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Live Text Digitizes Text in Photos in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS 12 Monterey

January 21st, 2022|

The most magical feature of Apple’s latest crop of operating systems—iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS 12 Monterey—may be Live Text. You’re probably familiar with the concept of optical character recognition (OCR), which turns all the text on a scanned page into normal text you can select, copy, and [...]

Set Custom Text Sizes on a Per-App Basis in iOS 15

January 18th, 2022|

In previous versions of iOS, you could change the systemwide text size to make all apps—at least those that support Dynamic Type—display text at larger or smaller sizes. (Most people who use this feature want the text larger so it’s easier to read with aging eyes.) In iOS 15 [...]

Apple’s Evolution of Do Not Disturb Helps You Focus

January 14th, 2022|

Between texts, alarms, reminders, calls, and myriad other notifications on our iPhones, iPads, and Macs, it’s a miracle we get anything done at all. To free us from this onslaught, Apple previously provided Do Not Disturb, which let you set times during which you could be free from interruption. [...]