Tag Archive: Life


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

Photographer and book publisher Rick Smolan was 25 when he made the best picture of his young career while on assignment in Australia. It was a group of Aboriginal children playing in golden light with a balloon on a red… Read more ›

“Sometimes the more you look,” says Tony Shaloub as Freddy Riedenschneider in The Man Who Wasn’t There, “the less you really know.†Which, of course, sounds like the main theme of almost any Coen brothers film you might have seen;… Read more ›

Cloe is Siri with a human touch — and a life

New app Cloe is a dutiful concierge service you can text to request a good jazz club or microbrewery and get an informed, cheery response in a minute or less. Think of the mad research skills of Siri with the… Read more ›

The Instant iPhone Wi-Fi Hotspot feature in OS X is incredibly useful if your Mac is on the go or you need an alternate internet connection, but even if you’re not aiming to use the cellular internet sharing capability of iPhone there are some other handy uses for the feature, like checking two of your … Read More

The iPhone 6 is a marvellous device that takes productivity and mobile entertainment to a new level. With heavy use, though, users can find themselves economizing the charge on their batteries so they can stay productive all day long. With… Read more ›

LAS VEGAS — Nobody wants to get hacked like Jennifer Lawrence’s iCloud account. Everyone, including Apple, is pushing two-factor authentication in the wake of the high-profile hack that exposed dozens of celebrities nude selfies, but verifying an account login with… Read more ›

The buff and beautiful lifeguard runs in slow motion down the beach, unseen winds blowing their hair in a Hollywood-made rescue fantasy. But hey, you’re drowning, there’s no time for that. Your savior could be a group of Connecticut high… Read more ›

It’s hard to believe that the holidays are already upon us, with Christmas arriving next week and Hanukkah already in full swing. Our very own Leander Kahney weighs in this week with a fantastic gift guide for all those crazy… Read more ›

Unique gifts for the Apple fanatic in your life

What do you get for the Apple nut in your life? You know the type. They live and breathe Apple — but they already have every Apple product under the sun. Plus all the accessories. iPod? Got it. iPhone wallet… Read more ›