Tag Archive: Long


See How Long You Have Been Actively Using a Mac with Aware

Since many of us spend significant portions of the day sitting at a desk and working on a Mac, it can be nice to know for just how long you have been working at the computer for. Sure you can keep track of this yourself by watching the clock or using a stopwatch, and there … Read More

Apple reveals how long its devices typically last

How many years do you use your iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, or Mac before shutting it down for the last time and sending it to the big Apple Store in the sky? While Apple products are typically far more solid and long-lasting than those made by their rivals, the company offers a clue in a newly-released […]

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TSOLife is a place where your story can live long after you do

David Sawyer knows two very interesting things about his grandfather: he ran track fast enough to qualify for the Olympics and he once saved two men drowning at sea while working on a lobster boat. But the details that would make those two events precious stories for generations to come were never shared. When Sawyer’s […]

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Glance conference will take a long look at Apple Watch

An upcoming summit aims to get to the bottom of what is going on with the Apple Watch. The Glance conference, which describes itself as “the first conference on the business of Apple Watch” is going down in San Francisco next month. It will bring venture capitalists and industry insiders together to try to figure […]

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So long language! An emoji is named ‘Word of the Year’

Oxford Dictionaries has named its pick for Word of the Year — and it’s less a pick than a pic. That’s right: out of all the newly popular “words” to capture the “ethos, mood, and preoccupations of 2015,” the winning choice is 😂, a.k.a. the “Face with Tears of Joy” emoji. Sign of the changing […]

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Add ‘laser beam’ to your iPhone’s long list of functions [Deals]

Whether for presentations or driving your cat up the wall, laser pointers are as fun as they are useful. Given everything else an iPhone can do, it only makes sense that it also be able to shine a focused beam of light when and where you need one. The iPin Laser Pointer fits neatly inside […]

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Here’s how long your Apple Watch battery will last

True to the rumors, Apple Watch comes with a special Power Reserve mode that will lightly sip on juice so your watch can keep ticking. Tim Cook didn’t specify how long Apple Watch’s ‘all day’ battery lasts, but Apple’s website… Read more ›

Live long and prosperous: Canadians pay tribute to Spock with $5 bill

From the Vulcan salute by an astronaut aboard the International Space Station to the pancake artist who created a batter likeness of Mr. Spock, the tributes to the late Leonard Nimoy have been touching and creative. Canadians have gone as… Read more ›

So long, iOS 8 jailbreak: Apple stops signing iOS 8.1.2

Bad news, jailbreakers. Apple has stopped signing iOS 8.1.2, the last jailbreakable version of the iOS 8 operating system. That means that unless you already have iOS 8.1.2 installed, you won’t be able to jailbreak using existing methods until another… Read more ›

So long Google TV support, hello new Android TV partners

Aww, Google TV. We barely knew you existed. Google officially stopped supporting Google TV today with a post on Google Plus Tuesday telling developers for the rarely-used platform that support would focus on Android TV from now on. “Existing Google… Read more ›