Tuesday, May 29, 2018

iPhone Software Update Release Notes (5-29-2018) iOS 11.4

iOS 11.4 includes AirPlay 2 multi-room audio, support for HomePod stereo pairs, and Messages in iCloud. This update also includes bug fixes and improvements.

AirPlay 2
Control your home audio system and AirPlay 2-enabled speakers throughout your house
Play music at the same time on multiple AirPlay 2-enabled speakers in your house, all in sync
Control AirPlay 2-enabled speakers from Control Center, the Lock screen, or AirPlay controls within apps on your iPhone or iPad
Use your voice to control AirPlay 2-enabled speakers with Siri from your iPhone or iPad, HomePod, or Apple TV
Take a call or play a game on your iPhone or iPad without interrupting playback on your AirPlay 2-enabled speakers

HomePod stereo pair
This update supports setting up your HomePod stereo pair using your iPhone or iPad
HomePod pair automatically senses its location in the room and balances the sound based on the speakers' locations
Advanced beamforming provides wider soundstage than traditional stereo pair
HomePod will automatically update to support stereo pairs, unless auto updates are disabled in the Home app

Messages in iCloud
Store your messages, photos, and other attachments in iCloud and free up space on your devices
All your messages appear when you sign into a new device with the same iMessage account
When you delete messages and conversations they are instantly removed from all your devices
To turn on Messages in iCloud, enable Messages in iCloud settings (Settings > [your name] > iCloud)
Your conversations continue to be end-to-end encrypted

Other improvements and fixes
Enables teachers to assign their students reading activities in iBooks using the Schoolwork app
Fixes an issue where certain character sequences could cause Messages to crash
Addresses a Messages issue that could cause some messages to appear out of order
Addresses an issue that could prevent logging in or accessing files on Google Drive, Google Docs and Gmail in Safari
Fixes an issue that could prevent data syncing in Health
Fixes an issue that could prevent users from changing what apps can access Health data
Resolves an issue that could cause an app to appear in an incorrect location on the Home screen
Fixes an issue where CarPlay audio could become distorted
Fixes an issue where selecting music from your iPhone could fail when playing music over Bluetooth or when connected to USB on some vehicles

For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:

Thursday, February 15, 2018

iOS 11.2.5 Release Notes 2/15/2018 (iTunes, HomePod, Siri)

iOS 11.2.5 includes support for HomePod and introduces the ability for Siri to read the news (US, UK and Australia only). This update also includes bug fixes and improvements.

HomePod support
•    Setup and automatically transfer your Apple ID, Apple Music, Siri and Wi-Fi settings to HomePod.

Siri News
•    Siri can now read the news, just ask, "Hey Siri, play the news". You can also ask for specific news categories including Sports, Business or Music.

Other improvements and fixes
•    Addresses an issue that could cause the Phone app to display incomplete information in the call list
•    Fixes an issue that caused Mail notifications from some Exchange accounts to disappear from the Lock screen when unlocking iPhone X with Face ID
•    Addresses an issue that could cause Messages conversations to temporarily be listed out of order
•    Fixes an issue in CarPlay where Now Playing controls become unresponsive after multiple track changes
•    Adds ability for VoiceOver to announce playback destinations and AirPod battery level

For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222


Wednesday, September 13, 2017

How to stop delay in Excel when moving from cell to cell

To remove the delay in Excel when typing or moving from cell to cell, this worked for me:

File menu > Options command > Advanced option > Display section > turn on “Disable hardware graphics acceleration”

Microsoft has added some type of unnecessary animation, and it appears this turns that off.

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Sunday, September 3, 2017

Canon PowerShot S95: Remove Review Info that shows after taking Picture

It was tough to find!

Select Menu
Scroll down to Review Info: Off


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Saturday, August 5, 2017

Confirm these settings to have Microsoft Edge remember Passwords

If Microsoft Edge is no longer saving your username and password, confirm these settings under Settings / Clear browsing data "choose what to clear".

Be sure "Cookies and saved website data" is unchecked:




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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Disable Sleep Key in Windows 10

Here's how to disable that pesky sleep button (mine looks like a half moon):
  1. Go to: Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\Power Options\Edit Plan Settings
  2. Click: "Change advanced power settings"
  3. Select: "Power buttons and lid"
  4. Click: "Sleep button action" and change "Setting" to "Do Nothing"

Version: Windows 10


Sunday, March 26, 2017

Delete Duplicate Wireless Networks

To remove duplicate WiFi networks:
  • Go to Start ("Search Windows" box) and type: "Settings"
  • Click "Settings"
  • Click "Network & Internet"
  • Select "Wi-Fi"
  • Select "Manage Known Networks"
  • Click on the network you want to delete, and click "Forget"
Duplicate networks often appear because you've changed your WiFi Password or SSID. They should be removed.

Note these instructions are for Windows 10 Home edition.


