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Essentials of Quicken Essential

Working in a Mac store I hear a lot of fanfare and to-do about Lion not supporting the full version of Mac’s Quicken. I have never given much thought to financial software because, as a musician, my retirement plan is homelessness. That being said here is a no frills list of Quicken Essentials limitations. No bill pay feature. Cannot import to TurboTax. No investment tracking. You can see where you are currently, and forecast into the near…

Dancing with the *coughfigurativecough* Devil of Apple

Dancing with the *coughfigurativecough* Devil of Apple As a long time Mac user (running Windows and Linux on either Parallels or Bootcamp) I maintain a love-hate relationship with Apple’s control issues. I acknowledge that Apple has some of the most secure and internally compatible personal computer hardware and software, while also conceding that if I want to do things such as manage finances with the leading financial software…

A Closer Look at Apple’s Take on Road Trip Safety

Did you know that cellphone usage is one of the leading causes of road accidents in the USA? One out four car accidents is due to cellphone usage. In fact, an estimated 245,358 road accidents this year involve drivers using their cellphones. Out of this, Apple had an idea. As everything is digital nowadays through 21st-century technologies, Apple introduces CarPlay to promote safer, easier, and more convenient road trips. What is CarPlay?…

Which Mac Are You?

The new MacBook Pro. High performance reaches a whole new height. Introducing the new 13-, 15-, and 17-inch MacBook Pro. State-of-the-art quad-core and dual-core Intel processors deliver up to 2x faster performance.1 New graphics processors on the 15- and 17-inch models are up to 3x faster than before.2 New Thunderbolt technology lets you connect high-performance peripherals and high-resolution displays to a single port, and transfer files at…

To upgrade or not to upgrade: 8 questions before buying a new iPhone

Apple has always kept consumers on their toes on the latest iPhone model to come out. Sure enough, costumers are always ready to line up to buy from their nearest retail stores. Just 7 months ago, Apple released the iPhone 5S and it has gotten the masses in a frenzy. The funny thing is, it hasn’t even been a year since that release and we are already picking up rumors and anticipating the iPhone 6. I mean, your phone is not even cold yet. I’m…

Why the Apple Watch is Awesome

Last September 9, Apple held one of the most awaited events of the year as the world expected the tech giant to introduce its new iPhone models. However, the scene stealer of the whole event was the Apple Watch. This new gadget left the world in much awe and excitement. This is a new product category that’s designed to be worn and Apple was definitely planning to impress when it unveiled the Apple Watch. While the tech industry is not a…

NetFlix posts iOS app update for its tablets

NetFlix posts iOS app update for its tablets

One major stickler for Netflix subscribers has been its slow pace towards multi-tasking capabilities, particularly on the tablets. One of the major highlights when Apple revealed iOS 9 back in September 2015 was the ability to multitask. However, it was only this week that the streaming video service made an update on its iOS app that makes progress on that, enabling Picture in Picture mode on iPads running at least iOS 9.3.2. For those using…

Alto’s Adventure integrates new Taptic technology

Alto’s Adventure integrates new Taptic technology

With the continued rollout of the latest iPhone to the masses, developers are working hard to come up with app updates to take advantages of the latest features that Apple has devised for these devices. Among the latest apps to produce such an update is Altos’s Adventure, a game crafted by Snowman to combine their two passions: app developing and snowboarding. The update integrates the new Taptic Engine onto its gameplay, becoming the first…

5 iPhoneography Tips: Using your iPhone’s Camera to its Full Potential

With Instagram, Camera 360, and other photography applications readily available for smartphones and tablets, everybody’s a photography enthusiast nowadays. If you want to take photographs other than selfies, though, you might as well first learn the basics of iPhone photography. There’s even a term for people who take stunning photos using their iPhones: iPhoneographers. Want to explore photography with your iPhone? Don’t you worry, kid. Here…

Make your MacBook Pro into the Ultimate a Gaming Computer

As a long-time computer user, I guess I have enough knowledge to determine how much I’ll enjoy a certain game (although I do love watching somebody else play and try to give moral support especially when they’re playing something in the horror genre), and from years of experience, I know when a computer needs a little bit of a tweak for the player(s) to enjoy the full gaming experience. That’s what Rafael says at 10PM. It’s 3AM now….

What you need to know before upgrading your Mac’s RAM

Have you noticed that your Mac might be performing a bit slower than usual? From experience, I figured before that it might have something to do with too many files in my drive – especially when I download complete seasons of TV series and movies I want to watch in HD, or when I have too many Photoshop files archived somewhere. Then, shining a light into a dark, dark place of ignorance, I learned about RAM. Felix had it coming. Damn it, Felix…

Logic Pro X Now Better Utilizes 12 Cores

As recently reported by Apple Insider, Apple recently rolled out an update to Logic Pro X that will better utilize the 12-core Mac Pro models. Logic Pro X is software for professional music production. The latest update, version 10.0.7, came with over 300 updates, including “new features, UI changes, tweaks, and bug fixes,” according to Apple Insider. While the full list of features are available on the release notes webpage, the…

Top iOS 7 Errors and How to Solve Them

Apple products are best known for their user-friendly interface and unique features that users enjoy exclusively. In 2013 alone, iPhone users topped the mobile user index by a whopping 41.8%, according to data from comScore MobiLens and Mobile Metrix. From wireless efficiency to interactive essentials, Apple raised the bar against its competition and continued to be one of the most trusted brands in the tech industry. Unfortunately, the iPhone,…

Hello Again: Apple Keynote Event

Hello Again: Apple Keynote Event

“Hello Again”. If you pay attention to this language on Apple’s event on Thursday, Oct. 27, at its base of operations in Cupertino, California, you could somehow infer that this could be a reference of some sort to the company’s original Mac launch, suggesting that a major update to the current Mac is impending. Eventhough Apple hasn’t yet revealed any information about its upcoming products, some reports have indicated new Mac devices will…

AirPlay + AirPrint: Wireless is Wonderful

Fiddling around wires went from being strategic to just bothersome. Since the dark ages (proximately 70 years ago) when the first computer became available, meters of bulky wire became a resident in offices or maybe homes that want to take advantage of the new technology. Fast forward to the 90’s when Bluetooth (developed in 1996 by a firm named Ericsson) was invented and the world was introduced to a new fad in communication and connectivity…