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[18 Sep 2014 | One Comment | 1,157 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 | 1,896 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 | 1,171 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 | 813 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 | 1,978 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 | 4,985 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 | 2,659 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 | 7,174 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 | 1,850 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 …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[1 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 287 views]

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Mac, Reviews, how to »

[28 May 2014 | 2 Comments | 5,157 views]

Thunder storm wallpapers for your Mac. The perfect seasonal counterpoint to the silence of a gentle snowfall is the deep rumble of a thunderstorm — the scent and feeling of electricity in the air can be palpable. While we can’t put …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[1 May 2014 | No Comment | 2,590 views]

Yes, Apple rolled updated 2014 MacBook Air models yesterday and, geeks being geeks, there are already benchmarks that show a modest performance bump. However, when you reckon performance against price, the percentage change roughly doubles in the customer’s favor.
Geekbench scores …

iPad, Reviews, how to »

[30 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 3,051 views]

There are many, many shell, folio and keyboard cases for the iPad. However, when it comes to gettin’ shtuff done, the top choice of many reviewers and users alike is the ClamCase Pro.
With Bluetooth keyboard convenience inside a buyer’s choice …

iOS, Reviews, how to »

[28 Feb 2014 | One Comment | 5,328 views]

Because it patches the “go to fail” SSL certificate security vulnerability, Apple’s iOS 7.0.6 is an absolute necessity. That said, some iPhone users, not many, have noticed a battery issue that makes their Apple smartphones hot and powerless.
So, if you …

iPad, iPhone, iPod, Reviews, how to »

[12 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 4,466 views]

Got $20 and want a nice, serviceable pair or Bluetooth Earbuds? ECSEM Bluetooth Earbuds w/ Mic have you covered with a product that hits the right notes — sizable to any ear, good quality audio, soft fit ear clips, tactile …