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…

Will HomeKit Become the Next Big Thing From Apple?

HomeKit
Amidst all the hype and hoopla surrounding iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite at the Worldwide Developer Conference this past June, Apple quietly unveiled a software development kit designed to jumpstart the fledgling home automation market. Dubbed HomeKit, this new platform was created to give developers a level of standardization when creating devices for use in Read more…

How to Make Phone Calls From Your Mac with OS X Yosemite

How to Make Phone Calls From Your Mac with OS X Yosemite
Thanks to the new Continuity features found in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, our iPhones, iPads, and Mac laptops and desktops can now interact like never before. For example, the Handoff functionality lets you start work on one device, then seamlessly transfer to another to wrap up whatever it is you’re working on. Similarly, SMS 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…

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…

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…

How to Add and Remove Buttons in the iOS 8 Sharing Panel

How to Add and Remove Buttons in the iOS 8 Sharing Panel
With the release of iOS 8 Apple has started allowing unprecedented access to their mobile operating system thanks to features like keyboards and extensions. Extensions are Apple’s way of letting 3rd party apps play nicely with one another; something it has never allowed before. Now, you can use Pinterest to share your favorite website, or 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 Ways Your iPhone Can Make Your Home More Secure

3 Ways Your iPhone Can Make Your Home More Secure
When’s the last time you left your house without your iPhone? Chances are you’d leave your wallet at home before you’d go to work or out for the night without the device that just about holds your entire life inside of it. As crime rates increase and the need to keep a watchful eye on Read more…