Tag Archive: Automatic


How to Enable Automatic App Updates on iPhone and iPad

If you or someone you know frequently gets behind on installing app updates on an iPhone or iPad, you may appreciate a feature in iOS Settings that allows the App Store to automatically update apps on the device. Just as it sounds, Automatic Updates for apps will periodically discover and find available updates for any … Read More

How to Set an Automatic Vacation Responder in Gmail

If you’re a Gmail user and you’re going to be away from email, on vacation, or out of the office for a while, you may want to set an automatic email responder message directly through Gmail. Auto-Responders, “Out of Office” responders, and Vacation Responders work much like the names imply; when they’re enabled and someone … Read More

How to Disable Automatic GPU Switching on MacBook Pro

For those MacBook Pro owners with higher end models that include dual video cards (integrated and discrete GPU), you’re likely aware that Mac OS and certain apps will switch between the two graphics cards as is determined necessary. The idea behind this is for apps to use the integrated GPU when attempting to conserve power … Read More

How to Stop Automatic Emoji Replacing Emoticons in Messages for Mac OS X

If you use Messages on the Mac to as a way to send texts, iMessages, Facebook chat, AIM, or whatever else, you’ve certainly noticed that new versions of Messages in OS X will automatically replace an emoticon with an emoji icon substitution. While many users like Emoji characters and they work great when messaging other … Read More

Type an Email Address Faster with Automatic TLD Shortcuts in iOS Mail

Did you know the quick access TLD trick in iOS expands into Mail app for quickly typing email addresses too? If you didn’t, you’re certainly not alone, and though many iPhone and iPad users are familiar with the Safari TLD shortcuts accessible on the iOS keyboard, not as many seem to know that this expands … Read More [Read More…]

Type an Email Address Faster with Automatic TLD Shortcuts in iOS Mail

Did you know the quick access TLD trick in iOS expands into Mail app for quickly typing email addresses too? If you didn’t, you’re certainly not alone, and though many iPhone and iPad users are familiar with the Safari TLD shortcuts accessible on the iOS keyboard, not as many seem to know that this expands … Read More

Automatic partners with Jawbone to whip drivers into shape

As the nation grows more obese yet car culture still rules, here’s the nudge of the hour: your car and your fitness app talking to each other, reminding you that you’re not moving enough. Automatic’s smart driving assistant can turn…Read more ›

New Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover With Automatic Hinge And Adjustable Angle

Barely two months after I bought the original, Logitech has updated the Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad, with matching new models for the iPads Air and Mini. The Bluetooth keyboards still work as covers and stands for your iPad, but…Read more ›