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[24 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 1,518 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 | 1,699 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 | 507 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 | 4,243 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 | 374 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 | 522 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 | 2,605 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 | 3,256 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 | 3,817 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 | 1,091 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 | 3,783 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 | 1,296 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 | 1,749 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 | 1,039 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 | No Comment | 1,813 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 …