Tech Gadgets For Emergency

Tech Items to Include in Your Emergency Survival Kit

Usually when thinking about an emergency the last thing you would think about is your phone charger, or tablet or other tech items that you might need. In this post I divided the gadgets into three categories; a Power Source, Light Source, and Communication Source. Each category includes multiple examples of top rated products, and you may need one or more item in each category…
Shareplay

Swift Tutorial: SharePlay and GroupActivities API Example

With iOS 15.1 you can integrate your app into FaceTime using the new SharePlay technology. Below is the simplest implementation of SharePlay and GroupActivities API that I could write, and it can be customized based on your application’s need. I have added comments in the code to help you understand the code better. Few things to keep in mind: Don’t forget to add GroupActivities entitlement…
Mac Custom Text Shortcuts

Mac Custom Text Shortcuts

Your Mac gives you the ability to create custom text shortcuts to use instead of typing long phrases or frequent sentences by only using few characters. To achieve that, head over to System Preferences, Keyboard, and select the Text tab. System Preferences - Keyboard - Text There you will find a table that contains nothing, you can start adding your custom shortcuts by clicking on…
Mac UPS Settings

Mac UPS Settings

I recently acquired a new Mac mini, and because of the recent storms we've been having and the frequent power outages I decided to purchase a UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) to protect my Mac. I did a quick search and landed on this unit* for $65 from APC that I found on Amazon that seems to provide up to 67 minutes of uninterrupted power. APC…
interview

Non-Technical Interview Questions for Technical People

There are many sample technical questions on the Internet on different programming language topics that you can visit, study, or memorize before your technical interview. But it is as important to be able to answer non-technical questions in the interview. Such questions focuses on the soft skills that you have, how do you perform under pressure, and how do you fit within the culture of…