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  • What We Love and Hate About the Apple Watch

    Fri 10:00am By Apple Gazette
    Although the rumors are constantly swirling of when the latest Apple Watch will be released, how much it will cost and what exactly it will look like, we’re currently none the wiser and still need to wait for official word – as usual. With so many people…
  • How Mobile Apps Can Motivate Fitness

    Fri 12:08am By abovepop
    Mobile apps have become an integral part of most folk’s workout routine. While running was once solitary activity, with only the noise of the wind in your ears to occupy you, it’s hard to imagine taking a run today without my iPhone. Whether listening to a…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, February 15, 2018

    Thu 7:00am By Noemi Tasarra-Twigg
    Here is your weekly dose of free iOS apps to download. Have fun! (Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they may go back to their regular price anytime so download the apps for free while you can.) Paid apps for free today Wim Hof Method Get a…
  • How to Create Templates in Microsoft Word for Mac

    Wed 11:00am By Alexander Fox
    Designing documents in Word can be a mix of incredibly easy and painfully difficult. Certain tasks are painless, while moving images around a document is a minefield of unexpected consequences. Of course, Microsoft apps are far from the darlings of the Apple…
  • 5 Habits to Improve Your Online Security Without Software

    Mon 11:00am By Alexander Fox
    You’ve probably heard that Macs are more secure that Windows PCs. And, in general, that tends to be true. Very few if any viruses are written specifically for macOS. However, only a portion of online security risks come by way of viruses. These days,…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, February 8, 2018

    Feb 8, 2018, 7:00 am By Noemi Tasarra-Twigg
    Here is your weekly dose of free iOS apps to download. Have fun! (Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they may go back to their regular price anytime so download the apps for free while you can.) Paid apps for free today Crypto Pro: Bitcoin Ticker…
  • Check Out All the Differences in Microsoft Office for Mac

    Feb 7, 2018, 11:00 am By Alexander Fox
    The first time I realized that there were differences in Microsoft Office for Mac, I was waist-deep in a complicated Excel table. I knew that there must be some clever way to solve my data dilemma, so I Googled a solution. And I found one, right away! Only to…
  • Monitor Your Mac with iStat Menus

    Feb 6, 2018, 3:45 am By Alexander Fox
    iStat Menus is a powerful, customizable system monitoring app for macOS. It lives in your menu bar at the top of your screen, giving real-time system stats. It can report on everything from CPU utilization and Internet speeds to SSD speeds and memory pressure.…
  • iPhone Accessibility Hacks that Anyone Can Use

    Feb 5, 2018, 11:00 am By Alexander Fox
    Very few users take the time to fully explore the options of the accessibility menu. But there’s more in there than just affordances for disabled users. There are a ton of useful tweaks and hacks that any iPhone user might want to apply. We’ve collected…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, February 1, 2018

    Feb 1, 2018, 8:00 am By Noemi Tasarra-Twigg
    Here is your weekly dose of free iOS apps to download. Have fun! (Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they may go back to their regular price anytime so download the apps for free while you can.) Paid apps for free today Astra Itinera Astra…
  • Is an iOS stability release a good thing?

    Jan 31, 2018, 11:00 am By Alexander Fox
    According to some reports, Apple is mulling a stability release, delaying new features in their software to work on improving their existing features. Is this a good idea, or is Apple just failing to innovate, as critics regularly charge? What’s a stability…
  • What Is Web DRM and How Does It Affect You?

