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#1406: Bad Apple #2 on Settings app, Live Photos to the rescue, 13 Qi wireless chargers

In iOS 11, Live Photos aren’t just a gimmick because you can use their video to rescue otherwise lousy photos — Josh Centers shows how. Adam Engst has penned his second Bad Apple column this week, taking Apple to task for the layout of the iOS Settings app. Finally, Julio Ojeda-Zapata returns with a look at 13 Qi wireless chargers for your iPhone 8 or iPhone X. Notable software releases this week include Bookends 13.0.6, Fantastical 2.4.6, Parallels Desktop 13.3, Keyboard Maestro 8.1.1, 1Password 6.8.7, and Airfoil 5.7.

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Bad Apple #2: Alphabetize Settings in iOS

Navigating the Settings app in iOS has become ever more difficult over the years — did you know there are over 1200 options in it? — but in this installment of Bad Apple, we have a radical suggestion that could make most trips to the top level of the Settings less frustrating: alphabetization!

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ExtraBITS for 26 February 2018

In ExtraBITS this week, Apple is ending iTunes Store access for the first-generation Apple TV, Tim Cook is positive about his time at Apple, and a federal judge has ruled that embedded tweets can infringe copyright.