Tag Archive: Format


Apple Watch spy game brings clever twist to retro format

From James Bond’s laser Rolex to Maxwell Smart’s shoe phone, spies have always been suckers for wearable tech. To salute secret agents’ fondness for the latest gadgets, the makers of Spy_Watch crafted their new game for the latest cutting-edge device…

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How to Format Text & Insert Pictures Into Notes in iOS

The Notes app in modern versions of iOS includes support for text formatting and media insertion. This is a welcome change for many reasons, as it not only improves the functionality of Notes app to serve as a scratchpad, but it also makes the Notes app and it’s iCloud syncing abilities between iOS devices and … Read More

U2 hopes Apple’s new music format will reignite album sales

Following on from its recent Songs of Innocence album giveaway, U2 is apparently working with Apple on a secret new project, according to a TIME article. While the story doesn’t give too many specifics, it does note that the project relates…

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U2 manager hints at new album format in development at Apple

U2′s partnership with Apple created the biggest album release ever this week with over 500 million iTunes customers receiving Song of Innocence for free, with just one bromantic touching of fingers, but according to U2′s manager, Guy Oseary, the band…

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How to Save Pages Files as Word Document Format from a Mac

The Microsoft Word document format is widely used in many corporate and educational environments, particularly where the Windows platform is dominant. For Mac users who work with the Pages app for word processing, a simple option to improve cross-platform document readability and compatibility is to save (or export) a Pages file as a Word .doc … Read More

How to Open a .Pages Format File in Windows & Microsoft Word

The Pages app is the Mac word processor similar to Microsoft Word on the Windows side of things, and by default any Pages document is saved as a Pages format file with with a “.pages” file extension. Typically that’s invisible to Mac users, but if you send a Pages file to someone on a Windows … Read More

Sony’s new tape format promises 48,496,640 songs in your pocket

If video killed the radio star, then the iPod helped kill the cassette tape. Although perhaps not permanently enough. According to new reports, Sony has developed a new magnetic tape capable of holding 148GB of data per square inch —…

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How to Batch Convert DOCX Files to TXT Format with textutil in OS X

The Mac includes a fantastic command line tool called textutil which allows for quick text file format conversions, translating almost any text or word document type into another. We’ve discussed textutil for a variety of uses, but typically it has been for one-off conversions of a specific file into a new file type. This time … Read More

Pick A Photo Format In iOS 7 With A Simple Swipe [iOS Tips]

Want to capture a square image from the get-go, rather than cropping in Instagram later? How about Taking a panoramic photo or a video? If you have an iPhone 5s, you can take a slow motion video, as well. It’s pretty easy to get these options, though it may not be as intuitive to find. […]

    

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Export a Map of Any Location in PDF Format from OS X Mavericks

Maps icon in OS X A full featured Apple Maps app is now bundled on all Macs running OS X Mavericks. Most people will probably use Maps to get directions and cruise around the globe for virtual tours, but there’s an excellent little feature that allows you to export any regions map as a PDF file. This is useful for learning new locations, teaching geography, or my personal favorite, for travel planning. If  [Read More…]