    Jan 29, 2018, 11:00 am By Alexander Fox
       Just recently the standards body for the Web approved a new form of Web-based DRM. This system, built specifically for handling DRM-protected video, was approved by the W3C after a contentious debate over the technical and ethical value of such a system.…
  • Here’s How You Can Speed Up Your Sluggish Mac

    Jan 29, 2018, 8:00 am By Apple Gazette
    Have you had your Mac for a few years? Has it become slow and sluggish? It’s not unusual for a Mac to slow down as its operating system (OS) becomes outdated and years of use eat up its storage capacity. When your Mac starts slowing down, is it time to get a…
  • Home: the Apple Vision

    Jan 27, 2018, 9:00 am By Apple Gazette
    The Internet of Things is a technological trend that some have predicted will ultimately prove as influential as the PC and mobile phone. It refers to the proliferation of non-traditional devices with internet connections of various kinds and to the many…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, January 25, 2018

    Jan 25, 2018, 7:00 am By Noemi Tasarra-Twigg
    Here is your weekly dose of free iOS apps to download. Have fun! (Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they may go back to their regular price anytime so download the apps for free while you can.) Paid apps for free today iTranslate Voice Instantly…
  • Pro Terminal Commands: Editing bash_profile

    Jan 24, 2018, 11:00 am By Alexander Fox
    There are a number of hidden files tucked away in your home directory. On macOS, you’ll find a file named “.bash_profile” up near the top of your hidden files. The bash_profile file can be used to customize and control your Terminal commands, adding…
  • Why Your Mac Needs a Trackball Mouse

    Jan 22, 2018, 11:00 am By Alexander Fox
    Apple has made some truly terrible pointing devices in its time. Apple’s puck mouse was so bad that it was rated one of the worst tech products of all time. The current Magic Mouse might not be that bad, but it’s hardly short on flaws. It’s uncomfortable…
  • 2018’s Best Note-taking Apps for iOS

    Wed 11:00am By Alexander Fox
    In the post-paper world, digital note-taking happens on smartphones. If you’ve resolved to get more organized in 2018, check out five the best note-taking apps for iOS that you can use to get there. Apple Notes While iOS 11 brought many major changes, the…
  • Why Mac Users Need a VPN Service

    Jan 16, 2018, 8:05 pm By Alexander Fox
    While the macOS security profile is markedly different from Windows, users don’t typically require dramatically different security protocols. macOS has the benefit of being a far more controlled, “locked-down” OS, with a far slimmer market penetration.…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, January 15, 2018

    Jan 15, 2018, 8:00 am By abovepop
    Here is your weekly dose of free iOS apps to download. Have fun! (Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they may go back to their regular price anytime so download the apps for free while you can.) Paid apps for free today Downgeon Quest Downgeon Quest…
  • Rip DVDs with VLC on Your Mac

    Jan 11, 2018, 11:00 am By Alexander Fox
    VLC is a powerful and well-loved application. You’ve probably used it to play media files on your Mac for when QuickTime doesn’t work properly. However, few users realize it can do more than just play files. If needed, you can rip DVDs to your Mac with…
  • Fix Windows and macOS Showing Different Times When Dual Booting

    Jan 9, 2018, 9:26 am By Alexander Fox
    If your system dual boots both Windows and macOS, you might notice that it’s impossible to get the system clocks to sync. No matter how you change the clock in one OS, it doesn’t fix the problem with the other OS. This is because of a disagreement about…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, January 8, 2018

    Jan 8, 2018, 8:00 am By Noemi Tasarra-Twigg
    Here is your weekly dose of free iOS apps to download. Have fun! (Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they may go back to their regular price anytime so download the apps for free while you can.) Paid apps for free today Habit List: Build a better…
  • Why Your Default Mac Security Isn’t Enough

    Jan 5, 2018, 10:00 am By Apple Gazette
    When it comes to best security practices, Mac users are often branded as having a passive approach. This is the result of popular rumors such as “Macs can’t get viruses”. Many people are under the impression that Macs are somehow impermeable to security…
  • Is Apple Throttling Your iPhone? You Can Check

    Jan 4, 2018, 10:04 am By Alexander Fox
    Apple has been catching some heat for throttling CPU performance on older phones with weaker batteries. If you have an older iPhone, you’ve probably realized it’s slowed down over the years. But how can you be sure it’s the battery? Here’s how you can…