Hot Career Opportunities for Apple-Loving IT Professionals

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It may be a generalization, but most people we know who love Apple are involved in IT or the creative niche. As I said, it is probably a generalization, but we cannot ignore the fact that people who are passionate about using Apple products have strong leanings toward the tech field.  Source While some industries 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…

iOS 7 Adoption Rate Is Impressive

iOS 7 adoption rates
Adoption rates for new operating systems are always a good measure of success, and if the iOS 7 adoption rate is anything to go by, Apple’s latest mobile OS is certainly a success. In spite of all the “issues” that have been attributed to iOS 7 – from excessive battery drain (it’s an iPhone guys!) Read more…

Apple to Turn Ethnically Sensitive With Emojis

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How long did it take you to get into Emojis? If you’re like me, you were late to join the bandwagon; however, once that line was crossed, there was no going back, was there?  Source Emojis came from Japan – where else? – and quickly became popular, perhaps even more than emoticons we manually type Read more…

Apple Sells 500 Millionth iPhone

500 millionth iPhone
Apple is known for many things, not the least of which is putting a high value on milestones. And, one would think that selling its 500 millionth iPhone is a milestone! You don’t really need to think about just how significant the iPhone is – it did change the landscape of mobile phones after all. So, 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…

Apple Can Read Your iCloud Email Anytime

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Here’s one area where Apple and Microsoft agree on: they both reserve the right to read your iCloud email at any point in time. This may come as a surprise to some, especially since it seems that the prevailing idea is that Apple doesn’t do “those things” without a court order. Source However, Fortune highlights, Read more…

Article Disses Steve Jobs, “Reveals” Nasty “Truths”

Steve Jobs
While doing my daily reading, I stumbled upon this article titled “The nasty things about Apple’s co-founder Steve Jobs you probably didn’t know“. That’s link (or click) bait, if nothing else, and I have to admit it got me clicking. Source I was not sure about the veracity of the article, but there just might Read more…

ToneFone iPhone Case Might Be the World’s Ugliest Case

ToneFone iPhone Case Might Be the World's Ugliest Case
I don’t want to be mean, but this is just ridiculous. When I first saw the ToneFone iPhone case, my reaction was, “What the h#ll?” What did I tell you? In all fairness, I don’t think the designers of the ToneFone iPhone case were thinking of beauty – of the the iPhone, that is. Instead, they Read more…