Thoughtful, detailed coverage of the Mac, iPhone, and iPad, plus the best-selling Take Control ebooks.

 

 

Pick an apple! 
 
Type Faster by Competing in Races

A fun way to improve your typing speed and accuracy is to join an online typing competition at typrX. This typing competition keeps track of your typing speed, while allowing you to compete against other people, either around the world in public races or with friends in private races. To set up a private race with your friends, follow these simple steps.

  • Once you have a typrX account, click the Create Private Race button on the front page and you’ll be taken to the private race page.
  • From there, copy the track code URL and send it to the friends you want to join the race.
  • You can click the Delay Countdown button to add 10 seconds to the clock if you are waiting on your friend to join the race.

Visit typrX

 
 

Google’s OnHub Router Gets Rough Treatment in Early Reviews

Several news outlets received review units of Google’s new Wi-Fi router, the OnHub. On the whole, they say that it has inconsistent signal coverage issues, a touted interference-avoidance feature isn’t reliable, and some hardware elements aren’t yet activated.

 
Show summaries of articles

The Headphone Port: The Mac’s Achilles Heel

Save Space and Uninstall Apps with CleanMyMac 3

FunBITS: Pac-Man 256 Retools Classic Fun for iOS

 

READERS LIKE YOU! Support TidBITS by becoming a member today!
Check out the perks at <http://tidbits.com/member_benefits.html>
Special thanks to Mark Weinberg, Pat Lee, Elsa Travisano, and Michael
Simon for their generous support!
 

How to Disable Auto-Play Videos on Social Media

Migrating to a New Mac in the Real World

Solve Wi-Fi Coverage Problems with WiFi Explorer and NetSpot

Apple Replacing Some iPhone 6 Plus iSight Cameras

Photos: A Few Frames Shy of a Full Roll

Next 20 articles for Latest Stories from TidBITS...

 

Automatic turns almost any car into a connected car. By pairing
Automatic’s connected car adapter with iPhone apps on
Automatic’s platform, drivers are able to drive safer and smarter.
TidBITS readers get 20% off all orders at <http://automatic.com/tb>