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[30 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 125 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 | 298 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 | 935 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 | 871 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 | 1,101 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 | 657 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 | 3,086 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 | 843 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 …

Apps, Mac, Software »

[30 May 2013 | No Comment | 1,263 views]

What’s new in the world software? This Thursday iteration of the Mac Update report includes fresh features in Flash Player, a big-time MacFamilyTree refresh (iCloud!) and improved playlist support for Sonos.
• Flash Player 11.8b (download)
— Sandboxing enhancements — This feature adds …

Apps, iOS, Mac, Software »

[29 May 2013 | No Comment | 855 views]

Native password management and control on iOS and Mac is far from evil, yet it leaves much to be desired and 1Password ably fills that void. Today’s App Update report happily notes that putting 1Password on your iThings now costs …

Apps, iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[17 May 2013 | One Comment | 669 views]

Rush was inducted into the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame this year and the guys are in the midst of their umpteenth worth tour, Clockwork Angels — it has been a big, big year for Canadian prog rock trio and …

Apps, Deals, iPad »

[9 Apr 2013 | No Comment | 1,885 views]

The wild and wonderful world of the bargain hunter. Today’s search for the Fairer Deal delivers a massive icon collection, cool web coding training and perhaps the cheapest fifth generation iPod touch prices on the interwebs — buckle up! We’re …

Apps, iOS »

[28 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 3,195 views]

For people that equate the journey and destination, the train is the way to travel. The Amtrak for iOS app, a great way to keep your travel plans on track, has received a major update. And, did you know …

Apps, Mac, Software »

[23 Feb 2013 | No Comment | 993 views]

What’s the difference between an orange? In the case of Ian Page’s ever reliable MacTracker, it’s the difference between the OS X and iOS versions — equally better! SeaMonkey and DivX bug fixes round out today’s Mac app updates.
• MacTracker …

Apps, iOS »

[7 Feb 2013 | No Comment | 2,358 views]

Do you social? Two of the most popular mobile social platforms are schlepping iOS updates packing significant new functionality. Twitter’s claiming their app offers much better search and performance, while Foursquare tweaks notifications.
• Foursquare 5.4.3 (free) — With this update, …