Tag Archive: Apple


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

How to Turn Off Apple Watch

The Apple Watch battery lasts a while, and most users will place the Apple Watch onto the charger or into Night Stand mode if they’re letting it sit for a while, but sometimes you might want to actually turn the Apple Watch off completely. Maybe you’re putting the watch into longterm storage or sending it … Read More

watchOS 3 Update Released for Apple Watch

Apple has released the final version of watchOS 3 for Apple Watch users. WatchOS 3 boosts performance significantly, and also includes various new features, new watch faces, new complications, and a rethought Glance screen which is now called a Dock. Multiple new health features are included with watchOS 3, including a “breathe” app which reminds … Read More

tvOS 10 Released for Apple TV

Apple has released tvOS 10 for Apple TV. The major software update for Apple TV includes a variety of new features including a dark mode, much improved Siri search capabilities, a redesigned Music app, a new feature rich Photos app with Memories and instant slide shows, tvOS typically will update itself automatically unless the feature … Read More

Apple Watch Series 2 Released

Apple has released the new Apple Watch, called Apple Watch Series 2. The new Apple Watch includes a faster processor and GPU, a better display, water resistance, and GPS. The enclosure of Apple Watch Series 2 looks the same as the first Apple Watch, though there is a new ceramic White case available, and a … Read More

Use Mark as Missing on Lost Apple Watch to Enable Activation Lock

Apple Watch includes a feature called Mark As Missing, which is similar to iCloud Lock for iPhones, and intended to be enabled if an Apple Watch is missing or misplaced. Once activated, an Apple Watch goes into an Activation Lock mode, which requires the associated Apple ID and password to be entered before the Watch … Read More