Tag Archive: Spaces

Help NASA solve space’s mysteries with this asteroid app

There are millions of asteroids in the Solar System and relatively few astronomers to track them. They’d hate to miss that one dangerous rogue headed on a collision course with Earth. So NASA has made it easier for the amateur…Read more ›

Oontz Angle provides big sound for small spaces (+ giveaway!)

With so many types of bluetooth speakers, varying in size and price, it can be hard to find the best fit for you. In this episode of Cult of Mac’s Product Recommendations we take a look at the Angle bluetooth…Read more ›

Quickly Navigate Mission Control Spaces With These Keyboard Tips [OS X Tips]

Desktop Mission Control

If you haven’t been using OS X’s Mission Control lately, you’re missing out. It’s a great way to separate out your apps, full screen and not, to be just that much more productive on your Mac.

Trouble is, it seems like a fairly mouse-centric system, with users encouraged to click on the different desktops across the top or the apps in the main window area to bring them up.  [Read More…]

iOS Glitch Allows Spaces To Be Added To Home Screen Without Jailbreak


There are some nifty tweaks for jailbroken iOS devices that allow you to add blank spaces to your home screen and arrange your app icons any way you like. Well now you don’t need to jailbreak to have this option, because a newly-discovered glitch in iOS lets you create blank spaces with a bit of trickery.

The glitch was discovered by Dom over at AppAdvice, who has put together a quick  [Read More…]

Apple Continues To Outdo Rivals In Mobile, Tablet, Retail Spaces [Report]

A new report from Reuters takes to the streets (or, malls, rather) of the globe to find out what folks are actually purchasing from retail shops around the world, including Apple, Microsoft, and Samsung retail spaces in cities like Sydney, Seattle, Palo Alto, Shanghai, Bangalore, Singaporte, Paris, London, Mexico City, and Boston. They spoke to store employees and retail shoppers to find out, really, what’s selling and what’s not.

Guess  [Read More…]

Stop Spaces from Rearranging Themselves in Mac OS X

Stop Spaces from Rearranging Themselves in OS X The Mac OS X 10.7.2 update brought with it an unusual change to Mission Controls behavior, where desktops/spaces will automatically rearrange themselves based on how recently theyve been used or accessed. If youve set your spaces to be in a specific order, this is fairly annoying, but its also easy to stop. Launch System Preferences and click on Mission Control Uncheck the box  [Read More…]

Move Desktop Spaces in Mission Control with Drag & Drop

Rearrange spaces in Mission Control Its easier than ever to rearrange your virtual desktops (Spaces) in Mission Control, all you need to do is click on a desktop and then drag and drop it to a new spot to move it. Moving Desktop 3 before Desktop 2 will change their orientation accordingly when youre switching between desktops as well. Desktops will also automatically rename themselves based on their placement within Mission  [Read More…]

Apples Temporary Store in SoHo Looks Better Than Most Retail Spaces [Photos]

Apple has closed its original store in New York City to perform some renovations. The SoHo store onPrince Street is closed for a limited time, and Apple has opened a temporary store onGreene Street. Described as raw and rustic, Apples temporary SoHo store is bustling with activity and features all of the aspects that customers would expect from an Apple Store. Apple sure knows how  [Read More…]

Quickly Close Desktop Spaces in Mac OS X Lions Mission Control

Close Desktop Spaces in Mission Control You can quickly close desktop spaces in Mac OS X Lions Mission Control by holding down the Option key, this causes the familiar iOS style (X) close symbol to appear over the spaces which can then be rapidly closed. Alternately, you can mouse over spaces and the close button will appear on hover after a second or two, but the option key is immediate. For  [Read More…]

Use Different Desktop Background Pictures for Spaces in Mac OS X Lion

Use Different Wallpapers for Spaces in Mac OS X Lion Assigning different wallpapers to different desktop spaces is much easier in Mac OS X Lion, heres the quickest way to do this: Enter each space individually Right-click on the desired background image and choose Set Desktop Picture Repeat for the next desktop space Using this method and Mission Control to switch spaces is the fastest method, but you can also do  [Read More…]