After three months of frustrations, it’s time to give up on OS X Yosemite. Apple may eventually fix the bugs, but the operating system’s troubles speak to a deeper issue at the company. Here’s why it’s time for Apple to abandon the yearly release cycle and bring back the approach that made Snow Leopard the best version of OS X ever.
Third party iOS keyboards were a huge request from Apple customers for years, and many rejoiced when the company announced official third party keyboard support in iOS 8. But now that third party keyboards are available without a jailbreak, the reality isn’t as rosy as many hoped. Jacob Penderworth takes a look at the good, the bad, and the just plain ugly aspects of using third party keyboards on your iOS device.
As a follow-up to a more technical look at Plex, I thought I’d take a more emotional approach and share with you the reasons why I use and love this incredible media center software. As a bonus, I’ll give you a peek at the Plex setup I’ve cobbled together over the years that’s grown into a media streaming beast.
We’ve recently discussed the terrible 2014 Mac mini update, and while many factors contribute to the system’s sorry state, a big one is soldered RAM. Apple has been moving away from user repairable and upgradeable components for some time now, and soldered Apple RAM has been the norm on the company’s MacBook line for the past several years. While it’s disappointing to have soldered Apple RAM on the MacBooks, most Apple customers accept the limitation as a fair trade for slimmer…
Fans waited years to see Apple’s new 2014 Mac mini, and they were rewarded with soldered RAM, slower processors, and a lack of new features. Is the 2014 Mac mini an unsalvageable disaster? Or are there a few key features that make the system a good buy for some users?
Botched updates are bound to hit everyone at least once. But by approaching updates and upgrades with the proper mindset, and following these simple tips, you can avoid some major disasters, preserving your time and sanity in the process.
Now that all the mobile/wearable silliness is out of the way, we can start looking forward to the fall’s Mac hardware upgrades, which may finally bring us the long-awaited “Retina” Thunderbolt Display. A report this week claims that Apple is gearing up to release a 27-inch display with a 5K resolution by the end of the fourth quarter.
Apple once built a computer without fans or vents, causing heat to build up and chips to pop out of the logic board. The company’s solution to this major issue? Pick up your computer and drop it. Read on to see the whole story.
Apple’s Back to School promotion is back for 2014, this time offering students and teachers an Apple Store gift card with the purchase of a Mac, iPad, or iPhone. But the promotion has changed quite a bit over the past decade, so we decided to compile the promotion details dating back to 2006 to see how it’s evolved since then.
For a brief moment during Apple’s WWDC 2014 keynote, developers thought that the company was finally going to deliver on a long-requested feature: iOS App Store trials. But a misunderstanding created a humorously awkward moment, and underscored the desire of the community for this important feature.