Tag Archive: Color


Internet debates: ‘What color is this stupid dress?’

  “What color is this stupid dress?” That’s the question I (as well as most the Internet) asked friends tonight at the local bar, after a picture of an ugly gold and white…errr….blue and navy bride’s maids dress swept the…

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Change the Selection Highlight Color in Mac OS X

Many Mac users probably don’t think twice about the color that shows up when they select and highlight text or some app elements in OS X, which defaults to being blue. But if you’re the type of user who likes to customize things a bit, you may appreciate knowing that you can choose nearly any … Read More

This machine uses an iPhone to sort M&M’s by color

Let’s face it. Deep in our hearts, we all know some colored M&M’s taste better than others. For me, it’s the red and green ones; for my wife, it’s the brown and orange ones. And, of course, Van Halen famously…

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How to Calibrate Mac Displays for the Best Picture & Color

Having an external monitor hooked up to a Mac can boost productivity significantly, and most users who get a secondary screen just hook it up and start using it – it works, so why mess around, right? But to get the best picture and color representation out of your external display, you’ll want to take … Read More

Leaked SIM trays reveal future iPhone 6 color options

From its flexible but hard-as-nails Sapphire glass display, to its larger form factor, we’ve seen a lot of apparent leaks regarding the upcoming iPhone 6 — cluing us in on what we can expect from Apple’s next-generation smartphone. Now a…

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Remove Color Filters from Photos in iOS to Restore the Original Image

Both the actively applied Camera filters and the later added Photos apps based color filtering in iOS can add some nice stylizing effects to pictures, helping to give them a unique look, but if you decide you’re no longer wanting an image to be filtered through a crazy color lens, you can actually easily remove … Read More

Color Suite will tell you everything you want to know about that hue

Color Suite is a ridiculously comprehensive color-identification app with an easy sampling tool and a wealth of information. Just point the little dot at the color you want to identify, and it’ll tell you pretty much everything about it, including…

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Samson Color Codes It’s New SD Card Lineup

Samsung has redesigned its SD and microSD cards with color coding that makes it easier to spot the difference between the different product lines – regular, Pro and Evo. Unfortunately, this is the wrong way to color code cards. Let’s…

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Use Darken Colors to Increase Text Color Contrast in iOS

One of the bigger complaints stemming from the iOS redesign is that the stark white interface with thin fonts can be difficult to read. Setting text to Bold makes an enormous difference, but some of the color choices in iOS still lack enough contrast to make things easy on the eyes, particularly for those with … Read More

New F.lux Beta Balances Your Mac’s Color To Help You Get To Sleep

Those who live their lives glued to their computers love f.lux, a cone-saving app that automatically adjusts the color balance of your Mac (or jailbroken iPhone or iPad’s) display at sunset or sunrise so it’s easier to read. For f.lux…

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