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The Best Apple-Related Gifts for 2018

Published Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Black Friday and the start of the holiday shopping seasons are nearly upon us. If you’re looking for gift ideas for your Apple-using loved ones, we have a few suggestions that are guaranteed to be popular.

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Make Safari Tabs Easier to Identify by Adding Icons

Published Friday, October 26, 2018
Do you end up with so many tabs in Safari that it becomes impossible to read the truncated tab titles? There’s no shame in that, and Safari 12—which comes with macOS 10.14 Mojave and is a free update for 10.12 Sierra and 10.13 High Sierra—now offers an option to add an icon representing the Web site to each open tab. more»

iOS 12’s Screen Time Feature Helps You Manage Your iPhone Usage

Published Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Do you frequently reach for your iPhone for a quick check of Facebook or Messages? It’s all too easy to let social media, the latest hot game, or even your work email intrude on your real life. If you’re uncomfortable with how much—and when—you use your iPhone or iPad, iOS 12’s new Screen Time feature can help you limit your usage in two ways, by time of day and by time spent in an app.

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Finally! iOS 12 Lets You Use Google Maps or Waze in CarPlay

Published Friday, October 19, 2018
Before iOS 12, Apple Maps was the only mapping app you could run on the dashboard in a CarPlay-equipped automobile. But Maps doesn’t always work well, and some people prefer directions from Google Maps or the Google-owned Waze. more»

In iOS 12, Do Not Disturb Can Turn Itself Off—No More Missed Alerts!

Published Tuesday, October 16, 2018

We love the Do Not Disturb feature in iOS—it’s essential for keeping notifications from waking us up at night or causing embarrassing light and noise in dark movie theater. But it’s long had a problem. When you invoked Do Not Disturb manually for a movie or doctor’s appointment, you had to remember to turn it off manually when you were done, or risk missing important notifications. No more!

In iOS 12, Apple enhanced Do Not Disturb in two ways: enabling it to disable itself automatically after a certain amount of time or when your location changes and adding a Bedtime mode that holds all notifications until you wake up. more»

Apple Moved Control Center in iOS 12 on the iPad—Here’s Where to Find It

Published Friday, October 12, 2018
Although most of what’s new in iOS 12 are new features, one change for change’s sake may throw you. In iOS 11 on an iPad, you would bring up Control Center by swiping up from the bottom of the screen, just like on all iPhones other than the iPhone X. more»

Use Continuity Camera to Scan Documents and Take Photos Right into Mac Documents

Published Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Have you found yourself composing an email message on your Mac while staring glumly at the receipt or document you need to scan and attach to the message? Adding that scan to the message isn’t impossible, but until macOS 10.14 Mojave, it hasn’t necessarily been easy.

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Moshi ProGeo USB-C

Published Sunday, October 7, 2018
Fast-charge your USB-C computer and more, with Moshi's compact ProGeo USB-C Laptop Charger (65 W). more»

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