Why Did Apple Sneak a U2 Album Onto Your iPhone?

u2 album
Sure, there were some pretty big announcements at Apple’s big event on Tuesday, and we’re all excited about getting our hands on a bigger iPhone and the Apple Watch, but there was still “One More Thing” that came after the band U2 played to close out the show that doesn’t feel quite right. Tim Cook 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…

U2 Playing at Today’s Event

U2 Playing at Today's Event
Woohoo! Obviously, I am a big U2 fan, and truth be told, my very first iPod was the U2 special edition with the band members’ signatures engraved in the back. That was unfortunately stolen, but my enthusiasm for Bono and the rest of the gang has not waned one bit. Source So every Apple enthusiast Read more…

Tim Cook: iCloud Security Alerts Coming Up

iCloud security alerts
The iCloud snafu that recently occurred has got everyone up in arms, with Apple being the target of all sorts of criticism, perhaps some of it even justified. Yesterday, Brian took a look at iCloud and its security, concluding that “iCloud is as secure as it can be, as long as you treat it with Read more…

3 Ways Your iPhone Can Make Your Home More Secure

3 Ways Your iPhone Can Make Your Home More Secure
When’s the last time you left your house without your iPhone? Chances are you’d leave your wallet at home before you’d go to work or out for the night without the device that just about holds your entire life inside of it. As crime rates increase and the need to keep a watchful eye on Read more…

How Safe is iCloud?

How Safe is iCloud?
With the recent celebrity photo scandal, the safety and security of our data in the cloud has come into question. Before going any further, it’s worth noting that Apple still hasn’t confirmed that the breach came from iCloud itself, but it is looking like iCloud and Photo Stream are the culprit, and that the accounts Read more…

IKEA Apple Ad Parody Is (Unoffensively) Amusing

ikea apple ad parody
Apple is certainly no stranger to being the subject of parody. They should even be used to Samsung competitors taking potshots at them every chance that comes up. But not all those parody slash potshot ads are funny or even worth one’s while. What household name IKEA has done, however, is rather amusing. To promote Read more…

Get the Official Reddit AMA iOS App Now!

Reddit AMA ios app
The popularity of Reddit AMAs is not such a surprise, given that Reddit is the front page of the Internet. But it’s not only the popularity of the main site, but it’s the inherent nature of the AMA that appeals to throngs of people round the world. Then add to that celebrities taking part and Read more…

7 Tips for Better Mac Security

7 Tips for Better Mac Security
It’s tough to disagree with the fact that Macs are amazingly secure machines. They are affected by only a small fraction of the number that infect PCs, and are far more difficult to add keyloggers and other spy software onto. This doesn’t mean that your Mac is perfectly secure however. Without a password, it’s still Read more…

Apple’s Top Reasons for App Rejection

app rejection
This one’s for developers. Whether you’re working on your first app, thinking about making an app, or you’ve been at it for a while, you know that app rejection is one of the things you have to worry about. Apple has never been easy when it comes to approving apps for its Store, and now, Read more…