Tag Archive: Check


Check Out The Insane Amount Of Damage Done At The Foxconn Riot [Gallery]

Earlier this morning reports surfaced that a riot broke out at a Foxconn factory. Sadly, 10 people were killed in the riot while many more have been injured and taken to the hospital. The riot involved 2,000 Foxconn employees who were finally brought under control by 5,000 police officers after a few hours.

The amount of damage done during the riot was massive. Store windows were smashed. Cars were flipped over. We  [Read More…]

Check Mail in iOS 6 with a Pull-to-Refresh Gesture

Check Mail in iOS 6 with a pull-to-refresh gesture

Mail generally automatically checks itself when launched, or every some-odd amount of minutes based on your Push and Fetch settings. From iOS 6 onward the familiar circle “Refresh” button is gone from the lower left corner though, but that doesn’t mean you can’t forcibly check mail yourself when you want to.

To immediately check for new mail right away just tap and hold on  [Read More…]

Check Out Apples New TV Ads For iPhone 5 And EarPods [Video]

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Apple has released four new TV spots, and three of them tout the brand new iPhone 5. One ad is specifically devoted to EarPods, highlighting the design process Apple went through to create its new earphones.

Unlike the failed Genius ads from the Olympics, these 4 new ads feel much more like classic Apple. Each iPhone 5 spot is 30 seconds and focuses on a particular aspect of the device.

We’ve embedded the other two iPhone 5 ads  [Read More…]

Check Out This Rapidly Growing Real Time List Of iPhone 5 Compatible iOS Apps

Now with more pixels!

So you want to know what apps will best take advantage of your new iPhone 5 when you get it in your hot little hands this coming Friday? One way is to start searching AppShopper using a search string that includes “iPhone 5.” This will net you a real-time list of all the apps currently in the app store that have the text string in their “What’s New”  [Read More…]

Summon a Spelling & Grammar Check Tool in Mac OS X with a Keyboard Shortcut

Spelling and Grammar Check in Mac OS X

Mac OS X includes a powerful built-in spelling and grammar tool that runs automatically when you type in many apps, but a separate panel can be summoned from just about any text entry point or app that provides additional support for the feature. To bring up the “Spelling and Grammar” panel in a compatible Mac app, just use the keyboard shortcut Command+Shift+: (yes, colon/semi-colon).

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Check Out Apples Awesome New iPod Ad [Video]

One of the more forgotten parts of today’s iPhone 5 keynote was the awesome iPod commercial Apple debuted, featuring the new little devices bouncing all over the place. While the iPod is certainly no longer Apple’s flagship product line, this commercial was still top-notch. If you look closely, there’s some really nice touches. My favorite part is when two iPod shuffles combine to make a new, taller nano. Pretty clever. Check out  [Read More…]

Check Out These Unseen Photos Of Steve Jobs From His 1984 Rolling Stones Shoot

You’ve most likely seen the image of Steve Jobs sitting in the lotus position with his Mac in his lap. It was in Rolling Stones back in 1984 and has become one of the most iconic images of Jobs.

Norman Seeff was the photographer behind that picture, and he just released a couple of unseen photos of Steve Jobs that he took for Jobs’ Rolling Stones feature.�The images feature a more candid  [Read More…]

Check Out These Unseen Photos Of Steve Jobs From His 1984 Rolling Stones Shoot

You’ve most likely seen the image of Steve Jobs sitting in the lotus position with his Mac in his lap. It was in Rolling Stones back in 1984 and has become one of the most iconic images of Jobs.

Norman Seeff was the photographer behind that picture, and he just released a couple of unseen photos of Steve Jobs that he took for Jobs’ Rolling Stones feature.�The images feature a more candid  [Read More…]

Check Out This Amazing Technicolor Chalk Portrait Of Steve Jobs From Last Weekends Palo Alto Arts Festival

 

This weekend saw Palo Alto, California once again hosting its annual Festival of the Arts. The festival is known, amongst other things, for its yearly Italian Street Painting Expo, in which over sixty street artists take to the pavement to make elaborate paintings in chalk.

This year, to honor Palo Alto’s most famous adopted son, street artist Lawrence Viariseo did this amazing technicolor Steve Jobs portrait. Steve looks, perhaps, a little  [Read More…]

Check Out Kayak Pro For iOS, Apples Free App Of The Week [Deals]

Kayak makes sure you get the best deal for flights and hotels by comparing prices on the web.

Each week Apple selects a paid App Store app and makes it totally free. CultCast listeners may know this already, but I’m a huge fan of Kayak for creating trip itineraries and ordering plane tickets, hotel rooms, etc.

There’s a free version of Kayak in the App Store that runs on the iPhone and  [Read More…]