Tag Archive: Speak

Operations guru Jeff William to speak at May’s Code Conference

Apple’s operations whiz Jeff Williams will be a speaker at the second Code Conference, held May 26 to 28. Although Apple has been more open to making its executives available to speak publicly in recent years, the conference still represents…Read more ›

Tim Cook to speak at Goldman Sachs tech conference today

Tim Cook doesn’t make many non-Apple event speaking appearance, but the Apple CEO is in New York City today to speak at Goldman Sach’s technology and Internet conference. Cook attended the conference in 2013 and 2012, but skipped the event…Read more ›

Apple’s new Chinese ad will make you cry whatever language you speak

One of the most interesting things about Apple’s continued expansion into China is going to be watching how it tweaks its marketing to target a country Tim Cook has claimed will soon be Apple’s biggest market. Ahead of Chinese New Year…Read more ›

5 international horror films that speak the universal language of fear

The world is a big, scary place, and you can learn a lot about a culture from what its people use to scare the crap out of each other for entertainment. Cult of Mac’s weeklong festival of horror movie recommendations…Read more ›

Tim Cook Returning To Speak At All Things Digital Conference Next Month

Tim Cook at the D conference last year.

Tim Cook at the D conference last year.

Apple executives have a long history of appearing at the All Things Digital (or “D”) conference every year. Steve Jobs gave some of his most revealing public interviews at D over the years, and Tim Cook’s first major interview as Apple’s newly-appointed CEO was at D10 last year.

For D11, Tim Cook will be headlining once  [Read More…]

Enable Siri “Raise to Speak” to Hear Command Responses via Ear Speaker

The Siri icon Siri defaults to speaking responses back through the speakers of the iPhone and iPad, and often quite loudly at that. Though you can control Siri’s volume level independently of general system audio levels, having the voice of Siri be set to a very quiet level isn’t much of a solution if you actually want to hear responses. This is made worse in crowded situations or areas with a  [Read More…]

Have Your iPhone Highlight And Speak Selected Text Out Loud [iOS Tips]

Speak Selection

Another accessibility option like VoiceOver and Zoom, originally created for those with visual impairments, is Speak Selection. There are times when you may not want to turn the entire VoiceOver system on, having Siri read every button and icon on the screen, but would prefer to just have your iOS device speak text you’ve highlighted on the screen.

As an added bonus for those with print or learning disabilities,  [Read More…]

Steve Jobs’ Widow Set To Speak Out On Immigration Policy During Rock Center Interview


Steve Jobs’ widow, Laurene Powell Jobs has kept herself busy with a number of different projects since the passing of her late husband. Yet, despite hanging out with the Clintons, one thing Jobs hasn’t done is offer an interview to a major news outlet.

Friday, April 12th on Rock Center with Brian Williams, Laurene Powell Jobs is set to be interviewed, for the first time since Steve’s passing, to advocate for  [Read More…]

Tim Cook Will Speak At Goldman Sachs Tech Conference Tomorrow


It’s not often that Tim Cook speaks at a non-Apple event, but for the second year in a row, Tim is heading to New York City to speak at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet conference.

Last year, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook presented at the Goldman Sachs tech conference where he spoke about working conditions in China, why Apple TV is just a hobby, the popularity of the iPad, and much more.

The  [Read More…]

Here’s How to Text Flirt With That Cute Foreign Hottie Who Doesn’t Speak Your Langauge [Daily Freebie]



For all those unilingual schmos who’ve thought they were telling some lucky foreigner in ”hey, I like the cut of your jib” in another tongue, but instead said something like “you chicken dance the burning planets,” I sympathize, and also laugh. To make up for the laughing, here’s a trick app to pull out next time: Sendboo. It’s a free app that automatically translates your “hey, baby” to “olá, bebê” — or  [Read More…]