macOS Catalina and iOS 13 have been out for a few weeks now, and your tips and questions have been coming in. Plus, Dave learned a few things at MacTech last week to add. Mix in some Cool Stuff Found, a few Quick Tips, and some follow-ups from last week and we’ll all learn at least five new things!
Charlotte Henry and John Martellaro are back with guest-host Bryan Chaffin to discuss the seemingly dizzying array of iOS updates Apple has released in the last few weeks. They also talk about the special case needs of macOS Catalina and whether Apple could do more to proactively warn users of everything they might face with their Mac systems.
Five games were just added to Apple Arcade, tempting people to keep their subscription as the service’s one month free trial nears its end.
You may have noticed in iOS 13 and iPadOS that double tap to zoom in Safari no longer works. Instead you’ll have to do something else.
Apple redesigned Reminders in iOS 13, and one change involves thumbnails (They’re huge now). Here’s how to enable small thumbnails in Reminders.
iOS 13 adds a neat feature in Photos that lets you merge Live Photos together and save them as a video. Andrew shows us how.
Apple is seeding the iOS 13.2 developer beta 1 today, as well as iPadOS 13.2. This release brings the iPhone 11’s Deep Fusion feature.
iOS 13 added Sign in With Apple, letting you sign into apps and websites with your Apple ID. Here’s where you find Sign in With Apple logins.
Readdle updated PDF Expert 7 recently, bringing new features like iOS 13’s Dark Mode. Other features include PencilKit for image annotation, multiple windows for better multitasking, and productivity gestures for iPadOS. From the blog post:
PDF Expert 7 features all the new gestures Apple has included in iPadOS. Be it the one-finger tap and drag gesture to select text, the three-finger pinch out to copy or cut text, three-finger swipe left/right to Undo or Redo, or the three-finger tap to bring up the contextual menu — it’s all here on your iPad with PDF Expert.
App Store: PDF Expert 7 – Free
Apple is releasing iOS 13 updates at a furious pace, and the latest to hit devices is iOS 13.1.2 with bug fixes.
Jeff Williams, Kevin Lynch, and Sumbul Desai recently had an interview talking about the Apple Watch and how heart health became a focus.
Apple is rebuilding Apple Maps for the United States to add more details and accuracy, and it just rolled out for users in New York City.
Developers and gamers alike can win with Arcade, and Bryan Chaffin thinks Apple will, too.
Just three days after releasing iOS 13.1, Apple is now pushing iOS 13.1.1 to its devices. It fixes a number of security and bug issues.
If you have an iPhone or iPad with Face ID, did you know you can add a second person? It’s easy to do and we’ll walk you through it.
You can add a second person to Face ID on iOS devices. This is great for people who share their devices. Here’s how to do it.
A bug in iOS 13 and iPadOS affects keyboard apps. They can be granted full access even if you haven’t approved that.
Third-party keyboard extensions in iOS can be designed to run entirely standalone, without access to external services, or they can request “full access” to provide additional features through network access. Apple has discovered a bug in iOS 13 and iPadOS that can result in keyboard extensions being granted full access even if you haven’t approved this access.
Because Apple mentions an “upcoming software update” I assume this bug also affects iOS 13.1.