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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 …

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 …

Apps, Deals »

[18 May 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Apple’s iOS Calendar app is functional, but little more. Readdle’s Calendar 5 is better in nearly every respect and also includes an integrated task manager, which is what attracted my attention.
Well, the task manager caught my eye and the …

Apple luv, Apps, Music, movies, TV »

[24 Apr 2014 | 2 Comments | 255 views]

Apple’s new iPhone 5s Powerful TV spot is very, very aspirational (clip below). As with most Apple advertising, the products take a back seat to people actually doing stuff. In this case, the iPhone 5s and iPhone apps shown are …

Apps, iOS »

[18 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 65 views]

If you live within Apple’s walled garden, all the streams are strong, encoding rates good looking and quality of service above average. There are those, however, that indulge a taste for media found outside those walls and VideoLAN’s VLC for …

Apps, iOS »

[11 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 1,209 views]

One of the first things you are likely to notice after installing iOS 7.1 Update is the increased use of contrast and updated different button designs. From the now obvious “Shift Key On” (image below) to the updated Lockscreen, while …

Apps, iOS, Tech »

[26 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 476 views]

If dissatisfaction is the mother of change, data is mother’s milk. That said, FCC Speed Test, a consumer app for collecting broadband metrics, is now available of iPhone and iPad.
An ongoing nationwide performance study of broadband service in the …

Apps, iPad, iPhone »

[7 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 226 views]

Get in the games! If you will be watching the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, then you will need a Sochi Olympics app or three — seriously, no one just watches anymore. And, here a seven great free apps to get …

Apps, iOS, Mac, Software »

[24 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 1,063 views]

Promises, promises. Apple’s initial iWork ’13 release — Pages 5, Keynote 6, Numbers 3 — delivered collaborative document editing while simultaneously removing a number of popular and powerful features. The company has promised to add most if not all of …

Apps, iPad, Reviews, how to »

[17 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 322 views]

There are more than a couple competent weather apps for the iPhone and iPad. However, one of the worst is now among the best — Yahoo Weather for iPad (free) offers a both simplified, at-a-glance view and in-depth info that …

Apps, iOS »

[5 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 90 views]

Choice is good and Google Search for iOS now offers the option to search with your voice. Granted, this isn’t top-level, just works functionality, like Siri, but it is a better way to get to Google Maps.
With the app installed …

Apple luv, Apps, iPad, iPhone »

[11 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 287 views]

What do you get when you when a free diver, mathematician and a Mac god join forces? The perhaps improbable result is Frax, a fractal generator and viewer for iPhone and iPad, which highlights how powerful the 64-bit A7 processor …