Saturday, October 13, 2018

iPhone iOS 12.0.1 Release Notes - 10/13/2018

iOS 12.0.1 brings performance improvements and exciting new features to iPhone and iPad. Photos introduces new features to help you rediscover and share the photos in your library, Memoji-a new, more customizable Animoji-make Messages more expressive and fun, Screen Time helps you and your family understand and make the most of the time spent on devices, Siri Shortcuts deliver a faster way to get things done with the ability for any app to work with Siri, augmented reality becomes even more engaging with the ability for developers to create shared AR experiences, and new privacy features help protect you from being tracked on the web. This update introduces new features and improvements to:

Performance
iOS has been enhanced for a faster and more responsive experience across the system
All supported devices see improved performance, going back to iPhone 5s and iPad Air
Camera launches up to 70 percent faster, the keyboard appears up to 50 percent faster and typing is more responsive*
Apps launch up to twice as fast when your device is under heavy workload*

Photos
New For You tab helps you discover great photos in your library with Featured Photos, Effect Suggestions, and more
Sharing Suggestions proactively recommend sharing photos taken at events with the people who are in them
Search enhancements make it easier to find your photos with intelligent suggestions and multiple keyword support
Search for photos based on the place, business name, or event where you were when you took them
Improved camera import with faster performance and a new large preview mode
RAW support for editing images

Camera
Portrait mode improvements preserve fine detail between subject and background when using Stage Light and Stage Light Mono effects
QR codes are highlighted in the camera frame, making them easier to scan

Messages
Memoji, a new, more customizable Animoji, make Messages more expressive with personalized characters that are diverse and fun
Animoji now also include T. rex, ghost, koala, and tiger
Make Memoji and Animoji wink and stick out their tongue
New camera effects bring Animoji, filters, text effects, iMessage sticker packs, and shapes to the photos and videos you capture in Messages
Animoji recordings can now capture up to 30 seconds

Screen Time
Screen Time provides detailed information and tools to help you and your family find the right balance of time spent with apps and websites
See the time spent in apps, usage across categories of apps, how many notifications are received, and how often devices are picked up
App limits help you set the amount of time you or your child can spend in apps and on websites
Screen Time for kids lets parents manage how their child uses iPhone and iPad right from their own iOS devices

Do Not Disturb
Turn off Do Not Disturb after a set time, location or calendar event
Do Not Disturb during Bedtime hides all notifications from your lock screen while you sleep

Notifications
Notifications from the same app are automatically grouped together to help you manage your notifications
Instant Tuning gives you control over your notification settings right from the lock screen
New Deliver Quietly option silently sends notifications directly to Notification Center without interrupting you

Siri
Siri Shortcuts deliver a faster way to get things done with the ability for any app to work with Siri
Add shortcuts using the “Add to Siri” button in supported apps, or in Settings > Siri and Search
Siri suggests shortcuts on the Lock screen and in Search
Get motorsports results, schedules, stats and standings for Formula 1, Nascar, Indy 500 and MotoGP
Search for photos by time, location, people, topic or recent trips to find relevant photos and Memories in Photos
Translate phrases in more languages, with support for over 40 language pairs
Check facts about celebrities, such as when they were born, and ask questions about food, including calories and nutrient content
Turn flashlight on or off
More natural and expressive voice now available in Irish English, South African English, Danish, Norwegian, Cantonese and Mandarin (Taiwan)

Augmented Reality
Shared experiences in ARKit 2 let developers create innovative AR apps you can experience together with friends
Persistence enables developers to save and reload experiences right from where you left off
Object detection and image tracking gives developers new tools to recognize real world objects and track images while they move through space
AR Quick Look extends AR throughout iOS, letting you view AR objects with built-in apps like News, Safari, and Files and share them with friends with iMessage and Mail

Measure
New augmented reality app to measure objects and spaces
Draw lines across surfaces or in free space to measure, and tap on a line’s label to see more information
Automatically measure rectangular objects
Capture, share and markup screenshots of your measurements

