I don't usually advocate for specific products, but I'm 100% on-board with this recommendation: Stop what you're doing, go get a ProtonMail account, and use it as the verification account for your online self! ProtonMail is much more secure than any other mail provider and is the ideal place for password resets and bank account statements. Best of all, it's free! Insecure … [Read more...] about Go Get a ProtonMail Account and Protect Your Online Life!
The Issue: Auto-Correction Not Learning I was pulling my hair out. Every time I typed "im" the iPhone would auto-correct it to "IM", rather than "I'm" which is what I meant. Normally, if you tap the "x" popup on an auto-correction a few times the iPhone learns that that's not what you meant. The same thing happens if you go back and fix the word manually. But I must have … [Read more...] about Quick Tip: iPhone/iPad Auto-Correction “im/IM/I’m”
It's fun to bash Microsoft. It's easy, too, with Apple solidly conquering the high end of the PC and mobile markets and Google's command of the Internet. But how fair are these articles skewering Microsoft, such as "Microsoft's chronic lack of innovation" published today at Techworld? I suggest that Microsoft innovates as well as, if not better than, any other massive company. … [Read more...] about Microsoft’s Overlooked Innovation
Championing "open" and calling for standards has become the first stalling action by late-movers in technology spaces. They see opportunity passing by and try to hold back progress and FUD the market by yelling about proprietary solutions, vendor lock-in, and a lack of standards. Many well-intentioned IT folks follow along: After all, who doesn't want openness, standardization, … [Read more...] about We Don’t Need Cloud Standards (Yet)
One of the iPhone OS 3.0 features touted by Apple at WWDC was the ability to subscribe to Internet calendars in CalDAV and iCalendar/ICS format. On first testing OS 3.0, I discovered that these calendars could indeed be synchronized from my Mac's iCal application through iTunes, but that these would not update over the air. However, on closer examination I have discovered that, … [Read more...] about How To Subscribe To Internet Calendars In iPhone OS 3.0