Tag Archive: Power


It’s no surprise that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 5s are significantly faster than the iPhone 5c. Yet, even with iOS 9’s Low Power Mode turned on, the newer phones still manage to make long strides over that plastic (yet… Read more ›

One of the main complaints Apple Watch naysayers have is that the advertised 18-hour battery life of the wearable is kind of crappy. An expensive, upcoming accessory aims to address that issue, but we’re not sure that the look appeals… Read more ›

iPhone to power nation’s largest LGBT health study

Thanks to Apple’s new ResearchKit software, breakthroughs have already been made in the study of Parkinsons disease and Asthma. Now, a team of researcher are planning to use the iPhone and ResearchKit to study a subject we still don’t know… Read more ›

How Force Touch unlocks the power of your Apple Watch

Early adopters of the Apple Watch are still exploring the new wearable to discover all of its hidden functionality. The newest and least obvious feature in Apple’s newest device is Force Touch, which lets you change some settings by pressing… Read more ›

Voltus is a slick USB hub for Mac that also packs power

The new Macbook might be the most gorgeous laptop ever made, but killer looks come with a severe case of ports-deficiency. MacBook owners can solve the problem by carrying around a backpack full of dongles, or you could try a… Read more ›

Many Mac users may not notice this, but modern versions of Safari support a new feature which automatically stops plug-ins from running in certain situations to save power on the computer. This is kind of like App Nap in OS X, except that it’s limited to plug-ins within the Safari browser itself, which means things … Read More [Read More…]

Many Mac users may not notice this, but modern versions of Safari support a new feature which automatically stops plug-ins from running in certain situations to save power on the computer. This is kind of like App Nap in OS X, except that it’s limited to plug-ins within the Safari browser itself, which means things … Read More

You know how the iPhone and iPad plays a little chime when you plug it in? The new MacBook also does that. But sadly, the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro remain completely silent when they connect to juice — which… Read more ›

You know how the iPhone and iPad plays a little chime when you plug it in? The new MacBook also does that, but sadly, the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro are still completely silent when they connect to juice… which… Read more ›

When you connect a power source to an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or MacBook, a familiar charging chime sound will trigger from the device, indicating that a cable is attached and the device is getting power. If you like hearing that auditory confirmation that a device is getting power, you can add the exact same … Read More [Read More…]