Should Apple Be Scared of What Came Out of Google I/O?

Should Apple Be Scared of What Came Out of Google I/O?
With WWDC 2014 in the books, Google took some time to shine this week and kicked off their annual GoogleI/O conference with a (very) long keynote address that was at times slightly rambling, but at its core, released some pretty amazing stuff. If you didn’t have time to watch the 3 hour(!!) keynote yesterday, or Read more…

6 Little Known Tips for Finder

6 Little Known Tips for Finder
If you’ve ever used a Mac before you’ve used Finder. Finder is an odd program since it’s always running, can’t be shut off easily, and basically controls all your files in OS X. This backbone of your system does a lot of heavy lifting for your Mac, but it can be customized and tweaked just Read more…

Does the New, Cheaper iMac Signal a Change for Apple?

Does the New, Cheaper iMac Signal a Change for Apple?
Yesterday Apple released an update to their iMac lineup of computers that nobody saw coming. While there have been rumors that the guys and gals in Cupertino were looking to release a small update to the iMac lineup this week, the release of an entry-level 21.5″ iMac priced at $1,099 is a pretty big deal. Read more…

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…