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Monday, March 20, 2017

iMazing License Agreement (3.20.2017)

iMazing Information: LICENSE.TXT
Version 2.2.1
https://imazing.com/

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Copyright © DigiDNA 2006-2017

BY CLICKING THE “ACCEPT/AGREE” BUTTON, OR BY INSTALLING OR USING iMazing, YOU ARE CONSENTING TO BE BOUND BY THE FOLLOWING AGREEMENT.


IMPORTANT NOTE
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The Software, as defined below, is protected by copyright, which is held by DigiDNA Sàrl.

The Software may only be used in accordance with the terms and conditions set out in this document.


END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT
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DEFINITIONS
The following definitions apply to the terms and conditions included in this Agreement.

iMazing
is a cross PC and Mac software for iOS data management developed by DigiDNA.

Software
means iMazing, as well as all program and information files and all documentation included in the iMazing Software package.


TERMS OF AGREEMENT
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This is a legal agreement between you, the user, and DigiDNA. By installing or using the Software, you agree to be bound by the terms of this agreement. If you do not agree to those terms, you may not use or install the Software.

You are entitled to use the Software on all personal computers (laptops/desktops). "Use" means loaded in temporary memory or permanent storage on the computer.

You may not use the Software on non-PC products and devices, nor embed it in any other product, including, but not limited to, mobile devices, internet appliances, set top boxes (STB), handhelds, PDAs, phones, web pads, tablets, game consoles, TVs, gaming machines, home automation systems, or any other consumer electronics devices or mobile/cable/satellite/television or closed system based service.

You may not sell, rent, lease or sublicense the Software, without the explicit written consent of DigiDNA.

The Software is protected by copyright laws and international treaties.

All intellectual property rights such as but not limited to patents, trademarks, copyrights or trade secret rights related to the Software are the property of and remains vested in DigiDNA.

You shall not modify, translate, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble the Software or any part thereof or otherwise attempt to derive source code or create derivative works therefrom.

You are not allowed to remove, alter or destroy any proprietary, trademark or copyright markings or notices placed upon or contained within the Software.

You acknowledge that DigiDNA will send you important news regarding the product you purchased and its updates. These newsletters will always contain an ‘Unsubscribe’ button. However, DigiDNA strongly advises all its users to remain subscribed, unless they intend to never use the product again: newsletters may contain information about critical bug fixes, security enhancements, new features or feature changes, and renewal / upgrade special offers.

YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT USE OF THE SOFTWARE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND THAT THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS WHATSOEVER. DIGIDNA DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS OF THE SOFTWARE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE OPERATION OF THE SOFTWARE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. YOU ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR SELECTING THE SOFTWARE TO ACHIEVE YOUR INTENDED RESULTS, AND FOR THE USE AND THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE SOFTWARE.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE SOFTWARE IS NOT INTENDED FOR USE IN (I) ON-LINE CONTROL OF AIRCRAFT, AIR TRAFFIC, AIRCRAFT NAVIGATION OR AIRCRAFT COMMUNICATIONS; OR (II) IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION OR MAINTENANCE OF ANY NUCLEAR FACILITY.

DIGIDNA DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES RELATED TO: NON-INFRINGEMENT, LACK OF VIRUSES, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF RESPONSES OR RESULTS, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE .

IN NO EVENT SHALL DIGIDNA BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF BUSINESS INFORMATION, PERSONAL INJURY, LOSS OF PRIVACY OR OTHER PECUNIARY OR OTHER LOSS WHATSOEVER) ARISING OUT OF USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, DIGIDNA AGGREGATES LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT SHALL NOT EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT PAYABLE BY YOU UNDER THIS AGREEMENT.  THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS, EXCLUSIONS AND DISCLAIMERS SHALL APPLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

TERMINATION. If you breach this Agreement your right to use the Product will terminate immediately and without notice, but all provisions of this Agreement  will survive termination and continue in effect. Upon termination, you must destroy all copies of the Software

U.S. GOVERNMENT END-USERS. The Product is a “commercial item,” as that term is defined in 48 C.F.R. 2.101, consisting of “commercial computer software” and “commercial computer software documentation,” as such terms are used in 48 C.F.R. 12.212 (Sept. 1995) and 48 C.F.R. 227.7202 (June 1995). Consistent with 48 C.F.R. 12.212, 48 C.F.R. 27.405(b)(2) (June 1998) and 48 C.F.R. 227.7202, all U.S. Government End Users acquire the Product with only those rights as set forth herein.

EXPORT CONTROLS. This license is subject to all applicable export restrictions. You must comply with all export and import laws and restrictions and regulations of any United States or foreign agency or authority relating to the Product and its use.

PRIVACY STATEMENT: DigiDNA strives to protect the security and privacy of the users of its products, and will strictly protect the security of the users’ personal information, within the confines of the DigiDNA domain. DigiDNA does not redistribute Data gathered through the usage of the Software. All data is stored in Switzerland. The DigiDNA privacy statement can be found at http://digidna.ch/privacy-policy, is incorporated in this Agreement by reference.

Any variation to the terms of this Agreement shall only be valid if made in writing by DigiDNA.

