What was Published, and Links of Note

Here is a list of articles we published this week. You can keep up to date with Apple Resource by following us on Twitter or Signing Up to our weekly update e-mail.

How to Clear All Apple Watch Notifications in a Swipe and Two Taps

Ever noticed the red dot at the top of your Apple Watch screen and wondered what it means? Or even swiped down to see a load of notifications and you wonder how to clear them all? This article will show you something very few people know!

How to Preserve iOS9 Battery Life: Part One Background App Refresh

If you wish your iOS device battery life was better then this series of posts is for you. It will show you a range of practical tips to help maximise your battery life without making your phone a dumb phone again.

Links of Note

Jawbone Ceases Production of Their Fitness Trackers

If you have a Jawbone fitness tracker then this article might interest you. Hardly surprising but somewhat annoying for owners.

Apple Employees Face Death Threats

An interesting anonymous report by a UK Apple employee showing that its not all rainbows and glitter working for Apple.

The Best TV Tracking App

A good app review and comparison for TV tracker apps. Spoiler alert the best one was Television Time which you can see HERE

What was Published, and Links of Note

Here is a list of articles we published this week. You can keep up to date with Apple Resource by following us on Twitter or Signing Up to our weekly update e-mail.

Note: Apple Resource will move from three weekly posts to two. I hope the two we provide will be more unique and in depth than any other Apple related sites providing you with more unique content going forward. As always, I want to know what you as a reader is looking for. Please drop me a line on Twitter with anything you’d like to see published.

How to Enable iOS Night Shift Mode and Why You Should

iOS now comes with a blue light reduction feature. This not only aids your ability to sleep when using your devices close to bed time but it has medically proven health benefits as a result. This article shows you how to enable and use the feature.

How to Make an Online Backup with iCloud

Backup is one of the most critical things you can do with your technology today. Don’t be one of the people that turns up at the Apple Genius Bar in tears! As well as local backups you should be enabling cloud backups. Apple’s iCloud is a great offering, but don’t get caught short with its initial 5GB limit!

Links of Note

How to Backup iOS Devices Before Upgrading

To compliment Apple Resources backup article I’ve linked to The Sweet Setups post on backing up. It doesn’t added to much beyond the Apple support articles linked to here but its a nice article none the less.

Uber Enters Race to Perfect Driverless Vehicle Technology

MacRumors has posted an article on Uber entering the driverless car space. I think this is probably one of the most exciting tech areas going forward. From an Apple perspective they could do really well here, from my productivity side (DavidJMoore.com) a driverless car could really increase your productivity if you could work or rest whilst the car does the driving!

Apple Working on OS X 10.12 Feature Allowing Macs to Be Unlocked via iPhones Touch ID

It’s been two years since I provided feedback to Apple to make touch ID available on the Mac range. This will be somewhere in between, maybe somewhat gimmicky depending on how you use your desk space or mobile devices.

What was Published, and Links of Note

Here is a list of articles we published this week. You can keep up to date with Apple Resource by following us on Twitter, Facebook or signing up to our weekly update e-mail.

Review: Verbatim MediaShare Wireless – Turn a Hard Drive into a Wireless Hard Drive and Stream Files, Movies and other Data Wirelessly to Your Tablet and Smart Phone

The Verbatim MediaShare Wireless is a wireless hub that allows you to access USB hard drives and SD cards on up to 5 devices on its local wi-fi connection.

How to Name Locations in Apple’s Find My Friends App

Ever wished that your contacts locations in Find My Friends app and system wide where in friendly names that you easily recognise? This ‘How To’ will show you how to give your contacts locations friendly names. 

How to Remove Connect from Apple Music

Here is a simple guide to remove the Apple Music Connect button from your Apple Music app.


Links of Note

Automating OmniFocus on iOS

Omni Group has released a new version of OmniFocus that can now interface with template files to create project templates on iOS. Thanks to David Sparks for highlighting this use case.

Mac Power Users Podcast Episode 320: Always Good Advice

My favourite podcast, this episode is listener feedback, well worth a listen if you are a Mac/iOS user with an interest in using your devices better. 

 

 

 

What we Published, and Links of Note

Here is a list of articles we published this week. You can keep up to date with Apple Resource by following us on Twitter, Facebook or Signing Up to our weekly update e-mail.

How to know if someone has blocked you on iOS

Has someone suddenly disappeared on you and you have sent iMessages and FaceTime calls with no response? Are you being ignored or, worse yet, are you blocked? This article will help you work out which one it is.

Carl Icahn Sells His Apple Stock

Should you be concerned that one of Apple’s largest private investors has just sold his 0.8% stake in the company citing fears over China’s sentiments towards Apple? 

How to Combine Videos on Your Mac Without Additional Software Using

Have you ever needed to quickly combine some video files without wanting to buy or look for additional software beyond the OS? Well you can with QuickTime X.

 Moving Forward with Digital Assistants

A nice piece written by David Sparks about his encounters with Amazon’s Echo. Having personally used an Echo and with the recent announcements about ‘Viv’ from the guys that created Siri it is clear that Apple is slipping behind the rest of the market.

What we Published, and Links of Note

Here is a list of articles we published this week. You can keep up to date with Apple Resource by following us on Twitter or Signing Up to our weekly update e-mail.

Calibrate Your iPhone and iPad Battery

Is your battery percentage not reporting correctly or acting erratically? This post gives you a guide on how you can recalibrate your device battery. 

Create PDFs of Web Pages on iOS

Have you ever needed or wanted to create a PDF version of a webpage? Well now you can using the Workflow app and this post shows you how.

How to troubleshoot incorrect matches on Apple Music

A great article by Bradley Chambers on ‘The Sweet Setup’ on how to fix your Apple Music matches that have gone wrong.