Tag Archive: Switching


How to Disable Automatic GPU Switching on MacBook Pro

For those MacBook Pro owners with higher end models that include dual video cards (integrated and discrete GPU), you’re likely aware that Mac OS and certain apps will switch between the two graphics cards as is determined necessary. The idea behind this is for apps to use the integrated GPU when attempting to conserve power … Read More

How to Detach a Phone Number from iMessage if You’re Switching Away from iPhone

If you have ever switched from an iPhone to an Android or Windows phone, either temporarily, out of necessity, or for testing purposes, you may have noticed that a new phone will sometimes not receive inbound messages that have been sent from other iPhone users. Well, you probably didn’t notice it because you didn’t get … Read More

Leaked iPad Air 2 Panel Shows Apple Switching To Integrated LCDs

iPhone 6 component leaks have begun erupting up like wildfires the past week, setting the web ablaze with promises of a bigger iPhone, but according to some new leaked photos Apple is also tweaking the design of the iPad Air…

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Sync Your iTunes Library, Photos And Videos With Android [Switching 101]

Unlike iOS and Windows Phone, Android devices don’t have an iTunes or Zune alternative that helps them manage all their data in one place. But that doesn’t mean it’s not easy to sync your music, photos, and videos with your…

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Transfer Your Contacts, Calendars, Messages From iPhone To Android [Switching 101]

Jumping from one mobile platform to another can lead to a lot of headaches initially — especially with respect to all your personal data. You won’t want to lose your contacts, calendar entries, and other important information, so it’s important…

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Little Snitch 3.1 Gets Automatic Profile Switching

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One of the best apps to have in the toolkit of the privacy minded, developer Objective Development has just unveiled Little Snitch 3.1, their app that prevents other Mac programs from ‘phoning home’ under certain conditions.

Here’s how Little Snitch works, if you’re not familiar. Basically, with Little Snitch, you set up rules that tells your Mac whether or not to allow individual apps on your system to gain access to  [Read More…]

Auxo Designer Shows Off Awesome New App Switching Concept For iPhone [Video]

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Auxo, a wonderful app switcher from interface designer Sentry, has become a must-have tweak for jailbroken iPhones since it hit Cydia back in December. But it seems Sentry has plenty of other ideas up his sleeve when it comes to improving the multitasking experience on iOS.

He’s released a new concept for switching between apps on the iPhone that’s unlike anything you’ve seen before. Check out the video below.

In Sentry’s latest  [Read More…]

Bug Prevents iOS ‘Do Not Disturb’ From Switching Off On New Year’s Day

If you had to get up early on January 1st, I hope you used the built-in Clock app to set your iOS alarm, otherwise you may have spent an unintentional extra few hours in bed. Why? Because the Do Not Disturb feature of iOS 6 switched on as usual on the last day of 2012, and then stayed on.

Many users of Do Not Disturb report that the feature didn’t switch itself off yesterday morning.

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Logitech’s New Bluetooth Illuminated Keyboard Features One Touch Switching Between PC, Tablet, And Smartphone

We’re always on the lookout for a good peripheral and if there’s one company that does peripherals, it’s Logitech. Their latest creation looks like something of interest for all us multi-device power users. Logitech’s new Bluetooth Illuminated Keyboard K810 is as the name applies — an illuminated Bluetooth keyboard. What makes it so special? Its ability to quickly and easily switch between your Bluetooth devices.

The keyboard is built around Windows 8  [Read More…]