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iPhone 13 Pro: How to Shoot Macro Photography

With the launch of the iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max, Apple introduced Macro mode, a new camera feature that's exclusive to the Pro models and brings the immensely detailed world of close-up macro photography to iPhones for the first time. Keep reading to learn how it works. With Macro mode enabled, you can take pictures or video of subjects that are as close as 2cm to your iPhone's camera lens, which means you can now take shots of flowers, textures, insects, or pretty much anything small or at ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, iPhone 13 Pro, iOS 15, Max Bear, Lock Camera, Record Video Apple

iPhone 13 and 13 Pro Unboxing and Honest First Impressions

It's iPhone 13 launch day, and customers around the world are receiving their ‌iPhone 13‌, 13 mini, 13 Pro, and 13 Pro Max orders, plus the new devices are also in Apple retail locations. We picked up one of the new ‌iPhone 13‌ models and both of the iPhone 13 Pro models for a quick unboxing and an honest overview of the feature set. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Apple's ‌iPhone 13‌ models have more environmentally friendly packaging, so you just need to pop...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Max, MacRumors YouTube, iPhone 13 Pro, Sierra Blue

iPhone 13: How to Shoot Video in Cinematic Mode

With the launch of the iPhone 13 series, Apple introduced several new camera features that take advantage of the A15 Bionic processor and advanced machine learning. One of these is called Cinematic Mode. This article explains what Cinematic Mode is and how to use it. What is Cinematic Mode? Cinematic Mode utilizes Dolby Vision HDR and a technique called "rack focus" to seamlessly shift the focus from one subject to another when you're shooting video. It does this by locking the focus on th...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Dolby Vision HDR, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iOS 15, Focus Post Shoot Launch the Photos, Tap Done

iPhone 13 Teardowns Reveal Battery Capacities Across All Four Models

With all four iPhone 13 models beginning to arrive to customers around the world, teardowns of the devices have started to surface on YouTube. Notably, the teardowns reveal the battery capacities across all four models. Apple said all four iPhone 13 models feature larger batteries compared to previous generations, as confirmed by the battery capacities:iPhone 13 mini: 2,406 mAh iPhone 13: 3,227 mAh iPhone 13 Pro: 3,095 mAh iPhone 13 Pro Max: 4,352 mAhThe battery capacities for all four iPh...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Max, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro

Everything New in the iOS 15 Apple Podcasts App

The Podcasts app gets a number of improvements in Apple's recently released iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 updates, including the new, systemwide Shared with You feature, personalized recommendations, new keyboard shortcuts, and more. This guide walks through all of the main new features and improvements added in the ‌‌iOS 15‌‌ and ‌iPadOS 15‌ Apple Podcasts app, in what makes for a modest update for both casual and avid podcast listeners following a major overhaul with iOS 14.5 and further tweaks in i...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Apple Podcasts, iOS 15, Command Right Arrow

Banyan Strengthens Its Fintech Leadership Appointing Wil Schobeiri as Chief Technology Officer

— Experienced tech executive joins fintech team to strengthen the startup’s technical leadership — NEW YORK — Banyan, the global interchange for SKU-level receipt data, announced Wilfried Schobeiri as its Chief Technology Officer and will be bringing top-notch technical and product development leadership to Banyan’s executive team. With a deep understanding of data products, technology […] The post Banyan Strengthens Its Fintech Leadership Appointing Wil Schobeiri as Chief Technology Officer app...
Tags: New York, Featured, Advertising, Press Releases, Fintech, Online Media, Digital Marketing, Banyan, Ad & Media Strategies, Wil Schobeiri, Wilfried Schobeiri

iPhone 13 Launch Day Underway With Same-Day Pickup Available at Select Apple Stores

Launch day has arrived for all four iPhone 13 models in over 30 countries, marking the start of in-store availability of the devices. In countries such as the United States, Canada, and the UK, some iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro configurations are available for same-day pickup at select Apple Stores as of the time this story was published. Apple Store pickup is the best option for customers who did not pre-order an iPhone 13 model, as placing an order through Apple's online store today could re...
Tags: Apple, UK, Featured, United States, Apple Store, United States Canada, Apple Stores, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro

Here's the Best Way to Transfer Data From Your Old iPhone to a New iPhone 13

If you've got a new iPhone 13 to replace your current iPhone, there are a few ways you can migrate your data across to the new device. You can restore your apps, data, and settings from your most recent iCloud backup, restore from a backup on your computer, or you can use device-to-device migration to transfer your data directly from your previous ‌iPhone‌ to your new one. There are currently known issues with restoring your data from a backup, so this article focuses on how to perform a wireles...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Siri, Apple Watch, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro

