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[11 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 2,328 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 | 1,048 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 | 965 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 | 1,524 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 | 1,779 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 | 511 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 | 4,338 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 …

Apps, iOS »

[30 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 386 views]

And, the iOS 7 innovations just keep coming. A pair of Adobe updates for Mac point to CSS Regions support in iOS 7 Safari, a feature that “will revolutionize how people approach responsive designs.” You would think that Apple might …

Apps, iPad »

[12 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 525 views]

Google Reader is dead, long live RSS! When Google Reader went dark on July 1, so did Reeder for iPad and Mac. The wait, or at least half of it, is now over — Reeder for iPad is available once …

Apps, iOS, Reviews, how to »

[31 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 2,694 views]

On the face of it, playing YouTube videos in the background on your iPad or iPhone while doing something else should just work. Alas, it doesn’t unless you have Chuck Zou’s McTube for YouTube (free), a near feature-complete YouTube client …

Apps, Cord Cutter »

[26 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 3,283 views]

You are paying more than $100 a month for cable and you have had enough — watch, save, be a cord cutter! You can do it with an Apple TV, about which much good can be said, or the Roku …

Apps, iPad, Reviews, how to »

[30 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 3,933 views]

Does the App Store app on your iPad indicate updates are available, but then displays a blank screen when you open the app? You are not alone and, thankfully, there is a workaround for the iPad App Update issue — …

Apps, iPad »

[15 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 1,099 views]

Call it a sign o’ the times. This year’s Little League World Series will be scored on the iPad. Although not a direct Apple innovation, there is no question who made it all possible.
Pencil on paper? That’s just so Honus …

Apps, Deals, Games, iOS »

[8 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 3,789 views]

Apple launched the iOS App Store on July 10, 2008 and it changed the world almost overnight — instant millionaires minted and a new multi-billion-dollar industry was created. Now, celebrate the App Store 5th Anniversary with free iOS games and …

Apps, Cord Cutter, iOS, Mac, Music, movies, TV »

[20 Jun 2013 | 2 Comments | 1,304 views]

Steve Jobs’ hobby — Apple TV is the world’s best-selling set top box — has just added HBO Go, ESPN, Sky News and other content sources, making it rich but not yet abundant. Meanwhile, Apple’s long mobile advertising slog continues …