The Mac|Life 101 series is where you can come to learn new and simple ways to do things with Apple’s desktop and mobile operating systems. Whether you’re new to the platform, or just want to learn a new technique, then MacLife 101 is for you.
Many contacts that you enter are work (or other) numbers that use extensions to connect you to the person you’re trying to call. Remembering these numbers can be tricky, but fortunately, iOS offers a solution for extension numbers, and can automatically enter them for you when calling your contacts.
Every Monday, we'll show you how to do something new and simple with Apple's built-in command line application. You don't need any fancy software, or a knowledge of coding to do any of these. All you need is a keyboard to type 'em out!
Sometimes, we take all the fantastic things we can do with text in a word processor for granted. Clicking, dragging, copying, pasting--these are all things that utilize the visual interface on your Mac, but you can do them in Terminal without having to launch an application. You can the pbpaste and pbcopy commands to count the number of lines or words in the text, reverse it, tidy up HTML code, and create a new text file on your computer. Read on to learn how.
We'll be covering the iPad 2 launch extensively today. We'll have pictures from around the country of the lines, the smiles and the anticipation for Apple's next tablet device. Stay tuned, because we'll be updating this gallery all day.
So you plan on waiting in line for an iPad 2, but you don't know what to pack, what to do to keep yourself entertained, or how to ensure that you stay warm? Oh, well that's why we wrote you this handy guide, of course. Here are a few tips for staying warm, staying entertained, and making the most out of your iPad-line-waiting experience.