Tess and Pauly’s Epic Vegas Inspired Elopement

Would there be anything more completely appropriate for The Music Issue than a wedding where the marriage celebrant is none […] The post Tess and Pauly’s Epic Vegas Inspired Elopement appeared first on Polka Dot Wedding.
Tags: Featured, Wedding, Wedding Planning, Elvis, Tess, The Music Issue

Texas abortion providers ask court to rule now on challenge to abortion ban

Telling the justices that “Texas is in crisis,” the abortion providers challenging Texas’ ban on nearly all abortions in the state , asking the court to weigh in on the law’s unusual enforcement scheme without waiting for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit to first issue a final ruling in the case. The request came just over three weeks after the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, declined to block the law from going into effect, instead sending the case back to the lower courts. Thu...
Tags: Texas, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Planned Parenthood, John Roberts, Howe, Fifth Circuit, U S Court of Appeals, Casey, Elena Kagan, 5th Circuit, Kevin Russell, Cases in the Pipeline, Stephen Breyer Sonia Sotomayor

Forbes: Listing the Best States to Save for Retirement

Given many of the headwinds faced by American retirees, it can be a difficult proposition to try and figure out where someone might have a fighting chance to adequately save and fund retirement in their older years. To that end, looking at the dynamics which can affect the prospects of retirement savings becomes a more important necessity for people preparing to plan for the future, or for those who may plan to more actively employ home equity in the pursuit of retirement financing. To better...
Tags: Featured, Washington, Retirement, Finance, Evergreen, Forbes, Forbes Advisor

Upcoming 14-Inch and 16-Inch MacBook Pro Display Resolutions Likely Revealed in Latest macOS Monterey Beta

The seventh beta of macOS Monterey, released earlier this week, includes a pair of new entries in a list of display resolutions for the System Information app, potentially revealing the resolutions of the upcoming "M1X" 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models. As discovered by MacRumors contributor Steve Moser, the two new display resolutions are listed as "3456 x 2234 Retina" and "3024 x 1964 Retina" and do not correspond to resolutions of the built-in displays on any current or previous Appl...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Macbook, Monterey, Don, MacBook Pro 13, MacBook Pro Don, Macbook Pro 16, Steve Moser, Monterey Beta

First Impressions From New iPhone 13 and 13 Pro Owners

It's already Friday, September 24 in Australia and New Zealand, and customers who purchased a new iPhone 13, ‌iPhone 13‌ mini, iPhone 13 Pro, or ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ Max already have their new devices in hand. We've seen reviews of the new ‌iPhone 13‌ models from media sites, but now first impressions from everyday Apple users are available. Image via MacRumors Reader Hindsy New ‌iPhone 13‌ and 13 Pro owners are sharing their opinions on the MacRumors forums, and for those awaiting their own new ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Australia, New Zealand, Chris, Max, Pacific Blue, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, Boardiesboi, Sierra Blue, Hindsy

Our Review: Viking Ocean Cruises

Our Review: Viking Ocean Cruises Our review of Viking Ocean Cruises comes after perhaps four years since we last sailed on one of their ocean ships. And remarkably, in that period, we have grown to become the #2 booking agents for Viking Cruises in the world. Further, Carol and I are the #1 booking agents for Viking Cruises, out of 20,000+ other agents in the Virtuoso Travel Network for the last four years running. How has this happened? Well, we work hard and smart.  But at the end of the da...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Mississippi, Carol, Viking, Manfredi, Viking Ocean, Viking Ocean Cruises, North Caroline, Roaming Boomers Travel Services, Virtuoso Travel Network, Viking Ocean River, Luxury Ocean Cruises, Osso Bucco

First iPhone 13 and iPad Mini Orders Arriving to Customers in New Zealand and Australia

