Nowadays a flood of emails comes to inboxes every day. If you're being overwhelmed by too many messages, there are many notifications that can be stopped. Opting out of Apple subscription renewal receipts can help stem the tide, especially for those with several ongoing subscriptions. Now that everything from Apple Arcade to Apple News+ subscriptions are renewed monthly, the pile of confirmation emails can pile up quickly.
In February Apple finally agreed to a $500 million settlement to a class action lawsuit over what some dubbed "batterygate" - Apple's decision to throttle the performance of iPhones with degraded batteries. If you happened to own one of the affected models, you may be eligible to receive $25, a sum that could increase or decrease somewhat, depending on how many claimants there are.
Ordering food from your favorite restaurant has never been easier. Deliveries can be tracked in real-time as they are dropped at your doorstep hot and fresh. Just grab the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and browse the menu in comfort. Even paying the bill is effortless, with charges and tips for the driver going straight to a credit card, PayPal, or Apple Pay. There are many food delivery apps to choose from, but some restaurants only deal with one online system.
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.