January 2022

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

By |January 21st, 2022|Categories: iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

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

By |January 18th, 2022|Categories: iOS Tips|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Apple’s Evolution of Do Not Disturb Helps You Focus

By |January 14th, 2022|Categories: iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

Should You Use Apple’s New Password Manager in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS 12 Monterey?

By |January 7th, 2022|Categories: iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

We continually recommend that every Apple user rely on a password manager like 1Password or LastPass for creating, managing, and entering passwords securely. What we haven’t encouraged as heavily is relying on Apple’s built-in [...]

Shrink Apps to Prevent the MacBook Pro Notch from Obscuring App Controls

By |January 4th, 2022|Categories: Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

The new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models feature a camera housing built into the screen, resulting in a notch like that on the iPhone. Most developers are updating their apps to ensure that [...]

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