Tag Archive: Improve

How to Merge Faces in iOS Photos & Improve Facial Recognition

One of the many new features in iOS 10 is facial recognition software, which automatically scans every photo on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, determines what is a person, who has a unique face, and then automatically sorts those pictures into a “People” photos album for each unique face. The face recognition aspect of … Read More

Improve “Hey Siri” on iPhone by Re-Training Voice Recognition

Having Hey Siri enabled for hands-free activation of the virtual assistant is undoubtedly useful, but sometimes you may find that Siri doesn’t always respond on the iPhone. Conversely, sometimes you may experience Hey Siri activating out of the blue seemingly unsolicited. Both of these issues are usually a result of Siri not recognizing your voice … Read More

Apple looks to paid search to ‘improve’ discoverability on App Store

Apple seems to be looking to improve the way people find apps in the App Store. According to unnamed sources, paid search is one way Apple might both improve discoverability as well as make some money off the feature, like Google does on its own Google Play store. Paid search would let developers pay Apple […]

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Our biggest app bundle ever has something to improve anyone’s Mac & right now it’s 94% off [Deals]

You could be doing a lot more with your computer. The Mega Mac 2015 Bundle will help you get better performance, security and even a couple new tricks out of your Mac. From remote file access to HDR photography, enhanced web searches and tapping into Google’s Deep Dream, and a lot more in-between, there’s something […]

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Apple snaps up company to improve its Maps

A new acquisition from Apple suggests that the iPhone maker might be getting into the map-making business. The company paid as much as $ 30 million for a 12-person San Francisco startup that specializes in parsing location data into visualizations, according to reports. “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do […]

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Web cam attachment will improve your face time

The extra long goatee is part of my look, but the two-toned thicket of coarse chin hairs can be a little jarring in a video call. If a screen’s built-in camera is not angled right and or placed at a proper distance, the beard may be the only thing the person gets on the receiving […]

How Apple Watch heart rate sensor can improve your running

When you run with Apple Watch, swiping to the right in the Workout app reveals your heart rate. Is this just for curiosity value, or can it actually help you improve your running? Green versus infrared LEDs: the difference with… Read more ›

Pinterest hires former Apple engineer to improve mobile experience

Pinterest is looking for fresh blood to inject some more life into it’s mobile experience this year, so the company announced that it has nabbed Scott Goodson, a former Apple and Facebook engineer, to come in and improve the app’s… Read more ›

Apple acquires big data company to help improve iCloud

Rightly or wrongly, iCloud is one of Apple’s most regularly criticized products (speaking personally, I’ve never had any major problems with it, but I use Google’s rival service far more.) It seems that Apple is more than aware of the… Read more ›

Simple Tips to Improve Battery Life for Macs with OS X Yosemite

Some Mac users have noted that MacBook Air and MacBook Pro battery life has took a downturn with their Macs running OS X Yosemite. While this doesn’t impact all users, and much of the perception of diminished battery is likely due to usage and various features, there are some easy settings changes that users can … Read More