Tag Archive: Saving


Quickly Turn iPhone Battery Saving Low Power Mode On & Off with Siri

The excellent battery saving Low Power Mode available to iPhone users in modern versions of iOS typically requires being enabled through battery settings, but there’s an even faster way to toggle the feature on and off again at any time; Siri. Siri can quickly turn on low power mode or turn the feature off again, … Read More

Ballmer: Saving Apple in 1997 was ‘craziest thing’ Microsoft ever did

Microsoft infamously invested $ 150 million in archenemy Apple in 1997 as the company was facing bankruptcy right after the return of Steve Jobs, and according to former CEO Steve Ballmer, it was the craziest thing the Windows-maker ever did. Ballmer spends more of his time on the basketball court now than working on the next […]

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

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Start saving now for your 24-karat gold iPhone 6s

The iPhone 6s isn’t even out yet, and already luxury goods companies are preparing to give folks with way too much money the chance to pre-order their next-generation Apple handset in 24-karat-gold. Hot off the mark is Goldgenie, which is currently letting customers register their interest in an exclusive luxury box-set containing both a gold-plated iPhone […][Read More…]

Siri adds ‘saving lives’ to its list of tricks

An accidental Siri “butt dial” recently saved a teen’s life by allowing him to dial 911 while trapped under a truck, with his arms pinned down. The 18-year-old teenager was fixing his truck in Tennessee when it fell on him. Unable to summon anyone to help, the teen was rapidly running out of options until […][Read More…]

Start saving now! TAG’s first Wear watch is coming later this year

TAG Heuer’s first smartwatch powered by Android Wear will make its debut later this year, priced at about $ 1,400, according to a new report. The device hopes to compete with other high-end smartwatches like the Apple Watch, and it promises…Read more ›

Apple Watch will have ‘Power Reserve’ mode for saving battery life

More details about the forthcoming Apple Watch are surfacing as its March 9 media event draws near. In a profile of the internal development that led to the Watch, The New York Times has revealed an unreleased feature that will…Read more ›

Extend your battery life and protect your iPhone 6 while saving 64% [Deals]

The iPhone 6 is a marvellous device that takes productivity and mobile entertainment to a new level. With heavy use, though, users can find themselves economizing the charge on their batteries so they can stay productive all day long. With…Read more ›

Father of the iPod tasked with saving Google Glass from extinction

After failing to garner consumer interest for nearly two years, the fate of Google Glass is now in the hands of former Apple executive Tony Fadell. The Glass Explorer program is also being shut down on January 19th, which means…Read more ›

‘Spender: Expenses Only’ Might Shock You Into Saving Money

Spender: Expenses Only — Finance — Free $ 0.99 [thanks, commenters] If I want to be reductionist here, money management has two general components: maximizing income and minimizing expenses. For many people, the second part is more difficult because sometimes you…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Tips For Living Frugally & Saving Drive Space On A Tiny Mac SSD [Feature]

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Don’t end up like this. Photo Pennuja/Flickr

I recently switched to a MacBook Air for writing, and it is easily the best Mac I’ve owned in terms of speed and comfort. But, like the sports car your friends assume you’ll sell now that you have kids on the way, the Air is also lacking in space1.

Now, I’m using this 128GB (with 4GB RAM) 13-inch MacBook Air primarily  [Read More…]