Tag Archive: Read


Have Siri Read Articles To You on iPhone or iPad

Siri has the ability to read anything on the screen of an iPhone or iPad to you. And yes, that means Siri will quite literally read aloud whatever is open and on the display of an iOS device, whether it’s a web page, an article, an email, a text message, anything on the screen will … Read More

Haven’t watched Steve Jobs yet? Read the script here

Based on the sadly dismal box office cash it’s failed to drum up, statistically few of you have seen Steve Jobs, Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle’s semi-biopic based on Walter Isaacson’s best-selling 2011 biography of Apple’s late CEO. Well, if you want to get a taste of what you’re missing — or simply want to revisit […]

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

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Read by the light of your iPhone with this quirky, clip-on lampshade

The iPhone can do a lot of things, but work as a functional piece of furniture? Yes, as one design studio proved when it created a tiny lampshade that clips to the iPhone. Activate the flashlight app and behold, a nightstand reading light. The luma shade, a collaboration between Peleg Design and the founder’s alma […]

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

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How to make Siri (awkwardly) read any e-book to you

Siri is a handy virtual assistant. It’ll fetch information for you, send texts, and even tell you a joke if you ask it repeatedly (Siri is a little shy at first). But did you know that it can also narrate… Read more ›

Read the first ever article written about Apple

Apple’s not exactly hurting for press coverage these days. There was a time, though, when the company was desperate for any bit of publicity it could drum up. That time was February 1977, when The Apple Computer Company spoke to… Read more ›

How to Read .cap Packet Capture File on Mac OS X with tcpdump

Whether performing a packet trace or sniffing and capturing packets from a network, the result is usually the creation of a .cap capture file. That .cap, pcap, or wcap packet capture file is created regardless of what you’re using to sniff a network, a fairly common task among network administrators and security professionals. Perhaps the … Read More [Read More…]

How to Read .cap Packet Capture File on Mac OS X with tcpdump

Whether performing a packet trace or sniffing and capturing packets from a network, the result is usually the creation of a .cap capture file. That .cap, pcap, or wcap packet capture file is created regardless of what you’re using to sniff a network, a fairly common task among network administrators and security professionals. Perhaps the … Read More

Make Console Easier to Read in OS X with PID, Icons, & Bold View Options

By default, the OS X Console app view is quite simple, displaying events and logs in nothing but plain text, which makes it not very different from viewing system logs from the command line on a Mac. There’s nothing wrong with that, but if you’re a Mac user who spends a fair amount of time … Read More

How to mark all iMessages as read on your iPhone

If you’re like me, you’ve got a ton of unread iMessages on your iPhone and tapping through them all just to get rid of your app badge anxiety seems like a bit too much effort. Apple has your back, though,… Read more ›

How to mark all iMessages as read on your iPhone

If you’re like me, you’ve got a ton of iMessages not yet read on your iPhone and tapping through tot them all just to get rid of your app badge anxiety seems like a bit too much effort. Apple has… Read more ›