Apple unveiled useful tweaks and new ideas at its Worldwide Developer Conference. Take a peek at our favorites, from MacBook Pro to iOS 6.
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With all of these apps, it's just so easy to forget about the poor little phone. Apple didn't ignore it, adding features that let you more aptly and politely ignore your callers. For example, when a call is coming in, instead of simple "answer" and "ignore," you can send the caller a text message, or you can have the app send you a reminder to call that person back. That reminder can be geofenced, meaning you get the message based on geography, for example when you leave a building. Better yet, Apple included a Do Not Disturb feature, which can ignore all incoming notifications and text and phone calls. Phone calls can be controlled at a granular level, meaning that you can set up a VIP or exception group; or you can have the DND ignored if someone calls back a second or third time (meaning, it could be an emergency).
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. We've got a management crisis right now, and we've also got an engagement crisis. Could the two be linked? Tune in for the next installment of IT Life Radio, Wednesday May 20th at 3PM ET to find out.