In this episode, we will review Apple Fitness+ expanding its programs by introducing Collections and Time to Run on January 10. My personal favorite, also occurring Monday, Fitness+ will also introduce the third season of Time to Walk featuring the world’s most interesting and influential people. Mac Minutes listeners can also learn how to take advantage of a special event with world-renown Apple tutorial expert, Dan Wassink, from Dan’s Tutorials, occurring Jan 12, 7 pm (AKT).
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, I will tell you about how Apple honors and celebrates American Veterans. I will do this from information provided from Apple and with the perspective of having nearly 40 years of service, both civilian and as an active duty service member. This is how Apple has made a difference to me since their very early beginnings. This episode is dedicated to honoring and helping fellow Veterans and their family members who use or have access to Apple products.
In this episode we will discuss Apple celebrating Veteran’s Day in the United States by earning a beautiful Apple Activity Challenge Fitness award on Thursday, November 11. We will tell you how you can participate in this noteworthy effort. In the second half of the podcast we will talk about the Activity Awards company that offers physical representations of the digital fitness awards that Apple provides when AppleWatch owners meet their goals. Happy Veteran’s Day from the Mac Minutes Podcast!
In this episode we will preview the Apple Watch Series 7 features a larger and more advanced display, enhanced durability, faster charging, new aluminum case colors, and watchOS 8. Apple announced this week Apple Watch Series 7, featuring the largest and most advanced Apple Watch display ever — and a reengineered Always-On Retina display with significantly more screen area and thinner borders — will be available to order beginning Friday, October 8, at 5 am PDT, and arriving, along with availability in stores starting Friday, October 15.
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 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 will continue our emphasis on health with a review on a health application for the AppleWatch, named the HeartWatch. It has recently added several new news and diagnostic features, including a partnership with the heart foundation, and personalized heart news. This is definitely an interesting story for those who are heart conscious. In the second half of the podcast, we will discuss the tens of thousands of students who will be returning to school this year and will be able to use mobile student IDs on iPhone and Apple Watch to get around campus and make purchases.
In this episode we will discuss AliveCor announced Thursday, July 8 it received 510(k) clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for healthcare professionals to use the KardiaMobile 6L device to calculate patients’ QTc interval. We will talk about the Kardia device and explain why this new announcement is important to those who have an interest in their heart health. More info on the device is at https://alivecor.com.