Tag Archive: Usage


iPads dominates almost 80% of Web usage on tablets

iPad users generated a massive 79.9% of North American tablet-based Web traffic over the month of September, according to a new report by Chitika Insights. This number is down slightly from the 81% figure the iPad represented one year ago,…

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How To Use Reachability with iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus to Improve Single-Handed Usage

The larger screen displays of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus make them beautiful to view apps, text, and images on, but some users find that using the devices with a single hand is a bit more challenging. But one-handed usage of the larger screen iPhone models is made considerably easier thanks to the help … Read More

iPhone 6 usage tops 6 Plus following launch weekend sales

Given how constrained supplies of the iPhone 6 Plus have been, it should come as no surprise that Apple’s biggest smartphone isn’t being used the most right now. While Apple won’t say how many of each model it’s sold, mobile…

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Why usage of OS X Yosemite beta is nearly 4x that of Mavericks last year

The developer preview of OS X Yosemite is already seeing rapid adoption numbers, and it isn’t even officially available yet. According to new research, Yosemite accounted for 0.2% of OS X ad impressions in North America between the dates of…

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Force iOS to Recalculate Device Usage Statistics with a Reboot

The device Usage statistics shown in iOS Settings > General > Usage offer a quick look at how much capacity is available, actively being used by apps, and their respective data and caches. Similarly, usage data is also available to track app cellular data usage. Sometimes these usage statistics will appear blank though, showing a … Read More

Catena Enables Lessons Onscreen, Encouraging Ingenious Usage. Sagebrush. [Review]

If you couldn’t tell by now, I’m a sucker for a good word game, and here’s a new multiplayer offering with an interesting idea behind it. Catena by Fusee Category: iOS Games Works With: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch Price: Free…

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Reduce Data Usage When Web Browsing on iPhone with Chrome

The latest versions of Chrome for iOS offer an optional data compression feature that uses Google servers to further compress web pages visited before accessing them from your iPhone or iPad. Put simply, toggling this setting can help to reduce your cellular data consumption when browsing the web within the Chrome app for iOS, and … Read More

Resolving systemstats CPU Usage Issues Causing Sluggishness in OS X

The systemstats process is used to retrieve information about system statistics and power usage, and though it usually runs unnoticed in the background, the systemstatsd and systemstats processes have been known to randomly go haywire in OS X, eating up 100%-300% or more CPU while slowing down a Mac. Generally, there’s nothing to concern yourself … Read More

How to View a Macs Disk Usage & Storage Summary in OS X

Mac Disk Usage and Storage Summary Ever wondered where on earth your Mac hard drives disk space has gone to? There’s little reason to wonder, because OS X has a very simple disk usage summary tool that that will show you exactly where drive capacity is being used, conveniently sorted into a variety of file types. Looking at the storage summary panel is a helpful way to determine if a Mac is running  [Read More…]

How to View a Macs Disk Usage & Storage Summary in OS X

Mac Disk Usage and Storage Summary Ever wondered where on earth your Mac hard drives disk space has gone to? There’s little reason to wonder, because OS X has a very simple disk usage summary tool that that will show you exactly where drive capacity is being used, conveniently sorted into a variety of file types. Looking at the storage summary panel is a helpful way to determine if a Mac is running  [Read More…]