With more people working from home every day, there are plenty of apps to help with online meetings, video chats, and more. For anyone who needs to access a computer from afar, remote desktop apps are the next best thing to sitting in front of your screen. Once connected and signed in with account credentials, your mobile device offers a portal directly to the desktop of the remote machine.
Video conferencing is not always the best option when trying to hold a meeting with a lot of people. Services like Skype can lag, have audio problems and sometimes you just don't want to stare at each other. FreeConferenceCall.com offers a free service whose goal is to "make sure charities, volunteers, and students all over the world have access to world class communication tools." The free app allows iPhone and iPad users to make free HD audio conference calls with up to 1,000 participants.
In an age where we've become accustomed to ordering any and everything we want online and having it delivered to our doorsteps in a ridiculously short amount of time, our furry companions have not been forgotten. There are plenty of services that will deliver food for your dog or cat (or guinea pig, hamster, gerbil, snake, lizard, fish, bird etc.). While only a handful of the larger operations have mobile apps, there are plenty of quality pet food stores that can be found online using Safari on your iPhone or iPad.
Businesses large and small have been coming together to help lessen the economic blow of the COVID-19 pandemic. Companies such as Amazon, eBay and Walmart have banned together to eliminate price gouging, and ISPs like AT&T and Comcast are suspending data caps and offering affordable internet access to low income Americans.
Apple also announced that it will allow Apple Card owners who need assistance to defer their March payment without incurring any interest charges. Apple Card users only need to contact Card Support via Messages to enroll in the Customer Assistance Program. Apple has sent out emails to Apple Card holders detailing the new program.
Smartphones are notoriously dirty. Studies show a typical cell phone can have more bacteria on its surface than a toilet. Preventing the spread of infection has taken on new importance with the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 sweeping the globe. Disinfecting your iPhone is an important preventive measure to reduce the risk of infection from bacteria and viruses that linger on your mobile device. Proper hand washing may be the first line of defense, but a clean phone can be just as important.