Tag Archive: Highlight


How to Highlight in Pages for Mac

Frequent Pages users may find it helpful to know how to highlight selections, words, sentences, and paragraphs of documents opened within the app. Highlighting is particularly useful for students, writers, editors, educators, and office workers, but it’s valuable to nearly anyone who spends a fair amount of time in the word processing application on a … Read More

Two Apple Earth Day Ads Highlight Renewable Energy & Liam the Robot

Apple has released two new commercials for Earth Day. The first advertisement emphasizes the companies renewable energy efforts to power servers, and the other second ad focuses on recycling iPhones with the help of a robot. The commercials are embedded below for easy viewing. iMessage – Renewable Energy The iMessage commercial focuses on the fact … Read More

Change the Selection Highlight Color in Mac OS X

Many Mac users probably don’t think twice about the color that shows up when they select and highlight text or some app elements in OS X, which defaults to being blue. But if you’re the type of user who likes to customize things a bit, you may appreciate knowing that you can choose nearly any … Read More

New photos highlight front panel of 4.7-inch iPhone 6

Another day, another apparent leak of the forthcoming iPhone 6, expected to be unveiled by Apple on September 9. The photos appeared on the Taiwanese website AppleClub, and look to show the exterior and interior of the 4.7-inch iPhone’s front…

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Gloss Lets You Highlight And Save Snippets Of Text On The Web

Ever wanted to save just one sentence of a web page? Or have you ever bookmarked a page, or sent it to your favorite read-later service, only to come back and wonder what the hell it was you’d wanted to…

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Use iBooks 3.1 To Study Better – Highlight, Search, And Make Notes In The Text [iOS Tips]

iBooks Highlight

iBooks is not only a fantastic e-reading app on your iPhone or iPad, but it’s also a fantastic study tool. If you need to read books for class or your own learning objectives, you can use iBooks to highlight words or passages, search the text for specific words or phrases, and make notes that appear in the margins as little colored sticky notes.

Using these tools could help you become a  [Read More…]

Have Your iPhone Highlight And Speak Selected Text Out Loud [iOS Tips]

Speak Selection

Another accessibility option like VoiceOver and Zoom, originally created for those with visual impairments, is Speak Selection. There are times when you may not want to turn the entire VoiceOver system on, having Siri read every button and icon on the screen, but would prefer to just have your iOS device speak text you’ve highlighted on the screen.

As an added bonus for those with print or learning disabilities, you can  [Read More…]

Study Smarter – Take Notes And Highlight Text Within iBooks [iOS Tips]

iBooks Notes Highlights

Ebooks are all the rage these days, and your iPad is a perfect device for reading them. Textbooks, too, are becoming de riguer for many students in college and even high school, as educators, schools, and publishers find a greater demand for electronic instructional materials.

But studying from a book requires interacting with the text at a greater level than just reading it, of course, as students need to keep  [Read More…]

Highlight Text and Take Notes in iBooks

iBook notes and highlighting

iBooks offers a great reading experience in iOS, but it can do double duty and function as a powerful study aid too, allowing you to place contextual notes directly on words and text blocks, and even highlight important phrases just like you would on a real book with a flourescent pen. The next time you’re researching or studying, put away the paper book, post-it notes, and highlighter,  [Read More…]