Not every setup has 69 pieces of gear in it [Setups]

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Thad K's setup features 69 different pieces of gear.
Thad K's setup features 69 different pieces of gear.
Photo: Thad K

Thad K, a 63-year-old project lead and analyst for a U.S. Department of Energy contractor for the past 37 years, recently won an Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2 Bluetooth speaker from Cult of Mac. The little speaker had no idea what a legion of tech equipment it was about to join — 69 pieces of gear in Stockton, California.

How to reset iPhone’s keyboard dictionary to fix autocorrect glitches

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How to reset the keyboard dictionary on iPhone and iPad
Make a fresh start with autocorrect.
Image: Killian Bell/Cult of Mac

We all have our complaints and frustrations with autocorrect on iPhone and iPad, but there’s no doubt it makes typing on a touchscreen quick and easy. Except when it suddenly decides to stop working properly.

If you’ve found that autocorrect is suddenly changing words it doesn’t need to change, or offering up other strange glitches, you may need to reset your keyboard dictionary on iPhone and iPad. We’ll show you how.

Keep your iPad and Apple Pencil protected on the go with CoverBuddy

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CoverBuddy case for iPad
All-around protection and Apple Pencil support.
Photo: SwitchEasy

One tumble is all it takes to turn your precious iPad into a pile of shattered glass and scuffed aluminum. But you can prevent that with the CoverBuddy Folio Lite, an affordable case from SwitchEasy that keeps your iPad protected on the go — and also holds onto your Apple Pencil.

How to create and customize Focus modes in iOS and iPadOS 15

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Create and customize Focus modes in iOS 15
Keep your iPhone quiet when you're busy.
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iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 ship with a brand-new feature called Focus mode that lets you set up different notification profiles based on your activities. You can have one for work, one for play, one for sleep, and more.

Here’s how to create and customize new Focus modes on iPhone and iPad.