Launch Center Pro, an app that offers quick access shortcuts for everyday tasks, today released a major update that adds quite a bit of new functionality.
Version 3.0 of the app introduces NFC triggers, letting the iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max trigger actions using custom NFC stickers. In-app NFC scanning is available for the iPhone 7 and later.
NFC stickers can be purchased within the Launch Center Pro app and through Contrast’s website. NFC stickers can be associated with different trigger actions, and will cause an action to launch via a notification when used.
So, for example, you can put a sticker on your nightstand that triggers a shortcut [...]
Apple today released watchOS 5.1.2, the third update to the watchOS 5 operating system that runs on modern Apple Watch models. watchOS 5.1.2 comes one month after the release of watchOS 5.1.1, an update that introduced new emoji and color watch faces and addressed a bricking bug that had been introduced with watchOS 5.1.
watchOS 5.1.2 can be downloaded for free through the dedicated Apple Watch app on the iPhone by going to General –> Software Update. To install the new software, the Apple Watch needs to have at least 50 percent battery, it needs to be placed on a charger, and it needs to be in range of the iPhone.
watchOS 5.1.2 introduces the long-awaited [...]
Micro Center will be offering $99 to $149 off the new 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models starting on Black Friday, according to an advertisement emailed out by the electronics retailer today. This is the best deal we’ve seen on the new iPad Pro lineup released earlier this month.
The discounts include:$99 off the new 11-inch iPad Pro with Wi-Fi only and 64GB of storage. Now $699.99, down from Apple’s regular price of $799. $149 off the new 11-inch iPad Pro with Wi-Fi only and 256GB of storage. Now $799.99, down from Apple’s regular price of $949. $99 off the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro with Wi-Fi only and 64GB [...]
Micro Center retail stores are offering an impressive $200 off new MacBook Air models, including custom configurations, starting today. This is by far the best deal we’ve seen on the new MacBook Air just released this Wednesday.
A new base model MacBook Air with a 1.6GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of SSD storage, and Intel UHD Graphics 617 is available for $999, down from Apple’s regular price of $1,199. An upgraded model with 256GB of storage is available for $1,199, down from $1,399 regularly.
Micro Center says the deal is available at its retail stores only and not online, although an order can also be [...]