Tag Archive: Text


How To Cut Or Copy Text In Quick Look [OS X Tips]

Quick Look is a fantastic bit of tech, letting you view any file up close and personal with a quick tap on the Spacebar. It works in the Finder, in Open and Save dialogs, and across a ton of other… Read more ›     

iThoughts Notes App Fixes Up iPhone Text Selection

Text selection on iOS is still a pain in the ass. Some apps fix it up with extra buttons above the virtual keyboard, but Thoughts 2, an iPhone notes app, adds extra buttons to the text selection itself. This makes… Read more ›     

When you’re typing in Terminal, it’s easy to access the commands you’ve previously typed with the Up arrow on your keyboard. This can be handy when you have to re-type a long, complicated command. Simply hit the up-arrow and you’ll… Read more ›     

This week saw the publishing of one of the iPhone’s most recognizable patents. Arriving with iOS 3 in June 2009 was the ability to select, copy, and paste text using two draggable selection handles displayed on screen. Miles ahead of… Read more ›     

Ever wanted to save just one sentence of a web page? Or have you ever bookmarked a page, or sent it to your favorite read-later service, only to come back and wonder what the hell it was you’d wanted to… Read more ›     

It’s easy to forget just how much the iPhone changed things. Today saw the publishing of one of the iPhone’s most familiar patents — its gesture/touch-based text selection tool. Describing a new way of selecting text using gestures on a… Read more ›     

One of the best-selling apps in the Mac App Store designer category, Art Text 2 is a layer-based design application that will help you turn text into art. Whether it’s for business or personal needs, you can create logos, web… Read more ›     

Trouble Seeing Text On iOS 7? Get Bold [iOS Tips]

iOS 7 came with a new look and feel, including the font used across the system. It’s a little thinner than earlier versions of iOS, so it might be a bit tricky to read, especially on the small iPhone screen.… Read more ›     

Use Text Edit As A Quick Outlining Tool [OS X Tips]

I use TextEdit all the time to jot down notes, phone numbers, and any time I need to just get some info down super quick. I forget, sometimes, that it’s a fairly robust text editor (hence the name, I suppose),… Read more ›     

Today Skype updated its iPhone and iPad apps with two-way HD video calling. The enhanced resolution is only available on the iPhone 5s, iPad Air, and Retina iPad mini. Chatting over text has gotten much better with today’s release. Skype… Read more ›