Subscriptions in Safari

While fooling around with the sidebar “mentions” tab I found the subscription button. Click that, hmm, looks like I can add my favorite sites back to a reading list. I think I like this.

Make a change to see if the sidebar updates.

Browse vs. Search: Which Deserves to Go?

Case in point: At some point in the past, perhaps the distant past, Apple added the capability to jump from letter group to letter group by holding down on the letter column, rather than just stabbing at your letter of choice and usually missing. After four years of using iDevices, during the course of writing this column, I accidentally held down for a second on an alpha character, causing the slide bar to appear.

via Browse vs. Search: Which Deserves to Go?.

Interface geeks (and non-geeks) should spend some time with Ask Tog.

Maintain app organization when restoring iOS devices

It turns out that iTunes actually offers two kinds of restores. The first is the one described above, accessed by clicking the Restore button in iTunes’ Summary view for your iOS device. The other one is less obvious—you access it by right-clicking (Control-clicking) your iOS device in iTunes’ sidebar and choosing Restore from Backup.

via Maintain app organization when restoring iOS devices | Phones | iOS Central | Macworld.

This is HUGE