Three Ways to Make Your Devices Work for YOU
Change Settings and Use Little-known Features to Show Your iPhone, Android Device, or Mac Who’s Really Boss
The default settings on our devices aren’t optimal: notifications highjack our attention, things take longer than they should, or the device itself becomes a problem to solve. “Do you have an extra charger?”
Take back control with the in-depth tips you’ll find in the three articles below.
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On to this week’s features.
“The vast majority of consumers use their phone exactly as it was originally configured. The problem is that this default setup, with built-in apps, non-stop notifications, and constant cries for your attention has nothing to do with productivity or happiness.” Take back control of your phone (and your attention).
If you could rely on your phone to last through the day, you’d be less annoyed, work better and live a little more peacefully. Here are 15 small tweaks to make that happen. Each one only takes seconds to implement, but taken together, they greatly extend your iPhone’s battery life.” Make Your iPhone Last Again.
“For the past five years, I’ve studied not just through macOS, but macOS itself. As a result, I navigate around my laptop much faster than the average person. Today, I’d like to show you the three components of that speed: muscle memory, markers, and search.” How to Move Around Your Mac at the Speed of Light.