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After Upgrading to iOS 15, Check Do Not Disturb in Focus Settings

October 19th, 2021|

In iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, Apple expanded the concept of Do Not Disturb to what it calls Focus. You can create a Focus for different types of activities, so only specific people and apps can break through your cone of silence at appropriate times. Focus subsumes the old [...]

Need to Share Files Securely? Try Password-Protected ZIP Archives

October 15th, 2021|

Imagine you’re staring at a file or folder—perhaps confidential employee information that you need to send to your accountant. If attaching it to an email message makes you think, “That doesn’t seem like a good idea,” award yourself a gold star! Sending sensitive files via email is a bad [...]

The Plug Is Mightier Than the Puck: Wireless Charging Is Wildly Inefficient

October 12th, 2021|

In 2017, Apple added support for Qi wireless charging to the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, and with the iPhone 12 lineup, it introduced its own MagSafe wireless charging technology. There’s no denying the convenience of wireless charging, but keep in mind that it’s extremely inefficient compared to wired [...]