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[1 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 983 views]

As operating system rollouts go, or not, iOS 7 has been virtually trouble-free — a stunning achievement given the fact that hundreds of millions of people are already using every day. The iOS 7 Messages issue is the one (notably) …

Apps, iOS »

[30 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 274 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 …

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[27 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 558 views]

Even before Apple formally released iOS 7, the rumor mill indicated that the company was already working on versions 7.0.1, 7.0.2 and 7.1. In other words, Apple knew about the lock screen bypass issue, was brewing iOS 7.0.2 ahead of …

iOS, Reviews, how to »

[22 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 722 views]

What is Multipath TCP (MPTCP)? On a very, very basic level it is how connectively should just work — your devices should automatically make the most efficient use of the network connections available. iPhones iPads and/or iPod touches running iOS …

iOS, Security »

[19 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 1,278 views]

If for no other reason, and there are scores of really good reasons, you should download and install iOS 7 on every compatible iPhone, iPad and/or iPod touch you own just for the security. Covering more than 40 vulnerabilities — i.e. …

Apple luv, iOS »

[15 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 1,554 views]

iOS 6 vs iOS 7, it’s like comparing apples and apples. That said, Jony Ive and Forstall are the physical embodiment of the conflict between the past and omnipresent future of iOS — a picture that’s worth a lot more …

Apple luv, iOS »

[14 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 605 views]

Apple’s digital assistant came to market baked into iOS 5 and the iPhone 4S on October 4, 2011 and, ever since, it’s been a beta. No more. Apple’s official Siri page has been updated and the beta tag is now …

Apps, iPad »

[12 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 419 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 | 1,871 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 | 2,236 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 …

iOS, Mac »

[21 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 1,166 views]

In late June, folks began to wonder aloud what the new iOS 7 + Mavericks version of iCloud would look like? Apple’s gotten round to updating its visual appearance and, interestingly enough, Redditor “illusionmist” pretty much nailed it.
Given the …

Apple luv, iOS, Mac »

[10 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 756 views]

The Apple Developer Website was taken offline on Thursday, July 18 with the site and developer services coming back online since. The process of restoration is now complete, says Apple in an email to developers.
All Developer Program Services Are Now …

Apple luv, iOS, Mac »

[6 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 1,989 views]

For more than a week, the entire Apple Developer Website was down, just gone. The site has been mostly back for a week now, but some services are still AWOL. Apple’s emailed debs to apologize, again, and say that the …

Apple luv, iOS, Mac »

[2 Aug 2013 | 3 Comments | 1,312 views]

…Eventually come to an end, especially Apple generosity. The mothership sent out email notices to former paying MobileMe members that their free 20GB iCloud storage upgrade will end, unceremoniously, on September 30.
Dear Bucky D Chuck,
As a thank you for being …

Apps, iPad, Reviews, how to »

[30 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 3,472 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 — …