Kbase Article of the Week: About iCloud Photos and My Photo Stream »

Apple Support:

iCloud Photos and My Photo Stream can help you get your photos on your Apple devices and on your PC. What’s the difference between them? Learn more about both features.

Back in its day, I always found Photo Stream a little confusing; iCloud Photos makes way more sense, and has been solid for years. However, this feature still exists, at least for most people.

Interestingly, it seems that Apple has done away with Photo Stream, at least for new accounts, according to a footnote on this page:

If you recently created your Apple ID, My Photo Stream might not be available. Use iCloud Photos to keep your photos and videos in iCloud.

Unboxing iPhone 12 Pro Accessories »

I just got done with a Twitch stream unboxing the iPhone 12 Pro clear case, MagSafe charger and a new USB-C charger. The video will be up for several days, if you want to see these things in action.

And yes, the MagSafe charger does charge both my iPhone 11 Pro and AirPods 2 wireless charging case.

I have big plans for my Twitch channel, so if you aren’t following it yet, now is the time.

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Mac Power Users #558: Apple Hardware Season, with Zac Hall »

This week on Mac Power Users:

Zac Hall from 9to5Mac and Space Explored joins David and Stephen to talk about the state of the Apple Watch’s software and hardware, as well as Apple’s new iPhones.

Hard to believe there’s still more Apple news to go this fall!

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On Apple Watch Family Setup »

Dan Seifert, The Verge:

The most interesting thing is Apple’s new Family Setup service, which lets parents provision an Apple Watch for their kids to use. They can choose what apps and services their kids can access, who they can call or send messages to, and track their location through GPS. Even if you’re not a parent, the new Family Setup service is interesting because it gives us an idea of what a truly standalone Apple Watch could be.

For the past few weeks, I’ve strapped an Apple Watch SE to my eight-year-old child to see what the new Family Setup service is like to use in the real world (or at least as real of an experience as I can get in the middle of pandemic lockdown). Here’s what I’ve learned.