Apple to Turn Ethnically Sensitive With Emojis

emojis
How long did it take you to get into Emojis? If you’re like me, you were late to join the bandwagon; however, once that line was crossed, there was no going back, was there?  Source Emojis came from Japan – where else? – and quickly became popular, perhaps even more than emoticons we manually type Read more…

Apple Sells 500 Millionth iPhone

500 millionth iPhone
Apple is known for many things, not the least of which is putting a high value on milestones. And, one would think that selling its 500 millionth iPhone is a milestone! You don’t really need to think about just how significant the iPhone is – it did change the landscape of mobile phones after all. So, Read more…

How to Reclaim Hard Drive Space from iTunes

How to Reclaim Hard Drive Space from iTunes
If you use your Mac to backup your iOS devices you probably have a few gig worth of backups you really don’t need. While those of us with huge hard drives may not care, Mac users that have SSDs and MacBook Airs would probably really like to get that space back. Worse yet, if you’re Read more…

Apple Can Read Your iCloud Email Anytime

icloud email
Here’s one area where Apple and Microsoft agree on: they both reserve the right to read your iCloud email at any point in time. This may come as a surprise to some, especially since it seems that the prevailing idea is that Apple doesn’t do “those things” without a court order. Source However, Fortune highlights, Read more…

Article Disses Steve Jobs, “Reveals” Nasty “Truths”

Steve Jobs
While doing my daily reading, I stumbled upon this article titled “The nasty things about Apple’s co-founder Steve Jobs you probably didn’t know“. That’s link (or click) bait, if nothing else, and I have to admit it got me clicking. Source I was not sure about the veracity of the article, but there just might Read more…

ToneFone iPhone Case Might Be the World’s Ugliest Case

ToneFone iPhone Case Might Be the World's Ugliest Case
I don’t want to be mean, but this is just ridiculous. When I first saw the ToneFone iPhone case, my reaction was, “What the h#ll?” What did I tell you? In all fairness, I don’t think the designers of the ToneFone iPhone case were thinking of beauty – of the the iPhone, that is. Instead, they Read more…

How to Make Your Favorite Websites Into Desktop Apps

How to Make Your Favorite Websites Into Desktop Apps
Most of use web apps like Gmail, Facebook, and Google+ on a pretty regular basis. Keeping each open in a browser tab is the common way of handling these, but what happens when you close a Facebook tab and accidently close another tab with it that you actually needed? How about when a Facebook game Read more…

Tim Cook Makes It to the List of 50 Greatest Leaders

Tim Cook Makes It to the List of 50 Greatest Leaders
Steve Jobs may have had his reality distortion field, but Tim Cook has his own qualities that distinguish him from the rest of his peers. Fortune editor Geoff Colvin has compiled a list of the 50 greatest leaders of the world, and the Apple CEO holds the 33rd spot. Source Not only did Tim Cook make it Read more…

New App Store Section: “Indie Game Showcase”

New App Store Section: "Indie Game Showcase"
It looks like Apple’s busy playing around with the App Store! Not more than a week has passed since we heard – and saw – the new section “Sharing Selfies“, and now, there’s another new section: “Indie Game Showcase”. Not that anyone’s complaining, especially not the makers and fans of indie games. As the section’s name Read more…

How to Determine Travel Time in the Calendar for OS X Mavericks

How to Determine Travel Time in the Calendar for OS X Mavericks
If you have a busy work or social life, you’d probably find it useful if you could see how long it’ll take you to get from one appointment to the next. Better yet, wouldn’t it be great if your Mac or iPhone could just tell you when it’s time to leave? Thanks to the Maps Read more…