Thursday, July 18, 2013

Scroll to the Top on iOS Devices

iOS

This is my favourite iOS tip to share with others.  Imagine you are using the Safari app on your iPhone or iPad and you have spent the last few minutes scrolling through a lengthy article.  You are now at the … Continue reading →

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Google Maps for iPad   

Technology

Daniel Graf, Director of Google Maps, writing on the Google Maps Blog: Last week we launched the new Google Maps app for Android smartphones and tablets. And now, we’re rolling out the brand new Google Maps experience for iPhone and … Continue reading →

Monday, July 15, 2013

Apple Pitches Ad-Skipping for New TV Service   

Apple

Jessica Lessin reporting on her blog: Apple has a new trick up its sleeve as it tries to launch a long-awaited television service: technology that allows viewers to skip commercials and that pays media companies for the skipped views. As … Continue reading →

The Weatherman   

Music

From the biography at gregoryalanisakov.com: To me, the idea of a weatherman is really powerful. There’s a guy on television or on the radio telling us the future, and nobody cares. It’s this daily mundane miracle, and I think the … Continue reading →

Beyond the Finish Line   

Reading

Tim Rohan writing for the New York Times: But he feared his money and fame would run out. He retained a lawyer and two financial advisers. He put his money in a trust fund. He would trade it all, though, … Continue reading →

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Add your e-mail address to iMessage   

iOS

Allyson Kazmucha writing for iMore: Along with receiving iMessages at your phone number on the iPhone, you can receive iMessages at your Apple ID email address on iOS and OS X as well. But what if you’ve got more than … Continue reading →

Canon EOS M

Photography

Andy Westlake, writing for DPReview in July 2012: Of course the really big question is how well the EOS M will fare against established competitors from the likes of Olympus, Panasonic and Sony. We’re not expecting any surprises in terms … Continue reading →