Apple’s Yosemite Spotlight Snoops on Your Location

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Here we go again with privacy issues, and advocates are already up in arms about the recently discovered problem that Yosemite’s Spotlight snoops on your location. That basically means that whatever search you do using Spotlight, your location data goes to Apple servers, which we know can be compromised. Source Worse, the very same data Read more…

Is Apple Selling Too Many Products?

Is Apple Selling Too Many Products?
When Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1997, he found the once-proud tech giant in complete disarray. Over the previous decade, profits had plummeted to the point that the company was operating in the red, and many insiders felt that it had just weeks – perhaps even days – to live. But Jobs had a Read more…

Apple Pay Launches Today, But It Won’t Be an Overnight Success

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The long-awaited new payment system, Apple Pay, is finally being rolled out today. This is certainly a huge thing for Apple, who has long resisted including NFC in its phones; but with the newest iPhones, it is now possible to use your mobile phone as a means of paying for your purchases. And, yes, at Read more…

Cutest Paw App – For Animal Lovers

Cutest Paw App - For Animal Lovers
I suppose that growing up with a menagerie has something to do with my love for animals. I remember having rabbits (lots of them, and yes, the breed like nothing else), sheep, huge chickens, turkeys, pigeons, and dogs. As an adult, I had fish and a turtle, as my condo was a tiny shoebox unfit Read more…

Apple’s October Event Delivers Hits and Misses

Apple's October Event Delivers Hits and Misses
Apple just held its much-anticipated October event during which it unveiled a host of new products, including refreshed iPads, an upgraded Mac Mini, and the first iMac with a Retina display. On the surface, there is a lot to get excited about from these new gadgets, and it is tough to not get caught up in Read more…

Christian Bale Might Star in Another Steve Jobs Movie – Because Ashton Kutcher Sucked?

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I honestly don’t know why another Steve Jobs movie is being made, even though I have high regard for the guy. Ashton Kutcher’s Jobs didn’t get high ratings – poor, actually: 5.9 on IMDB. Source The saving grace of “Jobs” was Woz, at least in my opinion. In any case, rumors have been flying around Read more…

4 Free Ridiculous iOS Apps Which May or May Not Be Useful

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Here’s a dose of iOS apps that are normally paid, but are free for a limited time. As it usually is with these temporarily free iOS apps, we don’t know for how long they will stay free. But that’s not really the point. The interesting thing about these free iOS apps is that I find 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…

Apple iPhone UK Ad Goes Full-on Geek With The IT Crowd

Apple iPhone UK Ad Goes Full-on Geek With The IT Crowd
Well, it’s not exactly the IT Crowd. You won’t see Moss, Roy, and Jen, but if you’re a fan of IT Crowd (which I am), you’ll enjoy hearing the voices of Moss and Roy talking about the new iPhones in the iPhone UK ad. The iPhone UK ad is pretty much the same ad which Read more…

GIVEAWAY: iPhone and iPad Accessories

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The iPhone 6 has been out for several weeks now, but many of you might still be using an older version – the iPhone 5 or 4/4s even. As for the iPad, we’re going to hear about the new iPads, etc. in a couple of days, although we’ll have to wait to get our hands Read more…