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How to Kill a Process by Name Instead of PID via Command Line

Command line users rely on the ‘kill’ command to terminate a process as defined by the appropriate process identifier (PID). While there’s nothing wrong with targeting processes by their PID, another approach which is often easier is to target a process by name, rather than its unique identifier. There are a few ways to kill … Read More

Not ready to rock an Apple Watch? Try a Pebble instead [Deals]

Look, there’s a big smartwatch on the block, but if you’re on a budget and still want to rock some stylish tech on your wrist, check out Pebble Time. It packs everything you look for in a high end smartwatch into a slim, sleek, dare we say sexy form factor that’s certain to please even […]

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If you’d bought Apple stock instead of an Apple III, you’d be a millionaire

Want a spectacular stat for a Friday? Apple stock has increased 22,250 percent since its IPO almost 35 years ago. And the accompanying depressing thought: If you had taken the money a new Apple computer cost at the time and instead spent it on AAPL stock during its 1980 public offering, you’d be sitting on […]

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Why I skipped the iPad Pro and bought the iPad Mini 4 instead

The iPad Pro is the Apple tablet of my dreams. I’ve been lusting after Apple’s crazy-big iPad since the first whispers of the device echoed around the rumor mill a few years ago. When Apple finally unveiled the device at the September keynote I was beyond stoked to fork over more than $ 1,000 for an […]

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How to Use iPhoto Instead of Mac Photos App in OS X

Some users who have updated to new versions of OS X with Photos app have discovered that Photos app does not meet their needs, and thus would like to continue using iPhoto on the Mac. This is possible, at least for the time being, but there can be some hiccups in getting iPhoto running again … Read More

Apple may give majority of its A9 chip business to TSMC instead of Samsung

Samsung might finally be kicked the curb when it comes to who gets the lion’s share of Apple’s chipmaking business. According to analysts Olivia and Rick Hsu from Daiwa Securities, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is likely to snap up 70 percent of all Apple’s A9… Read more ›

Why buy a MacBook Pro when you could win one instead? [Deals]

In the market for a new MacBook Pro? We urge you not to buy one. Why buy when you can win one instead? Cult of Mac Deals is offering the chance for one lucky person to win a shiny new… Read more ›

Open Folders as New Windows Instead of Tabs in the Finder of OS X

The Mac file system received tabbed window support in OS X Mavericks, which also caused opening new Finder windows into launching new tabs rather than an actual new Finder window. While this helps to cut down on window clutter when browsing the file system, it can also be kind of frustrating if you want to … Read More

In the future, your car will tell you to walk instead

SAN FRANCISCO —  Brendan Nee is a walking contradiction. He’s car guru who doesn’t own one, a 21st-century geek with an 18th-century mustache who has come up with a novel bit of nagware that could help Americans get off their… Read more ›

How to Set the iOS Calendar to Start on a Monday Instead of Sunday

The iPhone and iPad Calendar app defaults to starting a week on Sunday, which is the generally accepted standard of most US calendars. Meanwhile, some other nations start the calendar week on Monday, and some users just prefer to start the week on the first weekday of Monday rather than the weekend of Sunday anyway. … Read More