iPhone

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) What would those in the know like others understand about the iPhone? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesApple politely explains why iPhone cases are a waste of moneyOn the Origin of the iPhoneGetting a new iPhone every 2 years is making less and less sense to meThis …

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Artificial Intelligence (AI) is intelligence exhibited by machines Who’s working on this? AmazonAppleFacebookGoogleUber Questions = Preguntas How do you translate ‘Artificial Intelligence’ in other languages? Bonus points for Indigenous languages during the International Decade of Indigenous Languages. = ¿Cómo se traduce ‘Inteligencia Artificial’ en otros idiomas? Bonus points para lenguas indígenas. …

Firefox

Logo Let’s talk Internet tech. Here’s a personal testimonial. In 2022 my fave browser, the primary go-to, is Firefox from Mozilla – mozilla.org. There’s also Safari and Chrome on my laptop and smartphone, but used less often. This page shows how to make the most of Firefox and features the latest snippet. An accompanying Firefox …

Spacecraft

Photo: NASA, Artemis (Some rights reserved) Spacecraft = a vehicle used for traveling in space Recommended ListeningIcons of speed: spaceship – We may be blasé about satellites and space stations circling our planet, and even drones in our skies, but has the spaceship craze ended? Elsewhere on the WebJuly 2019Future stellar flybys of the Voyager …

Google Maps

Icon Google Maps – google.com/maps – is a web mapping service. It offers satellite imagery, street maps, 360° panoramic views  (Street View), real-time traffic conditions (Google Traffic), and route planning for traveling by foot, car, bicycle, and public transportation. For gamification fans, Google Maps ranks users’ contributions – photos, reviews and fact-checking. It’s not clear …

Lighthouse

Photo: Ron Mader, Byron Bay (Some rights reserved) Lighthouse = a tower or other structure containing a beacon light to warn or guide ships at sea FeaturesMoving the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Celebrations: National Lighthouse Day (USA)Observed annually on August 7, National Lighthouse Day honors the beacon of light that for hundreds of years symbolized safety …

Macs Links

Logo What would insiders like others know about Macs? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Beta Programbeta.apple.comipados FeaturesCmd+Shift+T Accessibilityapple.com/accessibilityhearingseeing-chicago-differently-with-iphone-and-ipad ios16Coolest Features of iOS 16: Learn What’s Coming to Your iPhoneiOS 16 will let you edit and even unsend texts in MessagesWikipedia Live TextHow to use Live Text and Visual Look UpNot Just iPhone: …

Google Nest

Logo Spotlight on Google Nest HeadlinesEvery Google Assistant command for your Nest speaker or display – CNET TipsUse your voice to listen to radio Key Linksstore.google.com Voice MatchVoice Match and media on Google Nest or Home devices YouTube TVPlay YouTube TV using your speaker or display & ChromecastWhat are the commands for YouTube TV on …

Apps

Photo: Woven Case, Veronica Lazo Mendoza (Some rights reserved) Apps = Applications Special shoutout and thanks to Veronica Lazo Mendoza for weaving my first case for an iphone (photo). Questions = Preguntas What are your favorite apps? = ¿Cuáles son tus aplicaciones favoritas? What apps do you use while traveling? = ¿Qué aplicaciones usas mientras …

Telescopes

Photo: NASA Goddard, JWST Full Display Model (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on telescopes around the globe and in nearby space, including earth’s Lagrange Points HeadlinesHow astronomers decided where to point NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope – The VergeWebb telescope launch date slips again – ArstecnicaPandemic Inspires Surge in Telescope Sales – Sky and Telescope Webbjwst.nasa.gov …