This month we welcome back our resident guru, Dean Hoffmann, who last month took a rare and well deserved night off from the rigors of teaching us about our computers, phones, tablets, etc. I'm sure he will have lots of news to fill us in on.
Apple has released the fourth beta versions of iOS 16.2, iPadOS 16.2, and macOS Ventura 13.1. Both the developer beta version and public beta version are available now. iOS 16.2 beta includes support for the Freeform app, along with support for a medication widget and sleep widget for the iPhone lock screen. iPadOS 16.2 beta... Read More
Electrical power outages are not particularly fun, but should you have the experience of encountering one, you may find this tip helpful which aims to determine if a power outage is impacting only your specific location or if it is neighborhood wide. All that you need is any battery powered device with wi-fi, meaning any... Read More
Apple has released iOS 16.1.2 for iPhone. The software update includes security updates and bug fixes, and is said to improve compatibility with wireless carriers. Additionally, the iOS 16.1.2 is said to improve crash detection on iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro models, a feature which aims to detect if the user has been in... Read More
System Preferences has been replaced by System Settings in MacOS Ventura, and it’s quite a change not only in name but in how the system control panels are navigated, and also where many preferences, settings, and toggles are located. You can access the new System Settings from the Apple menu just the same, but... Read More
Stage Manager is the intriguing multitasking interface that allows for multiple app windows to be open at the same time on iPad. It’s an optional multitasking experience that some iPad users may really like and appreciate, but to make that determination you will need to turn Stage Manager on and see if you like it.... Read More