#tricks


Take Screenshots on Your iPhone

Some peo­ple have asked me how I took the screen­shot of the Ever­Note app (in this post) via iPhone. Oth­er than get­ting some help via Google search results, it’s pret­ty much as sim­ply doing the fol­low­ing:

  1. First, hold down the HOME-but­ton,
  2. Then press the ON/OFF-but­ton (aka. SLEEP/WAKE)

You will then see your screen flash quick­ly. After that, your new screen­shot should now avail­able at: Pho­tos > Cam­era Roll!

I hope that helps.

MacBook/Pro — Disable Wake on Lid Open

It seems like the cur­rent Soft­ware Update nul­li­fied my tweak (YMMV). I think this might be help­ful as most of the results showed only how to “dis­able sleep when the lid is closed” vs. dis­abling wake on lid open.

Any­ways, to do so, do the fol­low­ing in your Ter­mi­nal (Appli­ca­tion > Util­i­ties > Terminal.app):

Check cur­rent state (i.e. “lid­wake”):

$ pmset -g

Dis­able it:

$ sudo pmset -a lidwake 0

Or put it back to nor­mal (re-enable):

$ sudo pmset -a lidwake 1

Check the cur­rent state again to ver­i­fy (i.e. “pmset ‑g”). You should­n’t have to restart. I hope that helps. Would’ve saved me a cou­ple of min­utes for sure.