13-Inch Non-Retina MacBook Pro to Be Discontinued This Year?

13-Inch Non-Retina MacBook Pro to Be Discontinued This Year?
It’s not that this comes as a surprise. After all, anyone who has used the Retina MacBook Pro knows that the possibility of going back to a non-Retina device is practically nil. Sure, there is the price difference, but it’s easy to look at what the Retina MacBook Pro has going for itself. It’s thin Read more…

How to Rebuild the Spotlight Index Manually

How to Rebuild the Spotlight Index Manually
Spotlight is one of the most under-used features in OS X. It’s ability to not only find folders and files but to act as an application launcher makes it an invaluable addition to OS X. If you’ve ever changed a large number of files on your Mac you may have noticed Spotlight reindexing itself to Read more…

Modded 1981 DeLorean Beats CarPlay to the Punch

modded 1981 delorean
News – and speculation – about Apple’s CarPlay can be found all around the place, but YouTube user DMCPat is not waiting for CarPlay to be ready. Nor does he seem interested in getting a Ferrari, a Mercedes-Benz, or a Volvo. Instead, he has something that is arguably way cooler than any of those brands: Read more…

“Jony Ive” by Leander Kahney Gets Attention Anew

"Jony Ive" by Leander Kahney Gets Attention Anew
In case you haven’t read it yet, author Leander Kahney has pulled off a Walter Isaacson with his book “Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products”. Scratch that – he might have done a better job. Source Published last year, the book may not have raised as much hype as the Steve Jobs book, but Read more…

Apple Offers $25 Gift Card With New Apple TV Purchase

Apple Offers $25 Gift Card With New Apple TV Purchase
Have you ever wanted an Apple TV but just couldn’t justify buying a new one? For what it’s worth, while the Apple TV is not that expensive – compared to other Apple devices, that is – its price is still nothing to scoff at. As much as I love shiny new Apple gadgets, I can Read more…

ULTIMEYES® App Promises to Give You Better Vision

ULTIMEYES
“There’s an app for that” has just taken on a whole new dimension. Just when I thought I’ve heard of everything, I discover this app called ULTIMEYES®. Source It’s a well known fact that as we age, our body – and its individual parts – just don’t function as well as they used to. And Read more…

Windows Takes Potshots at Macs [Cue: Snort]

Windows Takes Potshots at Macs [Cue: Snort]
There is little love lost between Windows and Mac – if any at all – but it usually Samsung that takes potshots at Apple iPhones. This time around, it’s Microsoft that’s doing the mudslinging, although I admit that might be too strong a term. (Although I think I missed a few Microsoft-released videos in the Read more…

CarPlay: A Taste of the iCar?

CarPlay
The iCar has been rumored for quite a while, and although we probably are not going to see a Jony Ive-designed automobile on the streets any time soon, integration is getting somewhere. As has been rumored, Apple is now ready to unveil their iPhone integration system for cars. A taste of the iCar, if you will. Read more…

Why Mac Users Can Also Benefit From a VPN

Why Mac Users Can Also Benefit From a VPN
It used to be that one of the most compelling reasons to get a Mac (as opposed to a PC running on Windows) was that the former was supposed to be as secure as you can get. These days, however, security issues, loopholes, and mistakes crop up left and right; not to mention the fact Read more…