In this episode, we will discuss the Exposure Notification System created jointly by Google and Apple to help our governments and global community fight the COVID-19 pandemic through contact tracing. Also, Alaska has joined the long list of states and countries which have already implemented the program named Alaska COVID-ENX. Check this nationwide listing to see if your location has an application available at this link.
In this episode, we will discuss the new features of macOS Monterey which was launched on Monday and the recent iOS 15.1 update which brings SharePlay to FaceTime and COVID vaccination cards to AppleWallet.
In this episode we will continue our emphasis on health with a review of the versatile Ampere Cell, which uses UV light to clean your tech devices. We will also explain how UV light appears to kill the deadly COVID virus and other harmful organisms.
In this episode, we discuss Apple’s announcement this week of the Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) and a product review of the CleanLight, a portable ionic UV air purifier manufactured by KeySmart. More information about the Mac Minutes Podcast can be found at the podcast’s website. (Graphics courtesy of Apple Inc. and KeySmart)
In this episode, we will discuss Apple’s recent announcement on new COVID features in the maps application. You can now ask the Siri or search within Apple Maps to find nearby COVID-19 vaccine providers throughout the US, with operating hours and links to important information. We will cover how these tips work and talk about other features for finding COVID testing and using location tracking. Click on COVID mobility data and trends for the past year. More information is at the Mac Minutes Podcastwebsite.(Graphics courtesy of Apple Inc.)
In this episode, we discuss the launch of the AirPop Active + Smart Mask with Halo Sensor which tracks a combination of air quality data and information about your breathing rate, helping users take control of their respiratory health. We will finish the podcast talking about the sweeping updates this week to Apple’s operating systems More information for the mask are at AirPop and the Mac Minutes Podcast websites. (Graphics courtesy of AirPopHealth)
In this episode we will reexamine the AppleWatch ECG functions and the discuss the results from a recent study at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York that associated with wearable devices to identify and detect if a wearer has COVID-19 days before they are diagnosed or symptoms appear. We will also do a hands-on product review of the MaskFone, a combination of N95 mask and integrated earbuds that will change how you look at wearing a mask. The School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Study is available at https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.11.06.20226803v1.full.pdf. (Graphics courtesy of MASKFONE and Apple Inc.)
Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference Keynote Address began Monday and will run all week until June 26th. Mac Minutes is covering the event. In this episode we will give 13 new innovative technologies and features unveiled at the WWDC20 Keynote Address. We will be sticking to the top items and follow up later delving deeper into new features of each operating system and new announcements in subsequent episodes. (Graphic courtesy of Apple Inc.)
In this episode, Apple released Saturday, March 28, a new screening tool and set of resources to help people stay informed and take the proper steps to protect their health during the spread of COVID-19, based on the latest CDC guidance. We also offer some advice on finding healthcare using the Apple Application store at https://apps.apple.com/us/story/id1503071653/ (Graphics courtesy of Apple Inc.)