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[30 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 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 | 0 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 | 0 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 | 0 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 | 0 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 | 4 Comments | 10 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 | 0 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 | 0 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 | 0 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 | 0 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 | 0 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 | 0 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 …

iOS, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Security »

[26 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

On Monday, California mandated that all smartphones ship with a killswitch installed and turned on by default. That’s very nice, but not as nice as Apple’s iPhone killswitch.
For example every iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running iOS 7, which as …

iOS, Mac »

[26 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

In just over two weeks, Apple will formally introduce the iPhone 6 and iOS 8 to public. Time is short. That said, Apple has sent an email to developers noting the following change: CloudKit requires OS X Yosemite DP5 and …

Apple luv, Apps, iOS »

[1 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

When you think about the iPhone, Android and their related app ecosystems a few truisms come to mind — rich, educated folk trend to Apple and a scrappier crowd in lower income places prefer Android. That basic paradigm extends to …