WWDC 2018, Travel Tips, and Cool Stuff Found – Mac Geek Gab 712

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab 712 WWDC 2018

Dave’s in San Jose covering WWDC, and he and John talk through all of today’s announcements and what they mean to you! Then it’s on to sharing some Cool Stuff Found, including a few travel-related items that Dave found on his journeys this week. Lastly, some of your questions are answered. All of this and more when you press play and enjoy.

Apple Tackles Screen Addiction with iOS 12 Addiction Controls

· Bryan Chaffin · Analysis

Activity Report in iOS 12 Screen Time

SAN JOSE – With the addition of Do Not Disturb, greater Notifications controls, and Screen Time, Apple is giving users the ability to better manage their mobile time. Parents can also use Screen Time to give their kids time allowances.

WWDC 2018 Keynote Wrap Up - TMO Daily Observations 2018-06-04

· Jeff Gamet · The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast

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Dave Hamilton and Jeff Gamet share their reactions to the 2018 Worldwide Developer Conference keynote presentation where Apple showed off iOS 12, watchOS 5, tvOS 12, and macOS Mojave 10.14.

What's New With the iOS 12 Photos App

· Andrew Orr · News

The iOS 12 Photos app has a couple of new features centered around searching and sharing. Here is what’s new.

CleanMyMac 3: $27.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

CleanMyMac 3 on MacBook

We have a deal on one of my favorite Mac utilities: CleanMyMac 3 by MacPaw. This software scans your Mac for junk and unnecessary files, cleans your caches, and routinely recovers GBs of storage on my Mac every week. You can get it for $27.99 through our deal.

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo Returns to Predict More Aggressive iPhone Pricing

· Jim Tanous · Rumor

iphone x apple store

After leaving KGI Securities, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is back to predict “more aggressive” iPhone pricing for the upcoming 2018 models. Kuo believes that Apple wants to reassure investors concerned with the iPhone X’s $1,000 base price, as well as make technologies like Face ID more accessible.

Grab Turn-Based Sci-Fi Strategy Game 'Xenonauts' Free at GOG

· Jim Tanous · Cool Stuff Found

The folks over at GOG have just launched their “SummerGaming Sale” and they’re kicking things off by giving away a free copy of Xenonauts, a turn-based strategy game inspired by the classic X-COM series. The free download includes versions for macOS, Windows, and Linux and, like all GOG-distributed games, is DRM-free. The GOG sale is on until June 18th, but the free Xenonauts offer is only good for the next 48 hours.

Grab Turn-Based Sci-Fi Strategy Game ‘Xenonauts’ Free at GOG

Here's a Free App That Adds the Mac's Quick Look Feature to Windows

· Jim Tanous · Cool Stuff Found

If you use a Mac at home but need to use Windows for work or gaming, there are probably a few macOS features that you really miss when you’re in Microsoft land. Well, a free app can help with at least one of those missing features: Quick Look. If you’re running Windows 10, just head over to the Microsoft Store to grab the totally-not-infringing app “QuickLook.” It installs in seconds and gives you an extremely functional Quick Look experience right inside Windows. It doesn’t offer the search/lookup features found in recent versions of macOS, but it’s great for quickly previewing images and documents.

Here’s a Free App That Adds the Mac’s Quick Look Feature to Windows

Leaks Show Dark Mode, Apple News App in macOS 10.14

· Jim Tanous · News

macos 10.14 dark mode

Apple this weekend leaked a Mac App Store preview video of a new version of Xcode, which happened to also show off new features in the upcoming macOS 10.14 update, including a new dark mode, Mac App Store video previews, and a strong suggestion that the next version will be called macOS Mojave.