Tag Archive: Simple


Temporarily Disable Hey Siri on iPhone with a Simple Trick

The Hey Siri feature is undeniably useful, allowing you to engage with the iPhone from just about anywhere by voice commands, but sometimes you definitely don’t want Hey Siri to activate (let alone start talking out of the blue or answering questions at a White House press conference). A simple solution is available with the … Read More

8 Simple iPhone Security Tips

An iPhone contains huge amounts of detailed personal information about the owner, including emails, contact lists, banking information, personal notes, pictures, and much more, all of which most users want to keep private and secure. Fortunately the iPhone makes having a secured device pretty user friendly, and even novice users can take a few fairly … Read More

Boost Game Performance on Retina Macs with a Simple Trick

Mac users with Retina displays may have noticed that gaming performance is sometimes reduced on these machines. The reason is quite simple; if you’re running the game at native resolution, then the Mac has to drive the game at full resolution of the display at 2880 x 1440 or greater. A common solution to this … Read More

iOS-friendly flash drive makes sharing data simple [Reviews]

Lust List: Xtra Drive by Naztech We’ve all been using flash drives on our Macs for ages, ever since Apple dropped the disk drives from its computer lineup. iPhones and iPads don’t have a USB port, so it’s hard to use the same external thumb drives on the go. The new Xtra Drive from Naztech […]

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Simple iPhone trick frees up storage space you didn’t know you had

Quick — go check and see if you have enough free space on your iPhone. I’m guessing you’re like the rest of us, and can use a little more — especially if you’ve got a smaller iPhone in the 16 GB range. If you’re looking to free up some storage space on any size iPhone, […]

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Write Like a Politician with Simple Language Editor for Mac

Have you ever noticed that most politicians speak in remarkably simplified plain language? This is intentional, with most communicating far below their educational achievements and speaking somewhere between a fourth grade level to a fifth grade level, and rarely a bit higher. The idea is to make concepts simple, with the message easy to understand, … Read More [Read More…]

Write Like a Politician with Simple Language Editor for Mac

Have you ever noticed that most politicians speak in remarkably simplified plain language? This is intentional, with most communicating far below their educational achievements and speaking somewhere between a fourth grade level to a fifth grade level, and rarely a bit higher. The idea is to make concepts simple, with the message easy to understand, … Read More

This simple app will get you around those annoying location restrictions [Deals]

When you pay for premium streaming services like Netflix and Hulu Plus, you don’t want a trip out of the country to mean you have to leave your favorite shows at home. There are a lot of sneaky ways to get around the regional restrictions, but a simple, hassle-free way is Getflix. It’s a single […]

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Bypass all those pesky location restrictions with one simple app [Deals]

When shelling out for access to services like Netflix and Hulu Plus, you’re not banking on being barred from access just because you take a trip out of the country. Getflix is a service to make sure that never happens, and right now you can get a lifetime subscription for just $ 39. By selectively routing […]

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Deceptively simple gadget could boost Siri’s hearing

Siri typically works pretty well when you’re just sitting around at home — or at least, it can usually hear you just fine. Whether or not you get the results you need is another question, but a prototype device created by engineers at Duke University could one day help Apple’s digital assistant understand you just […]