Why it Doesn’t Pay to Jailbreak Your iPhone Any More

Why it Doesn't Pay to Jailbreak Your iPhone Any More
Before getting started, I’m a huge fan of Jailbreaking and tweaking just about every setting on my iPhone.  I’ve jailbroken every Apple device I’ve ever owned, including the original iPod Touch that I had to SSH into to jailbreak it manually. I love making little changes like adding a flashing Apple logo instead of the Read more…

3 Professional iPhone Camera Features that You Probably Don’t Know About

3 Professional iPhone Camera Features that You Probably Don’t Know About
The camera in the iPhone 5 as well as the updated version in the iPhone 5S both have some pretty great features that take the iPhone’s camera from a simple smartphone camera into a device that rivals today’s point-and-shoot models. This doesn’t mean your iPhone 5S is going to replace your DSLR any time soon, Read more…

3 Simple DIY Tech Tasks You Thought Were Impossible

3 Simple DIY Tech Tasks You Thought Were Impossible
There was a time that you had to have a degree in computer sciences to get even the most rudimentary of tasks done with efficiency on a computer. While things like word processing and basic file management haven’t been above too many people heads since DOS was used, heavier tasks like designing a web site Read more…

How to Fix a Stuck Time Machine Backup

How to Fix a Stuck Time Machine Backup
Time Machine for OS X was first introduced all the way back in 2004 in OS X Leopard. Since then it’s become the best way to back up your Mac. This doesn’t mean that Time Machine is perfect, far from it. There are some issues that can come up from time to time, most notably Read more…

Why Apple Should Buy Dropbox

Why Apple Should Buy Dropbox
Apple could buy Luxembourg and still have more cash than most countries GDP in cash reserves. When you think about it that way, the weight of Apple’s $145 billion it has in cash reserves is staggering. While it’s far from likely that Apple will buy a sovereign nation any time soon, there’s always the chance Read more…

How to Use Nested Folders in iOS 7.1

How to Use Nested Folders in iOS 7.1
Folders are a great way to organize apps on your iPhone or iPad, but sometimes like Inception, you need to go deeper and nested folders in iOS 7.1 are the perfect way. While this is technically possible, nested folders aren’t supported officially by Apple so we’ve got to work a little magic to make it Read more…

Thin and Curvy: The Case For a Curved Screen MacBook Air

Thin and Curvy: The Case For a Curved Screen MacBook Air
Ever since its launch, people have loved the amazingly thin design of the MacBook Air. As time has progressed the ultra-thin notebook computer has gained features and become more and more useful. With the expected inclusion of Retina screens coming in the next refresh, one has to wonder what else Apple will include. While there’s Read more…

What’s In a Name? How to Change Your Short Username in OS X Mavericks

What’s In a Name? How to Change Your Short Username in OS X Mavericks
Every user in OS X has two account names. The first is your Full Name and the second is your Account Name. Your Full Name is the name you log in with and the one you see any time you enter your password when you make system changes. Your Account Name however is the name Read more…

Will OS X Tout The Flat Look for 10.10 Syrah?

Will OS X Tout The Flat Look for 10.10 Syrah?
Love it or hate it, the flat look is here to stay with Apple. iOS 7 was a gigantic leap in the mobile OS’s look and feel, which made for a real love it or hate it feeling amongst Apple fans. With OS X 10.9 Mavericks the flat look as started to sneak in little 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…