Tag Archive: Switch


Switch Distance Measurement to Miles or Kilometers on Health App for iPhone

Active individuals who use the iPhone Health app to track their fitness and distance may find it helpful to switch distance measurements from miles to kilometers and vice versa. This is particularly useful for people who would be doing something like training for a 5K but they’re accustomed to using miles as a distance measurement, … Read More

How to Add & Switch Languages in Mac OS X

Nearly all Mac users run OS X in their primary language and mother tongue, but for polyglots and those aiming to be bilingual or trilingual, adding multiple new languages to Mac OS X can have obvious benefits. We’ll show you how to add a new language and how to change to that new language, which … Read More

OS X source code hints at switch to ‘macOS’

We’ve all noticed Apple’s latest operating system nomenclature, with each new release a device-centric OS, like iOS, tvOS, or watchOS. Why not macOS, then? A bit of source code in the current stable release of OS X (10.11.4) seems to point to that very thing. Developer Guilherme Rambo told Portuguese-language site MacMagazine.com.br that he found […]

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Future Siri could switch user profiles based on voice

As Apple rolls out Siri beyond the iPhone and into shared devices like the iPad and, most recently, Apple TV, Cupertino’s engineers have been working on a way of letting its voice activation technology pick up individual users, and offer them customized options based on their past preferences. Published today as the patent “User profiling […]

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Facebook orders employees to switch to Android

Facebook has a problem of iPhone love: too many of its employees prefer Apple’s device when given the chance between an iPhone and Android smartphone. This means that up until now, far less workers have been able to truly live in an Android environment where they can identify bugs within Facebook and fix them. Now, the […]

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IBM’s new service wants to switch your business to Mac

IBM is set to become Apple’s largest corporate client ever, and now the company’s old rival is finally embracing Macs and iPhones, Big Blue is ready to help other businesses switch to Mac as well. In order to help its corporate clients switch over to Macs quickly, IBM announced today that it now offers cloud-based […]

Why you may run into trouble if you try to switch running apps

Using a running app to log your workouts is a great way to track your progress and stay motivated. But have you considered who actually owns the workout data you are logging? If you ever decide to switch apps, you might be in for a surprise. While some services, like Strava, make it easy to […]

Court keeps cellphone network ‘kill switch’ a secret

It only took one sentence for the United States Court of Appeals to keep the federal government’s emergency plan to disable cellular service a secret. It was a very long sentence, but it got the job done. This ruling reinforces… Read more ›

Home Depot flipping switch back on for Apple Pay

After confirming that its terminals aren’t currently working with Apple Pay, Home Depot has said it plans to fully support Apple’s mobile payments service after its systems have been upgraded. Shoppers began to voice complaints after the retail giant’s NFC… Read more ›

Switch Word Casing to ALL CAPS & Capitalize Words with QuickType in iOS

The shift and caps lock key in iOS can be toggled at will to either capitalize a word or to type out something in ALL CAPS, but using the new Quick Type keyboard, you can switch casing of existing words really easy. This works really well on the iPhone and iPad, and once you learn … Read More