Use the Driving ETA Feature in iOS 13’s Maps App to Share Your Arrival Time

A small but welcome new feature of iOS 13 is Driving ETA, which helps you share your estimated time of arrival with a contact whenever you’re navigating with the Maps app. To use Driving ETA, start navigating to a destination in Maps, tap Share ETA at the bottom of the screen, and pick the [...]

By |2019-11-02T11:19:00-04:00November 26th, 2019|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Use the Driving ETA Feature in iOS 13’s Maps App to Share Your Arrival Time

Be Careful in iOS 13’s Mail App—the Trash Button Is Where Reply Used to Be!

For unknown reasons, Apple redesigned the toolbar in the iOS 13 version of Mail. Such things happen, but this time, Apple made a big mistake and moved Mail’s Trash button to where its Reply button used to be. Lots of people who have become accustomed to tapping Reply are now finding themselves deleting messages [...]

By |2019-11-02T11:08:55-04:00November 12th, 2019|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Be Careful in iOS 13’s Mail App—the Trash Button Is Where Reply Used to Be!

iOS 13 Replaces 3D Touch with Tap-and-Hold

Do you use 3D Touch on your iPhone? From 2015 through 2018, every iPhone from the iPhone 6s through the iPhone XS supported 3D Touch, other than the iPhone SE and iPhone XR. With 3D Touch, you could (sometimes) press a control, and then press a little harder to make additional options appear. But because [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:08:27-04:00October 15th, 2019|iOS Tips|Comments Off on iOS 13 Replaces 3D Touch with Tap-and-Hold

iOS 13 Makes Editing Text Easier

Let’s be honest—text editing in iOS has never been anywhere near as good as it is on the Mac. We may be more accustomed to our mice and keyboards, but the Multi-Touch interface has always been clumsy when it comes to text. Apple keeps trying to improve iOS’s text editing features, and iOS 13 [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:20:16-04:00October 11th, 2019|iOS Tips|Comments Off on iOS 13 Makes Editing Text Easier

Some of Our Favorite Features of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

It’s hard to sum up iOS 13’s benefits succinctly because Apple has made so many improvements (we’ll get to what’s cool about iPadOS 13 later in the article). That means there’s something for just about everyone. Here are some of the changes we think you’ll most appreciate. Better Text Handling An area in iOS [...]

By |2019-09-03T17:13:40-04:00September 20th, 2019|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Some of Our Favorite Features of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

Make a Backup before Upgrading to Catalina or iOS 13!

Confession time. If there’s one topic we can’t stop talking about, it’s backups. Backups are essential, since no one can guarantee that your Mac or iPhone won’t be lost or stolen, be caught in a flood from a broken pipe, or just fail silently. It happens. You should have a good backup strategy that [...]

By |2019-09-03T17:11:44-04:00September 13th, 2019|iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Comments Off on Make a Backup before Upgrading to Catalina or iOS 13!

Here’s What’s Coming from Apple in 2019

At Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference on June 3rd, the company unveiled the next versions of all its operating systems—macOS 10.15 Catalina, iOS 13 (and a new iPadOS), watchOS 6, and tvOS 13–along with the much-anticipated new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR.Nothing that was announced will ship until later this year—probably September—but we wanted to [...]

By |2019-06-05T08:07:42-04:00June 5th, 2019|News, Releases|Comments Off on Here’s What’s Coming from Apple in 2019