Apple World Today Video Tip: How to create an annotated bookmark list in Notes

Apple World Today Video Tip: How to create an annotated bookmark list in Notes

Safari bookmarks are helpful, but they don’t offer any context as to why you added a bookmark for a particular website. There’s a better way to bookmark sites if you want that context, and that is to make an annotated bookmark list in the Notes app for Mac and iOS.

In this short video, we show you how easy it is to make an annotated bookmark list in Notes, perfect for research or just giving yourself a good reminder of why a certain web page is important to you.

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iPad Pro gains a 10.5-inch model, vastly improved power, new iOS 11 features

iPad Pro gains a 10.5-inch model, vastly improved power, new iOS 11 features

As expected, Apple today unveiled new iPad Pro models. The 9.7-inch model is no longer an option, but there's a new 10.5-inch version to take its place. Here's the word from Apple, followed by our insights into the iPad Pro announcements and a gallery of photos from the announcement:

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AWT News Update: May 19, 2017

AWT News Update: May 19, 2017

Thank Groot It's Friday! We come to the end of the week with stories about strangely persistent notes, iPhone owners who want another iPhone, and a "crapintosh". 

  • ElcomSoft finds that Apple is retaining those deleted notes a bit longer than 30 days...
  • Morgan Stanley finds that the iPhone retention rate is at 92 percent, up from last year's 86 percent, and analyst Katy Huberty sees no reason why the iPhone 8 shouldn't ship on schedule
  • Have $70 and a bit of time? Build a "crapintosh" that actually runs better than a brand new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar
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Apple World Today Video Tip: Create a new checklist in Notes on an iPhone with 3D Touch

Apple World Today Video Tip: Create a new checklist in Notes on an iPhone with 3D Touch

Are you a checklist maker? Checklists are a wonderful way to organize tasks and then make sure they've been accomplished, and the Notes app on the iPhone is a handy tool for keeping track of those tasks as soon as they're completed. In today's video tip we show you how to use 3D Touch on an iPhone to quickly create a new checklist:

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How to lock Notes in iOS 9.3 and OS X El Capitan 10.11.4

How to lock Notes in iOS 9.3 and OS X El Capitan 10.11.4

With the iOS 9.3 and OS X 10.11.4 updates on Monday, a new feature showed up in the Notes app — the ability to create a lock that keeps prying eyes from viewing notes that you want to keep secret. In this post, I’ll show you how easy it is to set up a lock in Notes either in OS X or iOS.

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Notes app to support Evernote import in the near future

Notes app to support Evernote import in the near future

Sometimes Apple news comes from the strangest sources. In this case, Japanese Windows-focused magazine PC User interviewed Apple marketing VP Brian Croll, who told the interviewer that Notes will gain the ability to capture or import notes from Evernote with the release of OS X 10.11.4. This feature will probably be found in the iOS 9.3 version of the app as well.

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What's coming in iOS 9.3: Night Shift, Secure Notes, Updated News and more

What's coming in iOS 9.3: Night Shift, Secure Notes, Updated News and more

As we reported earlier, Apple released a developer beta of iOS 9.3 today. It's expected that the company will release a public beta soon, and if the new features are any indication a lot of iPhone and iPad users may want to join in on the beta-testing fun. Apple has an iOS 9.3 preview page up now that shows a lot of the features that will be coming to the platform soon.

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