Safari by default uses Google as its search engine, which is no surprise since its market share of internet searches is somewhere in the neighborhood of 75%. Even so, Apple realizes people have their own preferences that may not align with the crowd's for any number of reasons, and has accordingly offered several other search engines for use with Safari - Bing, Yahoo and DuckDuckGo.
It's always interesting when an adult television show or film is turned into a PG-13 money grab. Back in the 80s' violent films like Rambo and Robocop were routinely turned into cartoons for children. Now instead of cashing in on violence for children, mature series like Game of Thrones are monetized as freemium apps on the Apple App Store and Google Play. The popular HBO TV series Westworld is the latest to be transformed into a free-to-play game for mobile devices.
The stock Reminders app in iOS continues to improve. Apple has added many features including geofencing and Siri integration to the built-in app for lists on iPhone. Many users don't realize there's an easy way to organize their reminders into separate lists. Reminders supports multiple lists that can be synced over iCloud. Setting up multiple lists all begins with creating a new list.
Keeping your calendars synced between multiple devices is a great way to make sure you never miss important events like anniversaries, business meetings, book club events and so on. Your Google Calendar (or Yahoo, etc.) can now easily be added to the Calendar app on your iPhone or iPad. First you will need a Google account. Creating a Google account gives one account access to all Google services such as Gmail, Google Maps, YouTube and so on. Once your account is created, you can then sync your Google Calendar to your iOS device. This will allow you to add events from your computer which will then automatically be added to your iOS Calendar app, and vice versa. Other Google Calendar users will also be able to invite you to add events. Here's how to sync a third-party Calendar to your iOS device:
AirPlay 2 promises to bring multi-room audio and stereo pairing to the Apple HomePod. Not only this, but owners of third-party speakers can enjoy benefits including Siri playback controls, better syncing between speakers, and a larger buffer for uninterrupted streaming. The iOS Home app can be used to manage multiple speakers from different manufacturers. So which wireless speakers will work with AirPlay 2?