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Filed Under:Technology Industry News / Apple
Posts on Regator:443
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Archived Since:July 24, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Why Apple should relax its App Store rules

Developers for Apple’s platforms have long had to walk a knife’s edge, balancing their desire to implement powerful features with their need to ensure that those ideas fall within Apple’s prescribed bounds. Unfortunately, those bounds often seem to be moving targets. Show More Summary

SSD2go review: Speedy portable solid-state drive available in an array of colors

Like your portable drives with a splash of color? Check out the USB 3.0 bus-powered SSD2go from Angelbird. Angelbird’s online store lets you choose between eight different colors for its case and a second of those colors for its backplate. Show More Summary

FlipShare not dead yet (but it soon will be)

Those conscious in an age when we carried around bandoliers of gadgets rather than a single device to text, surf the web, make and receive calls, take pictures, and shoot videos may recall Cisco’s Flip video pocket camcorders. Small,...Show More Summary

Report: Half of iPhone 5c buyers are switchers

While the iPhone 5c has been overshadowed by the 5s, it is reportedly doing one thing right: Prompting buyers to switch from Samsung, LG, and other Apple rivals. (news.cnet.com)

SaneBox email filtering now offered in Boxer iOS app

Integration of two popular platforms makes powerful remedy for email overload.

Podcast: Is Apple still an innovator?

There’s been a lot of talk about Apple and innovation in the tech press lately, and probably not in a way that Apple would prefer. Elsewhere on Macworld, my colleague Christopher Breen wrote a thoughtufl piece on innovation and iteration—so...Show More Summary

Judge refuses to stay Apple-Samsung lawsuit pending patent review

A court in California has ruled against Samsung Electronics’ attempt to stay the proceedings in a patent dispute with Apple, agreeing with Apple that the procedure for reexamination of its patent could take years, and there was no certainty...Show More Summary

Personal database roundup: Bento is dead, long live Bento

When FileMaker relegated Bento to the dustbin, users of the occasionally maligned but rather excellent and exceedingly simple personal database for the Mac and iOS were left wondering what’s next for the collection of Bento data they had accumulated over the previous few years. Show More Summary

The Macalope Weekly: Friends and enemies

“Keep your friends close, your enemies closer, and stay away from crazy pundits,” is what the Macalope’s mother always told him. Why didn’t he listen? WHY?! Instead, here we are on another weekend, dissecting lazy arguments, backwards...Show More Summary

How to report spam and other violations on Facebook

Make it go away! A hidden feature makes spam, abusive posts, and mindless drivel disappear from your Facebook newsfeed.

Hands-on: HBO Go comes to Chromecast

Google just notched another big source of streaming video for Chromecast, with HBO Go support now available on iOS, Android, and the Web. As with every other app that supports Chromecast, you don't have to do much to get HBO Go streaming on your television. Show More Summary

The Macalope: Repeat performance

Hey, who missed Henry Blodget?! Really? No one? Huh. OK. Well, he’s back. Sorry? “Come On, Apple Fans, It’s Time To Admit That The Company Is Blowing It” (no link but tip o’ the antlers to Paul Baptist). Blowing what? It’s certainly not blowing it with its products. Show More Summary

Pafers releases the XSPIN just in time for rainy season

An indoor cycling sensor, the XSPIN tracks your activities on a variety of stationary bikes.

Intensify 1.0 review: New image-editing app highlights the details

Photography software for Mac OS X just got a new variation on the theme. Macphun—developers of the popular Snapheal and FX Photo Studio—recently debuted Intensify, a photo editor that specializes in enhancing image details. It works with a variety of image formats, including Raw and PSD (pro version only). Show More Summary

Which iPad is right for you?

It used to be easy: Did you want an iPad? Which capacity? Need cellular networking? Done. Now, though, we’re up to four different iPad models, each with several permutations. Then you have to think about what capacity, whether or not you want cellular networking, and even what color you want. Phew. Show More Summary

The Week in Mac Apps: Everything, organized

Everything, organized In this week’s Mac app roundup, we’ll help you organize your time, read your news, manage your every thought, and even … learn your ABCs. 2Do 1.5.1 Despite the minor version bump, Guided Ways Technologies’s $40Show More Summary

Make iPhone actions easier with Launch Center Pro

Launch Center Pro is an iOS app that helps you get more out of, and do stuff more efficiently with, your iPhone or iPod touch. This week’s video shows you how you might take advantage of Launch Center Pro to be more productive. Transcript Hi,...Show More Summary

The Week in iOS Apps: A new look for some old friends

A new look for some old friends This week's roundup of apps brings plenty of old favorites, renovated with new looks and new features to ensure your iOS device stays central to your life. Comet ISON Comet ISON is due at the center of...Show More Summary

Podcast: All about iLife

Apple’s flashy hardware gets all the attention in the aftermath of an Apple product launch—we’re looking in your direction, iPad Air—but the company produces some pretty noteworthy software, too. We’ll take a look at three applications—iMovie,...Show More Summary

The Macalope: Where vision doesn't meet the road

Writing for CNet, Brooke Crothers seems to have a weird definition of vision. “Apple has the goods, Microsoft the vision” The iPad Air isn’t visionary, but it’s a strong update. Well, it’s visionary in that it’s the continuation of the iPad vision. Show More Summary

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