iCloud+, OBD-II, and iOS 15 Tricks! – Mac Geek Gab 895

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

Settings get more granular in iOS 15, and your tips help us find a few new places to use that! Other tips include storing your music online for free, sorting out what your car is trying to tell you, and making sense of iCloud+. That’s not all, though, your two favorite geeks answer your questions about taming Reminders, sharing Contacts, and making Numbers and Excel tell time. Press play and join John and Dave in learning at least five new things!

Bring Dark Mode to all Websites With 'Noir' Safari Extension

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Noir is an iOS | iPadOS 15 extension that generates a custom dark style for each website you visit, based on the colors that are used on a page. You won’t even notice this happening in the background – that’s how fast it is – but you’ll certainly appreciate the end result: a beautiful dark mode tailored for each website, where contrast is preserved and highlights still pop. Noir works with any website you visit in Safari, automatically. By default, Noir is linked to your device’s Dark Mode, so websites will only go dark when you want them to. But you can easily customize this to your liking, even per website.

Bring Dark Mode to all Websites With ‘Noir’ Safari Extension

How to Drag and Drop Apps in iOS 15

· Jeff Butts · Quick Tip

How to Drag and Drop Apps in iOS 15

Part of the new features in iOS 15 for the iPhone, there’s now a way to drag and drop apps from Spotlight or Siri Suggestions.

How to Use iOS 15 Live Text

· Jeff Butts · News

ios 15 live text

If you’ve been wondering just what iOS 15 Live Text is, what it can do, and how to use it, this is the article for you.

What You Should Know About iCloud+

· Jeff Butts · Product News

What You Should Know About iCloud+

Anybody paying for extra iCloud storage space, as well as Apple One subscribers, have a new service. Jeff Butts walks you through the additional features and benefits that come with iCloud+.

How to Use the iCloud+ Hide My Email Feature

· Jeff Butts · Deep Dive

Hide My Email

As of iOS 15, those who pay for extra iCloud storage also get access to the iCloud+ service. One of its features is the Hide My Email option. Jeff Butts walks through its benefits and usage.

Check Out Your iPhone's User Guide

· Jeff Butts · Cool Stuff Found

Whether you’re a seasoned veteran to the iPhone or a complete newbie, it’s nice to have some documentation to check out. This helps you learn all the features on iOS. It’s especially helpful when a major upgrade comes out, and things work differently. I’m looking at you, Safari. As luck would have it, your iPhone’s user guide is just waiting for you in iOS. One need only know where to look. In this case, just open your Bookmarks in Safari, and you’ll find it there. The current version of the iPhone’s user guide covers new features in iOS 15, setting up your iPhone, the basics of iOS, and quite a bit more. Yes, there’s even an entry on customizing Safari’s layout so you can return the tabs and search bar to the top of the screen. Another entry in the iPhone User Guide help you manage your security and privacy. You can also learn about using your iPhone with iPad, iPod Touch, Mac, and PC. There’s a ton more useful information, so be sure to at least give it a glance.

Check Out Your iPhone’s User Guide

Embracing the 15s — Mac Geek Gab 892

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

Safari 15, iOS 15, your 15th birthday, all of these are things we must embrace, right? Listen as your two favorite geeks walk you through their thoughts on it all (the first two, anyway!). That’s not all, though, as this episode has some of the best Quick Tips we’ve ever shared, plus some new chargers to look out for with your new iPhones and iPads. Press play and join John and Dave in learning at least five new things this week!