Tag Archive: Ability


Incredible hack could give Apple Watch ability to detect objects you touch

Apple Watch is great at interacting with other smart devices, but a cheap hack allows it to recognize everyday (dumb) objects based on their invisible electromagnetic signals. All it takes is a $ 10 chip that can be installed on any smartwatch. Check out the demo below: Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University’s Human-Computer Interaction Institute and […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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iCloud.com beta adds ability to upload photos from browser

Today Apple quietly added a new feature to the developer beta version of iCloud.com. Photos can now be uploaded directly from the browser to a user’s iCloud Photo Library, which was introduced with iOS 8.1. Since Apple isn’t releasing its…Read more ›

Try Preventing the Bluetooth Wake Ability if Your Mac is Randomly Waking from Sleep

Many Mac users choose to put their computers to sleep when they’re not in use, and unless Macs are scheduled to wake at a specific time, the computer should stay asleep until it has been manually awoken by user input, like a key press or mouse click. Should of course is the operative word here, … Read More

iPad Play May Damage Infants’ Ability To Use Building Blocks

iOS devices might be ruining your child’s ability to play with building blocks, according to a recent report. Members of the UK’s Association of Teachers and Lecturers claim that addiction to iPad and iPhones mean that children aged between 3…Read more ›

Apple Gives Anyone The Ability To Make Their Own iAds

Apple has rolled out what is perhaps the most important update to its iAd platform ever. While previously limited to registered developers who pay $ 99 per year to be part of Apple’s program, the ability to create iAds is now…Read more ›    [Read More…]

‘NetHero’ Has The Superhuman Ability To Diagnose Your Internet Problems

If your Internet connection is dragging, and you have no idea why, NetHero can offer some helpful tips to get you back up to speed. You just register, and it will check out all the devices on your home network…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Twitter To Finally Give Us The Ability To Edit Tweets After They’re Posted [Rumor]

Twitter is said to be working on a new feature that will allow users to edit tweets after they are published, The Desk reports. As things stand, the only way to fix typos and other errors is to delete your tweet and…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Facebook For iOS Updated With Ability To Edit Posts And Comments

Today Facebook released a small update to its iOS app that brings some notable features, namely the ability to edit posts and comments. Here’s the full change log: • Edit your posts and comments, and tap to see all your…Read more ›

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Instagram Removes Ability To Turn Off Video Autoplay Ahead Of Ad Push

Instagram recently received a minor update with bug fixes, and you may not have noticed that a small setting is no longer present in the iPhone app. You used to be able to disable autoplay for videos, but now the only video options are for sound and preloading over Wi-Fi-only. The change may not seem […]

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Facebook For iOS Gets #Hashtags, Ability To Make Restaurant Reservations With OpenTable

facebook-opentableToday Facebook released an update for its iOS app that adds support for hashtags, an aspect of Twitter that Facebook recently added on its desktop site. Users can use hashtags in statuses and such to filter topics. Another notable feature that was added today is the ability to make a restaurant reservation within the Facebook […]

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