So, there you are, typing a long note on your iPhone or iPad, when you suddenly realize that you need–gasp–a special symbol or accented character. Perhaps you want to use the Â£ (British pound) symbol, or the Ã© symbol when sending an email to a business associate or family member.
No, you don’t have to use the Emoji keyboard (unless you want a copyright (Â©) symbol), but there is a bit [Read More...]
Speech to text dictation is getting better by leaps and bounds, and Apple’s Siri on iOS is one of the best implementations of the technology. While you may have known that you could punctuate your dictation by just speaking it aloud (comma) you may not know that there are some more commands that you can use to further refine your dictation performance, allowing you to write stuff just by speaking it, and [Read More...]
Black Friday was just the beginning. Now that Cyber Monday has arrived, thereâ€™s plenty to offer our readers here at Cult of Mac. Most notably, weâ€™ve got a pair of killer Cult of Mac Deals offers lined up for you that will net you a whole slew of value for under $ 100!
To celebrate Cyber Monday, weâ€™re offering two great bundles â€“ The iStack Mac Bundle and The Mac Utility Bundle [Read More...]
Gorgeous body; super slim profile; al-lu-minium backside; yes, we’ve been fondling Apple’s new iPad mini for hours and hours now, and on our just-recorded special edition CultCast, we report what we like, what we don’t, and our overall first impressions of Apple’s brand new much-hyped tiny tab.
But we also had to ask the question: without a retina display, is the iPad mini a worthy replacement for its larger, retina-pixeled brother?
We [Read More...]
Now that fiscal 2012 is over, Apple has filed its year-end 10k document to the SEC that contains a trove of financial data. Also contained in the filing is an item that contains information about Scott Forstall’s new role.
Forstall was removed as Senior Vice President of Mobile Software on Monday but will be stay at till 2013 in a special role under Tim Cook too keep him from jumping ship to [Read More...]
You know, with the complete flood of email we all get each and every day, it’s hard to sort through and find the email from just the important folks in our lives. You can star emails, flag them, send them to special folders via arcane filtering rule sets, but it’s never been just dead simple to keep track of the folks that you really want to hear from, and weed those away [Read More...]
Ready for take off? Maybe fly a little radio controlled helicopter around the office? Buzz over marketing. Hover by the coffee area. Take a break in the parking lot or a park. Yep, these little RC copters are very cool.
Last Christmas we had these in an Apple retailer I was working at (different brand and packaging, but pretty much identical copters) and with a little practice, these are really fun to [Read More...]
Waiting for your shiny new iPhone 5 to arrive? Well we’ve been man-handling ours for the last 24 hours, and on our just-recorded Special Edition CultCast, we’ll tell you what we like, the stuff we don’t, and which one feature alone makes iPhone 5 a very worthy upgrade.
Think you can handle a full four inches of Apple iPhone? Download episode 33 of the CultCast and find out!
Note: Some [Read More...]
So, there you are, sitting on the bus, and inspiration strikes. You really want to fire off a quick tweet or status update to Facebook, but your stop is coming up fairly quick, and you really can’t miss it again. Opening up the Facebook or Twitter app will take precious seconds, ones you don’t have to spare! What’s an iOS 6-enabled person to do?
Now that Facebook is integrated along with Twitter in iOS 6, you don’t need to open [Read More...]