Tag Archive: Adjust


Adjust Moving Wallpapers in iOS 7.1 with Perspective Zoom

iPhone and iPad users can now directly control whether their iOS wallpaper moves around dramatically, thanks to a setting called “Perspective Zoom” that was added in iOS 7.1. The toggle is separate from the general reduce motion setting, and is selected when choosing a wallpaper, offering a separate control for some of the more exaggerated … Read More

Adjust Volume Level of Turn-By-Turn Directions in Maps for iPhone

Maps icon in iOS Having voice turn-by-turn directions right in your pocket with an iPhone is easily one of the most helpful features of the Maps app for iOS. The navigational assistant will get you just about anywhere you need to go without ever having to look at the phone screen, all you need to do is listen to the directions. That’s where this tip comes into play, because some users have trouble  [Read More…]

Adjust Volume Level of Turn-By-Turn Directions in Maps for iPhone

Maps icon in iOS Having voice turn-by-turn directions right in your pocket with an iPhone is easily one of the most helpful features of the Maps app for iOS. The navigational assistant will get you just about anywhere you need to go without ever having to look at the phone screen, all you need to do is listen to the directions. That’s where this tip comes into play, because some users have trouble  [Read More…]

Adjust iTunes Radio Stations to Play Hits, a Variety, or Discovery

iTunes Radio The iTunes Radio music service offers a great way to listen to your favorite songs and also find new music, and with some minor adjustments you can tune any station to prefer either the hits, wander more into discovery, or a mixture of the both. These three tuning settings are named appropriately, and can be described loosely as the following:

Hits – the most popular songs from the genre, think  [Read More…]

Adjust the Size of the Mouse Pointer in OS X Mountain Lion

Larger cursor size in Mac OS X

Adjusting the mouse pointer sizes is a simple way to greatly improve accessibility for individuals with visual impairments. But the most frequent uses though, having a less dramatic difference with just a slightly larger cursor can be a nice way to ease locating the pointer on extra large screens or during presentations.

Where to change the size of the pointer in OS X has been  [Read More…]

Adjust Siri’s Volume Level Independently from iOS System Volume

Adjust the volume level of Siri

The volume level of Siri can be independently adjusted from the rest of the system volume of an iPhone or iPad, and it’s really easy to do:

Hold the home button as usual to summon Siri While Siri is visible, use the volume buttons on the side of the iPhone or iPad to adjust only Siri’s volume

This impacts the sound level of Siri both when initially  [Read More…]

Do Not Adjust Your Set: We’ve Gone Retina!

We’ve updated the Cult of Mac website for Apple’s latest devices with high-resolution Retina displays.

If you’re reading this website on a new iPad or MacBook Pro with a Retina display, you may have noticed how crisp the logo is. Go on; take a good look. Zoom in with your fingers. Also check out the navigation bar, and the graphics for Reviews, Tips and How-Tos. See how clear and crisp they are?

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Adjust Your Calendar Events Duration With One Finger [iOS Tips]

You can quickly and easily adjust the duration of your calendar events using only one finger in iOS. This tip works especially well on the iPad, but has some limited abilities on the iPhone and iPod touch.

If you haven�t already open the Calendar application on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Now look for the calendar event that needs its duration modified. It might look like this one:

Now tap  [Read More…]

The Future of Siri is Now: Start a Car, Adjust Home Thermostat, and More [Videos]

Siri Starting a Car �Siri, start my car�, �Siri, Set the thermostat to 72 degrees� � saying that to the iPhone and having an AI agent perform those tasks sounds futuristic doesn�t it? It�s not from the future though, it�s now, thanks to the ambitious work of a third party developer who created something called Siri Proxy.

As the name suggests, SiriProxy is a proxy server to Apple�s Siri assistant that allows  [Read More…]

How Quickly Did You Adjust To Lions New Scrolling?

How do you scroll?

Slate�s Michael Agger wrote a nice post this week, musing on the way Apple changed the way we scroll with the introduction of Lion just over two months ago.

It got me wondering: how long did it take people to adapt to the new rules of scrolling?

 

Personally speaking, I found it disorientating for only a couple of days. Then for a few more,  [Read More…]