Steve Jobs’ Famous Commencement Speech is Hidden in every Mac

Steve Jobs’ Famous Commencement Speech is Hidden in every Mac

Every copy of OS X that Apple ships comes with a hidden file named Apple.txt that contains extracts from two popular speeches. Here’s how you can access the hidden file.

How to prevent frayed Lightning Cables

How to prevent frayed Lightning Cables

When the Lightning cable was introduced, Apple promised improved durability, and I hoped that the cable won’t get damaged like its 30-pin predecessor. The cables, however, weren’t able to deliver on its promise, as many owners complain about frayed Lightning cables.

Wallpaper Weekend: 5 Abstract iPhone Wallpapers

Wallpaper Weekend: 5 Abstract iPhone Wallpapers

Let’s start off the weekend with something we all love, wallpapers! I’m a big fan of abstract wallpapers and here are some I stumbled across that I might be rotating through on my own device. Check them out and let me know what you think!

Apple starts iPhone 5 battery replacement program

Apple starts iPhone 5 battery replacement program

Apple has just kicked off a new program that some owners of the iPhone 5 may take value in, specifically if their battery life isn’t as great as they think it should be.

Apple extends Volume Purchase Program to 16 new regions

Apple extends Volume Purchase Program to 16 new regions

In February of this year, Apple announced the expansion of their Volume Purchase Program (VPP), and included areas like the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and other regions. In July, they announced that other countries would be added soon. And now that time has arrived.

Supply chain sources corroborate iWatch launch being delayed to 2015

Supply chain sources corroborate iWatch launch being delayed to 2015


We had already heard rumors about the iWatch being delayed due to production issues, pushing its launch into 2015, and a new report from China’s Economic Daily News corroborates these claims.

Refurbished 2014 MacBook Air show up in Apple’s Online Store

Refurbished 2014 MacBook Air show up in Apple’s Online Store

In April, 2014, Apple released a brand new lineup of MacBook Air models into the world, loaded with slightly upgraded internals, including faster Haswell processors, and a price drop across the board. Now, if you were looking for a refurbished model, Apple has options.

BlackBerry praises BBM as it bashes Apple’s iMessage spam ‘issue’

BlackBerry praises BBM as it bashes Apple’s iMessage spam ‘issue’

Apple launched iMessage in 2011 as a cross-platform messaging service for iOS and Mac users, and since then the service has grown quite a bit. It’s seeing plenty of improvements in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, in fact. But the service hasn’t always been rainbows and butterflies for everyone.

GT Advanced allegedly producing between 1.3 and 2.2 million sapphire glass displays for 5.5-inch iPhone 6

GT Advanced allegedly producing between 1.3 and 2.2 million sapphire glass displays for 5.5-inch iPhone 6

The sapphire glass “conspiracy” won’t go away, apparently. Despite plenty of reports on both sides of the fence, it’s still unknown whether or not the next iPhone, or iPhones, are going to get the more durable display this time around. A new report suggests, yet again, that maybe only the larger variant of the two new iPhone 6 models will get the extra support.

How to turn your iPhone into a VR headset with Google Cardboard

How to turn your iPhone into a VR headset with Google Cardboard

During this year’s Google I/O, along with a variety of gadgets, Google also handed each attendee a cheap Virtual Reality headset that was just made out of cardboard. The cardboard headset paired with a smartphone and the right apps provides a really neat 3D experience.