I do this all the time on my Mac. I like having a PDF version of websites (as opposed to printed versions). This really comes in handy with pages like receipts. Now we can have this functionality on iOS too. Thanks to TechCrunch for this tip! Convert Website to PDF in Mobile Safari Need to save a website to a PDF for some reason? You can! It’s a bit obfuscated, but there’s a button for it in iOS 9’s build of Safari. Bring up the share sheet, then scroll the middle section over a bit until you see “Save PDF to iBooks”. Tap that, and voila! You can then share this PDF via email via the iBooks app.
This was a new one on me and I discovered it accidentally. In one of my apps, NineOneOne ~ One-Touch Emergency Dialer, I query for the presence of the Skype app, so that an emergency call can be placed using Skype instead of the phone app. Why would one want to do this? Well, as it turns out, I wanted users who had an iPad or an iPod Touch to be able to use NineOneOne on those devices without the presence of the phone. The obvious candidates were Skype and Google Voice, and at the time Google did not provide a way to launch Google Voice via custom URL scheme. Therefore Skype was it. Prior to iOS 9, this process[…]
One of my least favorite features of iOS is Shake to Undo. It’s one of the only ones that I just cannot understand why Apple implemented in the way it’s implemented. It’s not discoverable. It’s not intuitive (honestly). It almost always does not work correctly for me when I perform an undo. In iOS 9, now we can disable this undesirable feature, and big thanks to TechCrunch for pointing it out. Disable “Shake To Undo” I’ve been using iOS on and off for years now. I think I’ve intentionally used shake to undo… maybe 5 times. I’ve accidentally brought up the shake to undo prompt probably 45,000 times. In iOS 9, you can finally disable this gesture. Find the option under[…]