It's September 24 in Australia and New Zealand, which means it's officially iPhone 13 launch day. Customers in New Zealand and Australia are always the first to get their hands on new devices due to time zone differences. Image via MacRumors reader Hayden The ‌iPhone 13‌, ‌iPhone 13‌ mini, iPhone 13 Pro, and ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ Max are now beginning to arrive to customers who pre-ordered on Friday, September 17. It's also iPad launch day, and customers who ordered an iPad mini 6 or an ‌iPad‌ 9 w...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Australia, New Zealand, Ipad Mini, Max, Hayden, Apple Stores, Stuart Johnson, Asia the Middle East Europe, iPad (low cost, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, Instagram Twitter Reddit, Conrad Hart, North America Apple Stores

iOS 15 Breaks Siri AirPods Pro Controls, Fix Coming in iOS 15.1

A bug in iOS 15 is preventing some AirPods Pro owners from using Siri to control the Active Noise Cancellation and Transparency features, but it appears to be fixed in the iOS 15.1 beta. As outlined on Reddit, some users who ask ‌Siri‌ to turn off Active Noise Cancellation or activate Transparency Mode on ‌AirPods Pro‌ connected to an iPhone running ‌iOS 15‌ receive a "Sorry, I can't do that" message from ‌Siri‌. MacRumors can confirm that ‌Siri‌ is unable to be used to activate Transparency...
Tags: Featured, Siri, Reddit, Facetime, Control Center, Dave Mark, AirPods Pro, Siri zwnj

Apple Watch Series 7 Supports 60.5GHz Wireless Data Transfer, But Likely for Apple's Internal Use Only

Apple Watch Series 7 models are equipped with a new module that enables 60.5GHz wireless data transfer, according to FCC filings viewed by MacRumors, but this functionality may be reserved for Apple's internal use only for now. The filings indicate that the 60.5GHz module is only activated when the Apple Watch is placed on a proprietary magnetic dock with a corresponding 60.5GHz module, but this dock will likely be reserved for use by Apple employees. For example, it's possible that Apple Sto...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Barclays, Apple Watch, Don, Apple Stores, Blayne Curtis, Tom O Malley

Hands-On With Apple's New Find My-Enabled MagSafe Wallet

Alongside the iPhone 13 models, Apple introduced a new version of the MagSafe Wallet that first came out last year. This updated version includes Find My technology, and we thought we'd test it out to see how well it works and whether it's a useful feature addition. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Design wise, the new iPhone Leather Wallet with MagSafe looks like the previous version. It's made from leather in a variety of colors and is designed to attach to t...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Magsafe, MacRumors YouTube, Wisteria, MagSafe Accessories, Golden Brown Dark Cherry Sequoia Green Midnight

Five models of peer review: a guide

Identity is inherently entwined within the peer review process by virtue of the numerous models available, which results in varying levels of anonymity for individuals involved in the process. This blog post looks at five peer review models currently in use, describing what they mean for authors, reviewers and editors, and examines the various benefits and consequences of each. Single Anonymised Peer Review We start with the most commonly used and well-established peer review model. In Single An...
Tags: Books, Featured, Law, History, Journals, Peer Review, Social Sciences, Oxford University Press, Science & Medicine, Arts & Humanities, Peer Review Week, Publons, Triple Anonymised Peer Review Journals

Y: The Last Man Review – Sex-centric Apocalypse Is Gripping But Confused

Y: The Last Man delivers a unique twist on descending into an apocalyptic world, and it’s one that made for a fascinating examination in the comic, but the adaptation somehow leaves most of the meat off the table in favor of oversimplified characters and adherence to the idea that ultimately everyone is just a different brand of crazy. The show kicks off with the sudden, unexplained death of every mammal with a Y chromosome, except Y (Yorick – Ben Schnetzer) and his pet monkey Ampersand. No o...
Tags: Featured, Television, Movies, Newsline, TV Review, Schnetzer, Ashley Romans, Y Yorick Ben Schnetzer, Jennifer Brown Diane Lane, Kimberly Cunningham

Elderspeak: the language of ageism in healthcare

Scene: A long-term care facility. A nurse is helping an older resident with dementia as she takes a shower.Nurse: “There we go, sweetie, just lift your arm up a little bit for me. We’ll get you all cleaned up in no time, won’t we?”Resident (swatting away the nurse’s hand):“Get outta here—I don’t want your help!”This fictional scenario exemplifies the nature of elderspeak, or babytalk to older adults, and the typical context in which it occurs—used by younger caregivers providing care to older ad...
Tags: Books, Featured, Singapore, US, Sociology, Journals, Social work, Health & Medicine, Social Sciences, Science & Medicine

From immigrants to Americans: race and assimilation during the Great Migration

In recent decades, immigration has reshaped the demographic profile of many Western countries. The economic and political effects of immigration-induced diversity have been investigated by a growing number of studies across the social sciences. Specifically within political economy, most studies have focused on the impact of immigration on the preferences and behavior of the native population (see the recent review by Alesina and Tabellini for a summary). Yet, while population inflows can have b...
Tags: Books, Featured, Race, Immigration, US, Racism, US politics, Sociology, Journals, North, Discrimination, Black, Social Sciences, Eastern, Anti-racism, Assimilation

