Which Push Notifications Should You Allow?

· Andrew Orr · Link

Apps demand our attention by sending us push notifications, but some are more important than others. David Nield has some suggestions.

One of the problems with turning your phone off, or putting it in airplane mode to avoid distractions, is that people won’t be able to reach you in an emergency. If you want to make sure certain contacts (like your kids) can always get through, you’ve got two options using the native features on your Android or iOS phone.

A Handful of iOS 12 Features You'll (Probably) Love...

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

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There’s a lot to like in iOS 12. Dr. Mac raved about the iOS 12 Shortcuts app (formerly Workflow) two weeks ago, this week he discusses a handful of other lovable new features iOS 12.

iOS 12: New Control Center Gesture for iPad

· Jeff Gamet · Quick Tip

iOS 12 Notifications, Control Center, and App Switcher gestures on iPad

iOS 12 improves gesture consistency, at least a little, and one of the places you’ll see that is in Control Center on the iPad. Here’s how the new gesture works.

iOS: 3D Touch Folders to View Notifications

· Andrew Orr · Quick Tip

While reading news about Google I/O, Andrew Orr found that a feature coming to Android O that Apple already put into iOS. It’s a neat trick that should save you time while using iOS.

Apple Watch: Using Notification Privacy

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

This Quick Tip is on a nifty feature of the Apple Watch, one that’ll prevent a wrist raise from showing off any recent notifications you’ve gotten. You might spend all day texting with your friends, but no one else needs to know what those conversations are about, do they?