5 Tips for Working with PDF Files in OS X

5 Tips for Working with PDF Files in OS X
OSX loves PDF files. Unlike Windows, Macs come pre-installed with a stock application for viewing and editing PDF files, something that Windows users have to download and even purchase separately! Most people just use Preview to view PDF files and think that’s all it’s good for, but lucky for you, Preview can do so much Read more…

Why the Health app Signals the Reality of an iWatch

iwatch health app
Apple unveiled their new Health application as part of the core of iOS 8 recently at the WWDC 2014 Keynote. This app collects health data from various sensors and sources and displays it clearly for you inside of the app. Apple even showcased these features in a new ad for the iPhone and iOS 8, Read more…

How to Share Calendars Using iCloud

How to Share Calendars Using iCloud
There was a time that the big paper calendar ruled the house. Everything from baseball games to doctors appointments were listed and anything that needed done had to be run past that paper gatekeeper to avoid double-booking cars and people. With the advent of services like iCloud calendars the old paper calendar is no more. Read more…

8 Fresh Uses for Your Old iPhone

8 Fresh Uses for Your Old iPhone
So your contract is up and you’re ready to buy a shiny, new iPhone, but your current iPhone still works fine, it’s just not new. Most of us toss our old iPhones in a drawer in case our new one meets an untimely death and we need a backup, but we rarely use them, so Read more…

WWDC 2014: The Good, The Bad, and The Unimpressive

wwdc 2014
Well, WWDC 2014’s yearly opening keynote is just a memory, but as the World Wide Developer’s Conference is just getting started, the rest of us are left examining the barrage of new features and announcements that ranged from amazing to fairly lackluster to missing entirely. Here’s our list of the good, the bad, and the Read more…

Why the Apple Smart Home Makes Sense

Why the Apple Smart Home Makes Sense
The rumors have been flying over the last week that Apple is planning on releasing their own Apple Smart Home technology at the World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) on Monday. This could mean big things for 3rd party hardware and application developers, but could mean even more to Apple’s bottom line. With a world of options Read more…

How to Make the iOS Calendar Start on Monday

How to Make the iOS Calendar Start on Monday
As with most calendars, the calendar app in your iOS device starts on a Sunday, but if you work a traditional Monday-Friday job, you probably think of the week starting on a Monday and ending on Sunday. If you’re a weekday warrior, there’s good news. You can change the calendar to show the week starting Read more…

What Should We Expect From WWDC 2014?

What Should We Expect From WWDC 2014?
With Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference coming up in a few weeks, speculation on what Apple will choose to showcase in the keynote is in full swing. From a new Apple TV to a 17-inch iPad, the rumors run the gamut from reasonable to ridiculous. Looking back at previous keynotes and releases, however, we’ve been Read more…

How to Turn Off App Nap for All Applications in OS X

How to Turn Off App Nap for All Applications in OS X
App Nap is a feature introduced in OS X 10.9 Mavericks and has helped to boost battery life for portable Macs as well as reduce power consumption for the non-portable variety. While the feature is pretty great, sometimes App Nap can mess with your apps and put them to sleep when you don’t want them Read more…

Why Should Apple Acquire Beats?

Why Should Apple Acquire Beats?
The rumor mill has been in full gear lately with the tech world buzzing about the possibility of Apple purchasing the Beats brand. While speculation on Apple’s strategy in making such a purchase has ranged from it being complete insanity to Funny or Die’s take on things, at the core there is some solid logic Read more…