Sunday, December 13, 2015

Confusing Name Changes in OS X

I've run into several people in the Apple Support Communities confused by recent name changes implemented by Apple.  These are

+Starting with OS X 10.10.3, the standard menu item for many years called "Edit > Special Characters" is now called "Edit > Emoji & Symbols"

+Starting with OS X 10.11.0,  the input source for many years called "US Extended" is now called "ABC Extended".

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

WatchOS 2.1: New Language Features

Update 2.1 to WatchOS released December 8 includes improved language support and bug fixes as described below:

iOS 9.2: New Language Features

The 9.2 update to iOS released December 8 includes the following language fixes and added features:

- Improved punctuation input on the 10-key Chinese (Pinyin & Stroke) keyboards with new expanded view of punctuation symbols and better predictions 
- Fixing an issue on Cyrillic keyboards where caps lock would be enabled when typing in URL or email fields 
- Siri support for Arabic (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates)