Are the days of innovation at Apple done for?

Are the days of innovation at Apple done for?
There was a time that Apple was so different from everyone else that it was almost crazy. When the iMac was released without a floppy drive users nearly revolted, but as Steve Jobs predicted, the end of the floppy was nigh and it’s difficult if not impossible to find a desktop computer today that accepts Read more…

How to set up your Apple TV using an iOS device

How to set up your Apple TV using an iOS device
If you recently picked up a new Apple TV or have set one up in the past, you’re probably pretty aware of how not fun it is to do just using the Apple remote. While you can use the keyboard on your iOS device once the Apple TV is set up, getting there can be Read more…

Is Freemium the Future of Making Money With Apps?

Is Freemium the Future of Making Money With Apps?
The iOS App Store started its life all the way back in 2008 with iOS 2.0.1. At launch there were 500 apps available and by 2009 there were a total of 500 million apps downloaded. This seems like a pretty huge number until you see that this last December 2013, Apple posted $1 billion (yep, Read more…

How To Make Free Ringtones With iTunes and GarageBand

How To Make Free Ringtones With iTunes and GarageBand
Ringtones are a great way to make your iPhone stand out from the crowd. Whether you want a custom ringtone to distinguish your phone from others when it rings, or if you want a different song for each person in your favorites list; custom ringtones are great. What’s not great is Apple expecting you to Read more…

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions With These 15 Apps

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions With These 15 Apps
We’re halfway through the first month of 2014 and I’m willing to bet a few people already dropped the New Year’s resolutions. Whether it was to go to the gym every day or eat better, keeping those resolutions is a big deal, which is why I’ve selected the top fifteen apps for the iPhone to Read more…

How to Rename Files With Automator

How to Rename Files With Automator
Automator is an application bundled with OS X for quite a few versions now, but it is often misunderstood and used even less. At its core, Automator is a basic scripting application that allows you to stack those scripts together with drag-and-drop simplicity, giving you a powerful tool to fight repetition and busy work; getting Read more…

How to Fix Authorization Issues in iTunes

How to Fix Authorization Issues in iTunes
One of the biggest complaints about iTunes is the digital rights management, or DRM, aspect of the software. To give you the most open access to your files possible, Apple locks down everything around those files as tightly as possible so you can’t easily download music, movies, apps, and anything else from iTunes and share Read more…

The 10 Best Mac Keyboard Shortcuts for Productivity

The 10 Best Mac Keyboard Shortcuts for Productivity
Keyboard shortcuts are pretty awesome. Few productive people can get through their day without using an assortment of keyboard shortcuts. The less you have to leave your keyboard for and try to navigate to a setting or feature, the smoother your work will be. And besides, a few of these are just plain cool. Check Read more…

What Comes After OS X?

after os x
The two things that come to mind when people think about Apple are usually the iPhone and a Mac running OS X. The OS X operating system has become tied to Apple more than any product or software so far, but unlike Windows, OS X is both the name of the software as well as Read more…

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Screen Shots in OS X

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Screen Shots in OS X
There are a lot of reasons you might want to take a screen shot in OS X. Maybe you want to show tech support what error message you experienced, or maybe you want to show your friend a funny conversation you had with your mom. Or, maybe you’re writing an article for, say, Apple Gazette Read more…