Is the New Apple TV Box Going to Be Competition for Sony/Microsoft/Nintendo?

Apple TV box
The Apple rumor mill just keeps going, and this time, it’s about the Apple TV, which sources say will be released in the first quarter of this year. That gives a window of only several months before we have a new toy to gush about – or bash, depending on where you’re coming from. Say Read more…

Why Android Still Can’t Dominate iOS: 4 Areas Where the Android OS Falls Short

Android OS
The Android OS has actually outsold Apple’s iPhone as of early 2013, due in part because of its existence on many phones across several companies. Source Though even if you ignore that numerical advantage, the Android OS has consistently been a strong competitor to the iPhone OS, often being touted and even preferred by a Read more…

Honda Jumps the Gun on Apple’s iOS in the Car with HondaLink

Honda Jumps the Gun on Apple's iOS in the Car with HondaLink
Apple’s iOS in the Car program has been getting a lot of attention, especially with it not exactly being kept secret. Indeed, Apple teases us with “Best passenger ever”, and information like: “iOS in the Car seamlessly integrates your iOS device — and the iOS experience — with your in-dash system. If your vehicle is Read more…

iPhones With Bigger Screens, Coming Up!

iPhone with bigger screen
Not that we didn’t really see this coming, right? Rumors and speculation have not been lacking. The iPhone has gotten bigger and bigger, albeit not as radically as Samsung. Source Consumers seem to want something bigger than a 4 something inch screen. Considering how mobile is becoming the default for most, this is really not Read more…

Keynote Remote to Be Discontinued

Keynote for iOS
Death by PowerPoint is such a common occurrence, although it’s the kind of death that involves neverending torment – neverending at least until the presentation comes to a close. One has to admit that Keynote does make for a more pleasant presentation-viewing experience – if the creator has a decent sense of design, I guess. Read more…

5 ways to customize Apple Mail and make it great.

5 ways to customize Apple Mail and make it great.
One of the best things about OS X is the fact that software that costs hundreds of dollars on other platforms comes included with the OS. Apps like Calendar, Contacts, and Mail are robust and fully featured; giving the Mac a definite advantage in this category. While these apps are great, who doesn’t like making Read more…

“Your Verse” Cut Into Two Shorter Ads; Still Inspiring

"Your Verse" Cut Into Two Shorter Ads; Still Inspiring
Almost two weeks ago, Apple treated us to the beauty of poetry with its iPad Air ad, “Your Verse”. Brilliant move, as usual, as I believe that a yearning for the poetic is inside all of us, and that question thrown at the end, “What will your verse be?”, is a perfect end to the Read more…

These Transparent Macintosh Prototypes Will Blow You Away

transparent Macintosh
Is that beautiful or what? Classic, vintage – however you want to describe this baby, one thing is for sure: it is a sight for sore eyes. Just in time for the 30th anniversary of Apple’s Macintosh, software engineer Jonathan Zufi showcases his collection of transparent Macintosh prototypes, a project that took him four years Read more…

iOS 7’s “White Screen of Death” to Get a Fix

iOS 7
Ever seen that happen out of the blue to your iPhone (or iPad) running on iOS 7? Back in November, Hiten Shah shared his own experience succinctly on Twitter (how else can you share on that platform, anyway?). The “blue screen of death” has long been a bane to Windows users, and that tweet does not Read more…

Are the days of innovation at Apple done for?

Are the days of innovation at Apple done for?
There was a time that Apple was so different from everyone else that it was almost crazy. When the iMac was released without a floppy drive users nearly revolted, but as Steve Jobs predicted, the end of the floppy was nigh and it’s difficult if not impossible to find a desktop computer today that accepts Read more…