Privacy and Security
Enhanced Intelligent Tracking Prevention in Safari prevents embedded content and social media buttons from tracking cross-site browsing without your permission
Suppresses ad retargeting by reducing advertisers’ ability to identify iOS devices uniquely
Strong and unique passwords are suggested automatically when creating an account or changing a password in most apps and in Safari
Reused passwords are flagged in Settings > Passwords & Accounts
Security code AutoFill presents one-time security codes sent over SMS as suggestions in the QuickType bar
Sharing passwords with contacts is easier than ever using AirDrop from Passwords & Accounts in Settings
Siri supports quickly navigating to a password on an authenticated device

Apple Books
All-new design that makes discovering and enjoying books and audiobooks easy and fun
Reading Now makes it simple to get back to the book you’re currently reading or find great recommendations for what to read next
Add books to the new Want to Read collection to keep track of what you’d like to read next
The Book Store makes it easy to find your next favorite read with new and popular selections from our Apple Books editors and recommendations chosen just for you
The new Audiobooks store helps you find immersive stories and informative nonfiction books narrated by your favorite authors, actors, and celebrities

Apple Music
Search now supports lyrics so you can use a few of the words to find a song
Artist pages have an easier to browse design with a personalized station of any artist's music
The new Friends Mix is a playlist of songs you’ll love from everything your friends are listening to
New charts to show you the daily top 100 songs in countries around the world

Apple News
Apple News is redesigned to make it easier to discover new channels and topics
The new sidebar on iPad and Channels tab on iPhone make it easy to jump straight to your favorite publications and discover new ones

Stocks
All-new design lets you easily view stock quotes, interactive charts, and top news on iPhone and iPad
Top Stories section includes articles selected by Apple News editors to highlight the latest news driving the market
Read Apple News stories right in the app, formatted to look great on iPhone and iPad
Watchlist includes color-coded sparklines that let you see daily performance at a glance
See an interactive chart for every ticker symbol, plus key details including after-hours price, trading volume, and more

Voice Memos
All-new design with improved ease of use
iCloud keeps your recordings and edits in sync across all of your devices
Available on iPad with support for both portrait and landscape orientation

TV
Get notified when movies and TV shows are available to watch in Up Next
Share your favorite movies, TV shows, and sporting events with universal links

Apple Podcasts
Now supports chapters for shows that include them
Skip 30 seconds or to the next chapter with forward and back buttons in your car or on your headphones
Easily manage new episode notifications from the Listen Now screen

Accessibility
Live Listen now works with AirPods to help you hear more clearly
RTT phone calling now works with AT&T
Speak Selection now supports using the Siri voice to speak text that you have selected

Other features and improvements
Camera effects in FaceTime transform your look in real-time
CarPlay adds support for third-party navigation apps
On supported campuses, use contactless student ID cards in Wallet to access buildings and pay with Apple Pay
Website icons can appear in tabs on iPad by enabling them in Settings > Safari
Weather includes air quality index in supported regions
Quickly swipe up from the bottom of the screen to go home on iPad
Swipe down from the top right to access Control Center on iPad
Mark Up includes a palette of additional colors and options to change line width and opacity for each tool
Battery usage chart in Settings now shows your usage for the last 24 hours or 10 days, and you can tap a bar to see app use for that period of time
On devices without 3D Touch, touch and hold the keyboard Space bar to turn your keyboard into a trackpad
Maps adds support for indoor maps for airports and malls with indoor positioning in China
New definition dictionary in Hebrew, and bilingual dictionaries in Arabic and English, and Hindi and English
New English thesaurus
Automatic software updates allow iOS updates to be installed automatically overnight


* Testing conducted by Apple in May 2018 using iPhone 6 Plus supporting normal peak performance, prerelease iOS 11.4, and prerelease iOS 12. Keyboard tested using Safari; Camera tested by swiping from the Lock screen. Performance varies based on specific configuration, content, battery health, usage, software versions, and other factors.

Some features may not be available for all countries or all areas, for more information visit: and

For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website:

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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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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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
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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.

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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

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ccard - http://ccard.sourceforge.net - MPL license
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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
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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
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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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