Tag Archive: Instant


Amazon is brining Instant Video app to Apple TV

Amazon’s Instant Video service has one of the best libraries in the world, but if you’re an Apple user, it has a crucial weakness: the only way to get it on Apple TV is to AirPlay it from an iOS or OS X device. AirPlaying can be unreliable at times and you can’t use certain […]

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Bing’s redesigned iPhone app focuses on instant answers

Microsoft released a completely revamped Bing app for iPhone today with a redesigned home page and a much larger emphasis on instant answers to search queries. Finding what you’re looking for now takes much less time.  It’s possible that this release is a stepping stone to the iOS debut of Cortana, Microsoft’s answer to Google […]

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Facebook Instant articles now available to all iPhone users

After five months of beta testing its fast-loading ‘instant’ articles, Facebook is rolling out the feature to all iPhone users starting today. Instant articles load 10 times faster than normal shared links and rank higher in News Feed. Facebook has enlisted a number of top publishers to create content for the new article format with […]

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Google Translate update brings Split View, new instant visual language

Learning a new language is hard work, especially if you’ve been raised in the U.S., which tends to eschew any real multi-lingual literacy. These days, however, Google Translate lets us all communicate a little more easily across language barriers. A new update for the app today brings both Split View support for newer iPads along […]

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Attention Tim Cook: Your instant Mac museum is just $300,000 away

One man’s astonishing collection of Apple gear is for sale on eBay right now, making an instant Mac museum just a click away for the right bidder. The auction starts at $ 100,000, with a Buy It Now price of $ 300,000… Read more ›

Wrap your iPhone in the world’s crappiest instant cover

If you are broke after buying an iPhone, do yourself a favor and leave it in the box until you can afford a proper cover. The quickie DIY cover demonstrated in the video below is neither smart nor attractive, but… Read more ›

Make the Window Resizing Animation Speed Instant in Mac OS X

When you hit the green maximize button to resize windows on a Mac or send things into full screen mode, a fancy visual animation shows the redrawing of the window size as the active window expands outwards. While this looks great and many users will be happy with the default resizing animation time in OS … Read More

Make the Window Resizing Animation Speed Instant in Mac OS X

When you hit the green maximize button to resize windows on a Mac or send things into full screen mode, a fancy visual animation shows the redrawing of the window size as the active window expands outwards. While this looks great and many users will be happy with the default resizing animation time in OS … Read More

How to Use Instant Wi-Fi Hotspot in OS X Yosemite with an iPhone

The iPhone has long had the excellent Personal Wi-Fi Hotspot feature, which effectively turns an iPhone or cellular iPad into a wireless router that Macs and other devices can connect to. That iPhone Hotspot feature gets even better for Mac users running OS X Yosemite, because you can now enable the iPhones personal Hotspot feature … Read More

Amazon Instant Video lets you watch the first episode of hit shows for free

Amazon Instant Video — the official iOS app of the e-commerce giant’s Prime video streaming service — has just added a great new update. The app will now attempt to lure you in by letting users stream the first episode… Read more ›