Uber announced Uber Rewards on November 14, 2018. At the time of this post, the loyalty program is only available in 9 cities: Miami, New Jersey, Denver, Tampa, New York, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, Atlanta and San Diego. Uber plans to roll out Uber Rewards to all U.S. riders in the "next few months." Uber riders interested in joining the program can sign up for the wait list here.
The Contacts app on your iPhone, iPad and Mac sorts your entries by last name by default. While this is the norm for alphabetizing names, most people probably think of their family and friends by first names and use last name indexing for work contacts or clients. Whatever your preference, it is possible to sort your Contacts by first name on your iPhone, iPad and Mac - here's how to do it:
iPhone and iPad
Photo sharing has come a long way since Flickr first launched in 2004. Despite ranking #177 on the App Store for Photo & Video, Flickr continues to host billions of images for tens of millions of registered users. The service has announced upcoming changes to its free accounts, dropping the 1TB space limit to 1,000 photos and videos. Free account users who are over the limit will have their content deleted automatically.
Speakerphone is useful for a number of situations - it frees up your hands for multitasking anywhere from your office to your kitchen, allows you to keep your hands on the wheel while driving, lets you do other things while on hold, and some people just prefer it to holding a phone to their ear. That being the case, if you are one who uses it frequently, why not set up your iPhone to automatically enter speaker mode when you answer a call? The good news is you can do this on iPhone and save yourself a tap, here's how:
In iOS 12 Apple updated its Workflow app and changed its name to Shortcuts. A shortcut lets you quickly accomplish a task that would typically require a series of steps across a variety of apps. For example, the Home ETA shortcut uses the Maps app to find your distance from home and estimated time of arrival, then uses Messages to text your spouse/child/roommate/etc with a customized message letting them know when you'll be home.