a pattern you specify, which can make separating and cleaning up data a breeze!

iOS 11: How to Type to Siri

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Type to Siri in iOS 11

iOS 11 lets you type to Siri instead of speak, which is handy if you don’t want to disturb everyone around you by talking to the iPhone super computer in your pocket.