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What we published, and links of note

Here are the things we published this week, as well as some great link material. You can also stay up-to-date by following us on Twitter and RSS.

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Brian Renshaw’s Mac and iOS setup »

Brian Renshaw's desk

Brian Renshaw is a doctoral studies candidate, an instructional designer, and also runs a couple of his own websites.

My keyboard of choice is the Das Keyboard 4 Ultimate (Cherry MX Brown switches since I am in an office with other people). Like a retina screen, once you use a mechanical keyboard, it is difficult to go back.

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Quick Tip: Restore deleted documents from iCloud Drive »

One of the common complaints with iCloud Drive is that it doesn’t have all of the features of Dropbox or Google Drive. Specifically, you don’t have the ability to restore deleted files like you could with Dropbox. Thanks to a tip from a Twitter friend, I discovered that Apple added this feature to iCloud.com.

Nine great things about iOS 9 »

It’s fall again, which means it’s new OS time for those of us in the Apple ecosystem. Here are nine things we’re really liking about iOS 9, the newest version of Apple’s OS that powers the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Instapaper 7 ships with iOS 9 support and iPad multitasking »

Instapaper, the best read-it-later service, just launched version 7 of their iOS app. New features include the addition of thumbnails in the article list view, a revamped iPad UI, and support for iPad multitasking and picture-in-picture video.

MacStories: The complete iOS 9 review

If you’re looking for the definitive guide to iOS 9, Federico Viticci has you covered. This is an incredibly thorough (almost 50,000 words) review of Apple’s newest iOS version. You’ll learn things from reading this review that make take you months to discover on your own. This is the perfect weekend read, and you might even need to split it up over several sessions, which is the perfect excuse to have several delicious cups of coffee.

curbi (Sponsor) »

curbi tss hero

curbi gives parents peace of mind; providing the best solution so the entire family can enjoy the online world as much as the real world.

A huge thanks to curbi for sponsoring the site this week. curbi is pretty incredible, especially if you’ve got a family of devices you’d like to help safeguard.

And it’s more than just for kids. You can set it up on your own device as well, and use it as an internet content blocker that actually works — so you don’t accidentally get slimed with stuff you don’t want to see and so you’re not constantly entering in a PIN to visit regular sites that iOS doesn’t need to block.