Tag Archive: profiles


How to Reload bash_profile, zsh profiles from Command Line

For anyone making customizations to their command line appearance, prompt, adding aliases, a new PATH, setting environment variables, or otherwise changing their bash_profile, bashrc, zshrc, and related shell profiles, it’s helpful to know how to quickly reload the profile. Many users simply launch a new shell or open a new terminal window, but there is … Read More

Future Siri could switch user profiles based on voice

As Apple rolls out Siri beyond the iPhone and into shared devices like the iPad and, most recently, Apple TV, Cupertino’s engineers have been working on a way of letting its voice activation technology pick up individual users, and offer them customized options based on their past preferences. Published today as the patent “User profiling […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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How to follow non-artist profiles in Apple Music Connect

Apple Music Connect is like another version of Apple’s failed Ping service. It’s being promoted as a way to keep in touch with your favorite artists, but man is it impersonal. My Connect page is full of bland PR-style stuff…

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Remove Provisioning Profiles from an iPhone to Stop the Expiration Alert

Provisioning profiles are typically installed onto iPhones and iPads for development and testing purposes, but non developers may wind up with them on their iOS devices too, whether from testing an app or installing something like GBA4iOS from the web. For non-developers, this usually goes unnoticed until they get one of the “Provisioning Profile Expiration” … Read More

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Remove Provisioning Profiles from an iPhone to Stop the Expiration Alert

Provisioning profiles are typically installed onto iPhones and iPads for development and testing purposes, but non developers may wind up with them on their iOS devices too, whether from testing an app or installing something like GBA4iOS from the web. For non-developers, this usually goes unnoticed until they get one of the “Provisioning Profile Expiration” … Read More

Jony Ive Vanishes From Apple’s Executive Profiles Page [Update]

UPDATE: Shortly after posting this news item, Ive’s photo appeared back on the U.S. Executives Profiles page. In a strange move, Jony Ive’s picture has vanished from Apple’s online list of executives – although his profile page is still accessible…

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Netflix Now Lets You Switch Viewer Profiles On Apple TV, iPhone And iPad

netflix_profiles_whos_watching_610x343Netflix has begun to officially roll out user profiles today, meaning you can now share an account with your family and friends without all their horrible movie choices clogging your Instant Queue.  The new feature allows users to add up to 5 profiles to your Netflix account so that each person leeching sharing your subscription […]

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Snapchat Launches Version 5.0 With New In-App Profiles, Design Improvements And More

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The popular photo messaging application, Snapchat, just got a big update. Version 5.0 of the app was released on the App Store today and it comes with a bunch of nice improvements that will help users send messages faster than ever.

The overall design of the app has been cleaned up and streamlined. There’s a new swipe navigation feature that makes it a lot quicker to navigate around the app. Snapchat has  [Read More…]

Time Magazine Profiles Tim Cook As Runner-Up For Person Of The Year

Yesterday we told you that TIME magazine had shortlisted Tim Cook for its prestigious Person of the Year award, but U.S. President Barack Obama ended up getting selected as this year’s winner. Since Cook is the runner-up, TIME has profiled the CEO with an interview and a look at his history with Apple.

While much of the content in TIME’s profile has already been covered in Businessweek’s extensive interview and NBC Rock Center’s  [Read More…]

Instagram Starts Rolling Out New Facebook-Like Web Profiles

Instagram has started rolling out new web profiles for its 100+ million users today. Like a Facebook account page, you can view all of the photos and info from a specific Instagram user at a dedicated web URL, i.e., instagram.com/username.

Instead of only being able to view an account in its entirety in the native Instagram app, you can now browse and follow other users on the desktop by clicking  [Read More…]