Apple is on a Roll and Rolling out iOS 13, watchOS 6 and Apple Arcade

Big week for Apple. Today was the official day for iOS 13.0 and watchOS 6.0 releases. And if that wasn't enough, Apple Arcade, which received praise since its limited rollout, is now available to everybody using iOS 13. It is so fascinating and impressive to see Apple operates like this every year. The scale of... Continue Reading →

iOS 13 Mail.app Is Not Only Buggy…

Apple’s Mail.app is known to be very buggy in iOS 13 beta cycle. Even at version 13.1 beta 1, things are not looking good yet. But there is another problem that is making this version of Mail.app very frustrating to use. Consider the following two screenshots. On the left, this is what we get while... Continue Reading →

My Take On iOS 13.1 In August

Apple surprised many yesterday when they released the first beta iOS 13.1. In the past, a dot one release (iOS 12.1 for example) comes right after the release of the iPhone in mid-Septembre. Not this time. Why? What could be the explanation to this? Well, first, let's face it, even after eight developer betas, iOS... Continue Reading →

On Sign In with Apple

Photo by Dayne Topkin on Unsplash Of all the new features that iOS 13 will bring, there this one that I can't wait to use: Sign in with Apple. Here is why. MacStories published an interesting article about the upcoming Sign In with Apple feature. iOS 13 will let developers to integrate the ability to use you Apple... Continue Reading →

Could Apple’s Maps in iOS 13 Be A Sleeper Hit?

Could Apple's Maps in iOS 13 be e sleeper hit? Ryan Christoffel writing for MacStories: Throughout its lifetime, Maps has been the recipient of small, iterative improvements over long stretches of time. Perhaps now that Apple owns the full stack of mapping data, it can start competing on its own terms and change the common... Continue Reading →

How iOS 13 Reminders app Killed Things app

Things 3.0 was a wonderful release when it came out. It’s design simplicity and well thought out won me. Before that I was using Omnifocus but Things 3.0 made OmniFocus look complicated and over featured. But, frankly, iOS 13 is changing all that again: Apple entirely redesigned the Reminders app. The results are impressive. Reminders... Continue Reading →

On Vacation With iOS 13 – Serious Frustrations

First, consider this typical vacation scenario: you take many pictures with your iPhone while visiting a small town. The next day, you pack all your things to catch a flight that will bring you to your next destination. While sitting comfortably in your seat during flight, you grab your iPad and launch Apple’s Photos app... Continue Reading →

On Vacation With iOS 13 – Sharing Photos

iOS 13 improves many things with photo management but there is one thing that I still cannot understand. Take the following screenshot of Photos sharing suggestions. When I'm back to the hotel and browse photos taken in previous days, here is something weird in Apple's Photos application. Why is Photos always suggesting me as a... Continue Reading →

On Vacation With iOS 13 – Maps Saved Locations

Today I found out that the only way to estimate travel time between two places with Apple's Maps is to use the save location feature. To my knowledge, prior to iOS 13, there was no way to accomplish such a basic task. Thanks to iOS 13, you can mark a location on a map and... Continue Reading →

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