About Brian Meyer

Brian is a technology nut who loves all things Apple. Along with tech blogging he owns and operates a website dedicated to Craft Beer knowledge and information: Craft Beer Academy. With a love of sharing information and finding the newest tech out there, he is a great source for interesting news and instruction.

6 Ways to Change Up iOS7’s Appearance

6 Ways to Change Up iOS7’s Appearance
The move to iOS 7 brought with it some pretty wild changes in how our iPhone, iPads, and iPod Touches looked. So wild in fact that it was the single largest update to iOS since the inclusion of the App Store. While most have accepted these changes in appearance as-is, many people have issue with Read more…

What Will the iPhone 6 Really Be?

What Will the iPhone 6 Really Be?
It’s hard to visit a tech or Apple-centric website lately without hearing all about what that person or site thinks the next iPhone will be. While each site purports to know from a secret source exactly what the iPhone 6 will be, unless you work for Apple, it’s all really just a guess. There are, Read more…

How to Fix Constant Password Popups in OS X Mail

How to Fix Constant Password Popups in OS X Mail
Side Note: I wrote this thanks to some research I had to do recently because my Mail app was constantly throwing these errors. After research I found the issue was indeed my SMTP server not being entered correctly. How it became incorrect I’ll never know, but hopefully if you’re having issues with this, my issues Read more…

Jacked! What to Do if Your iPhone Gets Stolen

Jacked! What to Do if Your iPhone Gets Stolen
Picture this: You’re at the coffee shop and you need a quick refill on your drink. You head to the counter, fill up, and head back to your seat. No more than 30 seconds passed but when you get back your phone is gone. You search your pockets, look on the floor to see if Read more…

Gain Better iPhone Privacy with These 5 Settings

Gain Better iPhone Privacy with These 5 Settings
Smart phones are great because they allow us to basically carry our entire lives with us wherever we go. From bank accounts to family pictures, the iPhone has a little bit of it all. While this is helpful to you, it’s a treasure trove for anyone looking to steal your data. From using a better Read more…

How to Install OS X Yosemite Beta to an External Drive

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With the recent release of OS X Yosemite Beta, Mac users that signed up for the Beta Seed Program are running to get their own copy. While this is great, most of us don’t have a second Mac that is new enough to run OS X Yosemite, and with being a beta version, it’s not Read more…

How Tim Cook is Changing Apple’s Image for the Better

How Tim Cook is Changing Apple’s Image for the Better
In the days of Steve Jobs, Apple was transformed from a small, quirky company that made great computers, but also made oddities like the Newton, which was far too ahead of its time, into the powerhouse of a corporation that it is today. Much of this success can be placed squarely on the shoulders of Read more…

The OS X Yosemite Beta is Open to the Public Today

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Apple recently opened up their beta testing program to the public, but until now it’s only been good for getting small updates a few days earlier than everyone else. Today that’s about to change, as Apple’s opening up the beta of OS X Yosemite to everyone that signed up to get early access to beta Read more…

How to Remove Duplicate iCloud Contacts with Scrubly

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There are a lot of things in this world that are great to have duplicates of. You’ll never hear anybody complain about having duplicate cakes, cars, or cases of beer, but what you definitely don’t want duplicates of is your contacts. Duplicate contacts eat up space in your address book and make it difficult to Read more…

100% Fruit Content: Apple’s Plan to Serve Up Their Own Content Delivery Network

100% Fruit Content: Apple's Plan to Serve Up Their Own Content Delivery Network
With the announcement that iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 will take a bigger step into the cloud than ever before, the question of where that content will live has come up. Currently Apple uses companies like Akamai to serve their content around the world to the growing list of new markets getting Apple products, Read more…