Tag Archive: info


Get Info on Anything from Spotlight in Mac OS

You can quickly access “Get Info” for any file or application from within Spotlight search results in Mac OS and Mac OS X. Getting file info from Spotlight requires a set of two simple keystrokes, first to get into Spotlight, then the next is to Get Info on the item in question. Let’s run through … Read More

How to Set “My Info” Personal Contact Details on iPhone

Setting your personal info, address, and contact information on an iPhone is important if you want to be able to do things like get directions home or to another location from home, appropriate auto-fill details, the ability to easily share your address and contact details with other people, and much more. Perhaps it’s not surprising … Read More

See Flight Info on iPhone with a Quick Tap Trick

iOS has an excellent flight-lookup feature which allows users to instantly get flight information about planes that are coming and going. All you need to use this great ability is a flight number embedded somewhere, like a text message, email, note, or webpage, and the rest is just a matter of knowing how to retrieve … Read More

Pro Tip: How to get quick info in Apple Maps with 3D Touch

Maps is shaping up to be a pretty great navigational tool with its tight integration in iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan, as well as with much more error-free data. I use Maps as a sort of mobile, digital yellow pages, finding businesses in town and looking up their phone number, hours of operation, […]

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

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How to clear credit card info from a stolen Apple Watch

So, you just got that shiny new Apple Watch. It’s amazing, right? So amazing that someone may try to steal it from you. Sure, that sucks, but it could happen. Here’s how to clear the credit card info from the… Read more ›

How to find your Apple Watch tracking info

Apple Watch preorders are supposed to start delivering on April 24th, but almost everyone we’ve talked to is still seeing a ‘Preparing for shipment’ status on their orders. Tracking information for Apple Watch orders still haven’t been sent out yet, however,… Read more ›

12 juicy info nuggets plucked straight from Tim Cook’s brain

Life at Apple has been phenomenal ever since Tim Cook took over as CEO. AAPL shares are up 120%. 750 million iOS devices have been sold. $ 100 billion was returned to shareholders. And Apple just became the first $ 700 billion… Read more ›

Reimagining Finder’s ‘Get Info’ dialog for OS X Yosemite

With Yosemite, OS X is getting its biggest visual overhaul yet, courtesy of Apple design head Jony Ive. But not everything is changing. Case in point: OS X’s File Inspector function. Shown when you right click on a file in… Read more ›

New version of Vesper now lets you see more info about your notes

Vesper, the note-taking app developed in part by John Gruber of Daring Fireball, has been updated with a cool new feature that allows you to easily see the timestamp, character, or word count for a Vesper note… without adding a… Read more ›