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Scroll Continuously Through Your Calendar In Mavericks Beta [OS X Tips]

Calendar Continuous Scroll

In the OS X Calendar, at least up to OS X Mountain Lion, the way to move from month to month, or week to week, is to hit the right or left arrows near the top of the calendar window, a fairly typical mechanic among calendar apps, really.

In OS X Mavericks beta, however, you can move through them much more intuitively. Here’s how.

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iPhone 5, New iPod Touch Can’t Keep Up With Rapid Scrolling [Video]

iPhone 5, New iPod Touch Can’t Keep Up With Rapid Scrolling [Video]

Scroll too fast on your iPhone 5 and it simply won’t keep up.

Apple’s new 4-inch iOS devices — namely the iPhone 5 and the fifth-generation iPod touch — appear to be suffering from a strange glitch that means they struggle to keep up with rapid touch inputs, particularly when scrolling at a 45-degree angle. The problem, which isn’t present on older iOS device like the iPhone 4S, is demonstrated in the two-minute clip below.

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Apple Does License Its Patents To Competing Companies, But Samsung Isn’t Interested

Apple Does License Its Patents To Competing Companies, But Samsung Isn’t Interested

Although it is widely believed that Apple refuses to license its patents to competing companies, it turns out that’s a huge misconception. In fact, the company licenses a patent covering iOS touch-based scrolling to the likes of IBM and Nokia, and it offered the same deal to rival Samsung, who wasn’t at all interested. If it had taken Apple up on the offer, however, it could have spared the Korean company a whole load of trouble in court.

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Scroll In Super Slow Motion In OS X Lion [OS X Tips]

Scroll In Super Slow Motion In OS X Lion [OS X Tips]

Here’s a neat and simple trick that will slow down scrolling to a nice, leisurely pace — great if you’re trying to read while scrolling.

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How Quickly Did You Adjust To Lion’s New Scrolling?

How do you scroll?

Slate’s Michael Agger wrote a nice post this week, musing on the way Apple changed the way we scroll with the introduction of Lion just over two months ago.

It got me wondering: how long did it take people to adapt to the new rules of scrolling?

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Why Is Scrolling Backwards In OS X Lion?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPzRWca53Is

As you’ve probably heard, touchpad scrolling is backwards in OS X Lion. Instead of pulling your fingers down to scroll down a window, you know push your fingers up.

Confused? You will be. It undoes years of muscle memory. So why would Apple do this?

It’s easy: because of iOS. It’s the same gesture you make on the screen of an iOS device when you scroll up and down the screen. You want to scroll down? You pull the content up.

It’s another example of the influence of iOS on OS X.