Tag Archive: Buttons


How to master the Apple TV remote’s new buttons

Like all well-designed products from the Apple mothership, the new Apple TV’s remote, also known as the Siri remote, looks simple but contains a surprising amount of depth. Sure, you might know that one press on the Menu button will take you back one screen, but what about all the other secret moves (like how […]

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

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Pinterest will become a giant store thanks to buy buttons

If you’ve ever been browsing through the Pinterest app and then seen something that made you think, “OMG want,” but you were away from your computer or just didn’t feel like going online to make that thing yours, you may…Read more ›

App Store swaps ‘Free’ download buttons with ‘Get’ label

When it comes to the App Store there’s rarely such a thing as a “free” app. If you’re not paying for it upfront you’ll probably get hit up with exorbitant in-app purchase offers later. So in a move to change…Read more ›

How to Hide Twitter & Facebook Buttons from Sharing Panel in iOS 8

If you’re like many other iPhone and iPad users, when you go to share a picture from your iOS device, you’re probably going to send it through Messages or Mail, and you’re not trying to go about posting it to Twitter or Facebook. Nonetheless, those Facebook and Twitter sharing buttons sit there in every iOS … Read More

Kindle Voyage brings buzzing buttons back to the bezel

Amazon has two new Kindles out, the Voyage, plus an update that brings touch to the cheapest Kindle. The new Voyage isn’t – as its name might suggest – waterproof ready for travel, but it does have a brighter screen…Read more ›

Flexible iPhones could have buttons embedded beneath their displays

Apple may be on the verge of releasing its most generously-sized iPhone yet, but the company is always on the lookout for new ways of providing screen real estate to its users. A new patent published today by the U.S.…Read more ›

How to Show Back & Forward Buttons in Safari for iPhone

Modern versions of iOS changed how Safari looks when a web page is loaded, particularly on the iPhone and iPod touch. To save screen space on these devices, all of the Safari navigation buttons disappear automatically once you start scrolling through a web page, hiding your standard back and forward features and other buttons. While … Read More

Prevent Volume Buttons from Changing the Ringer & Alert Levels on iPhone

If you’ve ever let a child play with your iPhone, you know that every physical button probably gets pressed a few million times, often repeatedly. There’s obviously little harm in that by itself, but a fairly common scenario is that a parent hands their iPhone to their kid to play a game or watch a … Read More [Read More…]

Prevent Volume Buttons from Changing the Ringer & Alert Levels on iPhone

If you’ve ever let a child play with your iPhone, you know that every physical button probably gets pressed a few million times, often repeatedly. There’s obviously little harm in that by itself, but a fairly common scenario is that a parent hands their iPhone to their kid to play a game or watch a … Read More [Read More…]

Prevent Volume Buttons from Changing the Ringer & Alert Levels on iPhone

If you’ve ever let a child play with your iPhone, you know that every physical button probably gets pressed a few million times, often repeatedly. There’s obviously little harm in that by itself, but a fairly common scenario is that a parent hands their iPhone to their kid to play a game or watch a … Read More