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.
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!
Have you ever accidentally pressed the power button on your MacBook, only to find that you now have to go through the process of awakening your computer? While your Mac will awaken faster than any other computer on the planet, it's still an annoying process. Fortunately, you can change the behavior of the power button so that it displays a dialog instead of powering down your computer. Continue reading to learn how to do this.
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!
Portable Macs by default are set up so that they will sleep whenever you close the lid, unless they are plugged into an external monitor, keyboard, and mouse. But, sometimes you want your Mac to be doing work while the lid is closed when you are not in this situation. With a simple Terminal command, you can easily make your Mac stay awake so that apps will remain running while you carry your MacBook around.
Generally speaking, this is usually about the time of the year when rumor season on new Apple gear (and refreshes or updates to old) starts to heat up, and right on time we've got a juicy iWatch tidbit and a little dish on the iPhone 6. Meanwhile the past is proving popular for revelations and the Olympics are kicking off and we've got you a little help to make sense of the Sochi madness. So let's dig in.
We've heard before that Apple plans to place a lot of emphasis on health monitoring with its upcoming iWatch, and each new bit of news seems to confirm it. As 9to5Mac reports, the latest proof seems to come from Apple's alleged hiring of Roy J.E.M. Raymann, a sleep researcher from Philips Research, who's the latest name in a growing list of health professionals associated with the iWatch team.
It’s the week of updates and shutdowns, of explosions and insomnia. In short, it’s another week of the biggest news stories from the writer of Mac|Life, getting you up to date with everything you ever might have missed that you shouldn’t have. So without further ado….
Everyone's routine is a bit different, but there's one thing that we all have in common: The need for a good night's sleep. Failing to get the required amount of rest can be the difference between a productive day with a positive outlook and a fruitless, seemingly unending one. Even though you sleep — or try to — every night, it doesn't always get easier with more practice. Sometimes you need an aid to get your eyes to stay shut. We've found eight apps designed to help you squeeze out every last ounce of sleep from an evening, which can help make sure you wake up every morning feeling refreshed.
A good night's sleep is as important to parents as it is to babies. Whether your child is still in swaddlers or running around at top speed for hours on end, a nice stretch of shuteye can do wonders for refueling his/her body -- and yours. But as for getting a kid to actually lay down for eight or so hours? Well, that's another story. Lullabytes is something of a smart soother for your iPhone, using simple controls, intelligent sensors, and sweet melodies to lull your child to sleep.
Thanksgiving has come and gone, and once your tryptophan high is on hold you're going to have to find a normal way to sleep. The creators of the fantastic SleepPhones (http://www.sleepphones.com/) have a companion app out there designed to help you drift off with the soothing sounds of the sea, white noise and piano music to lull you into a slumber. Beware the drool.