Deals: NetSpot Pro

Anyone who has ever set up a WiFi network probably knows just how much fun that it can be to troubleshoot one. Even a working network has a limited range of use, and can have weak and dead zones, depending on the space it’s located in. And then there are the myriad of actual problems […]

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Apple Needs to Make Siri Great at Something

With the HomePod showing up on my doorstep next Friday, I’ve been doing some thinking about Siri lately. Why is the overall impression of Apple’s digital assistant so negative? There are recent surveys and tests showing it as being competitive with Alexa, Google Assistant, and Cortana in some areas. There is real evidence that many […]

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Any Former Jailbreakers Out There?

Jacob Siegel of BGR, among others, is heralding what may be the beginning of the end of Jailbreaking. Two of the three main repositories that Cydia depends on, ModMi and ZodTTD, have both announced that they are shutting down. With many of the early reasons to Jailbreak worn away by the passage of time and […]

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Apple Music Streaming on the Apple Watch is a Mixed Bag

Before diving into the details, I will say right off the bat that Apple Music streaming on the new LTE-enabled version of the Apple Watch Series 3 works. The music sounded the same over my AirPods that it would if I were using my iPhone or iPad, which is good. Searches with Siri were performed […]

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Living with the iPhone X- Gestures and Letting Go of the Past

Today, I want to circle back around to gesture navigation and interface on the iPhone X. While I have already touched on this, it is so critical to living with the device that you can’t help but keep returning. There are already PLENTY of great how-tos out there regarding the new gesture controls, so I […]

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Be Wary of Insurance Providers Offering Cheap Apple Watches

There is news this week that insurance company John Hancock is offering their Vitality life insurance policy owners the opportunity to get an Apple Watch Series 3 for only $25. This is a whopping $304 off the normal retail price, which is a pretty amazing deal. So what’s the catch?

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Deals: 1VoiceNYC 10,000 mAh Charging Messenger Bags

Last week I highlighted 1Voice’s 10,000 mAh Charging Backpack. This week, I wanted to point out their Charging Messenger Bags for those who prefer a shoulder bag to a backpack. Like 1Voice’s Charging Backpack, the Messenger Bag comes with a 10,000 mAh backup battery that will charge your smartphone several times, or can be used […]

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Deals: Flip PDF- Lifetime License

PDFs are wonderful for forms, manuals, brochures, spec sheets, and the like. Where I work, we construct and output all of our job submittals and manuals electronically now. This requires creating and organizing various PDF documents, bookmarking them, and presenting them as a single, easy to use document.

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WWDC Liveblog

This is just a run-on list of all features and announcements at WWDC today. I will go back later and flesh some of the ideas and statements out, but for now, this is just a text flow of what’s happening in the live feed. If you want a quick and easy list of what was […]

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WWDC Predictions…Sort Of

I have been anticipating writing an article of final predictions for what we will see at WWDC for a few weeks now. However, as sit here on the eve of Christmas for Apple fans, I find little point in doing so. Not only has every tech site and every Apple blog weighed in on this […]

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Apple AirPods- Take Two

I’ve been using my Apple AirPods for around two weeks now, so I have gotten a pretty good feel for how they work at this point, and have figured out more of their strengths and weaknesses. All things considered, the experience has still been very good overall.

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