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  • Run Firefox Quantum and Firefox Nightly Simultaneously on macOS

    10:51am By Alexander Fox
    If you have ever tried to run Firefox Quantum and Firefox Nightly simultaneously on macOS, you’ve definitely noticed that, by default, it’s impossible. Firefox complains that only one instance of the program can be open at the same time, and then the…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, June 14, 2018

    Thu 8:00am 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 Flows Flows is a simple,…
  • 5 iOS Apps to Save You Time at Work

    Tue 10:00am By Apple Gazette
    Thanks to our busy working lifestyles, time is now a precious commodity, with so much of it wasted at work. Pointless meetings, sitting in traffic, scrolling through repetitive emails – work can often be a time-consuming and laborious task. Here are five iOS…
  • Make an App Open in Full Screen Mode Automatically on Mac

    Jun 11, 2018, 10:00 am By Alexander Fox
    The full-screen mode on many native Mac applications is great. It takes full advantage of most Mac Retina displays, and it gives you the maximum working space. It also diminishes distractions by hiding the Dock and the status bar. If this is a look you like,…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, June 7, 2018

    Jun 7, 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 Sweet Factory Prime Enroll in…
  • Manage the Apps Using Your Network Connection on macOS

    Jun 6, 2018, 11:00 am By Alexander Fox
    Sometimes your Mac’s network activity can seem like a black box. There aren’t that many system tools for analyzing network activity, and Terminal commands like netstat vomit a ton of data that’s hard to sort through and understand. Fortunately, you’re…
  • Is Apple’s Augmented Reality Ready for the Big Time?

    Jun 4, 2018, 7:21 pm By Alexander Fox
    Augmented reality and ARKit 2 was a major focus of Apple’s WWDC Keynote on Monday, but is augmented reality ready for the big time yet? Craig Federighi said in his WWDC presentation that “AR is transformational technology,” and he is surely right. But…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, May 31, 2018

    May 31, 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 Nimble Strong HD Nimble…
  • USB-C Hubs Are Garbage: Here’s Why

    May 30, 2018, 12:02 pm By Alexander Fox
    The USB–C connector has been on the market for some time. They’ve been part of the MacBook since 2015, and the standard has existed for far longer. So why does it seem like all USB-C hubs are somewhere between barely functional and basically trash? What is…
  • macOS 10.14 and iOS 12: Improvements That Apple Needs To Make

    May 28, 2018, 11:00 am By Alexander Fox
    WWDC is fast approaching, and that means we’re getting ready for the next major update to macOS and iOS. While there’s been some noise about “maintenance releases” for both operating systems, Apple will likely still release new features or update old…
  • Do You Still Need to Jailbreak Your iPhone in 2018?

    May 27, 2018, 3:56 pm By Alexander Fox
    Jailbreaking your iPhone isn’t easy. It requires grey-market software, significant research and can result in bricked devices or unrecoverable data. And with the major improvements in iOS over the years, do you still need to jailbreak your iPhone in 2018?…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, May 24, 2018

    May 24, 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 ALIVE Movie Maker for iMovie…
  • Should I Buy a Refurbished Mac?

    May 21, 2018, 2:06 pm By Alexander Fox
    Apple is well known for producing expensive products. Part of it is brand recognition, part of it is market forces, and part of it is reputation. If you want an Apple device, you’ll likely need to spend some money. But you can get what is essentially a new…
  • Is The MacBook Pro Keyboard Lawsuit a Big Deal?

    May 21, 2018, 11:00 am By Alexander Fox
    Just recently, news came out that Apple was being sued over their MacBook Pros. Some lawyers have filed a class action lawsuit about the reliability issues in the keyboards attached to the current model of MacBook Pro. These keyboards have anecdotally shown…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, May 17, 2018

    Thu 8:00am 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 Nimian Legends: BrightRidge…
  • Four Ways to Force Quit Mac Applications

    May 16, 2018, 12:32 pm By Alexander Fox
    When Mac apps misbehave, sometimes you need to force them to shut down. This can happen when the app enters an infinite loop, crashes, hangs or otherwise ceases responding to user input. While it’s never an ideal way to close an application, it doesn’t…
  • Augmented Reality Apps for your iPhone

    May 14, 2018, 11:00 am By Alexander Fox
    Augmented reality apps, or AR apps, have the potential to make a big splash in the technology world. Right now, its still in its infancy. Apple released their augmented reality development tools and API, called ARKit, about a year ago. Developers have jumped…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, May 10, 2018

    May 10, 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 Adventure Beyond Time In this…
  • Using PGP Email Encryption on macOS

    May 9, 2018, 11:39 am By Alexander Fox
    As the corporate use of private data grows, consumers are more and more interested in protecting the content of their sensitive communications. Many messenger apps offer end-to-end communication, but email remains the most popular method of communication.…
  • Building a Home Theater Network for Apple Fans

    May 8, 2018, 11:07 pm By Alexander Fox
    The modern home is more than just four walls and a roof. It contains an array of technology, not all of which communicate smoothly. If you want your devices to play nicely on a home theater network, you’ll need to put some thought into purchasing and setup.…
  • How Do Encryption Algorithms Keep You Safe Online?

    May 8, 2018, 9:00 am By Alexander Fox
    The Internet as we know it required modern online cryptography algorithms. Without these algorithms, secure communication across the public channels of the Internet would be close to impossible. By providing an easy way to hide information from prying eyes,…
  • Use Your iPhone as a Bitcoin Wallet: The Top 5 Options

    May 7, 2018, 1:00 pm By Apple Gazette
    Some people say that storing bitcoins is the hardest part. All the events that have occurred over the past few years –  exchange platforms getting hacked – have made it unsafe to leave your crypto reserve in your exchange wallet after purchasing them. It…
  • Wrike’s Expansive Mac and iOS Project Management Software

    May 7, 2018, 11:00 am By Alexander Fox
    Two years ago we wrote about Wrike’s project management software, and how useful we found it. They’ve expanded their offerings since then, so it’s time to take a look and see what Wrike can do today. Wrike: An Expansive Software Platform Compared to…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, May 3, 2018

    May 3, 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 Le Parker Extraordinaire Le…
  • Apple Accessory Prices Are Basically Indefensible

    May 2, 2018, 11:00 am By Alexander Fox
    For a long time, I’ve counted myself among the crew of online Apple defenders: people that feel the need to explain Apple’s ethos and decision-making process to strangers online. A lot of people are offended by what can be seen as aloofness, arrogance or…