Signature features - All this Drafts, for example, is commonly thought of as an app for writing small bits of text that then get shunted off some other app—Mail, Messages, Reminders, Evernote, another text editor—where they “belong.” And there’s no question Drafts is spectacular at this because it launches quickly to a blank note and… Continue reading Good Take on My Favorite iOS App
New tech is not always better just because it is new. Over the last year while rumors of FaceID becoming reality on the next phone were out there, we also heard how Apple was working on getting TouchID working on the screen. Well they didn’t, and now it’s FaceID only on the iPhone X. … Continue reading The FaceID Only Conundrum
So much news, so many sources, so much to read, so where does one start? If you are a news junkie as I am this is the ultimate question of our times!
Streaming Music Numbers https://techcrunch.com/2017/03/02/spotify-50-million/?ncid=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29 The streaming firm clocked 40 million ‘Premium’ subscribers in September 2016, having hit the 30 million mark in March, so the growth rate has continued to be fairly consistent. Aside from its $9.99 paid plan, Spotify also offers a more limited free option that it monetizes via ads. Back in… Continue reading Small Look Behind the Numbers
We have all been there. One of the most annoying things on iOS is adding a new contact. Enter the app Interact. Here is a quick video that shows my favorite feature of the app!
3D Touch for Power Users – MacStories https://www.macstories.net/stories/3d-touch-for-power-users/ Author: Ryan Christoffel It has been over fifteen months since I began using 3D Touch, and I'm convinced that the true value of it only becomes evident through dedicated practice. If you just use 3D Touch now and then, you may find yourself frustrated by not knowing… Continue reading 3D Touch Actually Can Be Useful
I have never been a huge fan of many of the portable bluetooth keyboards being sold out there. Logitech and Microsoft both make some of the better ones, but even those felt small and crowded at times. I was just browsing on Amazon last week and a keyboard from Anker popped in my recommendations. On… Continue reading My New Favorite Bluetooth Keyboard
Fantastical - iTunes Store App Website While I find the built in Calendar good enough for most things, there are a few features that bring me back to Fantastical. First it combines both my calendar and reminders. I like seeing reminders with dates on them show up on my calendar. It also just accesses the… Continue reading My iPhone Homescreen as we Enter 2017
I was wrong about the iPad Pro The iPad Pro 9.7 has changed my work habits. When I wake up in the morning, I’ll take it from my nightstand and start the day sitting at my kitchen table, reading the news, drinking coffee, and cruising through Twitter. If there’s something big going on, I’ll write… Continue reading A Good Take on the iPad
Every few weeks I always look online at others posting what their phones look like. I have found this to be a great way to find new apps. With that in mind here is what mine looks like today. On page one you will see the apps I use most, and on the second page… Continue reading My Home Screen Today