Issue #441 for June 15, 2017
The MacMost Newsletter: Issue #560
September 26, 2019
The new version of Safar in iPadOS (iOS 13) is now a desktop browser rather than a mobile browser. This means sites should look and work like they do on a Mac, not an iPhone. With this comes new features such as a download manager, zoom buttons, per-site settings, and one new feature that even Safari for Mac is missing. Read More...
A new feature of iPadOS is the ability to control your iPad using a Bluetooth mouse. You can add a mouse as an assistive touch device in the accessibility settings and then you get a round cursor on the screen that you can mose with the mouse. You can click to simulate a tap at that location. You also get a menu that you can bring up to access things like Home and volume. There are a variety of ways to customize this feature. Read More...
iPadOS (AKA iOS 13) brings a ton of new features to your iPad and makes it behave more like a Mac. You can now switch between multiple slideover windows and have windows from the same app in a slideover. You can select, copy, paste and undo more easily when typing text. The Home screen can include both app icons and the Today widgets at the same time. You can swipe-type in a floating single-finger keyboard, add fonts, and use a column view and other new functions in the Files app. Read More...
A little-mentioned feature of iOS 13 and iPadOS is the ability to apply the same effects to videos as you can to photos. You can easily adjust light, colors, cropping, rotation and apply filters to entire videos, right in the Camera and Photos apps. Read More...
Whether you just got a new iPhone 11, or you updated your old iPhone to iOS 13, you should take a look at these 10 new features. Several are settings you should turn on, such as low data mode for cellular, silence unknown callers and one that removes old Safari tabs automatically. You can also use video filters, swipe typing, new text gestures, Dark Mode and more. Read More...
Kevin's new puppy. Gary's new iPhone. Apple Arcade and whether only 100 is really any different than the "top" 100. We briefly discuss a quantum computing breakthrough that maybe both true and not true. A death among Leo's acquaintances has him reminding us to make sure someone can access your accounts in case of disasters. We then go on to spend most of the episode discussing the state of streaming, the various networks we're all going to have to sign up for, and how it's a case of "be careful what you wish for". We'd never watch an 8 hour movie, but we'll happily binge watch a 10 episode streaming show. Story arc's are all the rage, so be sure to tune in next week... Subscribe at iTunes...
Everyone knows you can use Spotlight for calculations. Press Command+Space and then type something like 3+4+5 and you'll see 12 as the result. You can then use Command+c t copy that result. You don't need to select anything. If you then use Command+a (select all) and Command+v (paste) you can place that result back into Spotlight to start a new calculation with that number.
I'm often asked about the software and gadgets I use to produce the MacMost videos and in my work as a developer. So I've compiled a list of the products I use and recommend. Check it out. -- Gary
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