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How to use Bedtime Mode for Do Not Disturb in iOS 12

Macworld - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 14:55

You wake up in the middle of the night and pick up your phone to quickly glance at the time...and you spend the next 30 minutes glued to it. We’ve all been there. Sure, you enabled Do Not Disturb so that your notifications come in silently, but now the display's bright light and the lock screen’s string of notifications are practically begging you to take action.

That’s where the new Bedtime Mode comes in. No to be confused with the Bedtime function of the Clock app (introduced in iOS 10), Bedtime Mode is iOS 12’s new optional enhancement to Do Not Disturb. Here’s how it works and how to enable it.

What Bedtime Mode does

If you set a scheduled Do Not Disturb time (as many of us do during our normal sleeping hours), you’ll have the option to toggle Bedtime Mode for those hours. 

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In volcano's wake, Guatemalan town became a cemetery

Top Stories - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 14:32

Guatemalan authorities reacted slowly to signs of the Fuego volcano’s impending eruption on June 3, contributing to one of the most tragic natural disasters in recent Guatemalan history. At least 110 people have died and close to 200 are thought buried under the rubble in the hamlet on the fertile lower slopes of the volcano.


Waitress Arrested on First Day on Job After Allegedly Skimming Customers` Credit Cards

Top Stories - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 13:31

A server`s first day on the job at an Oklahoma restaurant didn't last long after she was arrested for allegedly using a credit card skimmer on customers` cards.


Nothing to C here: Apple is never switching from Lightning to USB-C in the iPhone

Macworld - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 13:28

Since it’s been several days without an iPhone rumor, DigiTimes has piped up with what purports to be a salacious scoop about next year’s iPhone. According to the site, Apple “will likely have its 2019 series of iPhones come with USB Type-C support,” replacing the nearly six-year-old Lightning port.

In that time between Lightning’s arrival in 2012 and the upcoming 2018 iPhones, USB-C has risen to a position of prominence on many of Apple's products. It’s a mainstay on Apple’s MacBook, MacBook Pro, and iMac computers, and nearly every Android phone maker has adopted the symmetrical port as the charging solution on its handsets. USB-C is vastly superior to all other forms of USB, and it comes as no surprise that it’s taken over the finicky microUSB and less-versatile USB 3.1 ports on phones and PCs.

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'Oxymonster' pleads guilty to US 'dark web' trafficking charges

Top Stories - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:28

Gal Vallerius, 36, arrived in federal court handcuffed and wearing a tan prison uniform and a matching beige yarmulke, but also smiling and joking with his lawyer. Vallerius, who once finished eighth in an international facial hair competition in Austria, sported copious red facial hair held together with a hair band. The Frenchman is accused of trafficking drugs including cocaine, crack, fentanyl, methamphetamine, LSD, Ritalin and oxycodone on Dream Market, an anonymous online market on the dark underbelly of the internet.


Alligator on Tarmac Holds Up Spirit Airlines Flight at Florida Airport

Top Stories - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:17

The gator was in no hurry.


George Conway rips Trump's claim that Mueller's appointment is unconstitutional

Top Stories - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:00

George Conway, the conservative lawyer and husband of President Trump’s counselor, Kellyanne Conway, is publicly dismissing her boss’s claim that special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation is unconstitutional.


California's Gavin Newsom wants to lead the way to a post-Bernie, post-Hillary party

Top Stories - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:00

Gavin Newsom, the charismatic former mayor of San Francisco, is almost certain to become the next governor of California and a major force in the Democratic Party. Can he deliver on his progressive agenda while moving the party into a post-Bernie, post-Hillary future?


First Drive: Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster

Top Stories - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:00

The most outrageous Lamborghini you can buy can handle now thanks to the magic of rear-wheel steering.


Rose McGowan: Harvey Weinstein framed me with cocaine charge

Top Stories - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 10:56

Rose McGowan claims Harvey Weinstein has framed her after she had been indicted by a grand jury for a 2017 cocaine possession charge.


Passenger Tossed From Car and Survives Following Fiery Florida Toll Booth Crash

Top Stories - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 10:33

The crash was all caught on surveillance video.


New Jersey special education teacher leaves $1m to her students after death

Top Stories - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 10:09

Genevieve Via Cava taught special needs students in the Dumont school district for nearly 45 years, according to local news reports. When she died in 2011, with no immediate family to speak of, she left the small fortune she had amassed to her students. The donation will now go towards one $25,000 scholarship per year, to fund the post-secondary education of a special needs student.


4 Children Killed by Florida Man During Hours-Long Standoff Identified

Top Stories - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 09:36

Gary Wayne Lindsey Jr., a felon out on probation, killed two of his own children and two others, authorities said.


Trump says he's 'prepared to start a new history' with Kim, but offers few details about their future

Top Stories - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 08:50

While President Trump and Korean leader Kim Jong Un's joint statement praised their meeting as “an epochal event of great significance,” some experts on the volatile region had clear misgivings the summit didn’t yield more substantive results. North Korea’s promise to eliminate its nuclear arsenal did not include a commitment to verifiable, irreversible denuclearization nor any explicit agreements on exactly what would be destroyed and how the process could be monitored.


Comedians Stayed Up To Riff On North Korea Summit So You Didn't Have To

Top Stories - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 08:02

Some comedians activated their disarming sense of humor on Twitter as the


The unmerry-go-round: Repeating Apple rumors

Macworld - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 07:00

As we approach the end of the second quarter of 2018, it’s nice to look back at all that nonsense about iPhone order cuts from the first quarter and be glad that’s all in the rear-view mirror.

Yes, looks like it’s time for The Macalope to lean back and take a looong drink of water as he opens up his browser to read the headlines of the day…

“Apple, Suppliers Drop After Report of Cut in iPhone Orders.” (Tip o’ the antlers to Philip and Alex.)

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Olympic Skier Bode Miller's 19-Month-Old Daughter Drowns

Top Stories - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 06:10

Olympic skier Bode Miller and his wife, volleyball player Morgan Beck, are


Sage grousing: Senators charge Interior is holding up conservation grants

Top Stories - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 06:00

Democratic senators are demanding to know why the Department of Interior has been delaying the disbursement of grants and cooperative-agreement funding for conservation projects. According to a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, written by Democrats Tammy Duckworth of Illinois and Mazie K. Hirono of Hawaii and signed by 10 colleagues, a political appointee has been put in charge of vetting payments of more than $50,000. Interior has not yet responded to the letter, which was obtained exclusively by Yahoo News.


Great Father’s Day gifts for tech-loving dads

Macworld - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 06:00
Skip the slippers and the tie—give dad the gift of technology this year.

VTech VC931 HD Pan and Tilt Home Monitoring Camera review: Solid security at an affordable price

Macworld - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 06:00
It lacks some sexier features, but it has nearly all the ones that matter most.

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