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Ask Siri to Find You a 7-Eleven, The Response Is Unexpected

Mar 3, 2014 - 9 Comments
Siri finding a 7-11

If you’re a regular reader here, you already know that Siri can be used for directions, and you know there’s plenty of funny commands to ask, but this one is an unexpected combination of both… Grab your iPhone (or iPad) and ask Siri to find you a 7-Eleven (yes the global 24 hour convenience store), … Read More

Watch Live Streams of the Sochi 2014 Olympics on iPad and iPhone

Feb 7, 2014 - 2 Comments
Watching the Sochi Olympics 2014 Live Streams

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are under way, and while you can always catch the replayed broadcast on TV, that’s not always as fun as watching the live stream. Fortunately the wonderful world of iOS apps has us covered, and for most localities you can get completely free access to live streams of the … Read More

How to Get Apple’s Hidden 30th Anniversary Macintosh Icon Font

Jan 24, 2014 - 18 Comments
Mac Icon font

If retro Macs built out out LEGO that double as iPad stands aren’t your thing, maybe you’ll enjoy this little Easter Egg of sorts that Apple seems to have left on their 30th Mac Anniversary website. It’s a free 62 character font of Mac icons, ranging from the original Macintosh 128k through the PowerBook lineup, … Read More

A Fantastic 1984 Macintosh Built from LEGO Blocks Doubles as iPad Stand

Jan 24, 2014 - Leave a Comment
LEGO iPad Macintosh 128k

30 years ago today, Steve Jobs unveiled the very first Macintosh, and the rest, as they say, is history. If you’re looking for a unique way to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the beloved Mac, why not grab a pile of LEGO bricks and build your very own Macintosh 128k that happens to double as … Read More

95 Funny Siri Commands Downright Stupid Enough to Make You Laugh

Dec 29, 2013 - 44 Comments
funny-siri-commands

Siri, the lovable semi-intelligent virtual assistant that lives on our iPhones, has plenty of useful tricks and an enormous commands list up his/her sleeve, but not everything Siri does must be helpful. If you’re looking for a laugh, you can issue Siri a huge variety of odd statements or commands, and in turn get some … Read More

Run Classic Mac OS on a Mac Plus Emulator in Any Web Browser

Dec 20, 2013 - 7 Comments
Mac Plus emulator screen shot

Ever wished you could go back to the good old days of the black & white Mac Plus, running ancient versions of Mac OS like System 7? Your dream can come true with the help of any web browser on just about any platform imaginable, be it OS X, iOS, Android, Windows, or Linux, and … Read More

Apple Now Airing Annual Holiday TV Commercial: “Misunderstood”

Dec 17, 2013 - 3 Comments
Apple Holiday Commercial for 2013

Apple has started airing their annual holiday TV commercial for this season, now running on most popular TV networks, the video has also been embedded below for easy viewing. This years focus is on the iPhone and it’s ability to make and edit a movie on the go, which can then be shared with others … Read More

Let it Snow in the Terminal of Mac OS X with This Command

Dec 6, 2013 - 3 Comments
Make it Snow in the Terminal with a command

Tis the season for some winter fun and holiday magic… in your OS X Terminal with some digital snow fall! This nifty not-so-little ruby command string will make it snow in the command line of your Mac, there isn’t much to get it snowing beyond a simple copy and paste, but for best results be … Read More

A Very Dumb Yet Amusing iMessage Prank: Infinite Typing Indicator GIF

Dec 4, 2013 - Leave a Comment
iMessage sending animated gif

Now that the iMessage protocol supports animated gifs, you can play an incredibly stupid prank on your friends by sending them this amusing animated image of the infamous “typing” animation that plays when the person on the other end of an iMessage conversation is in the midst of a reply. All you need to do … Read More

iPhone Humor: Watch People Think an iPad Mini is a New iPhone [Video]

Sep 11, 2013 - Leave a Comment
New iPhone skit from Jimmy Kimmel

Fresh off the announcement of new iPhone models, late night comedian Jimmy Kimmel took to the streets of LA and handed people a 7.8″ iPad Mini telling them it’s the new iPhone… then got their reactions on the “new iPhone”. The results are hilarious and well worth watching for a quick laugh. Video is embedded … Read More

This Goofy Mac Bug Lets You Freeze a Window Askew While Remaining Functional

Aug 16, 2013 - 1 Comment
Skewed window bug in Mac OS X

A quirky bug in Mac OS X lets you freeze any window half-way through the minimize animation, providing for a completely askew window that retains the intended functionality. Obviously this isn’t particularly useful, but it can be fun to use and it’s very easy to replicate, here’s how to do it:

Turn the Terminal into a Matrix-Style Scrolling Screen of Binary or Gibberish

Aug 15, 2013 - Leave a Comment
Scrolling Matrix terminal window

The command line is usually thought of as serious and we usually only cover useful terminal tricks that are fairly advanced, but not everything in the Terminal has to be useful. To prove that, we have three command strings that when pasted into the OS X Terminal, do nothing but scroll screenfuls of random text, … Read More

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