Black Friday Apple Sales Bring Serious Saving 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…

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…

Steve Ballmer Bans Apple Products for Clippers

Steve Ballmer ban apple
It sure was big news when former Microsoft CEO (and employee number 30) Steve Ballmer bought the LA Clippers. Prior to him, the Dallas Mavericks’s owner, Mark Cuban, was probably the only “techie” owner in the league. (I could be wrong, though.) Source Now, in a probably not-so-surprising move, the new owner of the LA Read more…

3 Reasons Why the iWatch Will Never Happen

3 Reasons Why the iWatch Will Never Happen
To say there’ve been a few rumors about Apple’s first foray into wearable tech would be the biggest understatement since someone said the iPhone was useful. With everyone hoping and wishing for an iWatch, there’s been nothing from Apple on the topic except for a few possible patent applications and some talks with Nike about Read more…

6 Ways to Change Up iOS7’s Appearance

6 Ways to Change Up iOS7’s Appearance
The move to iOS 7 brought with it some pretty wild changes in how our iPhone, iPads, and iPod Touches looked. So wild in fact that it was the single largest update to iOS since the inclusion of the App Store. While most have accepted these changes in appearance as-is, many people have issue with Read more…