Apps, iOS, iPad, Reviews, how to »

[18 Jun 2015 | 6 Comments | ]

This is a subject very near and dear to my heart: iPad keyboard shortcuts. When Craig Federighi announced iOS 9 offers improved hardware keyboard shortcut support, he had my full attention.
In a limited number of Apple mobile apps for iPad, …

Deals, iPad »

[18 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

Fathers Day is upon us and there are serious deals on serious gifts for dad! To whit, one of the smartest things I’ve purchased over the last few years is definitely a Roku — cord cutting rules! That said, Roku …

iPad, iPhone, Mac, Reviews, how to »

[17 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

As the great majority of you, I very much like Apple’s new Photos for Mac as it overcomes the great majority of iPhoto’s numerous shortcomings. There is one issue — that Photos launches by default whenever I connect an iThing …

Mac, Reviews, how to, Software »

[17 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

In the early, early days of the worldwide web, computers and browsers were prone to crashing. Often times, the best way to browse the internet was the command-line-based, text-only Lynx browser — here’s how to run Lynx on your modern …

Apple luv, Tech »

[17 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

So, Monster sued Apple property Beats back in January over money — not technology, not patents, just filthy lucre. Since then, Monster has refused Apple’s entreaties to settle the case and now the all iThings maker has revoked the Monster …

Games, Mac »

[16 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

Once upon a time, the words “coming to PC” would have meant Windows PCs only. Those days, thankfully, have all but passed — Mass Effect Andromeda is being promised for a holiday 2016 delivery for PS4, Xbox One, Windows and, …

Mac »

[16 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

When OS X 10.10.3 shipped, it arrived with the all-new Photos for Mac, Apple’s replacement for the consumer iPhoto and professional Aperture. While nothing so dramatic is expected packaged with OS X 10.10.4, it seems reasonable to assume the new …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[15 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

When OS X El Capitan, iOS 9 and watchOS 2 ship this Fall, devices running these operating systems will display a new system typeface — the San Francisco font. Of course, the San Francisco font is available on the Apple …

Hardware, Mac, Software »

[15 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

Apple’s latest Back to Mac technology repatriation is the transition of the iOS Metal graphics abstraction layer to OS X El Capitan. Metal for Mac is here, promising faster development, more power from the same hardware and, we’re all hoping, …

Broadband »

[13 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

Citizens of San Francisco have a problem that I would like to be vexed with — multiple broadband internet service providers (ISPs) to choose from. In other words, people in San Francisco enjoy broadband competition, which keeps service levels high …