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.
Google announced Thursday that iPhone owners will be able to report accidents directly in Google Maps, plus new types of incidents, too.
The more extended patch notes for iOS 13.1.3 and iPadOS 13.1.3 detail bug fixes for incoming calls, Mail, Health, Voice Memos, and more.
According to USA Today,
Some screen time is worse than others when it comes to kids and academic performance, according to a new analysis published in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics.
Television viewing, followed by video games, were the two activities most tied to poor school performance, researchers showed in a review of 58 studies published over the decades.”
Other activities: not so much. This is a helpful article for parents.
Charlotte Henry and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss a security PSA, Apple content in theaters, and Charlotte’s iOS conversion.
Andrew Orr and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to discuss sharing photos (but not their location data), and Apple’s OS security.
Charlotte Henry and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to discuss iOS vulnerabilities as weapons, and the slow success of Watch.
ars technica has posted at terrific story by Richard Jensen on the origins of the Unix operating system back in the late 1960s.
Maybe its pervasiveness has long obscured its origins. But Unix, the operating system that in one derivative or another powers nearly all smartphones sold worldwide, was born 50 years ago from the failure of an ambitious project that involved titans like Bell Labs, GE, and MIT.
A derivative of the original Unix OS, in the family tree of BSD, is the basis for macOS, iOS, and is even running in your Apple Watch.
Nintendo announced that Mario Kart Tour is arriving on iOs (and Android) on September 25 and that pre-registration is now available.
Apple released iOS 12.4.1 on Monday, a security release that, “provides important security and stability updates, and is recommended for all users.”
Starting today, StubHub Apple Pay will be available on the web for iOS devices so that fans can buy tickets easily and safely.
Fans will begin to see Apple Pay as an available payment option for MLB mobile web transactions on the iPhone this week. For more on how to use Apple Pay and connect it with your StubHub account, visit StubHub’s customer help center.
Good to see Apple Pay being offered in more places.
Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to talk about what you can do about the Capital One data breach, and iOS bugs.
After a delay, longawaited game Sky: Children of the Light has been released widely for iPad, iPhone and Apple TV.
We have a deal on iMazing 2, the Mac and Windows app that lets you manage your iPhone and iPad data and files. You can browse and manage your backups, extract and print your text messages, drag and drop songs to your iPhone—all without jailbreaking your device. We love iMazing at TMO, and I am pleased to be able to offer this deal. You can get your iMazing 2 universal license for Mac and Windows for $19.99 through our deal.
At Roughly Drafted, Daniel Eran Dilger, diagnoses a recent assertion by Bill Gates regarding Microsoft, iOS and Android.
As Apple prepares the release of iOS 13 and splits off the new iPadOS 13 for specialized mobile tablets, Microsoft’s former chief executive Bill Gates mused this week that it would have been the “natural thing” for Microsoft to have been the “standard non-Apple phone platform.” But he’s wrong, here’s why.
Bill Gates said his “greatest mistake” was not challenging iOS by bringing Microsoft into the mobile space, which cost them $400 billion.
Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont for a discussion of walled-off sections of the internet and a look ahead at WWDC.
The Pokémon Company announced a new game for iOS and also revealed new cloud and sleep monitoring services at a major press conference.
Video calling app Google Duo has been updated to have group calling for up to eight people and a video messaging feature.