Life Hack : How To Watch the 2018 Apple WWDC Early

If you are one of the many who are flocking to the nearest device with a high speed internet connection to be the first to watch the Live Stream of Apple’s WWDC 2018 Conference – there is a way to watch a pre-recorded version of it that Apple keeps secret. This link is only known to a small number of Apple Insiders and the Press so please only share it with those you trust. Here are the steps to find it:

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Critical Apple iOS SMS Messaging Bug Fix

By now, it is likely that you have seen postings about a serious new iOS messaging bug in your various social networking sites. This bug allows a person with malicious intent to cause an iPhone to reboot or lock up with nothing more then a simple text message containing some specially crafted Unicode text. Furthermore your messaging application will fail to launch until the attacker sends a second message or you perform a workaround such as sharing a photo from the Apple Photos App. Apple is aware of the issue and are already working on a patch for a future update. There are some workarounds floating around the internet with a short term fix however this blocks message previews, this blog post will go over a long term fix that will render your phone immune to this bug.

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iPad Log Day 4 : Oh… the Settings App

Day 4 of my iPad experiment has come to a close and I will admit to something rather embarrassing, I spent almost 30 minutes today trying to find how to change the settings of the built in “Mail” application in order to add an email signature, it turns out that rather then looking for an option within the “Mail” application to access the settings menu, I should have been using the iOS settings application instead… which makes little sense at all if you ask me.

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Need Some iPad Advice

Hello All,

I am currently undergoing an experiment to see if a die-hard Android Fanboy can use an iPad as his primary tablet for 2 weeks. I have gone through the setup process and customized the tablet (to the extent that Apple actually allows) to be able to run all of the applications I use on a daily basis. I have a favor to ask of all users who have used iOS in the past. In the comments below, please write a few things that I should do with the iPad that would show off its capabilities or a feature that Apple has implemented better then Google.

Thanks!

iPad Log Day 3 : That Battery!

Day 3 of my 2 week iPad Experiment is nearly over and I actually do not have anything too bad to say as I have spent the weekend performing a few lightweight tasks with the iPad and I have officially found a redeeming feature… I have been going on 32 hours on the same charge and still have over 60% left on the battery gauge. 

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iPad Log Day 2 : One Step Forward but Good Luck Finding A Step Back

Well, I am on day 2 of my two week long iPad experiment and it should come as no surprise that I am still not impressed. As a self confessed Android Fanboy who gets lectured about the greatness and overall simplicity of iOS, my expectations are rather high. Today’s post is about a feature that is fundamental on Android but seems completely disjointed on iOS, the simple “Back” button.

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iPad Log Day 1 : Setting Up The Thing

Well, today kicks off my first day using an Apple iPad Air as my primary tablet and I am trying my best to keep an open mind… but this is hard! Apple owners often tell me that one of the key differentiators between iOS and other mobile operating systems is the simplicity of use and setup. With this in mind, I powered on the iPad and began the setup process, I think Apple may have re-defined the word “simplicity” to mean “A setup wizard with over 30 steps and 3 days of reading agreements”. Don’t believe me?

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