Tag Archive: Answers


Bing’s redesigned iPhone app focuses on instant answers

Microsoft released a completely revamped Bing app for iPhone today with a redesigned home page and a much larger emphasis on instant answers to search queries. Finding what you’re looking for now takes much less time.  It’s possible that this release is a stepping stone to the iOS debut of Cortana, Microsoft’s answer to Google […]

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

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Google’s Now on Tap takes contextual answers to next level

Google Now is about to get far more powerful, thanks to a promising new feature called Now on Tap that leverages contextual search to offer quick answers to quick questions from within various apps. “We’re working on a new capability…Read more ›

Becoming Steve Jobs searches for answers in Jobs’ wilderness years

New biography Becoming Steve Jobs attempts to answer an important question: What happened to Steve Jobs during his wilderness years outside Apple that turned him from a gifted-but-impossible-to-work-with youngster into the seasoned digital emperor he would be following his return to…Read more ›

Becoming Steve Jobs searches for answers in Jobs’ wilderness years

New biography Becoming Steve Jobs attempts to answer an important question: What happened to Steve Jobs during his wilderness years outside Apple that turned him from a gifted-but-impossible-to-work-with youngster into the seasoned digital emperor he would be following his return to…Read more ›

‘Big Questions? Short Answers’ Is Like Having A College-Town Coffee Shop In Your Phone

Big Questions? Short Answers! — Entertainment — Free ($ 2.99 for full unlock) This strange little app contains 400 questions of varying philosophical value and only gives you 140 characters with which to answer them. The idea is to let you…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Ashton Kutcher Personally Answers Quora Question About His Role As Steve Jobs

kutcher_jobs-640x426Quora is motherlode of information often sees top experts answer thoughtful questions posed by its users. Every once in a while, a superstar will step into answer — as Ashton Kutcher himself did, when someone asked “How did Ashton Kutcher prepare for his role as Steve Jobs in the new movie Jobs?” It’s fascinating to […]

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Five Tips, Tricks, Questions, And Answers For Apple’s Own iOS Podcast App [Feature]

Podcasts AppWhen the Podcasts app showed up a bit after the release of iOS 6, we were all excited that Apple was taking its unintended creation of a new media form seriously. While the app is fairly simple to use, there are subtleties that we might miss. Let’s take a look at some readers’ questions about […]

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Ask Siri These Questions, Get Some Hilarious Answers [iOS Tips]

Siri Funny Questions

One of my daughter’s favorite things to do with Siri on my iPhone, besides rename me all sorts of ridiculous names, is to ask it questions. “Siri,” she’ll say, “what is your real name?” Siri will reply with how she really doesn’t like talking about herself. Hilarious, right?

I’m almost afraid to show her this tip, then, because she’ll now have a ton of questions to ask Siri, getting  [Read More…]

Congress Asks About Mobile Payment Safeguards And Gets Few Solid Answers

Congressional testimony raises concerns about consumer protections for mobile payments

Are mobile payments safe? That was a question that the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit posed to various finance officials earlier today. The subcommittee didnt get a particularly clear answer. According to written testimony provided by Stephanie Martin, associate general counsel for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, defining what protections apply to mobile payment  [Read More…]

Congress Wants Answers From Apple On Apps Stealing Address Book Contacts

A week ago, it was discovered that the popular social networking app Path uploads users entire address books to their servers. Theyve since apologized and nuked the data. But Paths not the only ones doing this: other high profile companies like Twitter are also doing it. And Apples letting them. Not so surprisingly, Congress isnt liking what its hearing about the address book security issue. In fact, House Energy &  [Read More…]