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A new sleep-tracking app for the iPhone from Lark offers a peek into life inside a retailing partnership with Apple. FORTUNE -- Julia Hu got into bed with Apple (AAPL) so she could sell gadgets that get people out of bed. Hu is the CEO of Lark, a startup making a wristband that tracks your sleep until the moment it interrupts it. That's when it starts vibrating, a silent alarm that wakes you while your partner stays asleep. To turn it off you roll over and slide your finger across your iPhone. You can then blearily look at what Lark has been tracking: When and how often you woke up during the night, charted out on a sleep graph. It's a neat, addictive little gadget, and after weeks of testing, I've started to use its readings to justify any and all crankiness. Caustic ... Read morecomputers & software
A locked computer can result in dead end frustration, potentially costing hundreds of dollars in repair bills. Unlocking your computer without the aid of a password reset disk can be done by accessing the default Administrator account from Safe Mode and unlocking your computer via console commands. This can generally be done in minutes.
- Restart the computer.
- Press "F8" as the computer is booting and select "Safe Mode."
- Click on the "Administrator" account.
- Select "Start" and click "Run."
- Type "control userpasswords2" and press "Enter."
- Uncheck "Users must enter a username and password" and restart the computer. It will be unlocked.