Fight COVID-19 with your iPhone while you sleep

DreamLab iOS COVID-19 research

Looking for a way to help fight the Coronavirus pandemic? iPhone and iPad owners can easily put their devices to work overnight. Most of us plug in the iPhone to charge while we're sleeping, and it sits idle. With DreamLab installed, the processor can be used during this time to help fast track research into ways to defeat COVID-19. DreamLab runs on thousands of mobile devices to perform vital health research every night.

How to pin conversations, reply to specific messages and mention people in Messages for Mac

How to pin conversations, inline reply to messages and mention contacts in Messages for macOS Big Sur.

After lagging behind for years, Messages for macOS Big Sur has finally been fully updated and now has all of the capabilities that its iOS counterpart enjoys. In addition to bringing Memoji and Screen Effects up to speed, you can now pin conversations and, respond to specific messages within a thread, and "mention" other members of the conversation, which are all new features included in the recent iOS 14 update. Here's how to use these three new features in Messages on macOS Big Sur:

Apple MagSafe Duo charger ships in December

Apple MagSafe Duo charger

While the AirPower charging mat never came to fruition, Apple has another option coming before the end of the year. The MagSafe Duo charger was first revealed at the iPhone 12 product launch. Production units have already made their way to reviewers. Apple has not officially discussed a release date for the MagSafe Duo, but at one Apple Authorized Reseller it can already be ordered.

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