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[22 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 834 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 | 1,540 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 | 1,875 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 | 663 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 | 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 …

iOS, Mac »

[21 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 1,275 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 | 808 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 | 2,448 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 | 1,403 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 | 3,817 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 — …

Apple luv, iOS, Mac »

[26 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 1,860 views]

It came upon a Friday evening weary. Apple has emailed developers to say that large chunks of the Apple Developer Website are back online. Yes, lad and lady devs, thar’ be certificates, identifiers, profiles and downloads available again.
After eight days, …

Apple luv, iOS, Mac »

[23 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 2,182 views]

While a growing number of us were busy not printing anymore, Apple and its third-party printer maker partners were feverishly growing the number of AirPrint compatible printers, almost doubling since late last year.
Back in November 2013, the Fairer Platform noted …

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 …