Tag Archive: Efficient


Apple’s Buses Are As Secretive And Efficient As Apple Itself

Companies like Apple using specially commissioned shuttle buses to ferry employees back and forth from San Francisco have caused their fair share of problems in the past. Wanting to find out just how often the buses traveled past his house,…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Eton’s Solar-Powered Rukus Speakers Now Bigger, Badder And More Efficient [CES 2014]

  LAS VEGAS — Eton has improved the wedge-shaped, solar-powered Rukus Bluetooth speaker it introduced just over six months ago, and are now calling it the Rukus II; they’ve also built a second, bigger, badder (and more expensive) version they’ve…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Be More Efficient – Have Siri Navigate You To Specific Settings Screens [iOS Tips]

Ok, I’ll admit it; I occasionally use Siri in the car. It’s not a perfectly hands-free system, but it is great to be able to send a quick text to let someone know I’m running late without touching the phone too much. The other day, though, I was sitting in the car at my son’s […]

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HP CEO Says Apple Wants To Use Energy Efficient ‘Project Moonshot’ Servers

hpinventThings haven’t been going all that well for HP on the PC shipment front, but it’s hoping to make up for that with its new high-tech Project Moonshot servers. In fact, HP CEO Meg Whitman is so jazzed about her company’s new servers that she’s even going around bragging that Apple might be considering HP […]

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AltKeyboard Will Turn You Into A More Efficient iPhone Typist [Jailbreak]

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It takes practice to learn how to efficiently type on the iOS keyboard. Because all the keys are virtual, you have to tab through multiple layouts to access all of the available characters. I remember how slow I was at alternating keyboards to type numbers and punctation when I got my first iPhone. Over time, muscle memory kicks in and it becomes second nature.

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California Lawmakers Mandating Energy Efficient Smartphone Chargers

Legislators in Sacramento, California are cracking the whip on smartphone makers that produce device chargers that are subpar in terms of energy efficiency. As the AP confirmed Friday, the California Energy Commission voted 3-0 on Thursday to “regulate the power-sapping chargers that waste as much as 60 percent of the electricity they consume.” The only objections to the move came from consumer product makers, as the mandate comprehensively covers cellphones, tablets, and practically any mobile  [Read More…]

Can iPads Make Senators More Efficient?

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All the senators in the West Virginia Legislature will tote iPads in a move to make them more efficient politicians. Were the first legislative chamber that Im aware of thats using the iPad 2 technology to assist their members in tracking bills, following bills, following amendments right here on the floor so we dont have to shuffle through all the papers that weve had  [Read More…]