Tag Archive: Currency


See Currency Exchange Rates in Stocks App on iPhone

The iPhone Stocks app and Stocks Notification Center widget typically is used to follow markets, ETFs, mutual funds, or individual equities, but with the proper syntax you can add just about any globally traded currency to watch as well. Adding currency to the Stocks app should be particularly nice for users who travel often, or … Read More

Convert Currency in Spotlight Search for iOS

Spotlight Search for iOS now has the ability to perform currency calculations and conversions using up to date exchange rates. This is a handy built-in feature for travelers, anyone who needs to exchange money, and those who work across borders, and it’s built right into the latest versions of Spotlight for iOS on iPhone, iPad, … Read More

3 super-easy ways to convert currency with your Mac

As the world gets smaller and smaller thanks to the global marketplace called the internet, you may sometimes need to know exactly how much your dollar will get you in the wider world. Is that £15 widget really worth it?… Read more ›

Get Exchange Rates & Convert Currency with Spotlight in OS X

The Mac has long had currency conversion tools available through Calculator app and Dashboard with the Converter widget, but the latest versions of OS X have an even faster option available with Spotlight, which can provide current exchange rates and conversions on the fly. You will need to be running at least OS X 10.10 … Read More

Forget Mobile Payments, Gold iPhones Are The New Global Currency

The money side of Apple is nothing out of the ordinary for anyone who follows investor news and views. The idea, however, that Apple products — specifically the iPhone — may be considered a form of hard currency in themselves… Read more ›     

Type Foreign Currency Symbols on the iPhone & iPad

Foreign currency symbols can be accessed and typed iOS easily, all you need to do is be somewhere with keyboard access, and then do the following:

Tap “123″ and then hold down the “$ ” dollar sign to reveal the currency pop-up window

For the USA keyboard, this reveals the symbols for Yen, Euro, Dollar, Cent, British Pound, and the Korean Won, and the process is identical whether you’re on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

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Currency App Converts Currencies. Beautifully

Who knew there was room for yet another iPhone currency converter in the store? The folks behind Currency, that’s who, a conversion app that is as minimal as its name.

Currency looks gorgeous, and is super-simple to use. At the top is your source currency, and below that is a list of target currencies. Type your amount in the top and it’ll be converted into all the currencies below, letting you see them  [Read More…]

How to Convert Currency in Mac OS X with Calculator App

Calculator app converts currency Need to quickly convert a value in one currency to another? You don�t need to hit the web to learn the latest exchange rates, instead you can turn to the trusty old Calculator app. The OS X Calculator is bundled with a variety of built-in conversion tools, currency included. Using it is simple: Launch Calculator app through Spotlight (Command+Spacebar) or find it in /Applications/ Enter a number you  [Read More…]

Change Regional Settings, Measurement Units, Date Formats, & Currency in Mac OS X

Change Regional Settings and Formats in Mac OS X If you travel internationally with a Mac or you split life between different parts of the world you can make your computing life easier by adjusting regional settings based on your current location. Mac OS X makes this very easy to do and you can switch from US to metric, change currency, and set the date formats all in one place. Launch System  [Read More…]