Tag Archive: Information


Get Active Flight Information on Mac OS X from Nearly Anywhere, Instantly

One of the most useful features of Mac OS X is the feature called data detectors, which allow users to highlight text and words to then get instant dictionary definitions, details about movies and other media, and, as we’ll show you here, you can even get data about airplane flights that are coming and going. … Read More

Shooter’s iPhone has offered no valuable information so far

It’s been more than two weeks since the FBI was able to gain access to the iPhone belonging to San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, and as per a new report, the FBI has still not found anything of “real significance” on the handset. Surprised? Not everyone thinks so. Investigators spent months trying to access the […]

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

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Open your own private lane on the information superhighway with PureVPN [Deals]

As open and free as the internet is purported to be, it’s easy to run into a lot of walls and not always safe. A great way to relieve the worry and hassles of online life is PureVPN, a virtual laser-fast private network that secures, anonymizes, and upgrades any online connection. And right now you […]

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

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Edit Autofill Information in Safari for Mac OS X

Autofill is one of the more useful features of Safari that automatically fill online order forms and logins, whether it’s a name, shipping address, login and password, or even payment and credit card information. Of course, if you change any of that information like an address or payment details, that old autofill information filling up … Read More

AT&T admits to insider breach of personal information

AT&T has a confirmed that it suffered a data breach back in August, carried out by one of its own employees. The now-former employee accessed personal information relating to an unspecified number of users (thought to be in the region… Read more ›

Mac Setup: The Desk of an Information Security Professional

This weeks featured Mac workstation is that of InfoSec professional Eric W., who uses a great Mac and iOS setup to secure networks and conquer system vulnerabilities for clients. Eric’s got a great Apple setup, uses a ton of interesting apps, and also offers some excellent tips and general advice too (don’t miss the complex … Read More

‘Wholesome’ Puts A Wealth Of Nutritional Information In Your Phone

Sometimes, I’m standing in the produce section of my local grocery store, and I see fruit I’ve never even heard of before. And while nobody has developed an app that will let me taste them to see if they’re any… Read more ›     

Get Live Traffic And Other Road Information In Maps In Mavericks [OS X Tips]

Sure, you can open up Apple’s Maps app on your iPhone (or iPad, but really, who does that?) and enable live traffic information with a tap or two. It’s super helpful while you’re on the road, and helps you avoid… Read more ›     

Get Live Traffic And Other Road Information In Maps In Mavericks [OS X Tips]

Sure, you can open up Apple’s Maps app on your iPhone (or iPad, but really, who does that?) and enable live traffic information with a tap or two. It’s super helpful while you’re on the road, and helps you avoid… Read more ›     

Get Detailed Weather Information with Siri: Temperature, Forecasts, Humidity, Dew Point, Barometer, & Wind Speed

Just about everyone knows that you can get basic weather details, temperature, and forecasts through Siri just by summoning the virtual assistant and then asking one of a few basic questions:

“What is the temperature?” – provides current temperature and hourly forecast “What is the forecast?” – provides a multi-day forecast “What is the weather?” – sunny, rain, hot, cold, clouds, snow, etc

Get Weather and forecast from Siri

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