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How to create a bootable macOS High Sierra USB install drive [Video]

If you want the ability to perform a fresh and clean install of macOS High Sierra, then you should consider creating a bootable macOS High Sierra USB install drive. Not only will this walkthrough work for the macOS High Sierra beta, but it will also work for the final public release once available. …

【Gene思書齋】從腦神經科學看自制力如何抵抗棉花糖的誘惑

或許你聽過棉花糖實驗,但是身為成人或青少年,棉花糖恐怕不算啥誘惑了,不過如果是金錢、榮耀、高富帥/白富美、高熱量食物、電動遊戲……呢?我們目前能抗拒誘惑,是否只是心中真正想得到的東西還未出現,又或者真是自己自制力真的特強?廣為人知的史丹佛棉花糖實驗(Stanford Marshmallow Expe …

You decide if iPhone 7 Plus beats rival mobile cameras

You love your iPhone 7 Plus and find the beautiful pictures you make with the camera is money well spent. But you may not have the best smartphone camera in your hands.<p>Before you get all defensive, put the rods and cones in your eyes to the test. Be willing to set aside your lifelong devotion to …

How to Teach Siri Proper Pronunciation

Siri is smart, but when she pronounces street names or even our children’s names wrong we begin to doubt her intelligence. Sure, her blunders can …

EduTech: The best iOS apps for keeping track of assignments, due dates, and more

<i>EduTech is a new 9to5Mac weekly series that will focus on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free to let me know. Catch up on past installments</i> …

This creepy iPhone accessory lets you kiss someone over the internet

With all the ridiculous crap that’s transpired in 2016, you had to know the day would come when people would start making out with their iPhones. …

Shut but not sleeping: 2 ways to keep a closed MacBook awake

A MacBook doesn't need to be open to be useful. Connected to an external display, it can run while it's closed and act like a Mac Mini. By itself, a MacBook can run when closed with the help of a third-party app. You may want to do this so you can tote your MacBook from meeting to meeting at work …

MacBook

Why Tim Cook is Steve Ballmer and Why He Still Has His Job at Apple

What happens to a company when a visionary CEO is gone? Most often innovation dies and the company coasts for years on momentum and its brand. Rarely does it regain its former glory.<p>Here's why.<p>---<p>Microsoft entered the 21st century as the dominant software provider for anyone who interacted with a …

How to solve 3 big macOS Sierra problems

By now, most of you are probably upgraded to macOS Sierra, which is proving be a massive home run for Apple. However, while the new Mac OS packs some great new features, it’s also got a handful of problems — ranging from strange error messages to Wi-Fi issues.<p>Check out our video below for three …

Why the story of body-swapping teenagers has gripped Japan

<b>A Japanese film has made history by becoming the first animation not made by the legendary Studio Ghibli to rake in more than 10bn yen (£76m; $98m) in a month. But what exactly is it that has been drawing in the crowds?</b><p>1. It is a body-swapping fantasy<p>Your Name, also known as Kimi no Na wa in …

不再 BT ISO !教你由 Microsoft 下載正版 Windows 7 / 8.1 所有版本

<b>讚好此文:</b><p>六月 1, 2016 •Windows 10, 實用技巧 •<p>雖然 Microsoft 已經用盡各種方法,「強制」幫各位 wire 民的電腦升級至 Windows 10,但始終新系統對硬件效能要求較高,較舊的電腦用起上嚟紿終無以前 Win 7 / Win 8.1 咁順。如果萬一被強制升級,希 …

How I Got Interviews at Facebook, Google, Apple, and Uber in One Week | Inc.com

A few months ago I was looking for a new job. My goal was to get offers from top tech companies, and to get them as soon as possible.<p>I started my search on a Monday, and by that Friday I had interviews lined up with Facebook, Google, Apple, Uber, Twitter, DropBox, Salesforce, LinkedIn, and Airbnb, …

Employment

Why Teachers Need To Know The Wrong Answers

Think about our planet for a second. Earth has an elliptical — oval-shaped — orbit. That means we're closer to the sun for one part of the year and farther away another part of the year.<p>Does that fact explain why it's hotter in the summer and colder in the winter?<p>Lots of kids think it does. Lots of …

Teaching

20 free OS X apps every Mac user should have

Powerful Mac apps that won't break the bankThere’s something of a misconception when it comes to the Mac. While it's true that most Mac developers …

How to set up your Raspberry Pi in Mac OS X

Despite its air of point-and-click friendliness, and Apple's tendency to precede its own applications with the letter 'i', its OS X operating system …

