Tag Archive: Easily

Monitor Web Bandwidth Usage Easily with Chrome

Watch bandwidth usage in Chrome web browser If you’ve ever wanted to watch all data transfer and bandwidth usage while you browse the web you’ll know it’s not necessarily an easy task. Thankfully, a little-known feature contained within the excellent Google Chrome web browser provides a simple solution, and it allows for easy monitoring of how much data is consumed in a given web browsing session.

Though there are many reasons  [Read More…]

Change Up Your Style Easily With The Modify Watch [Deals]

CoM - Modify1I haven’t worn a watch in a while. I’m used to using my iPhone as a way to check the time when needed and I wasn’t a fan of having to have a watch that would be suitable for going to the beach and one for more formal occasions – or try to find one […]

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Easily Mock Up iOS 7 Apps & Interfaces with a Free iOS 7 GUI Template PSD

The designers at Teehan+Lax have built a complete iOS 7 GUI elements template, and are now offering it for free as a very functional PSD file. Everything is fully layered, well-labeled, and organized logically, making it an excellent tool to use for mocking up apps and concepts as they would appear natively in the completely redesigned iOS 7 interface.

iOS 7 GUI Template

Being a PSD it is obviously aimed at  [Read More…]

Dial & Convert Vanity Phone Numbers Easily on the iPhone

You’re probably aware that iPhone will automatically detect phone numbers in web pages, allowing you to tap directly on a phone number and choose to call that number, send it a message, add it to Contacts, or to copy it to the clipboard. The tap-to-dial function is easily the quickest way to call a number found on the web:

Dial a number quickly with a tap and hold

But what  [Read More…]

Easily Open A Second Finder Window From The Same Folder [OS X Tips]

Second Finder Window

Typically, when you hit Command-N while you’re in the Finder, you’ll get a window for the folder you have set in the Finder’s Preferences dialogue. But what if you want to open two copies of the same folder on your Mac, to move stuff around in sub-folders when in icon view, for example? If you want to open two copies of the same folder on your Mac at the  [Read More…]

How to Add Text to Photos Easily Using Preview in Mac OS X

Adding text to images is a fairly simple process to begin with that is made even easier with Preview, the basic image viewing app that is bundled on all Macs. Most people don’t think of Preview when they think of making adjustments and edits to pictures like this, but it works just fine, and because Preview has shipped with every version of OS X from the dawn of time, you’ll never have to download a third party app to just  [Read More…]

Easily (Really Easily) Make Storyboards on Your iPhone with Disney Story [Daily Freebie]

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So far, it’s been an interesting few weeks for digital publishing. Late last month saw the introduction of Flowboard, a digital publishing platform centered around an iPad app.

Now Disney has come out with their (highly simplified) take. Disney Story is a free iPhone app that lets you easily create a storyboard from photos on your iPhone, with accompanying text, which you can then share via email or on Facebook.

The key phrase here is easily;  [Read More…]

Easily Correct Siri Input Errors Without Getting Frustrated [iOS Tips]

Siri Correction

Have you ever had one of those Siri moments, where you ask her to search for something, and she interprets your speech incorrectly? I’m guessing all of us have, at one time or another.

One thing Siri doesn’t do very well is provide for “no I meant…” error correction, at least using speech. Next time you use Siri and the result is something you didn’t expect, don’t just press  [Read More…]

Easily Install Foreign Apps Onto the iPhone & iPad

Install foreign apps from other App Stores on iOS devices If you’ve ever wanted to get a foreign app that isn’t named in your native language, let alone native alphabet, onto your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you’ve probably noticed it’s not the easiest thing in the world. For one, App Stores can be separated, so for example some apps available on the US App Store may not be available in  [Read More…]

Mastering The iOS Keyboard: Easily Add Special Symbols And Accents [iOS Tips]

Special Characters

So, there you are, typing a long note on your iPhone or iPad, when you suddenly realize that you need–gasp–a special symbol or accented character. Perhaps you want to use the £ (British pound) symbol, or the é symbol when sending an email to a business associate or family member.

No, you don’t have to use the Emoji keyboard (unless you want a copyright (©) symbol), but there is  [Read More…]