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Jeff Richardson
New Orleans
Interests: piano, technology, apple
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Agreed. And if I try to select a city in Canada, the app says "No forecast available at this location. Please select a location within the United States." I presume that is because the developer is not paying for weather data outside of the U.S. -Jeff
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That is frustrating. I'm actually wearing mine right now as I type this, and I don't se any cracks or breaking. Mine is holding its elasticity very well and doesn't show any signs of damage. I've now been using mine for about six months. I don't wear it all the time — I rotate between a few different bands — but this is definitely a band that it is regular rotation because it remains one of my favorites. I believe that Apple's watch bands are covered by a one year limited warranty. Do you have an Apple Store anywhere close to where you live? If so, you might trying going to the Apple Store in person so that they can see your problem. You might have more luck that way getting a replacement. -Jeff
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Just tap the bookmark icon to hide that window. Tap that icon once to display it, tap that icon again to hide it. The icon looks like a book with pages open. That same icon triggers all three of the tabs located under it -- Bookmarks, Outlines, Annotations. -Jeff
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Good point. -Jeff
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If you subscribe to Lit Suite, you can just download ExhibitPad from the App Store. If you don't subscribe to Lit Suite and you have the former versions of the other apps because you bought them earlier, you need to subscribe to Lit Suite to get the latest versions of the apps and to get ExhibitPad. -Jeff
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The icon at the bottom left of the app is called Call Log. Just tap that. -Jeff
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Amy, I decided to upgrade mine now for two reasons. First, I wanted to take advantage of the discounted price, which I'm sure won't last much longer. Second, I like the new interface and the way that the new apps handle files. If the new interface doesn't matter to you, you could wait to upgrade until you see a new feature that appeals to you. Of course, at that point, the subscription will likely be more expensive. I hope this helps! -Jeff
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I removed the link to that AIER report from your comment because I have a lot of questions about it. AEIR is a very strong free-market advocate and has been against most forms of government regulation, including mask mandates, for a long time. I believe that AIER also recommended that we address COVID-19 through herd immunity, which would result in a large number of unnecessary deaths. Moreover, I've seen so much science that mask mandates do make a difference. For example: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-02801-8 So we are going to just have to agree to disagree on this. -Jeff
Toggle Commented Mar 11, 2021 on In the news at iPhone J.D.
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I really consider this case mostly as a way to have protection from dropping in the first place. And for that, it is a big help. But if you drop it anyway, you are correct that this case doesn't protect the glass on the front. If you want that, you need a good screen protector or a far more robust case, but then you have to deal with the disadvantage of using those. Usability versus protection. That's the tradeoff, and no one answer is right for everyone. As for the damage that occurred to your new iPhone -- Yikes! That's horrible. Ugh. -Jeff
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I have used Dropbox with Microsoft Word for iPad, but I don't recall ever seeing that error message. So I really don't have any advice for this error message. -Jeff
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I don't know that any one device is truly my primary device. They all sort of supplement each other. I use a PC in my office, an iMac at home, and an iPad and iPhone wherever I am. When I'm using my iPad and I want a keyboard and mouse, I just start using them. If you want to have a keyboard with you all of the time, I have heard others say that the Magic Keyboard for iPad is rather heavy, and that device plus an iMac can weigh as much as a traditional laptop. That does take away a big iPad advantage, the fact that it is so much smaller and lighter than an iPad. -Jeff
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I cannot remember if this is called "focus" or "pin" but I understand what you are trying to do. I know that you can do this on the PC and Mac because I have done so recently. But I cannot recall whether I have done this on the iPad, and I don't have an easy way to test this right now. If I do get further information on this I'll try to remember to come back to your comment and post another reply. -Jeff
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Hmm. I haven't seen that particular problem before. I'm not sure what to suggest. Microsoft has some tech support forums on its own website; you might try seeing if someone over there has a fix. -Jeff
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That is frustrating. I ordered mine the first week of December, so I know that they have been available for the past month. There is always high demand for accessories that work with Apple's products right after the holidays, so hopefully this is just a temporary supply issue and there will be more in stock soon. -Jeff
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Hope you enjoy it. And stay safe out there. I just saw an article in the L.A. Times about how close the hospitals in your area of California are to capacity. -Jeff
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I also use autocorrect to do this in Word on my PC, and I find that much easier to remember than those code numbers. And on the iPhone / iPad, I use the Keyboard Shortcuts feature to do the same thing. -Jeff
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I use a PC in my office and a Mac at home. All of my desktop computer OCR work is done on my PC, so I don't have anything I can recommend on the Mac from personal experience. When I confirmed with Readdle that OCR is on the roadmap for the iPad as I was writing this post, I was told that OCR is also coming to version 3 of PDF Expert for Mac "very soon." I presume that there is a version of Adobe Acrobat for Mac that would do OCR, but I know that is an expensive product. -Jeff
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Good suggestions for a future update. I usually do those tasks on a computer, and the only iPad app I've used to do that is DocReviewPad by Lit Software. If you have another suggestion for an iPad app that can apply Bates numbers and/or page numbers, I'd love to hear about it. -Jeff
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Yikes! That hasn't happened to me. You can always open the app to see what was blocked. And there may be a way to avoid that, such as adding the number to your contacts? -Jeff
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I use the Smart Folio sold by Apple. It protects the iPad screen, ans easily converts into a stand. -Jeff
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I have a pretty big photos library (over 56,000 photos, almost 1000 videos), plus I have lots of home movies and other videos that I like to keep local, which is why I push against the upper limit of the 256GB. Of course, the iPhone will manage this virtually, just deleting local copies when it needs more space, but that can slow things down a little, especially if you are in an area without a good Internet connection. But I get your point, Jay. If it doesn't bother you to have your media in the cloud and just grab it when you need it, then less space is needed on the iPhone itself. However, I still think that 64GB is too small and that 128GB is a better sweet spot for most. -Jeff
Toggle Commented Oct 15, 2020 on Why lawyers will love the iPhone 12 at iPhone J.D.
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I have been using this band for some part of the day, almost every day, since I wrote this review. The hook and loop system still works like new. -Jeff
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I don't have any way to test this myself, but I strongly suspect that you would lose the files unless you find some way to export them off of the BlackBerry first. If you do export them, you should be able to import them into GoodReader on an iPhone/iPad after you switch platforms. But I seriously doubt that the app would do it on its own. -Jeff
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Excellent point. I've also had a situation when the app defaulted to one vehicle but I was actually in a different one. That's something you really need to look out for when you use this app. Good luck with your e-appeal, and I'd love to hear how it turns out! -Jeff
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Good question. I'm sure that there is a way to do it, but I don't know how. Having said that, when the next version of the Mac operating system comes out in a few months, there will be a feature to have AirPods automatically switch between an iPhone, iPad, and Mac, so this shortcut won't be necessary. -Jeff
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