Tag Archive: Viewing


Eddy Cue: Apple TV will make viewing a more interactive experience

Apps on Apple TV could allow for Periscope-style feedback to live broadcasts, says Apple Senior VP Eddy Cue in a new interview with CNNMoney‘s Brian Stelter. That’s one of the most fascinating points raised in a short conversation about Apple’s streaming set-top box ambitions, which also touches on a number of other topics — including Apple’s […]

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Pro Tip: How to save web pages to iBooks for offline viewing

I’m a big fan of getting instructions off the internet: recipes, directions on car maintenance, or video game walkthroughs, for example. The problem is that you need to be online to view them. Now in iOS 9, however, there’s a way to save web pages to a handy, offline-friendly PDF file. The next time you’re […]

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iMac Graphics Update Fixes Crashes from JPEG Viewing in OS X Yosemite

For some iMac users running OS X 10.10.3 (even post Supplemental Update 1), a software update is available that aims to resolve a peculiar bug that caused many iMacs to stall or crash when viewing JPEG image files in the Mac Finder or Preview app. Specific hardware impacted by the JPG image viewing bug are … Read More

Light Pad Turns Your iPad Into A Lightbox For Viewing Negatives And Slides

Here’s a little squirt of nostalgia into the brains of our (slightly) older readers: it’s an iPad app called Light Pad HD, and it exists to help you view your film slides and negatives by turning your iPad into a…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Apple Brings Wish List Viewing To Library In iTunes

Today Apple released a minor update to iTunes that brings the ability to view your iTunes Store wish list directly in your local library. Support for Arabic and Hebrew has also been improved with other stability improvements. Source: Apple    

Vimeo Updates For iOS 7, Adds Offline Viewing, AirDrop Sharing, More

Vimeo for iOS 7Vimeo announced Wednesday that its video sharing app for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad has now been updated for iOS 7. The new update lets you upload video directly from your iOS device camera, as well as offline instant playback of saved videos. The app has been re-vamped to better match and work with iOS […]

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Walmart-Owned Vudu iOS App Update Now Includes Offline Viewing

Vudu Update

Walmart’s video on demand service, Vudu, just rolled out a new update for its iOS app. Version 2.0 of Vudu now lets you download videos from the service, and then watch them even if you’re offline. The player itself is streamlined, and Closed Captioning–already supported on the iPad version of the Vudu app–is now available on the iPhone, too.

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Show a Phone Number in Huge Text for Easier Viewing in Contacts App for OS X

Small phone numbers in OS X Contacts app

If you’ve ever needed to retrieve a phone number from Contacts (once called Address Book) in Mac OS X, you’ve probably noticed the phone numbers are shown quite small. On larger screens that’s not too big a big deal, but on smaller screen Macs and those with high resolutions, it can be really quite small. Rather than leaning your face inches from the  [Read More…]

Quickly Transfer .mobi & ePub eBook Files to an iPad for Easier Viewing

Transfer and Open ePub on an iPad Have some ePub and mobi ebooks that you want transferred over from a Mac or PC to an iPad for easier mobile reading? The quickest way to do this is through email, but before getting started make sure you have the free Kindle app installed on the iPad to read and open mobi files (App Store link), and the free iBooks app installed to  [Read More…]

Safari 5.1.2 Released To Developers: Fixes PDF Viewing and Printing

Late last night, Apple seeded a new build of Safari to developers, 5.1.2 beta, which brings a fix to the embedded PDF viewing and printing issues that were present in previous versions of the browser. It also introduces a “known bug” that causes extensions to crash. As the ancient Romans used to say, caveat developor.   In the release notes, Apple asks testers to focus their efforts on making sure  [Read More…]