Episode 21, Apple ‘Special Event’ and WWDC scheduled; product reviews of the San Disk Ultra Dual Drive USB-C flash drive and Belkin Powerhouse Charge Dock. In this episode, we will talk about the Apple special event and indications strongly suggesting that the company’s long-rumored streaming video service will take center stage. We will also discuss Apple’s recent announcement on the World Wide Developer’s Conference (WWDC). For product reviews, we will do product reviews on two Apple accessories, the San Disk Ultra Dual Drive USB-C flash drive and the Belkin Powerhouse Charge Dock. The two devices are definite assets to your Apple devices.
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Episode 20, Apple Support offers informative ‘YouTube’ educational videos; Product reviews for Fuse Reel Side Winder & OWC Travel Dock: In this episode we are going to review the Apple Support You Tube Channel and how to take advantage of some reliable instruction. Additionally, we will resume our product reviews with two great devices for your Apple devices. The first item is a Fuse Reel Side Winder which allows you to wind & store your MacBook charger in under 5 seconds. The Side Winder allows you to adjust the cable length from 1 foot to 12 feet while staying organized. Secondly is the Other World Computing (OWC) Travel Dock with 5 ports, which fits in your pocket and lets you connect to your notebook, drive an HD display, connect, power or charge up to two USB 3.1 devices and access photos from your camera’s SD card.
Episode 19, Get the best quality music out of your Apple devices; and Apple announces Health Records feature coming to veterans: In this episode, I’ll be talking about why you should want the best quality of music and tell you how you can get it from your Apple devices. Also, Apple announced American veterans receiving care through the Veterans Health Administration will be able to securely view their aggregated health records directly in the Health app on their iPhone.
Apple announced VA patients will soon be able to access their medical records through their Health Application
Episode 18, Mac Minute’s 10 Tips for using macOS Mojave: In this episode, I’ll be discussing macOS Mojave, completing a three-part series of giving you 10 tips in less than 10 minutes for iOS, watchOS, and now macOS Mojave. Get the show notes by clicking the link below:
A screen comparison between Light and Dark Mode in macOS Mojave
Three lines in right corner to access Today and Notifications
Using Stacks in macOS Mojave
Episode 17, Mac Minute’s 10 Tips for the Apple Watch, overview of the Activity App will be giving you 10 tips in less than 10 minutes and will follow up in an upcoming episode with macOS. We will finish the podcast with a look at how to briefly use the Apple Watch Activity application.
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The 10 tips are: 1. Ping your lost iPhone; 2. Taking Apple Watch Screenshots; 3. Application Grid or List view; 4. SOS feature; 5. Sharing Fitness Data; 6. Personalized Message Responses; 7. Clearing Apple Watch Notifications; 8. Silencing your Apple Watch; 9. Selecting Grid or List Application Views; and 10. Transferring Apple Watch incoming calls to your iPhone. Select the link below for detailed instructions:
Activity Rings showing Move, Exercise and Stand status
Grid and List View Option Screen
SOS Notification Screen
Apple Watch, Series 4 showing the Activity Ring Complication
Episode 16, Mac Minute’s 10 Tips for the iPhone we will be starting a series in giving you 10 tips in less than 10 minutes for current iOS 12 users and will follow up in subsequent episodes with the newest release features from watchOS and macOS. These tips and tricks will save you time and improve your productivity. There’s a good chance you might learn a new tip in just a few “Mac Minutes” (below graphics courtesy of Apple Inc.)
iPhone XS Max and iPhone XS models
Various colors of the iPhone XR
Episode 15, A new era for ‘Today at Apple’ sessions; Microsoft Office 365 joins the Mac App Store; and a new Apple Watch challenge will tell you about how Apple announced Tuesday, Jan 29 about a new Today at Apple educational program; inform you how Microsoft Office is now in the Mac App Store and finish by telling you about a new “Heart Month” challenge for our Apple Watch listeners.
Episode 14, USB-C is an emerging connector; why it’s better; lacks support, but still our future; iOS updates; and Mile IQ app review examines the current status of the USB-C use in the Apple hardware and accessory markets. We also give you a tip on how to keep your USB-C ports clean and what to do if an object become lodged in the port. The Mac Minutes Application of the Week is Mile IQ (www.mileiq.com) which we review. Lastly, we tell you what Apple updated on their iOS software this week.
Episode 12, Mophie Battery Cases, Ring’s Door View Cam unveiled at CES; Apple Watch AQI & UVI complications explained will look at a couple of the numerous new items presented at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV this past week and explore two more of the Apple Watch complications: the Air Quality Index, commonly referred to as AQI, and Ultra-Violet Radiation Index, or UVI.
Episode 11, Apple offers iPhone Xr bargains; review Sleep Pulse 3 app episode will take another look at the iPhone Xr as Apple makes significant discounts on the model when trading in your current iPhone. We will also review the Sleep Pulse 3 iPhone application and accompanying Apple Watch complication.
Apple CEO Tim Cook’s Letter to Apple Investors can be read at: https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2019/01/letter-from-tim-cook-to-apple-investors/ .