Last Build Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:20:11 +0000
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:20:11 +0000
Apple’s digital assistant is one of the company’s more limited offerings. While she’s not as powerful as competitors like Google Assistant, Siri’s abilities have improved over time. There are some tasks that are actually easier with Siri than without. Here are a few Siri commands that are actually useful. 1. Set a Timer I would venture […]
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:48:49 +0000
Mac maintenance is far from glamorous, but if you take good care of your Mac, it will take good care of you. Onyx makes maintaining your Mac easier. Onyx is a free software package that collects a variety maintenance tools, scripts, and Terminal commands into one easy-to-navigate GUI. For first time users, there’s a lot to […]
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:00:57 +0000
Ready for the week? Here are free iOS apps to have a nice start. (Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they will go back to their regular price anytime.) Paid apps gone free UniversalWomen Speaker: Maternal Health Translator with Audio UniversalWomen Speaker is a new multilingual tool providing medical translations on pregnancy, childbirth […]
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 22:16:12 +0000
Whether you’re a new Mac user or a veteran of the platform, you might not be aware of everything your Mac can do. Here’s a list of tips, tricks, and customizations that can improve your quality of life while using your Mac. Remove Icons in System Preferences You can use the “Customize” menu option to remove useless icons in […]
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:30:18 +0000
Apple came out with the first Apple TV or iTV in 2006, but that hardware hasn’t taken off like the iPhone or iPad. Apple has come late to the streaming media game with its new app. This is long delayed relative to Google’s YouTube, Amazon’s Prime Instant Video and Hulu all having apps in addition […]
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 03:19:51 +0000
As an international company with tens of thousands of employees, Apple could be deeply affected by many of the actions President Trump might take, especially in regards to immigration. Apple and Trump’s Travel Ban While it took Apple longer that some other companies to respond to Trump’s travel ban, the company’s disapproval was not uncertain. […]
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:00:21 +0000
Among the many trends taking shape in application development today, accessibility is arguably one of the most important. With more than 18 million people living with some type of disability – and more than half of them using smartphones – making applications accessible is a major priority. In fact, there is speculation that application development […]
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 21:14:48 +0000
In the modern world, encryption is becoming more and more of a pressing issue. As governments have become more enthusiastic about surveilling their citizens, folks concerned for the safety of their data would do well to take encryption seriously. Fortunately, it’s easy to get started with Mac encryption without too much complexity. First, What is Encryption? ` […]
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:00:18 +0000
Ready for the week? Here are free iOS apps to have a nice start. (Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they will go back at regular price anytime.) Paid apps gone free Ikaro Racing HD : Air Master Introducing the most realistic Air Racing game and flight simulator for iOS with 22 different […]
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Thu, 09 Feb 2017 16:30:08 +0000
As Valentine’s Day rolls around, some of our readers might be turning their eyes towards love. Whether you’ve got someone (lucky!) or you’re looking for someone (my sympathy), you might get a chuckle out of these weird dating apps for iPhone and iPad. Feeld Once upon a time, Feeld was known as 3nder. I’ll admit, the […]
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 17:30:22 +0000
You can batch rename files on macOS in a few different ways. Professional photographers and music lovers especially will appreciate the ability to quickly rename a pile of files at once. If you haven’t done any batch renaming before, it might help to understand how it works. Essentially, the user writes a small program that tells […]
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 12:00:59 +0000
Ready for the week? Here are free iOS apps to have a nice start. (Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they will go back at regular price anytime.) Paid apps gone free Lane Splitter Ride your motorcycle at insane speeds through ever changing traffic. Your reflexes will mean the difference between surviving or […]
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Thu, 02 Feb 2017 16:14:40 +0000
In most text editors, you style your text with formatting tools. For example, you might select word, click the “bold” button to make it bold, and move it. All this formatting relies on invisible “markup” that hides behind the scenes in your documents. This works great most of the time, but if you’ve ever tried […]
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 00:57:41 +0000
Technology isn’t the most romantic of interests. But sometimes, the most touching gift you can get your beloved is a gift that shows them you truly understand their interests. If your special someone is feels a special way about Apple, there’s a couple great gifts you can get them to honor their commitment. Take a look […]
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 05:44:15 +0000
If you’re a long-time Mac user, you might make the mistake of thinking that your computer is immune to the viruses, malware, and Trojans that plague Windows users. You might even feel a little smug about this. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case. It’s true that viruses that specifically target Macs haven’t yet been found in […]
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 13:00:27 +0000
Ready for the week? Here are free iOS apps to have a nice start. (Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they will go back at regular price anytime.) Paid apps gone free Angry Birds Space HD The #1 mobile game of all time blasts off into space! Play over 300 interstellar levels across […]
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Thu, 26 Jan 2017 17:18:26 +0000
I’m going to tell you a secret: driving is really boring. Our forefathers figured this out way back in the day, and that’s why they started putting radios in cars. If I can’t do anything that sit in one spot and stare at things, I may as well have some sweet tunes to take the edge […]
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:10:28 +0000
Back in September of 2016, Apple released iOS 10. This update to the iPhone operating system include a number of tweaks, but the most notable change was the massive expansion of the Messages app. What was once a limited SMS/MMS messaging application suddenly gained the ability to send messages a variety of text sizes along with […]
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:35:59 +0000
Staying in shape is hard. Fortunately, technology is here to help. These iOS fitness apps will help you stay in shape and met your New Year’s resolutions in 2017. Map My Fitness If you do much cardio, a GPS-tracking iOS fitness app like Map My Fitness is essential. Formerly Map My Run, Map My Fitness integrates […]
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:08:13 +0000
For many high-end users, Apple’s most recently laptop release has been a source of frustration. The new MacBook Pros, released back in October 2016, have been widely seen as disappointing. Mediocre hardware updates, along with limited battery life, fewer ports, and a hard cap on available RAM all contributed to the general impression that this MacBook Pro […]
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:00:42 +0000
Ready for the week? Here are free iOS apps to have a nice start. (Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they will go back at regular price anytime.) Paid apps gone free Warp Shift Warp Shift is a unique puzzle game set in a mysterious world. It takes you on a marvelous journey […]
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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 19:04:15 +0000
You probably don’t need to be convinced of how important a good backup strategy is. From ransom-ware and system crashes to randomly-corrupted files and user error, there are dozens of surprises that can make your data suddenly inaccessible. But what are the best Mac backup strategies for you to start using right now? Backup Strategy: […]
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 02:10:45 +0000
If you ever wanted to hack the mainframe, using macOS’s built-in command line might be appealing. The command line interface, or CLI, is a powerful, text-only method for interacting with your computer. On macOS, it’s accessed through an application called Terminal. If you want to get started working with Terminal, here’s a quick Terminal introduction to get you […]
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 17:39:16 +0000
Studying is hard work. If you can get past the distractions, procrastination, and tedium, you still have to deal with cramming difficult material into your head. Most of the time it’s a matter of reviewing familiar material, but sometimes you just do not get it. And when it’s 9 PM on Sunday, who you gonna […]
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 13:00:50 +0000
It’s been a while since we had a showcase of free iOS apps due to the holidays, but we’re back; so, here are some apps to download. Paid apps gone free Hero Wars Hero Wars: Angel of the Fallen is a Defense + RTS game that combined action arcade. In 2012, Mutants and Aliens invaded […]
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