5 New Features in OS X Yosemite that Will Help You Be More Productive

OS X Yosemite
  When Apple released the first “gold master” candidate of OS X Yosemite to developers earlier this week, it was an indication that the next version of the Mac operating system is nearly ready for release. The update is expected to come later this month, bringing a host of new features and performance enhancements along with it. Read more…

Apple Promises to Keep User Data Secure and Out of the Government’s Reach

user data secure
Data security has been one of the biggest issues in the past years, especially with all the information about the government spying on people via tech and requisitioning obtaining user data from companies such as Apple, Google, and Facebook. Source With the latest iOS update, Apple promises to keep user data secure and out of Read more…

How to Upgrade iCloud Storage to the New, Cheaper Plans

How to Upgrade iCloud Storage to the New, Cheaper Plans
  In preparation for iOS 8 Apple has updated their iCloud storage plans and while they’re still more expensive than Dropbox and Google Drive, the new pricing and storage is far better than anything offered by Apple ever before. Check out the steps below to get signed up for the new iCloud storage plans and 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…

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…

How to Share Calendars Using iCloud

How to Share Calendars Using iCloud
There was a time that the big paper calendar ruled the house. Everything from baseball games to doctors appointments were listed and anything that needed done had to be run past that paper gatekeeper to avoid double-booking cars and people. With the advent of services like iCloud calendars the old paper calendar is no more. Read more…

Apple Can Read Your iCloud Email Anytime

icloud email
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…

Can Apple Solve the Issue of Spam?

Can Apple Solve the Issue of Spam?
Apple has really been on a patent kick lately, and their latest approved application describes a possible fix to one of the biggest annoyances to any one’s online life. Touted as an integrated system that allows easy creation and use of disposable email addresses, Apple’s solution for spam could be the thing that’s needed to Read more…

How Apple Technology and the Evolving Server Business Make Flexibility at the Office Possible

How Apple Technology and the Evolving Server Business Make Flexibility at the Office Possible
In today’s business world it’s more common to hear the terms “remote worker” and “flexibility” than ever before. In the past, corporations and business owners needed their employees front and center, present in the office to ensure that work was being handled and productivity didn’t dip. Today, however, flexibility and the freedom to work remotely Read more…

The Case for Apple for Small Businesses

The Case for Apple for Small Businesses
Traditionally, small businesses lean toward using PCs instead of Macs for their operations. And why not? Everyone uses (used) PCs, and we all know that these devices are cheaper than Macs. Why would any small business owner go out into the unknown and take a bite of another apple? Well, the times they are a-changin’, Read more…