I tried using Siri on Mac after my upgrade to macOS Sierra, and it works as expected, even I’m still using some basic commands. It’s just like they way I talk to Siri on my iPhone and iPad. Asking Siri is simple, just hit the Siri button on the menu bar, and send your command. […]
I love keeping everything updated on my Mac, from the operating system, and also the applications. I just updated to macOS Sierra — the latest operating system by Apple. I upgraded from OS X El Capitan. This post is posted after the upgrade. Preparation On my Mac, I installed all upgraded applications. Some applications already released […]
iPhone 7 Plus Sample Photos (from the Titans-Vikings Game) by Sports Illustrated. Since I had my first iPhone — it was iPhone 4, I upgraded to iPhone 5. The recent iPhone 7 Plus offers a great features for the camera.
Spotify says Apple won’t approve a new version of its app because it doesn’t want competition for Apple Music.
On my Mac — running on OS X El Capitan (10.11.5), I just remove the Spigot folder located under /Users/thomasarie/Library/Application Support/. There are three files there: ApplicationManager, email@example.com, and firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is not about me. Thankfully I am on my fifth album and can support myself, my band, crew, and entire management team by playing live shows. This is about the new artist or band that has just released their first single and will not be paid for its success. This is about the young […]
What’s inside Beats by Dre? With $199 retail price, there must be something inside. Lots of optimizations are to be expected in a product manufactured in the millions of units: snaps and glue are used for assembly rather than screws (which require lots of human manipulation) and almost every part is injection molded plastic (which […]
I have some devices running on multiple operating systems (iOS, Android, and Windows Phone). But, recently I use Android more than iOS. Early this month, Apple announced some new features for its operating system: iOS 9. Some said that Android copies Apple, and Apple also copies Android. This time, Arstechnica has a list of some […]
iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program –Apple offers free battery replacement for iPhone 5 sold during September 2012 and January 2013. This is a worldwide program and Indonesia is on the list.
One of the routines relate to my laptop is to keep everything organised. This includes folders management, removing unused files or installing/uninstalling applications, etc. For disk usage checking purpose, I use OmniDiskSweeper. Yes, I also have Macpaw’s CleanMyMac 2, but OmniDiskSweeper will do a simple and specific task as mentioned on its site: OmniDiskSweeper is […]
I’ve been using many messaging app. For now, I’m enjoying using Telegram for some simple reasons: lots of my colleagues and frequent contacts are there. It also supports multiple devices (using a single identity). It’s great since I can switch between devices (MacBook, iPhone, iPad and my Android devices) seamlessly.
Last week, I finally decided to upgrade my iPhone 5 to iOS 8 Beta 4. When the iOS Beta 1 was available, I took the risk to have it installed. But, it was too disappointing for too many bugs and errors. I’m excited about the upcoming iOS 8 features, and I want to try some […]
There are many services on the internet. It means there are many accounts (if you’re registering to those services) to remember. Some services offers login using popular “connect” feature. For example you can login using Facebook, Gmail, or Twitter for some specific services. This is a good scenario since we only need to remember password […]
I couldn’t remember how many bags I had. I was not so picky about the design, colors, or models. I only need some common criteria: it’s functional, and its price should be good. I don’t mind spending more cash on bags (or any other fashion items) as long as it’s good and it fits me. […]
Readmil has been my favorite ebook reader so far. I have shared my thought on this long time ago. I have a good really good experience. But, it seems that I have to find another alternative in the future since Readmill will be closed permanently in next July 2014. Sad. This Berlin-based team will be […]
Having some Apple products, I read lots of news regarding the products or the company like product updates, rumors, etc. One of them is about the story about stolen/missing products. Today, I almost lost my New iPad. I was lucky to have in back within hours. How? Today, it was just like regular day. I […]
I’m not sure when Flickr started to generate more sizes for uploaded photos. If you upload a photo, it will be uploaded to Flickr, and will be processed to generate multiple image sizes. Here are the sizes for reference — based on a photo taken using iPhone 5: Square 75 (75 x 75) Square 150 […]
One of the reasons I bought an iPad this year was that about books. I have to admit that my reading habit has changed in the last few months. I read more books and magazines on my iPad. But, it does not mean that I don’t read real books. It’s easy to mentioned two last […]
Secrets: A database of hidden settings for Mac OS X.