tvOS: What’s New

New in tvOS 10 is Siri’s ability to search for movies by topic, bringing up content around a theme. Queries like “show me high school comedies from the 80s” or “find me movies about dinosaurs” now work. Siri’s also gaining the ability to open live channels directly through Live Tune-In, a…

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macOS: Siri

  You can set a keyboard shortcut in the Siri System Preferences. There’s also an option to activate Siri by pressing the fn key and Space at the same time. While using the Sierra preview, there isn’t a way to set a Trackpad gesture to launch Siri. One thing that I often do with…

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Rumors: iPhone 7 Hardware Specs

iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus/Pro: Hardware Specs Another set of early June rumours has emerged claiming that both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available with storage options as high as 256GB – the news follows other recent rumours saying the 16GB lower tier will be…

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Apple Watch: Essential Apps – Section Five

Apple Watch: Essential Apps – Section Five

Overcast We reckon Overcast is the best iPhone podcast player, in part down to its excellent built-in effects for boosting voices and smartly removing silences. On Apple Watch, Overcast is essentially a remote for the iPhone app, giving you fast access to play/pause and seek buttons, and showing what’s up…

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Apple Watch: Essential Apps – Section Four

PCalc It’s astonishing Apple omitted a calculator from Apple Watch (maybe Tim Cook hates Casio), but we’re dead chuffed PCalc exists to heroically come to our rescue. It has a smart interface, with operators and tip calculation just a button tap away (rather than placing these things behind a Force…

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Apple Watch: Essential Apps – Section Three

Apple Watch: Essential Apps – Section Three

 Runtastic With watchOS 2, Runtastic can finally access your heart rate data along with displaying details of your run on the wrist. Of course, if you want GPS tracking you still need to take a phone along, but you’ll return with richer data than any other Apple Watch fitness app….

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Apple Watch: Essential Apps – Section Two

Apple Watch: Essential Apps – Section Two

Deliveries Deliveries is pretty great on every platform, tracking goodies that are winging their way to you, and ensuring you’re not out when a courier is about to hurl that new laptop over your fence. On Apple Watch, you get the same list, location maps of where your things currently…

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Apple Watch: Essential Apps – Section One

Apple Watch: Essential Apps – Section One

Vine Not being able to watch feature films and telly on your wrist isn’t a disappointment. But tiny seconds-long snatches of video seem well-suited to wrist-based viewing. Vine enables you to take in featured and favourite Vines, so you can stare at cats doing amusing things while waiting in a…

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Apple Watch: Cool Healthcare Applications

Apple Watch: Cool Healthcare Applications

One: A Password Manager for Clinic and Hospital Use Between your electronic health record (EHR), picture archiving and communication system (PACS), and prescription drug databases, you probably have to keep a record of quite a few frequently changing passwords. On your own computer and phone browser, there’s no better way to…

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What’s New: All 4 OS Names?

Apple has defined the 4 new operating system platforms: 1. macOS – for Apple Computers 2. tvOS – for Apple TV 3. iOS – for iPhones and iPads 4. watchOS – for Apple Watch Check back with Mac Reviewer often for How-To’s.

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