Tag Archive: Apple


How to Enter & Exit Apple Watch Power Reserve Mode

Though Apple Watch battery lasts a reasonably long amount of time, having a powered off or dead battery Apple Watch on the wrist is not particularly useful. One helpful tip when you approach the lower bounds of battery remaining is to switch into Power Reserve Mode on Apple Watch. Power Reserve Mode turns the Apple … Read More

New Apple Commercial Shows Off Portrait Mode for iPhone 7 Plus

Apple is running a new iPhone 7 Plus commercial called “Take Mine”, the advertisement emphasizes the devices Portrait Mode camera feature. In the commercial, a girl is visiting a coastal Mediterranean town, and after taking a picture with Portrait mode on her iPhone she soon becomes the impromptu town photographer, snapping portrait mode pictures of … Read More

How to Rename Apple Magic Mouse in Mac OS

By default Mac OS will name a Bluetooth device like an Apple Magic Mouse as “Name’s Magic Mouse”, which makes it easy to identify. Some Mac users may wish to change that and assign a different name to their Magic Mouse or to rename the Magic Mouse however, perhaps to resolve a conflict, to not … Read More

Apple Runs iPhone 7 Romeo & Juliet Commercial

Apple has started running a new iPhone 7 commercial featuring two children acting out the Shakespeare drama Romeo and Juliet. The advertisement is intended to emphasize the iPhone 7 camera, which is shown recording the play and using the devices digital zoom feature to zoom into a scene. Text overlaying the commercial states: Your movies … Read More

iPhone 6s Unexpectedly Shuts Down? Apple Might Have a Fix!

Has your iPhone 6s randomly shut itself off for no obvious reason? Typically this happens when the iPhone 6s still has battery power available, but the device dies and powers down anyway. If this has happened to your iPhone 6s, it may be due to a battery failure and Apple might replace it for free. … Read More

Apple Holiday 2016 Ad Featuring Frankenstein Debuts

Apple has released their annual holiday TV advertisement for 2016, titled “Frankie’s Holiday”. In the commercial, Frankenstein (yes, Frankenstein the monster) wanders down from a European mountain cabin into a town square with a Christmas tree, where he proceeds to sing the 1950’s classic “(There’s No Place Like) Home for the Holidays” with the assistance … Read More

Apple Runs MacBook Pro Touch Bar Commercial “Bulbs”

Apple is running the first TV commercial for the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. The commercial is embedded below for easy viewing. The commercial, called “Bulbs”, follows shattering bulbs as the video narrative runs through a series of ideas, inventions, and innovations that have moved humankind forward, including the wheel, writing, the plow, electricity, … Read More

Tips to Increase Accuracy of Heart Rate Monitor on Apple Watch

The built-in heart rate monitor feature of Apple Watch is great for exercise and monitoring general heart health, but from time to time you may notice the heart rate number reported back seems unusual given your present state. For example, you may be sitting at your desk working and see some number way out of … Read More

“Hello Again” Apple Event Set for October 27, New Macs Expected

Apple has scheduled a press event for October 27. The event is titled “hello again” and presumed focus will be on the introduction of new Macs. Anyone will be able to watch the “hello again” event live on Thursday, October 27 at 10 AM PST at Apple’s Special Events website here. Viewing the keynote lifestream … Read More

macOS Sierra 10.12.1 Beta 3 Released by Apple

Apple has released macOS Sierra 10.12.1 beta 3, the new build arrives as 16B2338c. The beta update is available now from the Mac App Store for those enrolled in the Developer beta testing program, and presumably will launch soon after for macOS Public Beta testers as well. The new build of macOS Sierra likely focuses … Read More