Tag Archive: Work


Make The Invert Display Keyboard Shortcut Work Again In Mountain Lion [OS X Tips]

Invert Colors Keyboard Shortcut

If you were used to inverting the colors on your Mac with a Control-Command-Option-8, you might have noticed that this has changed in OS X Mountain Lion. The older keyboard shortcut doesn’t work any more, and has been replaced with the less simple Command-Option-F5 shortcut to bring up an Accessibility Options dialog box. You have to then manually click the checkbox next to Invert Display Colors.

Here’s how to  [Read More…]

Outdoor Research Sensor Gloves Work Like Magic, Mostly [Review]

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I have a complicated relationship with gloves. On the one hand, I love that they keep my fingers from falling off in frigid weather. But then there’s the frustration at their complete lack of cooperation when I’m trying to use the touchscreen on my phone. As a result, I end up either constantly removing and re-donning my gloves in an endless cycle that freezes my delicate fingers anyway — or abandoning  [Read More…]

Work On Your Zen Attitude With New iOS Puzzler, Interlocked

Soothing, isn't it?

Soothing, isn’t it?

If you’ve ever played with a wooden puzzle in your local educational toys store, you’ll instantly understand Interlocked, a new iOS game from developer Armor Games (Kingdom Rush). It’s a fun little universal puzzle app for the low price of $ 0.99, and it should keep you gently entertained for some time to come.

The concept here is to rotate each group of interlocked wooden pieces, sliding  [Read More…]

Ashton Kutcher: I Try To Emulate Steve Jobs’ Work In My Angel Investments [Macworld 2013]

ahstonjobssidebysidepicfromtwitter macworldbug SAN FRANCISCO, MACWORLD/iWORLD 2013 – Steve Jobs isn’t here at Macworld to kick off the show with one of his famous Stevenotes. But we got the next best thing – an shoddy actor who played Steve Jobs in a movie.

Ashton just opened Macworld with a Kutchernote, and unfortunately he didn’t come out in his full Steve garb, but he did give us some insight  [Read More…]

Make iBooks 3 Work Better For One-Handed Reading [iOS Tips]

Not *that* kind of reading. Geeze.

Not *that* kind of reading. Geeze.

Ok, get it out of your system. I’ll wait.

Ahem. So, by one-handed reading, I’m really talking about being able to hold your iPad mini or iPhone in your left or right hand, much like you can with a dedicated eReader device, like a Nook Simple Touch or a Kindle. The ones with buttons on them allow you to hold the  [Read More…]

Steve Wozniak Refused To Work On Kutcher’s ‘JOBS’ Movie After Reading Early “Crap” Script

Josh Gad in 'JOBS' vs. the real Steve Wozniak — You be the judge.

Josh Gad in ‘JOBS’ vs. the real Steve Wozniak — You be the judge.

Reviews of the new JOBS movie starring Ashton Kutcher are mixed, but Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak’s sentiments about the film are certainly not. After the first clip of JOBS surfaced, Woz was quick to say that the scene portrayed never actually happened. That isn’t a  [Read More…]

Why Apple’s Do Not Disturb Feature Won’t Work Properly Until January 7

Do Not Disturb on. Even when you don't want it to be.

Do Not Disturb on. Even when you don’t want it to be.

As I’m sure you’re already aware by now, the Do Not Disturb feature Apple debuted with iOS 6 stopped working as it should on Tuesday as the world turned over into 2013. While it has no problem activating itself when it’s told to, it doesn’t understand when it should  [Read More…]

Apple Ranked As The 34th Best Place To Work In 2013, Facebook Number One

Glassdoor, a jobs and career community, releases a list of the best places to work for every year. A lot of other websites comprise similar lists, but what makes Glassdoor’s list unique is that it’s based on feedback from anonymous employees who actually work at the companies.

For the last three years Facebook has been in the top three while Apple has appeared in the number spot in the past as well.  [Read More…]

Apple Plummets To 42 On This Year’s List Of 50 Happiest Companies To Work For

Last year, Apple acheived spot number 15 on CareerBliss’s list of the top fifty happiest companies. This year, Apple came in at a near-bottom 42. What happened?

The list pulls info from anonymous job satisfaction reports that can be submitted to the CareerBliss site, not the most scientifically valid of methods. However, as TUAW notes, the average reported salary for Apple employees dropped from $ 59,559 per year to $ 57,269 per  [Read More…]

Text To 911 Coming By 2014, As Top Four Mobile Carriers Agree To Work Together On The Issue

Coming sooner than you might think.

The Big Four US mobile carriers–AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, and T-Mobile–have just sent out a press release committing to push the issue of text to 911 capabilities, hopefully sooner than, but at least by, 2014.

These major players, plus The 911 Association and the Association for Public-Safety Communications Officials International, have decided to work together on standards and procedures to make this happen with a seamless transition  [Read More…]