Isn’t it Time We Forgave Apple for Apple Maps?

Isn't it Time We Forgave Apple for Apple Maps?
Back in 2012, Apple famously dumped Google Maps in favor of its own in-house mapping solution, introducing Apple Maps to iOS users for the first time. The new Maps app delivered a host of cool new features, including turn-by-turn navigation and 3D flyovers of popular cities and landmarks. But in a move that was very uncharacteristic Read more…

Cyber Monday Deals on Apple Products

Cyber Monday Deals on Apple Products
Black Friday may have come and gone for another year, but Cyber Monday has arrived, bringing more great savings for holiday shoppers. If you missed out on last weeks outstanding deals, now is your chance to get the Apple-fans on your shopping list exactly what they’re looking for this year. Here is a rundown of Read more…

Is it Game Over for the iPad?

Is it Game Over for the iPad?
Earlier this week, analysts from International Data Corporation – also known as IDC – announced some surprising sales figures for the iPad, and the tablet market in general. The company, which specializes in market research and analysis of consumer technology, reported that for the first time ever sales of Apple’s tablet are expected to decline when compared Read more…

How to Use AirDrop to Share Files Between iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite

How to use AirDrop
AirDrop has been a feature of the Mac operating system since the release of OS X Lion back in 2011. It is a service that enables quick and easy file sharing between computers on the same network without the need of email or a file server. As OS X has continued to evolve, AirDrop has gotten Read more…

Black Friday Apple Sales Bring Serious Savings for the Holidays

Black Friday Apple
We are now just one week a way from Black Friday, the annual post-Thanksgiving Day shopping extravaganza that officially kicks off the holiday frenzy. As usual, there are some amazing deals to be had on Apple products, including iPads, Macs, iPhones, and related accessories. At this point, most of the major retail outlets have let slip Read more…

How to Install Custom Keyboards in iOS 8

custom keyboards in iOS 8
When it was released back in September, iOS 8 brought a slew of new tools and features to the iPhone and iPad, not the least of which is the ability for users to install their own custom, third-party keyboards. Since then, there have been a number of fun, and useful, keyboards released on the app Read more…

How to Activate SMS Relay and Instant Hotspot in iOS 8.1 and OS X Yosemite

SMS Relay and Instant Hotspot
  One of the best new features that Apple included in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite is the ability for your iPhone and iPad to interact directly with one another, and your Mac. The new feature, dubbed Continuity, gives us the ability to begin work on our mobile devices, and then seamlessly continue that Read more…

Why You Should Skip the iPad Mini 3

Why You Should Skip the iPad Mini 3
Last week, Apple held a special event on its Cupertino campus to unveil several new products, including two new additions to the iPad family. At that event, both the iPad Air 2, and the iPad Mini 3 were shown off to the media for the first time, with one of those devices receiving an impressive 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’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…