Tag Archive: Function


This song was written by iOS 8’s autocomplete function

I’ve always liked Jonathan Mann, the YouTube artist who became popular for writing and uploading a brand new song each and every day. Mann’s a big Apple fan, too, and over the years has put together numerous songs concerning everything from…

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MixBag’s many pockets and modular design put function ahead of form

I was pretty sure I would never need to look any further than my trusty Chrome bag when it came time to be out and about with my electronics. It was a simple system, really: Just chuck everything into the…

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Stunningly Simple iPhone Stand Offers Flexible Form And Function

Need a way to hold your iPhone up in portrait or landscape mode? Hate wrapping it in some bulky case that hides the natural tech-beauty of Apple’s best smartphone design? The Breffo GumStick aims to solve your problems, friends, with…

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Improve the iOS Define Function by Adding a New Dictionary

iOS Define function summons a dictionary anywhere

The tap-to-define a word trick in iOS can dramatically help reading comprehension and with learning new words when an unfamiliar word comes up in an article or book. This quick Define feature isn’t just useful for students with an iPad or iPod touch, it’s helpful for the rest of us too, long out of school and just reading the daily news on our iPhones.

While the  [Read More…]

Improve the iOS Define Function by Adding a New Dictionary

iOS Define function summons a dictionary anywhere

The tap-to-define a word trick in iOS can dramatically help reading comprehension and with learning new words when an unfamiliar word comes up in an article or book. This quick Define feature isn’t just useful for students with an iPad or iPod touch, it’s helpful for the rest of us too, long out of school and just reading the daily news on our iPhones.

While the  [Read More…]

Steelseries’ H Wireless Gaming Headset Is a Miracle Of Sound And Function [Review]

Every time I think I’ve found my favorite pair of gaming headphones, Steelseries sends me another one to try out. H Wireless Gaming Headset by Steelseries Category: Headphones Works With: Mac, iOS, Android, PC, Gaming Consoles Price: $ 299 This time,…

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Save TIme And Frustration By Disabling Safari Zoom In Function [OS X Tips]

Zoom In Safari Mouse or Trackpad

The latest version of Safari for OS X has an iOS-like behavior if you’re using an Apple Trackpad, Magic Mouse, or Magic Trackpad to browse the web. If you double tap on the trackpad or mouse, the view within the Safari window will zoom in, just like a double tap on your iPhone or iPad version of Safari zooms in to help you read the web page  [Read More…]

Use a Secondary Cut And Paste Function to Avoid Overwriting Clipboard Contents

Secondary Cut and Paste function in Mac OS X

Mac OS X has a secondary Cut and Paste function that provides the ability to cut and paste additional information without overwriting existing clipboard contents. Highlight something and use the following keystrokes:

Control+K cuts the content Control+Y pastes the content

This cut and paste function works with images and text, but notice that it will remove any rich text formatting or styling. It�s  [Read More…]

Sena Florence iPad 2 Case: Style Marries Function, Lives Happily Ever After [Review]

No doubt, leather requires some sacrifice. Those who want their iPads wrapped with animal hide usually have to make do with considerably more bulk, less usability or less money in the bank account � or, most often, all three. But Sena�s new Florence iPad 2 case ($ 70) is a surprising exception.

 

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There�s nothing to give up with this case; it offers all the prized� features an iPad  [Read More…]

Quickly Access System Preferences Tied To Function Keys in Lion [OS X Tips]

Mac OS X Lion has a lot of hidden features tied to the keyboard that are easy to miss. There are all kinds of key sequences that act as shortcuts to various system features. The tip for today will show you how to quickly access the System Preferences panes related to the function keys at the top of the keyboard on your Mac.There are a variety of keyboards that you can  [Read More…]