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The MacMost Newsletter: Issue #614
October 8, 2020
macOS Big Sur Course On the Way!
I've been working hard on a macOS Big Sur course. My plan is to release it on the same day Big Sur is released. And, of course, I'll do a limited-time sale for the first week or so. If you want to get an email notification when the course is ready, just click this link.
With iPadOS 14 you can use an Apple Pencil to write anywhere you type. The writing will be converted to text in most cases so you can use your Apple Pencil as an alternative to the keyboard.
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You can use the free Apple Keynote app to make custom icons for your iPhone's Home Screen. You can use the shapes in Keynote and style them, or draw your own. Then use Shortcuts to place the icons on your Home Screen.
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A new feature of Keynote is the ability to embed a YouTube or Vimeo video right into a slide in your presentation. Then you can show the video without having to switch to a web browser.
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Check out the new Emoji characters coming soon to iOS 14.2 and macOS Big Sur. New Emoji will include a ninja, Mx Claus, a Dodo bird, the pinched fingers gesture and much more! Look for them later this month when iOS 14.2, iPadOS 14.2 and macOS Big Sur are released.
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There are many uses for your iPhone while camping, even if you don't have a connection. Be sure to protect your iPhone and bring along some additional power.
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Learn about what's expected at the new Apple event, how big tech is being scrutinized by the government, Windows Power Toys, New Emoji and more. Subscribe at iTunes...
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