Tag Archive: Skip


Skip the grind: 3 fun mobile games that (almost) play themselves

I just leveled up while I was driving to pick my kid up from school. I set up a digital battle using my iPhone while sitting in my driveway, hit “Go,” and then just put my iPhone down on my dashboard while I drove to get him. I’ve been calling these types of games “auto-battlers” for their central […]

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

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How to skip those skimpy mobile versions of websites

Using the mobile web is an uneven affair in terms of what you’ll see once your little blue progress bar slides across the page to let you know your page has loaded. Some sites give you a crippled version of the original, making sure you can’t find any information on them at all. Looking for […][Read More…]

Spotify wants its listeners to skip Apple, save money

A new e-mail campaign from music streaming app Spotify is aiming to hit Apple right where it hurts — its service fees. Spotify is notifying its iOS customers to let them know about the 30 percent extra Apple tacks onto…Read more ›

Concept app shows how Apple Watch would let you skip Starbucks line

We’re months away from being able to shackle our wrists to the Apple Watch, but the UI designers at Impekable have been busy dreaming up new app experiences that will delight wearers once the timepiece is finally available. “Our concept…Read more ›

5 horror book adaptations you should see, and 5 you should skip

Square’s new Order app lets you skip the register altogether

Square has been at the forefront of mobile payments for years now, thanks largely to the popularity of its white card reader that’s used by merchants everywhere. Now the company is debuting a brand new app called Square Order, and it…Read more ›

Skip The Apple Store And Get Deeper Discounts [Report]

When you walk into an Apple Store — the minimalist design, the Macbook screens tilted just so, the approachable, encyclopedic sales staff — you might be forgiven for being a little bit speechless. It’s not unlike walking into a Porsche…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Skip The “Are You Sure?” Dialog Box When Shutting Down [OS X Tips]

Here’s a handy little tip if you shut down your Mac with the options in the Apple Menu. Typically, when you choose Restart or Shut Down from these menu options, you’ll get a dialog box that checks to see if…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Skip The Shell Script, Schedule Do Not Disturb Times In Mavericks Beta [OS X Tips]

Schedule Do Not DisturbBack in OS X Mountain Lion, it took a seriously complex shell script and recurring Calendar event to schedule Do Not Disturb times. While it’s fun to dig in and mess about with scripts, I much rather like the new Mavericks beta ability to just, you know, schedule Do Not Disturb using a nice, pretty […]

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Skip The Domain Suffix And Prefix To Get To Websites Faster Via Mobile Safari [iOS Tips]

Web Prefix Suffix

Want to get to websites faster using mobile Safari? No, I’m not talking about upgrading your internet or data plan to LTE or something, though that will obviously help. No, I’m more interested in showing you how to get to most major websites with just a bit less typing involved.

It’s pretty simple and straightforward, to be honest. Here’s how.

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