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[21 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Today’s iMac and Mac Pro challenge those old assumption that Mom stays home and dad goes out to work. Nope, now the lady rocking the mommy jeans brings home the artisanal reduced sodium organic hickory smoked bacon.
Actually, no one need …

Cord Cutter, Reviews, how to »

[12 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 1 views]

If you are a cord cutter on a budget and/or in an area with poor broadcast TV reception, then you really need to get acquainted with USTVnow. With this “channel” installed on your Roku, Apple TV, iPhone, iPad or many …

Mac, Reviews, how to, Security »

[4 Oct 2014 | 3 Comments | 0 views]

First things first… iWorm is not a worm at all, but actually your plain old, garden variety Trojan. This is important because, whereas worms are self-replicating and can infect innocent bystanders, a Trojan requires that the victim voluntarily install the …

iOS, Reviews, how to »

[28 Sep 2014 | One Comment | 0 views]

One of new apps bundled with Apple’s just update mobile operating system is the iOS 8 Tips apps, which introduced users to nine and now 10 new iOS 8 features. A week plus later, Apple is back with tip #10, …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[26 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

When comes to productivity, the fastest way is almost always a keyboard shortcut. But what about shutting down a modern Mac, many of which don’t have a readily accessible power button? Yep, there’s a keyboard shortcut for that, too!
On modern …

iOS, Reviews, how to »

[25 Sep 2014 | 4 Comments | 10 views]

We don’t care why you need to download iOS 7.1.2, just that you do. iOS 7.1.2 has turned into the fallback position for many iOS 8 upgraders who came to regret their lemming like rush to Apple’s latest, greatest mobile …

iOS, Reviews, how to »

[18 Sep 2014 | One Comment | 0 views]

Direct links, that is. Do you herd lots of iPhones, iPads and/or iPod touches? Then it makes more sense for you to download iOS 8 once for each model you manage rather than every single iThing. But you know that …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[6 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

How many Macs do you manage? Whether you’re looking out for one or rooms full of Macs, you need to be thinking about Apple’s upcoming OS X 10.10 release. So, are your Macs and Apps Yosemite ready? Here’s how to …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[10 Aug 2014 | 3 Comments | 0 views]

The 2014 MacBook Pro’s slightly faster processor paired with the same graphics and slightly more faster storage should deliver consistently better results, right? One would think so, but a 2013 MacBook Pro vs 2014 MacBook Pro comparison yielded patchy performance.
Rob …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[28 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

If it runs on your Mac, chances are there is an associated cache. Use over time often results in degraded performance as those caches file and/or become less efficient. Ditto that for OS X Dashboard, but here’s a quick and …

Cord Cutter, Reviews, how to »

[27 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

The infographic says it all — HD antenna using people are a thing. Last year, 19.3 percent or roughly one in five American households relied solely on over the air (OTA) broadcast HD for live television, up from 17.8 percent …

iPad, iPhone, Mac, Reviews, how to »

[13 Jul 2014 | 4 Comments | 0 views]

How often does this come up — how does one type the Apple logo on a Mac? So infrequently that I had not only forgotten the keyboard shortcut, but also spaced where to find the Apple logo on OS X’s …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[24 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Apple introduced and seeded OS X 10.10 beta to developers at WWDC 2014. Since then, one of the most consistent complaints has been about the OS X Yosemite icons, especially the Finder and Trash Can icons. Pfft! Don’t whine, change …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[19 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Is your Mac crashing regularly? Unexplained kernel panics and/or app quits? Your Mac’s memory might be bad, corrupt or simply poorly seated. Here is how to run a Mac RAM test — quick, easy and the software you need comes …

iPad, Reviews, how to »

[6 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Before I took the Brydge+ iPad keyboard case out of its shipping box, I was skeptical. However, Brydge delivers a quality experience, front to back, that has both pluses and a couple minuses.
For example, though anodized Aluminum often looks …