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[16 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 434 views]

Even as users carp about iOS 8.1.2 Update’s hit and miss nature, Apple is already testing yet another set of bug fixes. Yes, iOS 8.1.3 is testing internally at the mothership.
How do we know? Users running iOS 8.1.3 are showing …

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[10 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 692 views]

Still having WiFi, battery, specific app or other issues? Mobile malaise perhaps? Apple’s code mobile slingers are back with another patch, iOS 8.1.2 Update, that’s all about bug fixes.
Regardless, the company is pretty vague about, with one notable exception, what …

iOS, iPad, iPhone »

[19 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 1,015 views]

Call it an “unannounced feature.” Numerous iPhone and iPad users around the web are reporting that iOS 8.1.1 gave them back a significant chunk storage space back, a sore point for many users of late.
iOS 8.1.1’s headline features are improved …

Apps, Mac, Reviews, how to »

[30 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 508 views]

Apple’s Continuity + Handoff functionality unites apps and functionality across OS X Yosemite to iOS 8 and back again. The simple idea with Handoff being, “start it here, finish it there,” seamlessly.
Are you familiar with iCloud Tabs, introduce in 2013’s …

Apps, iPad »

[24 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 341 views]

One of the pleasant surprises of last week’s Mac Retina + iPad Air Apple Event was the Pixelmator Team demo’ing Pixelmator for iPad ($4.99). With a solid image editing toolset and Continuity support with their popular Pixelmator for Mac — …

Apps, iOS »

[16 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 165 views]

What do you call a hippy with a hardon for Rand Paul? Reddit and now Reddit has an official mobile Reddit app, Alien Blue. The app has been acquired and its sole developer, Jase Jase Morrissey, has been hired.
“Our whole …

Apps, iOS »

[10 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 155 views]

Spock, jamming with Uhura and even the space hippies, who knew he was so funky? While you can’t sit in with Spock, you can learn to play his axe, the Vulcan Harp. Yep, there is an app for that, though …

iOS, Reviews, how to »

[28 Sep 2014 | One Comment | 328 views]

One of new apps bundled with Apple’s just update mobile operating system is the iOS 8 Tips apps, which introduced users to nine and now 10 new iOS 8 features. A week plus later, Apple is back with tip #10, …

iOS, Reviews, how to »

[25 Sep 2014 | 6 Comments | 1,048 views]

We don’t care why you need to download iOS 7.1.2, just that you do. iOS 7.1.2 has turned into the fallback position for many iOS 8 upgraders who came to regret their lemming like rush to Apple’s latest, greatest mobile …

iOS, Mac »

[23 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 229 views]

Family Sharing gets associated most often with Apple’s just release mobile operating system update, iOS 8. However, Family Sharing also will cover most Mac App Store purchases, as well, allowing you to share purchased items with up to six family …

iOS, iPad, iPhone »

[18 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 679 views]

Apple has publicly said that the iPad 2 and iPhone 4s are iOS 8 ready. However, anyone that has tried in the past to upgrade an older iThing to latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system knows that there is …

iOS, Reviews, how to »

[18 Sep 2014 | One Comment | 484 views]

Direct links, that is. Do you herd lots of iPhones, iPads and/or iPod touches? Then it makes more sense for you to download iOS 8 once for each model you manage rather than every single iThing. But you know that …

iOS, Mac, Software »

[10 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 254 views]

Getting their ducks all in a row. So, today Apple shipped iOS 8 GM (Gold Master) to “developers” and iTunes 11.4, which brings iOS 8 compatibility, to the public. Does that make sense? Given how many ordinary civilians are “testing” …

iOS, Keynote »

[9 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 163 views]

Once again, past has proven to be prologue as Apple has announced that iOS 8 ship date is two days ahead of the company’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, which will arrive two Fridays from now.
Wait, doing the …

Hardware, iOS, Mac »

[2 Sep 2014 | 2 Comments | 251 views]

Apple’s September Media Event is still a week away, but El Gato is taking advantage of the calm before the storm to pre-announce its Eve home automation product line. And, yes, these peripherals and apps are Apple HomeKit compatible.
The full …