Apple’s “Live” Photo Feature — Not Just Annoying, It’s Costing You Money & Destroying The Planet — How & Why To Turn It Off

Credit to Author: Scott Cooney| Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2023 20:20:56 +0000

If you own an iPhone, you’re probably aware that the default setting on your camera is to take “Live” photos. According to Apple, this is a recording 1.5 seconds before and after your image is taken, and allows you to do a number of things, like boomerangs. Cute, right? Gimmick at worst, right? Not so […]

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How To Make Your iPhone Charge On Clean Energy

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2022 04:57:16 +0000

Writing about Apple’s deep decarbonization efforts recently, I discovered something about my iPhone that I didn’t realize. In the US, if you are on iOS 16, you can now set your phone to charge on clean, green energy as much as possible. What does that mean? If you go to “Battery Health & Charging” and […]

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Battery State of Health — What is It? Why is It Important?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 09 Oct 2022 23:31:57 +0000

Lithium-ion batteries are efficient, compact, and have a long lifespan — all factors that enable electric vehicles (EVs), which are powered by these batteries, to be a great substitute for their gasoline counterpart. Transportation is a large contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. By switching to EVs, and away from these highly polluting gasoline vehicles, a […]

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If You Own a Tesla, Upgrading Your iPhone Isn’t Always Easy!

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Wed, 18 May 2022 18:05:12 +0000

own a TeslaLike so many people we encounter, tech service reps at phone stores often aren’t aware of the interface between smart phones and the Tesla entry system. It’s on us to fill them in when we’re upgrading our phones.

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Apple Used the DMCA to Take Down a Tweet Containing an iPhone Encryption Key

Credit to Author: Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai| Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 20:43:03 +0000

Apple asked Twitter to take down a viral tweet posted by an independent iPhone security researcher. Then, the company backtracked and asked for the tweet to be re-posted.

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