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.
Happy New Year. In our first episode of 2022, we will review the Apple Polishing Cloth which I finally received. For most U.S. shoppers, their shipment has been delayed until early January, at the earliest, so this review is timely even with its early launch. I’ve been using it rigorously to give you my initial review.
Happy holidays and a joyous New Year. In this episode, we will discuss the announcement that you’ll be able to work towards earning the “Ring in the New Year” activity badge beginning on Saturday, January 1, 2022.
In this episode, we will discuss using technology to outsmart the porch pirates and have a secure shopping season. We will review Ring Doorbell devices and the Deliveries application available in the Apple App Store. The combination of using these together will go a long way in ensuring you get your packages this holiday season.
In this episode, we will talk about Apple’s announcement Thursday giving SharePlay powers new ways to stay connected and share experiences in FaceTime. SharePlay is now available with Apple Fitness+, Apple Music, Apple TV+, NBA, Paramount+, SHOWTIME, TikTok, Twitch, and many more apps. We will discuss the features and practical applications.
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 MacMinutes Podcast episode, we will discuss the upcoming launch Tuesday of the third-generation AirPods which were announced at the Apple Keynote Event earlier this week. These new AirPods are available now for pre-order at Apple.comand will be available at Apple Stores beginning Tuesday, October 26th.
In this episode we will start to discuss some of the most significant features of iOS 15 which are now available for most users. iOS 15 introduces new ways to stay connected, powerful updates that help users focus and explore, and intelligent features to get more done with iPhone. It is a free update for Apple users.
In this episode, we will bypass the speculation nonsense, other than making sure you know about the Tuesday, September 14 Apple Keynote. It’s at 10 am PDT streaming live, and will be available later. We are expecting to see several new models of the iPhone, an AppleWatch and other hardware and software announcements. There are plenty of stories already out there, but I’d rather spend the time on a topic more meaningful. We will save that coverage for a Tuesday evening special Mac Minutes Podcast when we know the facts. I’d encourage you to tune into the keynote and come back for our analysis. This week I want to talk about a major step forward for biking safety, especially for those of us who venture out alone. I purchased this new bike helmet which came out this year, specifically the POC Kortal Race MIPS Bike Helmet. It has tons of structural safety features but the technology is what sold me.
In this episode we will review Apple’s top stories this week including Apple acquiring Primephonic, the renowned classical music streaming service; Apple announcing the first states signed up to adopt driver’s licenses and state IDs in Apple Wallet; and App Store improvements, announcing a number of changes coming to the App Store after resolving dispute with developers.