Jessica Alba executive producer, 9 iOS 10 features, Siri timers


Jessica Alba joins executive producer pool for Planet of the Aps — Actress Jessica Alba has joined the developer advisory team for the Apple-funded Planet of the Apps reality show, chronicling several teams of developers working on apps for iOS. Besides being an actress from 1994, Alba co-founded consumer goods firm The Honest Company with a focus on non-toxic household goods, diapers, and personal care products.

9 great new ‘little’ iOS 10 features — Each major iOS release brings big headline features that Apple announces on stage, and with a September 7th event, iOS 10 is imminent. There are always a lot of great little improvements and polish, many bringing improvements worthy of their own headlines. Mac Observer lists 9 worth noting. For example, with iOS 10 in Settings>WiFi, list items now warn you if a network is insecure. If you tap it, the WiFi screen offers recommendations for how to protect your traffic from malicious do-no-gooders.

How to use Siri to set a timer on an iOS device — You can use Siri to set a timer on your iPhone to remind you to make a phone call, turn the oven on (or off), head out to pick up the kids from school, and more. Here’s how to do it.