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iOS 12.1 beta 1 enables eSIM functionality, but you’ll need to wait on your carrier

iOS 12.1 beta 1 enables eSIM functionality, but you'll need to wait on your carrier - 9to5Mac

iOS 12.1 beta 1 enables eSIM functionality, but you’ll need to wait on your carrier – 9to5Machttps://9to5mac.com/2018/09/26/ios-12-1-beta-1-esim-functionality/The embedded SIM (eSIM) functionality in the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, a feature that will enable dual line support in the latest flagship iPhone, can be found in the latest iOS 12.1 beta. So far three of the major US carriers — Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile — have pledged support for eSIM. The rollout will likely occur after the official launch of iOS 12.1. The iOS 12.1 update also includes support for Group FaceTime for up to 32 people, a new real-time Depth Control slider that can be used when taking Portrait Mode photos, and, with watchOS 5.1, new color watch face options in the Apple Watch app.

Why Mark Zuckerberg Should Read “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn”

Why Mark Zuckerberg Should Read “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” | The New Yorker

Why Mark Zuckerberg Should Read “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” | The New Yorkerhttps://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/why-mark-zuckerberg-should-read-a-tree-grows-in-brooklyn?mbid=nl_Daily%20040318&CNDID=50268964&spMailingID=13246144&spUserID=MjA0NTE2Mjc4MjE5S0&spJobID=1380233989&spReportId=MTM4MDIzMzk4OQS2The spy story embedded in Betty Smith’s novel is a parable for businesses, like Facebook, that collect and sell other people’s information.

Apple’s (not so) secret recipe for designing successful apps

by Robleh Jama @ crew.co

So, you want to make a successful app, but you don’t know where to start?

I’ve spent the better part of a decade building award-winning mobile apps for the App Store.

If you haven’t read the App Store guidelines, stop reading this article and read it here. Apple does a great job communicating their guidelines in a no-nonsense, cheeky, way. Within those guidelines, and embedded within some of their other communications, are golden nuggets and sage words straight from the horse’s mouth on how to make successful apps.

Logitech® io™ personal digital pen

Logitech today announced its Logitech® io™, a personal digital pen, at IDG’s DEMOMobile 2002 Conference in La Jolla, Calif. Using functionality developed by Anoto, the Logitech io pen allows users to easily share, store, organize and retrieve their handwritten information by simply writing with ink on paper the way they have for thousands of years. An optical sensor embedded in the pen captures the handwritten images, storing up to 40 pages in memory. This captured digital information can then be transferred into the PC by synching the pen via a USB cradle.

Skydive from space • Linux TV

The Man Who Fell to Earth” on feedmag.com states that next year, Rodd Millner plans to be the first person to travel faster than the speed of sound. In a stunt that will either redefine the boundaries of science or the boundaries of idiocy, Millner intends to jump from a balloon 130,000 feet up to the edge of space. National Geographic has their version of the story at “Australian Man Plans Highest Skydive Ever.” • Sylvania’s 27-inch combines functions of TV and Net appliance which owes its internal intelligence to a single-chip PC (a National Semiconductor Geode) running an embedded Linux operating system. Read more in this MSNBC article “Digital Net/TV has Linux inside.”