You know that annoying notification banner that comes up to tell you there are updates available for your apps from the Mac App Store? I hate that thing. But there’s a quick, easy way to make the dreaded banner go away.
For the longest time, the hit photo sharing app Instagram was exclusively an iOS application, a few months back, it finally released an Android version. But let’s face it, even though the Android version of Instagram works well, its implementation for iOS devices is still the best one – making it a seamless, more enjoyable […]
By now you’ve already heard of the Flashback botnet that has infected thousands of Macs worldwide. Hopefully, you’re not one of the 600,000 Macs that have been infected. Apple is already hard at work trying to make a tool that will finally stop Flashback in its tracks. Protecting yourself from Flashback is as simple as […]
If you’ve ever tripped over your MacBook’s charging cord or watch it yank out effortlessly without dragging your laptop to its demise, you surely appreciate the design of the MagSafe. Its magnetic tip connects and disconnects with ease; the power block it’s attached too mimics Apple’s design ethics. In all, the MagSafe is a very […]
The iPhone is an amazing device capable of doing so much. One of the best features is video recording and being able to stream content wherever you are. However, it’s a very data intensive task. To compensate for downloading and streaming tens or even hundreds of megabytes, you’ll need a mobile plan that can handle […]
While I do like Safari, as a web developer it’s just more practical for me to use Firefox. Plus, I get to use all these cool extensions! Like this one: SpeakingFox is a Firefox add-on that does one thing, and very well. It allows you to convert text in your browser to audible speech. Safari […]
Before anything else, I’d like to introduce myself: I’m Lorraine Nepomuceno, a web designer and rabid Apple fan-girl. When I’m not blogging about web design or creating dream configurations of Mac Pros at the Apple store, I run a little online bakeshop, spend time with my husband, and try, mostly in vain, to keep our […]
Well, we all knew it was going to happen sometime… Apple, after years and years of jabbing Microsoft about the need for virus protection, has very quietly posted an article in their knowledge base, suggesting that it might be a good idea to have anti-virus software on your Mac. Apple currently recommends Intego’s VirusBarrier X5, […]