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Apple Is Driving the iPhone to eSIM: Here’s What You Need to Know

By pwsadmin | Nov 29, 2022 |

Perhaps the most surprising change in the iPhone 14 line, at least in the United States, was the shift from using removable SIM cards to eSIM. SIM cards—SIM stands for Subscriber Identity Module—have been a fixture in the mobile phone world for many years because they provide the unique identification necessary to connect a subscriber […]

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Text Flight Numbers to People You’re Visiting So They Can Track Your Flight

By pwsadmin | Nov 22, 2022 |

Next time you’re flying to visit your Apple-using family or friends, send them your flight number using Messages when you leave. Then they can easily track your flight in the air and see when you’re arriving. Just text them the flight number prefixed with the airline’s abbreviation, like AA for American Airlines, AC for Air […]

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What Your Organization Needs to Know About Email Blocklists

By pwsadmin | Nov 15, 2022 | Comments Off on What Your Organization Needs to Know About Email Blocklists

Spam remains one of the scourges of the Internet, although spam filters do a pretty good job of keeping most of it out of email inboxes. However, those spam filters can cause deliverability problems for organizations that send email for marketing or customer outreach. One way that happens is if the IP address—the unique numeric […]

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Mail Gains Welcome Features in iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS 13 Ventura

By pwsadmin | Nov 8, 2022 | Comments Off on Mail Gains Welcome Features in iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS 13 Ventura

Email may not be as sexy a way to communicate as modern-day darlings like Messages, Slack, or Microsoft Teams, but it remains the workhorse of business and personal communications. While Apple’s Mail is a mature app that has long provided the necessary basics, there has been room for improvement. In iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and […]

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View and Copy Saved Wi-Fi Passwords in iOS 16

By pwsadmin | Nov 1, 2022 | Comments Off on View and Copy Saved Wi-Fi Passwords in iOS 16

The iPhone and iPad have long allowed you to share Wi-Fi passwords with other nearby devices and people as long as they were in your Contacts list. But you couldn’t see those passwords, which is handy for sharing with non-Apple users and devices. In iOS 16 and iPadOS 16, you can now view and copy […]

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Apple Releases New iPad, iPad Pro, and Apple TV

By pwsadmin | Oct 20, 2022 | Comments Off on Apple Releases New iPad, iPad Pro, and Apple TV

In a series of press releases—no big video event this time—Apple has announced upgrades to the iPad, iPad Pro, and Apple TV. The new models are largely evolutionary, with changes that are welcome but unlikely to change your iPad or Apple TV experience. All are available to order now, with the new iPads arriving on […]

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Add Haptic Feedback to the iPhone Keyboard in iOS 16

By pwsadmin | Oct 3, 2022 | Comments Off on Add Haptic Feedback to the iPhone Keyboard in iOS 16

The iPhone has long been able to play clicking sounds when you tap the keys on the virtual keyboard, but that feedback, while sometimes welcome, can become annoying when you’re trying to be quiet. A new feature in iOS 16 provides haptic feedback—tiny taps you can feel in your fingertips as you tap keys on […]

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Security Questions Your Organization Should Be Asking Itself

By pwsadmin | Oct 3, 2022 | Comments Off on Security Questions Your Organization Should Be Asking Itself

We’re increasingly hearing from organizations that need to establish that they have sufficient security policies in place, either to meet the requirements of a larger client or to qualify for cyber insurance that insures against breaches and similar losses. Details vary, and we’re happy to work with you on the specifics, but here are some […]

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Apple’s 2022 Harvest: Four iPhones, Three Apple Watches, and New AirPods Pro

By pwsadmin | Sep 8, 2022 | Comments Off on Apple’s 2022 Harvest: Four iPhones, Three Apple Watches, and New AirPods Pro

Apple’s September crop has ripened, and the company has once again picked a basket of new and updated hardware for us. At its Far Out event on September 7th, Apple unveiled four iPhone 14 models, three new or updated Apple Watch models, and the second-generation AirPods Pro. After the announcement, Apple said that iOS 16 […]

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