Apple Employees Tell Us What it’s Like to Work with Tim Cook

What it's like to work with Tim Cook
It isn’t often that we get a look at the inner workings of Apple – a company that is incredibly secretive about its operations. But the question “What is it like to work with Tim Cook?” was posted to Q&A website Quora awhile back, and surprisingly enough, several Apple employees posted candid and insightful responses. Speaking Read more…

How to Install iOS 8 When Your Device is Low on Storage

How to Install iOS 8 When Your Device is Low on Storage
When Apple released iOS 5 back in 2011 it added the incredibly useful ability of OTA (over the air) updates. That meant that you no longer needed to connect your device to a computer to install the latest software upgrades, as they could be downloaded and installed directly on the device itself. For many of Read more…

How Apple Pay Will Work, and How It Will Change Your Life

How Apple Pay Will Work, and How It Will Change Your Life
When Apple unveiled the iPhone 6, and gave us our first glimpse of the Apple Watch, last month, they also took the wraps off a new service called Apple Pay. A digital wallet of sorts, Apple Pay promises to revolutionize the way we make purchases, while also providing a level of security that hasn’t been Read more…

10 Apps for Use with HealthKit

10 Apps for Use with HealthKit
With the release of iOS 8, Apple has made its first big foray into the health and fitness sector. The operating system that powers the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch now includes a set of system tools, known as HealthKit, that will allow developers to create apps that can track our activity levels, caloric intake, and Read more…

How to Add and Remove Buttons in the iOS 8 Sharing Panel

How to Add and Remove Buttons in the iOS 8 Sharing Panel
With the release of iOS 8 Apple has started allowing unprecedented access to their mobile operating system thanks to features like keyboards and extensions. Extensions are Apple’s way of letting 3rd party apps play nicely with one another; something it has never allowed before. Now, you can use Pinterest to share your favorite website, or Read more…

5 New Features in OS X Yosemite that Will Help You Be More Productive

OS X Yosemite
  When Apple released the first “gold master” candidate of OS X Yosemite to developers earlier this week, it was an indication that the next version of the Mac operating system is nearly ready for release. The update is expected to come later this month, bringing a host of new features and performance enhancements along with it. Read more…

Easy Ways to Boost Your Internet Speed on a Mac

boost your internet speed
There’s nothing worse than paying hundreds – nay, thousands – of dollars for a Mac device and having to deal with Internet speeds that make you want to tear your hair out. You try opening a page, and before it loads, you can get up, brew a pot of coffee, and go to the loo Read more…

The Best and the Worst of iOS 8

The Best and the Worst of iOS 8
In case you’ve been hiding in a Faraday cage without Internet access for the past 24 hours or more, you probably already know that iOS 8 has been released into the wild for all of us to download in all of its glory. Even though it’s somewhat of an overstatement that this update is what Read more…

Will Emerging Markets Get Their Own iPhone?

Will Emerging Markets Get Their Own iPhone?
It’s common to walk down almost any street in a country like the United States and see more than one iPhone. Whether it’s used for simple phone calls or checking Twitter, the iPhone is the definition of pervasive technology in developed countries. While this is true for nations like the United States and many European Read more…

How to Change Folder Icons in OS X

How to Change Folder Icons in OS X
Folders in OS X generally all look the same, and while that’s great for knowing what’s a folder and what’s an application, it doesn’t really make it easy to distinguish one folder from another. Folders like those for Dropbox, Google Drive, and your Home and Library all have icons that are different from all the Read more…