Tag Archive: Mean

What Alarm Clock Badges on iPad Dock Apps Mean, and How to Get Rid Of Alarm Clock Icons

Have you noticed that some apps will appear automatically in the iPad Dock with a little tiny alarm clock icon on them? You may be wondering why those app icons with the alarm clock badge appear in the right side of iPad Dock at random and what their purpose is, and perhaps you’re even wondering … Read More

Android vs. iOS: Do adoption figures mean anything?

iOS 9 has been out for two days, and it’s already running on more than 20 percent of compatible devices, according to the latest data. In comparison, Google’s latest Android release, version 5.1 Lollipop, is running on just 5.1 percent of devices ten months after it made its public debut. These figures highlight the staggering difference between […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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What does ‘fitness’ mean and why does it matter?

Many people say they want to get fit, but what does this actually mean? Fit for what? The websites of leading fitness trackers, like Apple Watch, Fitbit, Microsoft Band and Jawbone Up don’t shed much light on this question. They talk…Read more ›

What emojis really mean, according to Instagram

  Emoji have gone from cute little pictograms only teens use, to a near-universal method of expression for all languages in about four years. Instagram has been tracking the use of emoji in posts and noticed an explosion of emoji…Read more ›

What Snapchat’s confusing new friend emojis mean

Snapchat used to have a “Best Friends” list that showed you who each of your friends snapped with the most. It was a little weird, slightly stalkerish part of the app that was removed last year. Now Snapchat has brought…Read more ›

CARROT Hunger is a smart calorie counter with a mean streak

In their efforts to trigger mass market adoption, most health-tracking apps and tools go out of the way to be nice to you. After all, who wants an app which publicly shames you for gorging on unhealthy food, or choosing…Read more ›

Klean Kanteen water bottle goes everywhere with me (and I mean everywhere)

If I leave the house for more than a quick trip to the corner store, I take my Klean Kanteen Reflect with me. It sits in my Velo backpack when I walk, it slips into the bottle cage on my…Read more ›

Apple’s New Deal On Apple TV Doesn’t Mean A New One Is Coming Soon

If you buy an Apple TV by March 5th, you will receive a $ 25 iTunes gift card from Apple. The promotion began today and only works at Apple retail stores or through the company’s online store. Apple rarely does deals…Read more ›    [Read More…]

You Mean I Shouldn’t Be Taking Two-Hour Naps Every Day? You’re Crazy, ‘Best Sleep Hygiene’

Best Sleep Hygiene — Health & Fitness — Free Alright, so “sleep hygiene” is kind of a weird way of describing one’s sleeping habits, but this is a pretty useful app, regardless. It starts out with a questionnaire that asks…Read more ›    [Read More…]

AT&T’s New Mobile Share Value Plans Mean Savings All Round

AT&T’s new Mobile Share Value Plans are now official, and they’re not only going to save you cash on your data, but they’re going to make your monthly rates even cheaper if you already own a cellphone and you’re happy…Read more ›    [Read More…]