This Agreement will not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. Any and all disputes arising out of the rights and obligations in this Agreement shall be submitted to ordinary court proceedings. You accept the Geneva (Switzerland) City Court as legal venue under this Agreement.
This Agreement shall be governed by Swiss law.


ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
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boost - http://www.boost.org - Boost license
ccard - http://ccard.sourceforge.net - MPL license
dirent - Toni Ronkko - MIT license
libarchive - http://www.libarchive.org - BSD license
easyexif - Mayank Lahiri - BSD license
libgpod - http://www.gtkpod.org/libgpod/ - GNU LGPL license
libjpeg - http://www.ijg.org - BSD license
libpng - http://www.libpng.org - libpng license
libzip - http://www.nih.at/libzip/ - BSD license
mediainfo - https://mediaarea.net/en/MediaInfo - BSD license
protocol-buffers - https://developers.google.com/protocol-buffers/ - BSD license
sqlite - https://www.sqlite.org - Public domain
taglib - https://taglib.github.io - MPL license
zlib - http://www.zlib.net - zlib license


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Please visit our Web site before you send us e-mail. We provide many services to our users that will help us respond to you faster than if we receive e-mail.

Website:
https://imazing.com

Contact us:
https://imazing.com/contact

Sunday, November 20, 2016

How to restart the Print Spooler

This is the solution that worked for me:

Problem: Windows cannot open "add printer. The local print spooler service is not running. Please restart the spooler or restart the machine.
  1. Click Start.
  2. Type services.msc in the start search box and press enter.
  3. Right click on print spooler and click on properties.
  4. Check if the startup type is automatic. If it is not then change it to automatic.
  5. Check if the service status is stopped. If yes then click on the start button.
  6. Click OK to cancel out of the Properties box.
  7. In the left panel back on the Services page click Restart

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

iOS 10.1.1 Release Notes 10/31/2016 (iPhone, iPad)

iOS 10.1.1 Release Notes
10/31/2016

This update includes Portrait Camera for iPhone 7 Plus (beta), transit directions for Japan, stability improvements and bug fixes.

iOS 10.1.1 introduces new features and improvements including:

Camera and Photos

  •  Introduces Portrait Camera for iPhone 7 Plus that creates a depth effect that keeps your subject sharp while creating a beautifully blurred background (beta)
    •  People names in the Photos app are saved in iCloud backups
    •  Improved the display of wide color gamut photos in the grid views of the Photos app
    •  Fixes an issue where opening the Camera app would show a blurred or flashing screen for some users
    •  Fixes an issue that caused Photos to quit for some users when turning on iCloud Photo Library

Maps

    •  Transit support for every major train, subway, ferry, and national bus line, as well as local bus systems for Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya
    •  Sign-based transit navigation including layouts of all underground structures and walkways that connect large transit stations
    •  Transit fare comparison when viewing alternative transit routes

Messages

    •  New option to replay bubble and full screen effects
    •  Messages effects can play with Reduce Motion enabled
    •  Fixes an issue that could lead to contact names appearing incorrectly in Messages
    •  Addresses an issue where Messages could open to a white screen
    •  Addresses an issue that could prevent the report junk option from displaying with unknown senders
    •  Fixes an issue where videos captured and sent in the Messages app could be missing audio

Apple Watch

    •  Adds distance and average pace to workout summaries in the Activity app for outdoor wheelchair run pace and outdoor wheelchair walk pace
    •  Fixes issues that may have prevented Music playlists from syncing to Apple Watch
    •  Addresses an issue that was preventing invitations and data to appear in Activity Sharing
    •  Fixes an issue that was allowing Activity Sharing to update over cellular when manually disabled
    •  Resolves an issue that was causing some third-party apps to crash when inputting text

Other improvements and fixes

    •  Improves Bluetooth connectivity with 3rd party accessories
    •  Improves AirPlay Mirroring performance when waking a device from sleep
    •  Fixes an issue where playback would not work for iTunes purchased content when the "Show iTunes Purchases" setting is turned off
    •  Fixes an issue where certain selfie apps and face filters used with the FaceTime HD Camera on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus did not display a live preview
    •  Fixes an issue in Health where individual strokes are converted to separate characters when using the Chinese handwriting keyboard
    •  Improves performance of sharing websites from Safari to Messages
    •  Fixes an issue in Safari that caused web previews in tab view to not display correctly
    •  Fixes an issue that caused certain Mail messages to be reformatted with very small text
    •  Fixes an issue that caused some HTML email to be formatted incorrectly
    •  Fixes an issue that in some cases caused the search field to disappear in Mail
    •  Fixes an issue that could prevent Today View Widgets from updating when launched
    •  Fixes an issue where Weather widget sometimes failed to load data
    •  Fixes an issue on iPhone 7 where Home Button click settings would not appear in search results
    •  Fixes an issue that prevented spam alert extensions from blocking calls
    •  Resolves an issue that could prevent alarm sounds from going off
    •  Fixes an issue where audio playback via Bluetooth would cause the Taptic engine to stop providing feedback for some users
    •  Resolves an issue preventing some users from restoring from iCloud Backup


For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:  https://support.apple.com/HT201222 
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