Tag Archive: Stress

Stress test shows how tough it is to snap an Apple Pencil while it’s charging

One of the neatest features of the new Apple Pencil is its ability to easily charge it by plugging it into the Lightning port of your iPad Pro — with 15 seconds of charge giving you an impressive 30 minutes of use. But how easy is it to break Apple’s high-tech stylus while it’s in this vulnerable position? […]

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

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iPhone 6s undergoes crazy stress test under motorcycle wheel

What happens when a rose gold iPhone 6s undergoes a bizarre “burnout” stress test beneath the wheels of an Italian Ducati pocket bike? A completely implausible scenario that would never in a million years happen to a handset in the real world, that’s what! But, hey, if seeing brand new iPhones destroyed in bizarre ways is […]

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PAUSE your iPhone for stress relief

Stress is making our heads a scattered mess and among some of the many suggested remedies is forcing ourselves to unplug from our devices. But one idea actually assigns meditative properties to our iPhones. A new app simply called Pause use interactive graphics and soothing sounds to concentrate the mind on the present with the […]

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iPhone 6s enters ultimate stress test against UFC fighter

We can all remember the first time an errant roundhouse kick shattered our brand new iPhone. But how well does Apple’s cutting-edge iPhone 6s fare when put through the wringer by real-life UFC middleweight fighter Luke Rockhold? The result of that wacky premise is one of the stranger iPhone stress-test videos I’ve seen this year — […]

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

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iPhone 6 Sapphire glass shows off its flexibility in stress test

The iPhone 6′s sapphire glass display could be the secret weapon that gives your device ultimate durability. Apple’s Sapphire glass factory has been busy spitting out displays for the iPhone and iPad (and maybe even the iWatch), and now thanks to Sonny Dickson,…Read more ›

Spirit Run: Fire vs. Ice will challenge your coordination and stress management

I’ve been playing video games for almost 30 years. I like to think that I’ve developed a certain level of hand-eye coordination and an ability to recognize patterns and learn rules reasonably quickly. Spirit Run: Fire vs. Ice by Lunagames…Read more ›

Muse Headband Reduces Stress By Reading Your Brainwaves [CES 2014]

LAS VEGAS – Adding to the long list of companies showcasing new wearables at CES, InteraXon announced its brain-reading, stress-reducing, concentration-improving headband, Muse, is coming to a frontal lobe near you really soon. The Muse headband allows wearers to have…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Stress Test a Mac by Maxing Out CPU

Stress test a Mac by maxing out CPU

If you want to completely peg CPU to stress test a Mac, turn no further than the Terminal. Using the command line you can easily max out all CPU cores and induce huge load on a Mac, making it easy to determine things like what temperature the processor reaches under heavy load, if fans are working properly, how loud fans get, what battery life  [Read More…]

Pentagon Develops Stress Disorder Apps for Troops

The Pentagon and Veterans Affairs have developed a number of iPhone and iPad apps to help soldiers struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The latest one, PTSD Coach, offers a self-assessment test, step-by-step instructions in muscle relaxation and breathing as well as resources for support and suicide prevention. Others like Breathe2Relax , Tactical Breather and T2 MoodTracker are portable stress management tools offering breathing exercises and mood assessment.  [Read More…]