Tag Archive: Quiet

Late 2013 Mac Pros Get A (Literally) Quiet Update

If you have a brand spanking new Mac Pro, Apple has released a new firmware update that will help it stay quiet and not sound like the jet engine that it may physically resemble. Recommended for all late 2013 Mac…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Why Apple Was So Quiet About The Retina iPad Mini Launch

  I ordered a Retina iPad mini (128GB, LTE, silver if you’re asking) barely 30 minutes after I noticed Killian had posted about it. And yes, I have to wait 5–10 days, but so does everyone else. Even those hippies…Read more ›

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Phiaton’s Bridge Headphones Quiet Noisy Rooms With Isolated Tunes [Review]

ms-500-stockLet’s be honest—people buy $300 headphones for two reasons: they like the way they look or like the way they sound. Bridge MS 500 Headphones by Phiaton Category: Headphones Works With: iPhone, iPod, iPad, or Mac Price: $300 Phiaton knows that, which is why they put so much effort into making the Bridge MS 500 […]

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iPad Mini Suppliers Reduce Shipments As Quiet Period Approaches [Rumor]


AU Optronics, one of Apple’s display manufacturers for the iPad mini, is set to decrease its shipments from 4 million units in the first quarter of 2013 to between 2.5 and 2.8 million units in the second quarter, according to sources in the supply chain.

The move comes as we enter a traditionally quiet period for consumer spending.

Overall iPad mini shipments are expected to drop around 20% to 30% to  [Read More…]

Apple Extends Australian Warranties To 2 Years, But It’s Keeping Quiet About It


Apple has extended its warranties on Macs and iOS devices in Australia from 12 to 24 months, but the Cupertino company is keeping quiet about it, The Sidney Morning Herald reports.

The change has been made to comply with Australian consumer law, which states that statutory warranties should stand for a “reasonable” period of time, even after the manufacturer’s standard warranty has expired.

Until recently, Apple warranties in Australia only covered devices for  [Read More…]

Quiet Siri Down With Her Independent Volume Controls [iOS Tips]

If only we all came with independent volume controls, am I right?

Siri is a perfectly lovely digital assistant, helping us get sports scores, figure out whether we need an umbrella or not, or decide which movie to watch, and whether our friends are nearby to watch it with.

Yet Siri can, at times, just be a little loud. If you want to whisper your question to her in a quiet  [Read More…]

Matias Quiet Pro, A Clicky Keyboard, Without The Clack

Matias, maker of clicky, mechanical-switch keyboards, has spent the last two years perfecting a new clicky mechanical keyboard switch. The twist? It’s almost silent. If you want the feel of a proper, burglar-killing keyboard but love the (lack of) sound of your modern, slimline notebook keyboard, then this $ 150 monster might be just the ticket. It’s called — fittingly — the Quiet Pro.

I have a kind of love/hate relationaship with these  [Read More…]

Why iPhone Dev Team Should Keep Quiet? [Report]

For years the members of the Dev-team have provided us with easy ways to jailbreak and unlock our Phones. Almost like clock work they produced the tools for us to liberate our phones. We trusted them, did our best not to bother them when the tools took longer than what we wanted, and rejoiced them when the tools were released. And best of all they did it for free. Then, something happened. The Dev-Team  [Read More…]