Mac, Reviews, how to »

[27 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Here is a silly Yosemite tip for ya — make the Menu Bar and Dock turn black, blackish gray with a simple keyboard shortcut. This parlor trick even as a proper name, Dark Mode, and is advertised as one of …

Cord Cutter »

[26 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Your cable company wants you back and they never get tired of asking, imploring, nay, begging you to reconsider! And, boy, do they have a deal for you! Get basic cable TV for $9.99 a month. It’s cheap, yes?
Though there …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[25 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Although Apple isn’t like other technology companies, it does from time-to-time concoct features, throw them against the wall and then watch to see which ones stick. Here is a quick Yosemite Tip on how to address one likely less to …

Broadband »

[24 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

The world runs on free WiFi. Fortunes have been launched, notably FourSquare and Yelp, by threadbare innovators taking advantage of free WiFi. So, whether you lack an innovative idea or an open access point, there is probably a free WiFi …

Apps, iPad »

[24 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

One of the pleasant surprises of last week’s Mac Retina + iPad Air Apple Event was the Pixelmator Team demo’ing Pixelmator for iPad ($4.99). With a solid image editing toolset and Continuity support with their popular Pixelmator for Mac — …

Deals, iPad »

[23 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

It happens very much like clockwork. Whenever Apple ships new iPads, previous generation model refurbished iPad prices get trimmed. And, forgive my bad self, but I love trim. While it can be a challenge keeping up with Apple’s sometimes weekly …

Apple luv »

[23 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

People were pretty surprised when another Apple I motherboard in working condition sold for $671,400 in May 2013. This particular Apple I, which was hand assembled by Steve Wozniak in Steve Jobs’ garage in 1976, was expected to fetch $400,000.
But, …

Mac, Security »

[23 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

While all of the major browser vendors have patched the Poodle SSL 3 vulnerability, the said same major browser vendors all agree that SSL 3 should no longer be used. Apple is doing its part, telling its developer partners that …

Apple luv, iPod »

[23 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

It was 13 years ago on Tuesday, October 23, 2001 that Steve Jobs introduced the original iPod and taught the world how to play music, again. But say “hello” one last time and now say “goodbye” to 1,000 songs in …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[21 Oct 2014 | 2 Comments | ]

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 …