Tag Archive: Name


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

How to Change a User Home Folder Name in Mac OS

Some advanced Mac users may wish to change a users Home directory folder name. This is a fairly unusual scenario that is typically only necessary for very specific reasons, whether a new user account has been added to a Mac, accounts are being merged, a user is changing their name and adding a new user … Read More

Google gives Chromecast platform a much better name

Google’s Chromecast platform has been given a brand new name: Google Cast. The new name makes more sense given the platform’s ability to stream more than just Chrome tabs, but the Chromecast dongle lineup will retain the old moniker for now. Google has updated its website to reflect the name change, and to make it clear that […]

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Apple says Android Marshmallow is as squidgy as its name suggests

It seems there is little that Apple enjoys more than poking Google with a big stick, and the company’s been at it again, reminding everyone that just 2 percent of devices running Android are updated to the latest Marshmallow release. During its big iPhone and iPad event this morning, Apple trotted out execs to peddle its […]

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iOS puzzle game Quadrantic: goofy name, fun concept

Whether you play it fast or slow, Quadrantic might become your new puzzling obsession. The newly released game, which is available for a mere $ 0.99, takes the time-honored puzzle-game tradition of arranging things in groups of three and throws in some strategy and a surprisingly intense timed mode just to keep things interesting. But the […]

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Facebook is finally fixing its ‘real name’ problem

After some controversies and embarrassing missteps, social-media giant Facebook is trying to introduce tools to let its users go by the names they most identify with. The tools it’s rolling out today will change up both how account owners can both report on and respond to real-name challenges. “We’re firmly committed to [our real-name] policy, […]

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We might have the name wrong of the next 4-inch iPhone

This may not be worth much more than the pixels it’s written on, especially since usually accurate analyst Ming-ChiKuo says it’s coming early next year, but a new rumor out of China says the next 4-inch iPhone won’t be the iPhone 6c… it’ll be the iPhone 7c. MIC Gadget – a website that is pretty […]

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Need a name for your newborn? Try an Instagram filter

Excuse the dad for checking his Instagram feed when the nurse brings the newborn into the room. He might be trying to find a name for the kid. Naming a baby after an Instagram filter is a hot trend according to the annual Baby Names Survey, sponsored by the Baby Center. Thankfully, Lo-Fi failed to […]

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With ‘go-go’ in the name, wireless chargers bring quick juice to your iPhone

The more your iPhone does, the more it draws from the battery – and that means more time spent hunting for an outlet to recharge. Batteries will get better one day soon, but until then PowerGo-Go has a line of wireless solutions for the iPhone 6, 6 Plus and 6s models to charge, as the […]

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iPhone 6c concept is every bit as sexy as the name suggests

One of the more intriguing iPhone rumors this year has been the return of a 4-inch Apple handset in the form of the so-called iPhone 6c. But what would it look like alongside the 4.7-inch iPhone 6s and 5.5-inch iPhone 6s Plus? To help us out, noted concept designer Martin Hajek has given us a special […]

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