Tag Archive: Different

Change the iPhone Text Tone to Play Different SMS Sounds

iPhone Text Tone New to the iPhone with iOS 5 is the ability to set and use custom text tones. Having long been able to switch between Apple provided text tones, since this new feature means any ringtone file can be set as a custom SMS sound, and you can also set custom text alert sounds on a per contact basis so you’ll know who is texting you based on the  [Read More…]

Scosche IEM856m Earphones: This is a Different Beast, And it Roars Like a Lion [Review]

Let’s get two big facts out the way right now: Yes, these Scosche IEM856m canalphones ($ 250) look a little like several of the canalphones in Monster’s lineup (eg. the Beats Tour), mostly because of the flat, ribbon-like cable; no, they’re not anything like any of the Monster earphones they somewhat resemble. In fact, one big detail makes them very different from almost any other IEM on the market.   Let’s  [Read More…]

Rumors Point to Three Different Sizes for Upcoming Apple Television Set

After citing sources in Japan, Australia’s SmartHouse reported that Apple’s new television is to come in an entry-level size of 32 inches, a maximum size of 55 inches, and a third model which would fall somewhere between there. According to the report, the source is a “major Japanese company” that is involved in manufacturing. It also agrees with other rumors which mentioned that the Apple television will feature Siri integration, which would allow users to control the  [Read More…]

FieldFolio For iPad 2: Beautifully Designed & Different [Review]

The FieldFolio case ($ 70) for iPad 2 is an innovative case that’s inspired by classic cloth-bound notebooks. It’s manufactured by hand from recycled board and cotton-blend bookbinding linens, and traditionally bound just like a real book. But instead of paper inside it, you’ll find a custom-fit cradle that houses your iPad. The cover boasts a built-in magnetic array that works just like Apple’s Smart Cover — waking your device when you open  [Read More…]

How Can I Merge Several Different iPhoto Libraries Together? [Ask MacRx]

Merge iPhoto Libraries Longtime Mac users often have pictures scattered across several different machines in multiple iPhoto libraries. Sometimes it’s nice to merge everything together when upgrading to a new machine: I saw your MacRx article on Consolidating Your iPhoto Library and Removing Duplicates. How would you recommend I consolidate several different libraries? I have my first iPhoto library on my vintage Mac Mini. I have a  [Read More…]

Try A Different Search Engine: Get Duck Duck Go On Your iPhone [Review]

Duck Duck Go icon For the last few weeks I’ve been using DuckDuckGo as my search engine, not just on my Mac but also on my iPhone. The iPhone app, in particular, was a delightful eye-opener.   Previously, I’d been finding the official Google Search app rather disappointing. It was slow, and full of extra stuff that I didn’t want. When Google first appeared in the 1990s, it  [Read More…]

Use Different Desktop Background Pictures for Spaces in Mac OS X Lion

Use Different Wallpapers for Spaces in Mac OS X Lion Assigning different wallpapers to different desktop spaces is much easier in Mac OS X Lion, here’s the quickest way to do this: Enter each space individually Right-click on the desired background image and choose “Set Desktop Picture” Repeat for the next desktop space Using this method and Mission Control to switch spaces is the fastest method, but you can also do  [Read More…]

Analyst: Kindle Fire To Attract Different User Than The iPad

On Wednesday, online retail giant Amazon aimed to set the tablet market on ‘Fire’ with the long-anticipated announcement of the company’s branded tablet dubbed the Kindle Fire. As MMi reported Wednesday morning, the Kindle Fire is an Android-powered tablet that undercuts the majority of competing tablets with its introductory price of $199. “We’re building premium products at non-premium prices,” Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said as the new Amazon tablet was introduced. But Amazon stands poised to attract  [Read More…]

AdWeek Thinks Different, Adds Steve Jobs to the Crazy Ones

One of the most memorable ads of the Think Different campaign was Crazy Ones, Apple’s tribute to the rebels, the troublemakers, the ones who see things differently. And the ones who change the world. In honor of Steve Jobs stepping down as CEO, AdWeek has released a revision to this heroes tribute. “The images showed everyone from John Lennon to Gandhi, but the inference was that Apple’s visionary leader was one these remarkable souls. Now, with Jobs resigning as CEO  [Read More…]

Apple’s Beta Photostream App Seemingly Confirms New, Radically Different iPhone 5 Design

The latest version of Apple’s Photo Stream beta app has a new icon for “taking a photo with your iPhone”… one that appears to feature an iPhone 5 with a larger screen and elongated, capacitive home button. You know, just like all the rumors and cases have been suggesting. Art gaffe, or can we just all take as read the look of the iPhone 5 now that icons for it  [Read More…]