How An App Is Made, Part 3 – MailDeck’s Launch!

How An App Is Made, Part 3 - MailDeck's Launch!
It’s been a long journey, but the day has arrived. MailDeck hits the App Store today! In this special final part of our series on “How an App Is Made,” we take an up-close look at the final leg of the process: submission and publication. Read more…

Will Apple Ever Return to a Single MacBook Line?

Macbook Line
I’ve had a few MacBooks in my stint as a self-proclaimed Apple fanboy, so I feel that I have at least a small amount of insight into the path Apple has taken over the last 6 years or so in regard to lineup and model placement. I started with a 13” white clamshell MacBook and Read more…

The Case for Apple for Small Businesses

The Case for Apple for Small Businesses
Traditionally, small businesses lean toward using PCs instead of Macs for their operations. And why not? Everyone uses (used) PCs, and we all know that these devices are cheaper than Macs. Why would any small business owner go out into the unknown and take a bite of another apple? Well, the times they are a-changin’, Read more…

How to Merge Duplicate Contacts on Your iPhone

duplicate contacts search
Contacts on the iPhone are used for everything from phone calls, to text messages, to email, to social media like Twitter and Facebook. With all this integration and so many apps using your contacts, it’s pretty easy to get duplicate contacts. While these are an inevitability when dealing with mobile devices, until recently you had Read more…

6 New Mavericks Tricks You Probably Missed

Mavericks tricks dock
OS X Mavericks has been out for a little while now but users are still finding hidden tricks and features in the newest iteration of Apple’s flagship operating system. The biggest features were mentioned when the software was released, but a few have snuck through under the radar where you might have missed them. Fear Read more…

Curved screen smartphones could catch on, if Apple embraces them

Curved screen smartphones could catch on, if Apple embraces them (via The Inquirer) THIS WEEK we saw disappointing sales of the “world’s first” curved screen smartphone, Samsung’s Galaxy Round, and to be honest, it doesn’t come as much of a shock. If Samsung’s apparent attempt at gaining publicity with the tagline, “the first curved… Read more…

Could Apple Merge the iPad Air and MacBook Air?

ipad air
Apple recently released the newest iteration to the iPad: the iPad Air. This 9.7” Retina display iPad is the thinnest so far at .29” thin, only tied with the iPad mini for thickness. The newest MacBook Air has an 11.6” screen and is .68” thick, making it the smallest MacBook to date. With these two Read more…

Infographic: Maximize Your Battery Life

Infographic: Maximize Your Battery Life
As our devices get more and more sophisticated the batteries that run them seem to be growing at a much slower pace. In the heyday of the flip phone it wasn’t unheard of to go two or more days without charging your device. Today, however, it’s not uncommon to charge your smart phone two or Read more…

Software Review: MacX Video Converter Pro PLUS GIVEAWAY!

video converter
To say there are a lot of video converters out there would be a massive understatement.  A simple search of the Mac App Store returns over 100 results. Most of these are built around one specific purpose, like pulling audio out or downloading YouTube videos. Few good video converters can do all these tasks easily, Read more…

How To View and Delete Your Entire Download History

download history terminal
You may not know this, but your Mac keeps a log for just about everything that goes on inside of it. This means that restarts, errors, and memory faults are all tucked away nicely in a log file somewhere. This also means that every file you’ve downloaded on your Mac is kept in a log Read more…