With OS X Yosemite, Apple made Spotlight search more powerful than ever. Two major new features are, of course, Spotlight Suggestions and Web Searches. Unfortunately, they only work for a select group of countries. Why would you geo-restrict wikipedia or iMDB searches? Why wouldn’t you show iTunes and Mac App Store suggestions to everybody? No clue.
But, before ( some of ) you will actually start question a few things, here’s something that aims to fix and improve this issue. Something that will make you forget Apple is screwing you one feature at the time. Something that will bring you back in the state of mind that you own an expensive piece of hardware that it’s running the world’s most advanced OS. An OS that is broken even after a first update.
Introducing Flashlight – the missing plugin system for Spotlight.
As one of the world’s most recognised and highly regarded technology manufacturers, Apple is always going to be in the limelight. With Microsoft seen as the rugged, yet slightly behind the times, uncle-like figure, Apple is the youthful firebrand, in step with modern trends, styles and attitudes, the standard around which creatives the world over gather. As such, Apple has quite the reputation to uphold, and 2014- fraught with continued iterations of devices and levelling sales- has been quite the gauntlet for the Silicon Valley giant.
A new drone flight video has been published, showing off the progress made to the new Apple Campus 2.
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Apple finally unveiled the much-rumored timepiece – the Apple Watch. Sure, it doesn’t arrive until early next year but here’s a piece of good news for all you
suckers early adopters: you can already get a head-start on accessorizing for it. Enters the Composure Apple Watch Charger Dock.
A tabletop charger that comes with a steel undercarriage, a hidden internal wire track to keep all the MagSafe charger guts hidden, and a walnut top.
For more info, and to pre-oder the charger, check out the official website.
Amazon today unveiled the “Echo”, a cloud-connected piece of hardware that is part speaker, part Siri-like assistant that is able to answer a variety of requests and perform various functions like playing music.