Every Monday we show you how to do something quick and cool using built-in OS X utilities such as Terminal, Apple’s command line application. These easy hacks can make life better and simpler, and don’t require any knowledge of coding — all you need is a keyboard to type 'em out!
Securely storing certain information in the universal PDF format can be a good thing — after all, your bank, insurance, or other personal information could be contained within PDF documents. That information, if it got into the wrong hands, could compromise your personal security. Lock down your PDF documents using this simple trick in the Preview application.
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Apple executives have good reason to celebrate today after landing an Emmy for the company's 2013 holiday commercial, which seems to offer some vindication from recent criticisms of Cupertino's latest marketing efforts. The iPhone 6 also makes another appearance in today's Morning Report, along with a known Apple copycat striking again with its latest mobile OS.
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We've got a little bit of iPhone 6 news coming your way, but if you've heard what they're saying in Thailand, you already know some of it. But what about those sapphire crystal displays? Who's going to get those? You? Your rich relatives? Well, let's see what the rumor mill is going on.
One of the big bits of tech news that emerged over the last couple of days was the reveal of reversible USB cord connectors, which means the days of playing the guessing game to figure out how to plug in a USB cord are at an end. And according to photos posted by China's Dianxinshouji.com (via MacRumors), Apple users may be among the first people to see them.
Two months have flown by since word of Apple's acquisition of Beats Electronics first surfaced, but only now has the Cupertino company gotten around to adding the brand's Beats Music app to the App Store's "Made by Apple" list.
A little of something for nearly everyone this week, as app price drops were broadly spread across the board. Want to game? We've got a bit of that? Care to take photos and tweak 'em? Oh yeah, we can manage that. Build, create, enjoy, or blow a robot to pieces, we've got the gamut in this week's Price Drop.
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Would you take a bath in ice-cold water to help raise awareness for a disease that affects nearly 6,000 Americans each year? That's exactly who two of Apple's most high-profile executives did this week, and the challenge continues to be passed on to others. Today's Morning Report also looks at Apple's Chinese iCloud data and what to look forward to with Shutterfly's cloud-based photo service now that it's out of beta.
One of the most persistent rumors surrounding the upcoming "iPhone 6" is Apple's supposed use of scratch-resistant sapphire crystal for the front displays, but according to a new report, only new "high-end" models of the phone with higher price tags may sport the material. The news come from unnamed sources familiar with the supply line.
It can be difficult to pick out the cream of the crop amidst the barrage of new iPhone and iPad games, but we’ve got you covered with our weekly look at the most notable new releases. Phoenix Wright brings legal drama back in Dual Destinies, while Pako’s police chases and Bik’s alien adventuring are both pretty intriguing. Give these a good look and then check back next week for more.
Credible rumors about the iPhone 6 have flowed so freely as of late that there's already a good chance that we know most of what we'll see at Apple's media event next month. Even so, Apple is livid that a Thai official publicly stated the country's approval of the distribution of two new iPhone 6 models yesterday, and the company has sent its own representatives to reprimand the country.