Popular calendar app Fantastical 2 for the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch, was today updated to version 2.10, introducing full support for the recent iOS 12 and watchOS 5 updates.
Starting today, Fantastical 2 offers Siri Shortcuts that are designed to let you add new calendar events, view upcoming events and reminders, and more. Some examples of Fantastical Shortcut options:Set a phrase such as „Hey Fantastical“ to automatically open Fantastical to quickly begin creating a new event or reminder using Fantastical’s parser
Show upcoming events or reminders as part of a custom shortcut using the Shortcuts app
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One year ago Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak backed a new online learning institute that is aimed at educating users in coding and other digital skills. Called „Woz U,“ the subscription-based platform is now facing blowback from participants who cite a lack of quality in the courses and experience offered.
CBS News spoke to one student, Bill Duerr, who said that he expected quality from the $13,200 program (which lasts 33 weeks), but faced ongoing issues. Duerr said the system was full of problems, like live lectures coming pre-recorded and out of date, unqualified mentors, frustrations with typos while coding, and sometimes completely missing instructors [...]
The watchOS 5 update, introduced yesterday, brought several new watch faces that weren’t available during the beta testing period. These faces are designed to work with the Apple Watch Series 4 and were shown off when the device launched, but they are available on existing Apple Watch models as well.
There’s a new Breathe face that’s designed to let you launch into quick relaxation breathing sessions by following the motion of the icon on the watch face. The Breathe watch face features three styles: Classic, Calm, and Focus, each with a unique look.
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Just a few days after Bloomberg revealed Apple’s revamped India strategy, including changes that the company hopes will boost its lackluster smartphone market share in the country, a report by Reuters today has pointed out another hurdle for Apple’s India plan.
The new report concerns Apple’s work with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) over the development of an anti-spam iPhone app, which dates back nearly two years. Indian users constantly have to deal with spam phone calls, leading to the government’s decision to build its own smartphone app that would let users mark and report spam callers.
Reuters previously reported in [...]