The Fifteen-Minutes Edition Thursday, June 16, 2022

Victim Advocate Calls On Apple To Rethink How Its iMessage Edit Feature Works, by Allison McDaniel, 9to5Mac

With the new iMessage update, iPhone users will have up to 15 minutes after sending a message to edit or delete. Simpson Tuegel shares an example of how a perpetrator can send dangerous content to a victim, and then edit within those 15 minutes to hide their abuse. It’s also important to note that within those 15 minutes, the sender can edit the message multiple times. She also shares it’s unfair to rely on victims to screenshot these messages within a time frame.

Apple Opens Registration For Professional Learning Virtual Conferences With iPad, by Allison McDaniel, 9to5Mac

Interested in some professional learning this summer? Do you own an iPad? Apple is hosting a series of free, virtual, hands-on professional learning experiences on iPad starting this week.

Apple Camp Returning With Full Schedule Of In-Person Sessions Starting June 20, by Juli Clover, MacRumors

Apple Camp will take place each week from June 20 through August 31, with a new two-hour format for families. Participants in Apple Camp will be able to create a digital comic book about protecting and celebrating the planet through the “Art Lab: Comic Book Adventure With Your Family” session.


Camo Update Lets You Overlay Graphics And Text When Using Your Phone As A Webcam, by Mitchell Clark, The Verge

Camo, an app that lets you use an iOS, Android, or iPadOS device as a webcam for your computer, is introducing a new feature that could be very interesting for streamers and those who take every Zoom meeting very seriously. The app now includes the ability to create overlays and add them to your video stream, letting you include info such as your social media handles or name and pronouns anywhere your video appears.

Evernote App For iOS Gets Three New Home Screen Widgets With Latest Update, by Filipe Espósito, 9to5Mac

With the Action Bar, Evernote users have quick access to search and shortcuts to create a new note, task, sketch, and capture a photo. Note List, as the name suggests, shows a list of your latest notes, while Task List does the same for the tasks you have added to the app.

Apple Watch App From Cronometer Brings Nutrition Tracking To Your Wrist, by Stephen Warwick, iMore

Its service lets you track up to 82 micronutrients, log meals, set fasting timers, and has a massive database of food with accurate nutrition data.


Developers Can Now Transfer Ownership Of Apps That Use iCloud, by José Adorno, 9to5Mac

It’s important to note that early this year, Apple started letting developers from the Small Business Program transfer their apps. A few months later, now the company is expanding this feature for those apps that use iCloud.


Place Name Mappings Probably Need A Time Dimension Too, by Rachelbythebay

Place names are non-trivial, and many of them have captured a large amount of hateful and just plain ignorant behavior. That's why you can't just automatically build up a list of "this place was called this at this time". It needs people in the loop to make thoughtful decisions about how to handle the more interesting ones.

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If Apple can only do one major re-thinking about how things work this beta season, and if I get to vote, I'd vote on re-thinking through editing of iMessages.


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