Tag Archive: Field

Verizon to begin field testing its super speedy 5G network in 2016

Verizon has confirmed plans to begin testing the first super speedy 5G network in the U.S. next year. Its new service will have 50 times the throughput of existing 4G LTE networks, and Verizon is working with a number of partners, including Samsung, to accelerate its development. “By nearly all accounts, 5G technology should be introduced […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Here’s definitive proof of Apple’s legendary reality distortion field

You might remember that on Monday, AAPL stock had a bit of a bad day, before rebounding. It wasn’t just a bad day for Apple stock, though: fueled by fears of a total collapse of the Chinese stock market, the whole S&P 500 collapsed that day. But in the first 24 hours, only Apple had […][Read More…]

12 Beautiful Green Grass Field HD Wallpapers

Fresh wallpaper is always a welcome addition to Mac desktops and iOS device backgrounds, and photographer Radoslav Holan, who provided us with some amazing bokeh wallpapers before, has offered us a new fantastic collection wallpapers to share. These twelve beautiful high resolution images are of green grassy fields, grass blades, some with flowers, some with … Read More

Times Square’s new billboard is as long as a football field, and Google’s its first customer

New York’s Times Square is about to get one of the world’s largest advertising video screen billboards — and Google is its debut customer. The screen is an epic eight stories high, runs an entire block, and is made up…Read more ›

Pad&Quill’s Micro Field Bag Is Not A Joke

This little baby launched its Kickstarter on April 1st, but as it’s still there a few days later (and as Brian from Pad&Quill says it’s legit) it’s time for a write-up. The Micro Field Bag is a miniaturized version of…Read more ›    [Read More…]

How To Get Your Mac To Tab To Every Field In Web Forms [OS X Tips]

I know it’s probably a tiny thing, but man, do I hate having to click on the web form fields to fill in stuff in a drop down menu, like those State choosers, or Date choosers. There I am, tabbing…Read more ›    [Read More…]

MacSparky’s New Field Guide: Markdown [Books]

There’s some irony in the fact that David Sparks’ (MacSparky) book on Markdown – a format dedicated to being as simple as possible – is published as an iBook which contains audio, video, screenshots and everything else, along with its text.

But if you are either Markdown-curious, or a hardcore Markdown user who just wants to nerd out for an afternoon or two, it’s worth checking out.

The Markdown Field Guide is  [Read More…]

Google Releases Local Discovery App ‘Field Trip’ For iPhone


Even though Apple and Google hate each other now days, that hasn’t stopped Google from making some really great apps for the iPhone. Google’s latest creation just hit the App Store today and it’s focused on local discovery.

Field Trip has previously been an Android-only app, but Google is bringing it to the iPhone today for free. The app is kind of like Google Now. It runs in the background and then  [Read More…]

Gorgeous ‘Archival’ Wooden Case For Field Notes Notebooks


I used to be a diehard Moleskine fan. I still love them, but I realized that I was spending too much time worrying about what to write in those precious pages that I never actually wrote much. So I switched to completely disposable (and easily scannable) index cards and I never looked back.

Well, apart from the time I found an index card written to me by my future self which said “Look behind you… NOW!”  [Read More…]

Use Field Test Mode to See True iPhone Signal Strength as Numbers Instead of Bars

iPhone cell signal bars are shown as numbers rather than bars with Field Test mode

Field Test Mode is a hidden feature on the iPhone which allows you to see technical details of the device, the most useful of which is the true signal strength displayed as a number rather than the traditional signal bars.

Entering Field Test Mode on iPhone

This will work on any iPhone model except the original:

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