When reading an iBook on your iPad or iPhone, you typically tap the right side of the page to go forward, and tap the left side of the page to go backward, right? If you want to skip to a different part of the iBook, you can tap on the table of contents button in the upper left and tap to the chapter you want to go to.
How do you quickly navigate more than one page forward or backward, [Read More...]
Rebel forces about to be crushed under the hoof (?) of an Imperial AT-AT.
Today is Star Wars day (for the less nerdy, here’s the punchline: “May the Fourth be with you.” Now look at the date.)
In celebration, Aspyr has drastically cut prices on all five of their ported Star Wars titles â€” both at the Mac App Store and at Aspyr’s own GameAgent site (though they’re slightly more expensive at [Read More...]
Time to update? You know it!
Hot on the heels of a hack over the weekend that compromised Evernote users emails, usernames and passwords — and resulted in the company initiating a password reset on all accounts — Evernote’s hurrying through a new two-factor authentication process, which would allow you to authorize your account in a variety of ways, like entering a code you receive by SMS [Read More...]
Apple has stopped selling the Mac Pro through its European online stores ahead of the machine’s discontinuation throughout the EU on March 1. Although the high-end desktop still appears on Apple’s website, it’s listed as “currently unavailable,” and customers are unable to order it. Some models are still available in the refurbished section, however.Apple will stop selling the Mac Pro in Europe on March 1, when new legislation is introduced that the [Read More...]
Being put on hold is never fun, and for some particularly busy companies that hold time can easily end up being 30-45 minutes of waiting and twiddling your thumbs to talk to whatever representative awaits you on the other end. If you’re lucky, they’ll put on some lame hold music or have some repetitive “we’ll be right with you” line that comes up every few minutes (or unlucky, depending on the tunes) to sort of help pass the time. A [Read More...]
Shouldn’t have used Siri for directions.
Imagine the scenario: you’re leisurely strolling through your local Apple Store, perhaps drooling over a Retina MacBook Pro, when all of a sudden a car crashes through the front wall and onto the store floor. Yeah, that happened.
On Sunday night a car was driven off the road and through the glass wall of theÂ Lincoln Park Apple Store in Chicago.
An [Read More...]
LAS VEGAS, CES 2013 – The Cult of Mac staff invaded Show Stoppers last night at the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas. Along with some free buffet food and an endless supply of booze, there were products galore. Some were neat. A lot were horrible. But the event was a lot of fun.
Here is a small sampling of the sights of [Read More...]
LAS VEGAS, CES 2013 – The truth of the matter is that there’s just no way to have a telescopic lens phallically jutting out of the back of your iPad in a way that Jony Ive’s sense of dignity in design would approve of. Props to Polaroid, then, for not even trying, instead going a more playful route with their brand new [Read More...]
One of my favorite screen saver images.
Those photo screen saver modules that Apple includes with Mac OS X are gorgeous, right? With Aerial, Cosmos, National Geographic, and Nature Patterns on offer, the basic photo Screen Saver is just right to keep things pretty when you step away from your Mac for a moment or two. I’ve gotten tons of complements on the photos, and they’re just the default ones.
But sometimes [Read More...]