Apple looks into a method for simultaneously streaming different versions of a movie or TV show

Apple looks into a method for simultaneously streaming different versions of a movie or TV show

Apple has filed for a patent (number 2019029348) for “simultaneous playback for multiple audience members with different visual and audio needs.” It would, apparently, take advantage of its TV app to stream different versions of the same movie, TV show, or video to folks with different needs/wants.

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Motif offers a fast (with a couple of exceptions) way to create photo books in macOS Photos

Motif offers a fast (with a couple of exceptions) way to create photo books in macOS Photos

We’re approaching the one-year anniversary of Apple’s discontinuation of its Photo Print Products service, so I’ve test driven Motif, an Apple-approved photo print service/externsion that specializes in personalized photo books, cards, and calendars. I used it to create a photo book of pics from the recent Sellers family vacation.

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Tap may be a suitable mouse/keyboard option for the iPadOS for some (but not for me)

Tap may be a suitable mouse/keyboard option for the iPadOS for some (but not for me)

Apple’s iPadOS 13, which will probably be released in September, will come with lmited mouse support. With that in mind, I’ve had the opportunity to test drive Tap, a wearable keyboard and mouse that lets you text, control or create custom inputs for any Bluetooth-supported device by simply tapping on any available surface.  

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Satechi car charger/cable combo is great for powering up Apple devices on the road

Satechi car charger/cable combo is great for powering up Apple devices on the road

Some of the best iPhone, iPad, and Mac accessories are those that do their job with taking up a lot of room. One example, is Satechi’s 72W Type-C PD Car Charger and Apple MFi Certified USB-C to Lightning Cable. Using the latest Power Delivery technology, you can connect devices using the USB-C Lightning Cable to the 72W Car Charger and charge up to two devices simultaneously while on-the-go. And one of those devices can be a Mac laptop!

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