WWDC 2014: The Good, The Bad, and The Unimpressive

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Well, WWDC 2014’s yearly opening keynote is just a memory, but as the World Wide Developer’s Conference is just getting started, the rest of us are left examining the barrage of new features and announcements that ranged from amazing to fairly lackluster to missing entirely. Here’s our list of the good, the bad, and the Read more…

Craig Federighi, Apple’s Man of the #WWDC Hour Joins the Twitterverse

Craig Federighi, Apple's Man of the #WWDC Hour Joins the Twitterverse
I have a secret: I didn’t stay up to watch the livestream of WWDC or follow any live blogging coverage. I have a perfectly good excuse, but I won’t go there. (I live in the future, by the way, relative to North America.) Image source From what I have heard, seen, and heard again when Read more…

How Much C4 Will a Mac Pro Hold? [Video]

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Here’s a simple, albeit probably useless, question for you: How Much C4 Will a Mac Pro Hold? Interestingly enough, while the Mac Pro is probably one of the best designs Apple has come up with, it has been the subject of so much “fun”. It’s been called the most expensive trash can you can buy Read more…

Japan Apple Store Goes One Step Further in Going Green

Japan Apple Store Goes One Step Further in Going Green
Going green has been part of Apple’s mantra for some time now. In their dedicated page for Environmental Responsibility, they boldly say “We want to leave the world better than we found it.” If only everyone thought (and acted) the same way! While that may “only” be a web page, Apple has taken concrete steps Read more…

Why the Apple Smart Home Makes Sense

Why the Apple Smart Home Makes Sense
The rumors have been flying over the last week that Apple is planning on releasing their own Apple Smart Home technology at the World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) on Monday. This could mean big things for 3rd party hardware and application developers, but could mean even more to Apple’s bottom line. With a world of options Read more…

Will Ferrell’s Unreleased Apple “Switch” Ad Is Your Must-Watch for Today

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Who thinks Will Ferrell is funny? I think he’s hilarious. In my book, Talladega Nights will forever be one of the funniest movies ever. And this guy just keeps going. His recent drum-off with Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith is proof of that. But, did you know that he once did an ad Read more…

Kids React to Old Apple Computer, and Some Reactions Are Pretty Cool

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Kids are exposed to technological devices at a very early age these days. My 1-year-old nephew knows how to unlock the iPhone/iPad by swiping. He also knows how to swipe and tap to find an icon that is familiar to him. He knows how to end a FaceTime calls. He even accidentally sends text messages Read more…

How to Make the iOS Calendar Start on Monday

How to Make the iOS Calendar Start on Monday
As with most calendars, the calendar app in your iOS device starts on a Sunday, but if you work a traditional Monday-Friday job, you probably think of the week starting on a Monday and ending on Sunday. If you’re a weekday warrior, there’s good news. You can change the calendar to show the week starting Read more…

New Apple Ad Features Composer Esa-Pekka, and It’s Elegantly Moving

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Apple’s “Your Verse” ad line has been consistent in making a good impression, but this new version featuring classical music composer and conductor Esa-Pekka is something else. Esa-Pekka Salonen is a Finnish composer and conductor and is currently the Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor of the Philharmonia Orchestra in London and Conductor Laureate of the Read more…

Team DoulCi Hacks Apple Activation Lock

Apple Activation Lock
You know how reassuring Apple Activation Lock can be? If the dreaded thing happens – your iPhone gets stolen by some miscreant – you have the power of the “kill switch”, thanks to Apple. With this recent news, though, one can’t be too cocky about having the built-in anti-theft protection. A hacker duo, who calls themselves Team Read more…