I know what you’re asking: Yet another activity tracker? ButÂ LIT tracker from NZN Labs has a big secret ingredient that most others don’t â€” and that special ingredient makes it perfect for action sports like snowboarding, surfing and mountain biking.
I suppose it’s not actually a secret â€” or if it is, it’s not a very good one. In any case, here’s the deal:
Most activity trackers â€” for instance, [Read More...]
Swipe, tap, repeat.
The iPhone and iPad are magical devices because of one thing: the well-designed hardware and software works in conjunction to make everything just work. The iOS operating system is a thing of beauty, not least of which because there is so much to explore and learn about.
As a touch-based platform, iOS uses gestures like swipes and taps to let you control things with intuitive ease. However, [Read More...]
iPhoto for iPad is a fantastic photo editing app with a ton of multitouch gesture support. When editing and looking through your photos within the app on your iPad, all it takes is a bit of learning to get these gestures down and make your time with iPhoto just that much more productive and fun.
First up, tap into a photo album in iPhoto for iPad, and drag the [Read More...]
Safari is a great browser on iOS, as well as the default one. Chrome is also a fantastic browser, and I find myself using it more and more as it integrates well with its Mac version, with bookmarks and such synching nicely due to a unified Google sign in.
Tabbed browsing is great on both the iPad and the iPhone, and Chrome implements it a bit differently per device. The [Read More...]
It’s probably true that you’ve learned some great iOS gestures with two or three fingers, like pinching in or out to zoom and the like. But did you know that you can use some multitasking features with just the addition of another finger or two?
Use the claw technique to activate the following swipes on your iPad and you’ll be one step closer to gestural iOS nirvana. Or is that nerd-vana. Either way, [Read More...]
Notifications on the iPhone can be annoying. Right? They drop at inappropriate times, and I always end up accidentally activating them. Of course, my iPhone is more than happy to hop over to the application that sent the Notification in the first place. There are, however, a couple of cool ways of dismissing them without activating them, short of waiting for them to go away, which is what I’ve done since they [Read More...]
Every week Mac Games and More (http://www.macgamesandmore.com/) features a casual, easy-to-play game for you to get into over the weekend. This week, you’re part of a secret society that has been infiltrated by a traitor. Download it and try the free demo now
The Secret Order: Masked Intent Collector’s Edition (adventure/hidden object) – Your family is part of a secret organization. Your father, who is the leader of [Read More...]
If you love Woz (and who doesn’t?) we’ve got an extra special Friday treat for you.
Vince Patton emailed us, linking us to an incredible YouTube account filled with vintage videos of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak talking to the Denver Apple Pi computer club back in 1984, in which Woz talks about being put on probation for computer abuse, hacking a video-on-demand box for free movies at [Read More...]
You know those black balls in the kid’s section of the Apple Store? Yeah, you probably shouldn’t sit on them: underneath the fabric exterior, they are essentially gigantic sponges soaked with the pee of a thousand children with such weak bladder control that they just hose off when they get excited, even in the Apple Store.
Don’t believe me? Here’s a picture of one black ball Apple was getting rid of after [Read More...]