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Apple Watch Series 4: Five really annoying things

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Please don’t get me wrong. I absolutely love my Apple Watch Series 4. I love it more than my Series 3 and the original I had before that. The extra screen real estate and those new faces (more on those in another post) are game-changers! But there are some things …

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Why you should know your recovery rate

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It’s not enough to simply monitor your heartbeat, especially when it comes to working out. That’s why recovery rate is a term you should know. On the Apple Watch, tap the heart rate icon in your workout summary to see not only your workout heart rate, but also your recovery …

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Apple’s MacBook Pro Touch Bar changes everything

In a previous entry I imagined a new family of MacBook Pro that switches from laptop to tablet as the big announcement Apple had in store Thursday. We didn’t get that. I’m not convinced we won’t someday but that day wasn’t today. What we did get was glorious. We got …

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Apple is right to not hack iPhone for FBI

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The story about the FBI, and now the Department of Justice, wanting Apple’s help in hacking the iPhone used by one of the terrorists in the San Bernardino, Calif., attack has gripped America over the past week. And what a story it is. The FBI says it wants Apple to …

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Apple Watch wish list

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According to the latest rumors, the Apple Watch 2 or whatever it ends up being called is due out this fall. Earlier reports indicated March, but I’m actually hoping it’s pushed back to fall or winter. Why? Because I think Apple needs all the time it can get to improve …

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Apple is an agent of chaos

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Rumors have been swirling about Apple planning to remove the headphone jack on the next iPhone to make it thinner, and therefore requiring headphones and earbuds to be connected via lightning cable. I think the Joker said it best in The Dark Knight: “Introduce a little anarchy. Upset the established …

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UPDATE NOW: New emoji awaits

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Here’s a question to ponder: Who would have ever imagined the world would get excited about a taco emoji? But we are. And it’s not just the taco. It’s the burrito. And the hot dog. And the cheese. And the unicorn. And the squirrel. And let us not forget the …

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Today for lunch, a 2.48-mile walk

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Today for lunch, I had a 2.48-mile walk. I was able to get some sunshine and be rained on a bit all in the span of 42 minutes. I was thinking of grabbing a cup of soup from somewhere, but I really needed to clear my head more than I …

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Problem with Apple Weather app on iOS

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There’s something weird happening with the Apple Weather app for iOS, the stock one that you have probably replaced with a better one anyhow. But I digress; accuracy matters no matter what the situation. My wife gets the credit for noticing it first. Note the photo to the left and …

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I love my Apple Watch, but …

Let me start by saying that I love my Apple Watch. I love glancing down and instantly seeing the temperature. I love reading and responding to text messages without having to remove my iPhone from my pocket, even if responding via Siri is far from perfect. I love knowing the …

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