Tag Archive: Check

Check Out What A Big Difference The iPhone 4S Camera’s IR Filter Makes

Infrared light. We can�t see it, but it surrounds us, permeating everything� especially our digital camera sensors, leading to images filled with off, unnatural colors.

With the iPhone 4S, Apple introduced an infrared filter to improve color quality in the images. But what are the practical effects of this filter? Much more accurate color and the elimination of the reddish tint that plagues so many iPhone photos.


Over at Camera  [Read More…]

Check Out The Latest Way Samsung Has Shamelessly Ripped Off Apple

Despite the fact that Samsung�s being sued by Apple in pretty much every country in the world short of Xanadu and Zembla, the IP rip-offs just keep on coming from the plucky Korean electronics giant!

This time, as ObamaPacman notes, Samsung isn�t just content on ripping off the design of the iPod touch for their new Samsung Galaxy 4.0 Android MP3 player� they�ve ripped off the iPod touch�s official product image,  [Read More…]

Check The Remaining Minutes On Your AT&T Calling Plan [iOS Tips]


Are you an AT&T subscriber who wants to see how many minutes are left on your calling plan? Here is a quick and easy way to get that information sent right to your iPhone.


You can check the number of minutes remaining by accessing the Phone app and dialing: *646# and pressing Call. You�ll see a message stating the information is sent to you in a text message. Once  [Read More…]

Need A Last Minute Halloween Costume? Check Out The Fun You Can Have With Two iPad 2s [Video]

This has been all over the place today, but if you�re stuck for a Halloween costume idea and have two iPad 2s lying around, here�s a great suggestion: just initiate a FaceTime call between your iPads, duct tape them to your torso, pull on a ripped hoodie and smear fake blood all over yourself. It�ll look like someone shot a cannonball right through you!

Don�t like your Halloween costume to be so gory? If you�re a fan of  [Read More…]

Check Out This Completely Unrealistic, Yet Still Awesome, iTV Concept [Gallery]

Spotted by 9to5Mac, artist�Guilherme M. Schasiepen�has posted a gallery of concept iTV images. The images depict a multi-touch TV set with 3D that doesn�t require glasses.

Color us skeptical, but the idea of a touch-screen television seems absolutely unrealistic. This concept is still pretty gorgeous, however.

While the TV itself looks great (check out this awesome 360 degree pan), no one is going to want to walk up to their TV  [Read More…]

How to Check For an LG Display in a MacBook Air and Make it Look Better

MacBook Air 2011

If you have a newer MacBook Air you should pay attention. Some of the MacBook Airs are shipping with Samsung displays, and some are shipping with LG displays, both are quality displays, but the LG�s default color profile is lighter and a bit flat. Most users probably won�t notice this, but if you sit a MacBook Air with a Samsung display next to one with the LG display, you  [Read More…]

Check What Software Updates Have Been Installed in Mac OS X

Check installed software updates

Forget what Software Updates you�ve installed? You can easily check in Mac OS X:

Open �System Preferences� from the ? Apple menu Click on �Software Update� and then choose the �Installed Software� tab

From here you�ll see the precise installed date and time, the software update package name, and the version of each update listed.

This list can be helpful to look through for troubleshooting purposes, or if  [Read More…]

Check Out Apple’s Cool TV Ad For iPhone 4S and Siri

Apple�s first ad for Siri and the iPhone 4S that started airing on TV tonight. Makes it look very attractive and cool. It�s going to be a monster smash.

BTW: The ad hasn�t yet been added to Apple�s official YouTube account.

Check Available Storage Space and How Much Space an App Uses in iOS 5

Check how much space an app uses in iOS 5 You can now quickly find out how much storage space is available on your iOS 5 device, in addition to the amount of storage space used, how much space a specific app is taking up, or how large your music collection is.

Check Space from the �Usage� menu:

Tap on �Settings� and to �General� Tap on �Usage� to see overall space available,  [Read More…]

Check Out This Awesome Steve Jobs Portrait Made From 4,001 Post-it Notes

Since Steve Jobs passed away on October 5, we�ve seen a stack of awesome of tribute images created from MacBook parts, Minecraft building blocks, and even salt. However, this has to be one of my favorite: a portrait of Steve created with 4,001 Post-it notes.

The image was created on the window of an Apple retail store in Munich, Germany, and as you can see from the time-lapse video below, it took  [Read More…]