• Want more power and control? Turn on developer mode.


    Brian Livingston

    By Brian Livingston

    Most digital devices and software applications have a little-known side of themselves called “developer mode.” Once you turn this baby on, you can have previously undreamed-of power literally at your fingertips.

    Tech companies normally remain quiet about these features — except with regard to actual app developers — because boneheaded users can fall into hidden bear traps and not know how to get themselves out. But if you read up on the capabilities you want, you can enable features that you’ll wish you’d had from Day One.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (19.25.0, 2022-06-20).