Siri has made it incredibly easy to set reminders on your iPhone. Want to be reminded of something you have to do at a certain time? Tell Siri to remind you when it’s time. Want to be reminded of something you need to do when you arrive somewhere? Tell Siri to set a reminder based on location. But what if you want to set a reminder manually – silently – without invoking Siri? Maybe you’re in a meeting, or church, or somewhere else where you don’t want Siri blabbing her loud mouth?
How frustrated are you that people can add you to Facebook groups without your permission? It’s pretty ridiculous that someone can add you to a Facebook group without asking you, and then it’s your responsibility to have to leave the group! Here’s what to do about it.
You may have thought that Google Glass was dead. And, you would have been wrong. Despite people developing a Google Glass detector to block Google Glass, and despite Google themselves telling Glass wearers to not be ‘glassholes’, Google has launched Google Glass II, although for now it is being made available only to developers and partners, and not the general public.
Ever since OS X Yosemite came out, people have found that no matter how many times they change and reset their notifications settings, if they restart their Mac, their notification settings are lost, and they start getting a bazillion annoying notifications again, from banners and alerts, to badges and buzzes. This is a known bug, and there is a (very obscure) way to fix it.
We love Skitch. Actually, we take that back – we used to love Skitch. Now, not so much. If you are also a frustrated Skitch lover, who has been getting the “Error contacting the Skitch server to setup your account” message, here’s what that’s about.
Thousands of people have been frustrated by their iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad iOS device throwing a popup notice of error that says “Unable to download item. Please try again later.” This despite the fact that they have not attempted to download anything.