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IOS 10 – make the home button friendly again

NOTE: this is only applicable to those who have Air2 iPads AND have setup your fingerprints to open up your iPad.

If you miss just resting your finger on the home button to unlock it (as opposed to having to press home)

Here is how to re-enable touch to unlock

Many users were taken aback by the way iOS 10 handles unlocking the device by requiring a press on the Home Button. Devoted iOS fans will be happy to hear that this feature can be reversed to the iOS 9 behavior.

To reverse this behavior and go back to the iOS 9 unlocking behavior of just resting your finger on the Home Button Touch ID sensor, follow these steps.

Open the Settings app.
Select General | Accessibility.
Select the Home Button option.
Enable the option for Rest Finger To Open.

 

(taken from http://www.techrepublic.com/article/5-overlooked-features-of-ios-10/)

Windows 10 – privacy

We have had a few questions about families installing Windows 10 at home. The Tech Team overall thinks it is a pretty good idea, but be aware that it will take a good long while.

Win10 seems to be solid.

However, there are some privacy concerns that you should be aware of. This article details them, and suggests some settings to make:

Click to read the article