Hannah & Luke’s Classic Romance Wedding In the Southern Highlands

There is such a place for stunning classic weddings, for weddings filled with romantic details, for a little bit of […] The post Hannah & Luke’s Classic Romance Wedding In the Southern Highlands appeared first on Polka Dot Wedding.
Tags: Featured, Wedding, Luke, Southern Highlands, HANNAH, Inspired Weddings, Hannah Luke

Joe Berkeley LLC Creates Newest Homeowners Advertising Campaign for Arbella Insurance Group

Multimedia marketing content company Joe Berkeley LLC has completed their newest assignment for the Quincy, Mass-based Arbella Insurance Group. Founder Joe Berkeley has collaborated with Arbella for the last six years and billings for this new assignment were not disclosed. Berkeley teamed up with art director Tim Foley and producer Mark Hankey to craft the new campaign’s two commercials: “Carnival” and “Laundromat”. Both spots feature basketball star Tacko Fall and emphasize the be...
Tags: Featured, Nbc, Massachusetts, Advertising, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Tom Brady, Berkeley, Joe, Tim Foley, LLC, Arbella, Boston Business Journal, Joe Berkeley, Arbella Insurance Group, Mark Hankey

8 Habits for Growth Launch Party

Please join me to celebrate the launch of 8 Habits for Growth. A brief author reading, some Q&A, lots of prizes, and fun! The livestream will take place on Thursday, September 23 at 7:00 p.m. EST. Visit Facebook or watch the livestream below at the scheduled time.
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Modern & Fun Bohemian Wedding Ideas

I don’t know about you, but the idea of a bohemian inspired outdoor garden party sounds like heaven right now. […] The post Modern & Fun Bohemian Wedding Ideas appeared first on Polka Dot Wedding.
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DOJ Seeks to Nullify Reverse Mortgage Lender Defenses in Lawsuit

The presiding judge in a case between reverse mortgage lender Nutter Home Loans (formerly known as James B. Nutter & Co.) and the U.S. federal government has accepted an argument from the Department of Justice (DOJ) to allow for intragovernmental agency collaboration in providing information relevant to the case, and the government’s efforts against Nutter. This is according to court documents obtained by RMD. In the initial complaint which was filed by DOJ against the lender last fall, the D...
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Canadian Reverse Mortgage Industry Leader to be Acquired by Teachers’ Pension Organization

HomeEquity Bank (HEB), a Canadian federal bank and the leader of the nation’s reverse mortgage industry, announced on Wednesday that it will be acquired by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board which is responsible for administering defined-benefit pensions for school teachers of Ontario, the Canadian province which is home to the city of Toronto. This is according to an announcement shared by HEB’s EVP of Marketing and Sales Yvonne Ziomecki with RMD. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, ...
Tags: Featured, Finance, International, Toronto, Ontario, Ontario Teachers, Lenders, Heb, RMD, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, HomeEquity Bank, Yvonne Ziomecki, Birch Hill Equity Partners Management Inc, Bloomberg Earlier, Ziomecki, HomeEquity Bank HEB

iOS 15 Safari Extensions Worth Checking Out

With iOS 15, Apple introduced a new design and a range of new features, including better support for extensions. Safari in ‌iOS 15‌ supports web extensions, which can be downloaded and installed through the App Store, so there are a much wider range of extension options for you to choose from. We've rounded up some of the most useful ‌iOS 15‌ extensions that we've found so far. 1Password (Subscription Required) - For 1Password users, the 1Password extension allows users to input their sav...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Featured, Safari, Reddit, AMP, Christian Selig, Achoo, Apollo Free Reddit, Amplosion Safari, Safari Reddit, Christian Selig Achoo

Uniworld: Two Category Upgrade

Uniworld: Two Category Upgrade Uniworld Boutique River Cruises is offering a two-category upgrade on select 2021 European river cruises. That’s right. Enhance your next trip by booking an all-inclusive, luxury river cruise with Uniworld now. When you book any non-suite stateroom on select cruises departing by December 31, 2021, you will enjoy a complimentary upgrade of up to two categories . Further, when you book any Uniworld river cruise through Roaming Boomers Travel Services, we’ll add a...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Danube, Portugal, Bordeaux, Provence, Douro, Uniworld, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, Roaming Boomers Travel Services, Uniworld River Cruises, Luxury River Cruises