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[23 Jul 2015 | One Comment | 251 views]

Pick a day of the week and any one of us can likely be caught doing something dumb, maybe even excruciatingly dumb. For example, consider the many iOS 9 beta testers that went on the iOS App Store to write …

iOS, Reviews, how to »

[21 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 646 views]

The other day I realized that, although it has many excellent iPad specific features (notably keyboard shortcuts), iOS 9 just wasn’t working out. So, it was time to restore iOS 8.4 from iOS 9 beta.
Now, please understand, given that it’s …

Apps, Deals, Games, iOS »

[17 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 446 views]

Two dozen reasons to spend at least a buck! The iOS App Store is running the Amazing Apps & Games Sale, featuring a dozen each amazing apps and amazing games for sale for just 99 cents!
Amazing Apps
• Facetune — Facetune (image …

iOS, Mac »

[16 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 102 views]

With the public releases of OS X 10.10.4 and iOS 8.4, Apple is probably done adding new features to Yosemite and iOS 8. Regardless, with OS X 10.10.5 and iOS 8.4.1 betas available, Apple quite obviously isn’t done fixing bugs, …

Apps, iOS »

[16 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 305 views]

Pixelmator Team, everyone’s favorite plucky Lithuanians, have released Pixelmator 2.0.2 for iPad and iPhone. While that looks to be just a dot-fix, this particular patch includes important new features, including a faster acting Repair Tool and Dynamic Touch.
“It is absolutely …

iOS, Mac »

[10 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 59 views]

On Monday, Apple said their iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan Public Beta programs would roll out soon. In fact, the company said members of the public would be able to test the third betas of iOS 9 and …

Games, iOS, iPad, iPhone, iPod »

[3 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 47 views]

It is a long, long way to Grandma’s house and, quite frankly, the eating and fireworks aside, not much is happening there! So, tuck into another plate of po’ sal’ and the July 4th iOS game sale and save up …

iOS, Mac »

[23 Jun 2015 | No Comment | 48 views]

Available, that is, to registered developers. A public beta program for Apple Seed participants will be arriving later this Summer. Here in the mean time, Apple has pushed OS X 10.11 15A204b (aka DP2) to devs and, more than a …

Apps, iOS, iPad, Reviews, how to »

[18 Jun 2015 | 6 Comments | 126 views]

This is a subject very near and dear to my heart: iPad keyboard shortcuts. When Craig Federighi announced iOS 9 offers improved hardware keyboard shortcut support, he had my full attention.
In a limited number of Apple mobile apps for iPad, …

Apple luv, Apple Watch, iOS, Mac »

[8 Jun 2015 | No Comment | 49 views]

Brilliant and perhaps a little overdue. The Apple Developer Program, which was previously split between iOS and Mac, requiring two $99/yr payments, is now one big happy program. Moreover, with the addition of watch OS, Apple now offers three development …

Games, iOS, Mac »

[4 Jun 2015 | No Comment | 18 views]

Back in 2005, when Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy shipped, it shook the gaming world, but for whatever reason faded thereafter. Fast forward a decade and Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy is back with updated high-def graphics and widescreen tech. But, if you’re familiar …

Apps, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Software »

[27 May 2015 | No Comment | 29 views]

The gold standard for script and screenplay creation is Final Draft. While the app has been available for iPad for some time, Final Draft Writer has been optimized for iPhone. So, wherever the mood or need hits you, Final Draft …

iOS, Mac, Reviews, how to »

[18 May 2015 | One Comment | 17 views]

Here is a helpful iOS and Mac tip that is equal measure cautionary tale. That is, if you’ve deleted a pic in either Photos for iOS or Photos for Mac, you can probably get it back. However, if you’ve deleted …

Apps, iOS, Mac, Software »

[12 May 2015 | No Comment | 22 views]

It has been two weeks since Apple last seeded fresh OS X 10.10.4 and iOS 8.4 developer builds and Apple Seed program betas. While these Mac and mobile updates are generally expected to modest in scope, Apple has revealed more …

Apps, iOS, iPad, iPhone »

[6 May 2015 | One Comment | 15 views]

While the image editing space on the Mac is highly competitive, there is pretty much one choice for Apple’s industry leading tablet — Pixelmator for iPad — which came to market last Fall and was promptly named 2014 App of …