Apple releases iOS 13.5

iOS 13.5 and iPadOS 13.5 were both released on May 20th, 2020, to all available devices. Along with iOS 12.4.7 for older devices.  iOS 13.5 is centered around COVID-19. Its biggest features involving the Exposure Notification API, developed by Apple and Google, and facemask detection.  TheAPI allows public health authorities to create CODVID-19 contact tracing […]

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Apple Releases watchOS 6.2.5

On Monday, Apple released watchOS 6.2.5, making this the 8th update for watchOS 6. It could also be one of the last updates as watchOS 7 is supposed to be announced at WWDC in June 2020.  Its newest feature is that the ECG app on Apple Watch Series 4 and later are now available in […]

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Customizing your computers name

Recorded Steps Step 1: Click on “Start (button)” Step 2: Type “Control Panel” and Open It. Step 3: Click on “System and Security” Step 4: Click on “System” Step 5: Under Computer Name, Domain, and Workgroup Settings click “Change Settings” on the right side. Step 6: A new window will pop up, that allows your […]

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Upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I have to say, Ubuntu, in the past two years, has improved significantly compared to what it was. Because of what it was, it drove me to use Fedora as my main distro. I have a VM that is running Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS at this time, and I’m going to upgrade it so I can […]

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Google’s Android May security patch roles out

Google is hard at work with this month’s security patch for Android. Fifteen vulnerabilities have been patched dated 2020-05-01 and twenty-four dated for 2020-05-05, ranging from moderate to critical. One, in particular, allows remote attacker using a specially crafted transmission to execute arbitrary code. The others, while still critical, are vulnerabilities that allow a local attacker to […]

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Setup OpenDNS for your Home Network

In a recent project, I started using OpenDNS over other available options. Initially, my home network was using my ISP’s DNS servers. They’re slow and do almost nothing to keep my information safe. So, why, OpenDNS?   Websites load faster and have a guaranteed uptime of 100%.  Its highly customizable, allowing users to pick and choose […]

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The End of S Voice

Well, well, well, Samsung Announced on Apr 01, 2020, that it will finally be killing off its S Voice Service. S Voice is or instead was a virtual personal assistant. The idea was you could use voice commands for functions. It started by saying, “Hi Galaxy,” and then following up with a command like telling […]

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Android Weather Apps

With yesterday’s announcement, that dark sky will no longer be available for Android was a bummer. Apple did say that Dark Sky’s API at the end of 2021, which gives other weather apps time to switch providers. Unfortunately, at this time, it seems like there aren’t any other apps that as well designed. Here are […]

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Apple acquires Dark Sky

Earlier today, Dark sky announced that it had joined Apple. Dark Sky is a popular weather app for both iOS and Android users. After the announcement, Dark Sky said it would discontinue its android app, and several other services will shut down as well. Dark sky’s blog notified users with an update stating that the “Service to […]

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