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[5 Dec 2012 | No Comment | 1,559 views]

With the release of Pages 1.7, Keynote 1.7 and Numbers 1.7 — iWork for iOS v1.7 by any other name — Apple is getting closer to offering feature parity with the Mac version. That said, given the dearth of meaningful …

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[8 Nov 2012 | No Comment | 992 views]

In Twitter’s new normal, third-party app (the heart and soul of the platform) aren’t free and Tweetbot, which finally arrived on the Mac in October, is no exception. However, long-time fairer platform IM client favorite, Adium, freely soldiers on and …

Apps, iOS »

[6 Nov 2012 | No Comment | 613 views]

Still the most popular app on the iPhone? Haven’t heard that claim in a while. Nevertheless, Facebook for iOS isn’t sitting still and the latest release features improved navigation, tweaked messaging functionality and, yeah, gifts.
Facebook is what you use it …

Apps, iOS »

[4 Nov 2012 | One Comment | 758 views]

One of the most annoying issues with the Apple Podcasts app was the re-appearance of previously played podcast episodes. For example, 500-plus episodes of Mac OS Ken would show up unplayed every morning in Podcasts no matter how many times …

Apps, iOS, Mac »

[2 Nov 2012 | No Comment | 3,979 views]

Will the just released iOS 6.0.1 fix the nagging wi-fi connection problem for iPhone 5 users? At the very least, this hotly awaited update of Apple’s mobile operating system does include a bullet point covering the issue. What else is …

Apps, iOS, iPhone »

[7 May 2012 | No Comment | 4,243 views]

You just boarded the train, it’s left the station and you see the conductor coming down the aisle saying, “Tickets please.” For more than 150 years, that was the passenger’s cue to take out a printed paper ticket and for …

Apps, iPhone, Reviews, how to »

[16 Aug 2011 | No Comment | 4,204 views]

One of the great things about Amtrak.com is that you are encouraged to imagine — maps, schedules, photos, external links, etc. — the people and places you can see when taking the train, and I love riding the train. For …