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Is iOS keeping up with modern technology?

Is iOS keeping up with modern technology?

| September 18, 2013 | 5 Comments

For the last few months, something in the back of my head has been nagging at me. I keep trying to swat it, but it comes back over and over again. It’s the same kind of feeling you get when your brain is trying to tell you something but you refuse to listen to it […]

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All you need to know about OS X Mountain Lion

All you need to know about OS X Mountain Lion

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

As promised, Apple has released the next version of its OS X operating system on time. Code named “Mountain Lion”, this is Apple’s eighth version of OS X. Apple has added many new features into this version of OS X, integrating its new iCloud which replaced MobileMe, and adding Twitter support right into the operating […]

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Apple releases iOS 5 – everything you need to know

Apple releases iOS 5 – everything you need to know

| October 12, 2011 | 1 Comment

As promised, Apple dropped iOS 5 to everyone this morning. This new update to the iPhone, iPod, and iPad brings a lot of new features to Apple’s mobile devices, some which were sorely needed. Custom messaging ringtones Originally, iOS only allowed you to assign ringtones to people in your address book. Now you can assign […]

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DiskWarrior rescues one of my hard drives

DiskWarrior rescues one of my hard drives

| September 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s very rare that I have a hard drive fail on me. I think the last one I had was way back in the Mac OS 9 days. I have a Thermaltake BlacX USB external hard drive adapter that I use when I want to look at some of the backup drives that I have. […]

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Hands on with Mac OS X Lion

| July 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Apple’s newest update for Mac OS X is here: Lion. As with all Mac OS X updates, Apple promises hundreds of new features. Some will be well known, others will be more obscure. This article will go through some of the more useful features, as well as some of the different ways Lion will interact […]

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Automatically checking site updates with the Check4Change plugin for Firefox

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

I have to admit that I’m not a Firefox user on my Mac, but on Windows I use IE for one thing: to download Firefox. However, last night when Apple had a link on their site to the new iTunes 10.3 download which brought you to a page which actually linked to 10.2.2, I was […]

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Music in the Cloud with iTunes 10.3

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Late last night, iTunes 10.3 dropped to the internet after waiting hours for the 10.2.2 update to change. Visually, there isn’t much different about iTunes 10.3 compared to 10.2, but it has one special feature and that’s the ability to pull music that you bought from iTunes onto an iOS device that didn’t have all […]

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24-bit music coming to iTunes

| February 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

For years I’ve been asking people in the music industry “why can’t we get 24-bit or at least CD-quality lossless music online?”. Nobody could answer that, and knowing how the music business works, it’s no surprise that it took this long for someone to wake up and do the right thing. When CDs were introduced […]

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Current tech catching up to Star Trek

Current tech catching up to Star Trek

| February 15, 2011 | 2 Comments

Star Trek is the ultimate geek show. Combining science fiction with gadgets and tech, it has become the de facto standard by which all other shows are compared against. In 1966, the technology used in the show seemed far beyond what could be made in the real world. In fact, some people didn’t even have […]

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How to convert HD-DVD movies into something you can watch

| February 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

When HD-DVD and Blu-Ray were announced, I was all over those technologies like emulsion on film. I’ve always been a movie fan, even collecting 35mm prints back in the laserdisc days because I wanted the best possible presentation of my favorite films that I could get. Fast forward more than a decade later and we […]

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