Tag Archive: Block

How to Block or Hide a News Source in News App on iOS

The News app on iPhone and iPad includes a large number of publications, some of which you may be interested in and likely some that you have less interest in reading or maybe even don’t want to see at all. Fortunately it’s really easy to adjust the News app in iOS to block or hide … Read More

How to Block Unknown Callers & “No Caller ID” on iPhone

Now that we can block callers on the iPhone by selecting a specific number or contact, wouldn’t it be nice to go further and stop all “Unknown” callers and “No Caller ID” calls from coming to the iPhone too? Typically the “Unknown”, “No Caller ID”, and “Blocked” callers are telemarketers, robocalls, and other annoying types, … Read More

UE Boom 2 gets Block Party mode so you can blast friends’ tunes

SAN FRANCISCO — A slick new feature coming to Ultimate Ears’ Bluetooth speakers will let you stream your friends’ music from the palm of your hand. Called Block Party, it lets up to three friends connect to the same UE speaker. Then the self-appointed DJ can pick and choose from each person’s tunes, pulled from […]

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Very first Apple computer hits auction block at mind-blowing price

Some of the most important scientific instruments of the past 700 years are hitting the auction block later this month, but one of the newest creations in the lot — one of the very first computers created by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak — is expect to fetch the highest bid. Christie’s has auctioned a […]

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Jobs’ widow tried to block the release of Steve Jobs movie

Could the story behind the upcoming Steve Jobs movie be even more exciting than the movie itself? Having seen the movie dropped by its original backers, experienced damaging leaks as a result of the Sony hack, and topped off by a recent war of words between Tim Cook and writer Aaron Sorkin, now a new […]

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Gmail now lets you block contacts, unsubscribe from mailing lists

Google has added two awesome new features to Gmail that every email client should provide: the option to block contacts you don’t want to hear from, and the ability to instantly unsubscribe from mailing lists you no longer with to be a part of. “Sometimes you get mail from someone who’s really disruptive,” Google writes on its Gmail […]

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Ericsson wants to block Apple from selling iPhones in the U.S.

In one to file under “N” for “Never happening,” mobile phone company Ericsson has filed seven new lawsuits asking the U.S. International Trade Commission to block Apple products, such as the iPhone, from selling in the United States. The lawsuits allege that Apple… Read more ›

CVS and Rite Aid block Apple Pay as mobile wallet war heats up

Two major pharmacy chains have stopped supporting Apple Pay as merchants in the U.S. take sides on which mobile wallet platform to embrace. Reports from a couple days ago revealed that Rite Aid had started disabling its NFC terminals, thereby… Read more ›

Select Paragraphs & Large Text Block Easily in iOS with a Two-Finger Tap

Most iPhone and iPad users know that you can tap and hold onto any text within iOS to select it, then by using the little draggable bars, you can adjust the size of the text selection rather easily too. While this is great for selecting a single word, a sentence, and even a small block … Read More

Apple’s original rainbow office signs hit the auction block

From 1993 until 1997, Apple’s rainbow logo smiled down from the east-facing side of Infinite Loop’s Building 3 as drivers sped north on Highway 280. Now these Styrofoam and fiberglass signs are treated like fine art being peddled by one of the world’s oldest… Read more ›