10 年努力一鋪清袋!日本女團 °C-ute 成員自爆父母花盡其積蓄去「課金」

<b>讚好此文:</b><p>十月 20, 2015 •遊戲情報 •<p>在以往家用機及手提機普及的年代,若然想玩一款遊戲,只需用一個價錢購買遊戲光碟或卡帶便可,而不需再額外花太多錢。不過自從近年手機遊戲興起之後,在課金這種新付費模式的帶動下,很多人都變得毫無節制,例如經常會聽到兒女課金太多要由父母執手尾,不過最近日本卻出現 …

How to create a USB install disk for OS X El Capitan the right way

Now that the final GM version of OS X El Capitan is released, it’s time to revisit how to create a USB install disk. Chances are high this GM seed …

How to use Terminal to add the power chime to your MacBook Air or MacBook Pro

You know the sound your iPhone makes when you plug it in to charge? Well, the new 12-inch MacBooks (yes, those really thin ones) make the same sound …

強國人:「 十皮野 Apple Watch ? 我買俾隻狗帶咋喎,你有無?」(堅有圖,仲要兩隻)

<b>讚好此文:</b><p>五月 27, 2015 •科技趣聞 •<p>雖然 Apple Watch 唔少人都唔睇好,但原來在中國市場仍然有價有市,12萬 1隻的 18k Apple Watch 更深得內地土豪青睞。究竟一眾土豪會如何使用這款 Apple 專門為他們打造的精品呢?<p>近日中國首富之子王思聰更在微博曬出兩隻 18 …

Wallpaper Weekends: ‘Life is a Highway’ for the iPad

- May 16, 2015<p>Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and …

iPad

8 successful tech leaders who overcame a learning disability called dyslexia

But some of the most successful tech leaders have faced a reading disorder called dyslexia. It's a form of learning disability that hampers your ability to read or write.<p>About 10% to 15% of the US population are dyslexic, but only a small portion of them recognize it and receive treatment.<p>These 8 …

German magician turns an iPad into one big magic trick

Apple often uses the word “magical” to describe the iPad. That’s usually dismissed as hyperbole, but watch this magician’s appearance on <i>Ellen</i>, and you might change your mind: He’s able to pull actual objects from his iPad’s screen!<p>The magician you’re seeing is Simon Pierro, a German trickster who …

Lenovo reminds everyone why it's better to get a Mac

Earlier this week it was discovered that Lenovo, a prominent manufacturer of Windows PCs, had loaded Superfish adware into some of its laptops. In …

Customers

iPad Air 2 Review: Why the iPad Became My Main Computer – MacStories

Last week, I came across Kyle Vanhemert's story for Wired about the iPad and pondered, with a bit of fascination and surprise, his conclusion that “nobody knows what the iPad is good for anymore”. In particular, two arguments from the piece stood out to me.<p>First, Vanhemert argues that iPhone …

Easy Mac Hacks: Enable Single-Application Mode in OS X

<i>Every Monday we show you how to do something quick and cool using with Mac OS X. Sometimes it's a tutorial on a lesser-known feature, other times</i> …

iPhone's double-edged sword: Big sales, big risk for Apple

Most of Apple's record revenue came from its smartphone business, but it's tricky for any company to rely so much on one product.<p>The iPhone continues to be Apple's biggest seller. That's both good news and bad news.<p>Apple's flagship smartphone drove record sales and profits for the Cupertino, …

Tim Cook: I'm proud to be gay

In an editorial at <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i> today, Apple CEO Tim Cook reveals he's proud to be gay. "So let me be clear: I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me." Cook explains that "plenty" of Apple employees know he’s gay and "it doesn’t seem to make a …

This app will hack Continuity to work on your older Mac

Continuity is one of the best features of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, allowing your iPhone, iPad, and Mac to all operate more seamlessly together than ever before. But there’s a problem: Continuity requires Bluetooth 4.0 LE to work, and many older Macs don’t have it.<p>But don’t despair. A new tool has …

輸打贏要?芬蘭總理公開指責 Apple 拖垮當地經濟

<b>讚好此文:</b><p>十月 14, 2014 •科技趣聞 •<p>北歐的芬蘭是全球生活質素最佳的國家之一,不過近年當地經濟卻陷入停滯不前的狀況。雖然有指是多方面因素導致這種困局,但近日芬蘭總理卻竟然公開表示,Apple 是拖垮該國經濟的主要元兇。<p>芬蘭總理 Alexander Stubb 近日接受 CNBC 節目訪問時 …