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…

The Case Against A Larger iPhone 6

larger iphone 6
As the iPhone has evolved it has only seen one bump up in screen size from 3.6” to 4”. This extra .4” gave the iPhone 5 an entire extra row of icons and made the phone feel more substantial. Many critics of Apple believe this increase wasn’t enough and that to stay competitive the upcoming Read more…

Product Review: Snugg Bamboo iPhone Case

snugg iphone case
  I’ve never been a big fan of cases for the iPhone. I’ve always felt that it’s a crime to hide the beauty and sleek design of the iPhone behind a huge case. So when I was asked to review a case from Snugg, I wasn’t sure how it would turn out. Asked to choose Read more…

How To Move an iTunes Library to an External Drive

itunes library location
Is your iTunes library getting a little too big for your internal hard drive? Do you wish you had those gigs of space back without deleting that music library you’ve curated over the years? Well, it’s actually fairly easy to get your entire iTunes library off of your Mac and onto an external drive or Read more…

Google Play Music Finally Available For The iPhone

Google Play Music Finally Available For The iPhone
Google’s answer to streaming music, Google Play, has finally come to the iOS App Store. The app comes six months after the service initially launched on Android and the Web. While the iOS version is missing some key features of the Android version, the app is still a strong player in the streaming music market. Read more…

5 Facts About Jony Ive You Might Not Know

Facts about jony ive
Even though Tim Cook is the CEO of Apple, Sir Jonathan Ive has become the face of the company in much the same way that Steve Jobs was. Ive has in some way touched every current product from Apple, and with a never-ending dedication to true design and functionality, he has become the heart of Read more…

Why Is iOS a Walled Garden?

Apple Walled Garden
It’s no surprise to anyone with experience on Apple products that the company loves to keep things in the family. By forcing users to operate in the “walled garden” Apple is trying to give its users the fastest, most integrated experience possible, but is it worth it? By living in the walled garden you agree Read more…