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New watch faces
There is a selection of new watch faces available in watchOS 6. More choice is always a good thing.
I’m not the biggest dark mode fan, but I know a lot of people are. Apple has joined the club and have added dark mode to iOS and iPadOS. It can be scheduled based on time or sunrise/sunset. It can also be manually controlled from Control Center. There’s also new wallpapers that will change with dark mode.
Approve with Apple Watch
The Apple Watch can now be used to authenticate actions on a Mac, such as unlocking locked notes, unlock protected settings in System Preferences, modify root files and approve app installations. It can also authenticate anywhere macOS prompts for the user password.
Multi user support
tvOS now allows for multiple user profiles, to separate recommendations and up next items. User selections is handled from the new control center where sleep mode and audio routing.
There have been a lot of debate on whether EV’s are really more environmentally friendly than cars with internal combustion engines. Some say the battery production alone will make an EV less environmentally friendly, whereas others claim that in spite of the impact from manufacturing the battery packs EV’s will still be better for the environment over their lifetime. From everything I have read and learned about EV’s I am confident that EV’s are already beneficial to the environment even though it’s still very early days of road vehicle electrification, and I am going to touch on why in this article.
To better understand the advantages and disadvantages of OLED displays, we need to take a brief look at LCD displays. The way LCD displays work is that they have a backlight that’s always emitting white light through color filters. Each pixel consists of three subpixels which are red, green and blue. To change the color of a pixel, LCD crystals control how much light goes through each of these individual subpixels to mix the desired color.
One night I glanced at my smartphone and noticed it rebooting, over and over. It was stuck in a boot loop. Factory reset didn’t work, so I sent it off for warranty repair. Meanwhile I needed a phone to use, so I took my backup phone out, a Nokia 301 feature phone. An interesting week was about to begin.