How to share your iPhone or iPad screen during a Zoom meeting

You can display the screen of your iPhone or iPad during your virtual meeting. Here are the steps.

Sometimes, you want to show or demonstrate something directly on your iPhone or iPad during a Zoom meeting. Sure, you can join a Zoom call from your mobile device. But what if you’re already running the meeting on your computer? That will work as well.

Zoom’s Share feature includes an option to share the screen of your iPhone or iPad. You just need to install a plugin to get started. Then you can use your device’s Screen Mirroring option to share its screen. Let’s see how this works.

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First, make sure your computer and your iPhone or iPad are both connected to the same network. During your Zoom call, click the Share Screen icon. At the screen sharing window, click the option for iPhone/iPad and then click the Share button in the lower right corner (Figure A).

Figure A

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The first time you do this, you’re prompted to install a plugin. Click the Install button (Figure B).

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Follow the instructions at the next screen. On your

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The invisible Level Lock smart lock sees the future of the smart home

There are dozens of smart locks out there, and Level Lock is the latest one to catch my attention. We got a peek at it during CES in January. Since then, I’ve had the opportunity to try it out on my own front door. Once installed, the $229 Level Lock is invisible. The design is remarkable. The lock is a good option if you really want to keep the look of your existing door hardware, but because it only works with HomeKit, I can’t recommend it as a good smart lock for broader smart home integration for Alexa and Google Assistant users.

Like

  • Low-profile design.
  • Easy-to-use app.
  • Compatible with standard deadbolts.

Don’t Like

  • Only works with HomeKit.
  • Requires special battery.

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How it works

Level lock replaces the guts of your lock, all the internal components like the deadbolt and deadbolt housing that sits in the round hole of your door. This isn’t a retrofit smart lock, but that doesn’t mean you need new keys.

Because Level Lock works with your existing door hardware, your old keys will still work. Once you get Level Lock installed inside your door, all your old hardware will screw into it and

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Stimulus check: Here’s when we think a second payment might come

Who would make the cut for a second stimulus check?


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For weeks, Americans have been looking for a sign that the Senate could approve a second stimulus check for eligible Americans. And for weeks, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said his chamber of Congress would make that decision in July: if there will be a new stimulus package after all, if it will include new direct payments, who would be eligible and when the second round of checks will go out.

“We’re going to stay on the schedule that I announced earlier in the year,” McConnell said in a June 30 briefing. “We will not be here in August.” McConnell has warned that the next relief package will also be the last.

But July is a long month and when exactly during its 31 days Congress will reach a decision is still unknown. Complicating the matter are some lengthy recesses when the Senate will not be in session. Using that schedule and lawmakers’ clues, we can estimate when the IRS could start

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What the Apple transition to in-house components means for tech leaders

Apple has announced new in-house components, most notably its CPUs. Here’s how this could change the IT landscape.

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As has been long-rumored, Apple recently announced a transition to in-house designs for all of its products, including its desktop processors. This marks the end of a 14-year partnership with Intel for its desktop and laptops and continues a trend that started with the iPhone and iPad adopting Apple-designed CPUs several generations ago. 

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While the CPU is the headliner, Apple is also bringing most other component-level designs in-house. This accomplishes several things for the company, from providing more control over product performance and power use, to reducing the ability of other companies to copy Apple features by using the same off-the-shelf components. The move is also somewhat intriguing as Tim Cook is broadly credited for designing Apple’s far-flung and complex supply chain, which will be dramatically overhauled as Apple brings the engineering portion of that supply chain in-house.

This is not the first time Apple has bucked the Intel-dominated desktop market, as prior to the Intel transition Apple used Motorola CPUs in its core products.

A return to the proprietary era?

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