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When in Japan during the new year, you’ll notice that many retailers will offer mystery bags for purchase — bags that contain a random assortment of products from that retailer, often at a big discount. Turns out that even some of the biggest companies participate in this yearly tradition, and [...]Read More »
It seems that the news we always hear out of supply chains is negative — the most recent being underage workers and in the past even suicides. For a good change, I’m happy to report on good news regarding an electronics manufacturer’s supply chain.
Apple has updated its Supplier Responsibility [...]Read More »
It all just works together. Ask any Apple user why they prefer its ecosystem compared to others and they’ll probably give you a variation of that answer. It seems that even one of Apple’s fiercest rivals sees this, as revealed by an [...]Read More »
Time has released their annual list of the best of the best in games, apps, tweets, ads and gadgets. Love or hate Apple, it’s hard to deny that the iPhone 5, even with its little hiccups, is a really solid device.
Time believes that it’s the best of the year, [...]Read More »
As previously reported, Apple will be bringing manufacturing of one its Mac lines to the USA next year. What that report didn’t say, however, is which Mac line will be getting the distinction of being ‘Made in USA’. According to a report by Fortune, all signs point to the [...]Read More »
One of the tidbits revealed by NBC’s TV interview of Apple CEO Tim Cook is actually a significant piece of news. There have been many complaints about Apple’s heavy reliance on Foxconn for its manufacturing, whether it’s because of the alleged poor working conditions in their factories in China or [...]Read More »
So you are a Youtube junkie yet you find it annoying to watch Youtube in your browser for multiple reasons, such as the inability to multitask while watching videos. Want to know a better way to watch Youtube videos? Through VLC media player.
WHAT IS VLC MEDIA PLAYER?
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Samsung is a major supplier of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch parts and components to Apple. From processors to screens to memory to batteries — Apple is heavily dependent on Samsung (the supplier) to keep Apple products flowing. Because of its ongoing legal disputes with Samsung (the smartphone and tablet [...]Read More »
With today’s built-in redundancy measures, it is much harder to corrupt a Word, Excel, or PowerPoint document than it was in the past. However, corruption still happens. What to do when you have a corrupted Word, Excel, or PowerPoint document? If the document is DOCX, XLSX, or PPTX format, then [...]Read More »
Apple’s most recent release of OS X, Mountain Lion, brought with it many of the features we are used to seeing on iOS — simple apps like Notes and Reminders, and significant features like Notification Center. According to 9to5Mac, early builds of OS X 10.9 (the next major release [...]Read More »
Microsoft bought Skype last year. As you have noticed, since that time Microsoft has been trying to integrate the VoIP juggernaut into existing Microsoft services. The latest casualty of the Skype purchase? Windows Live Messenger, or MSN Messenger as it was formerly known for a very long time.
Sourcing “several [...]Read More »
Java, Flash, and iTunes are in the “top 10 vulnerabilities” list — Microsoft products are nowhere to be found
Kaspersky Labs, a digital security firm, releases a quarterly “IT Threat Evolution” report. For the Q3 2012 report, one section provides information as to what programs have the most widely spread vulnerabilities. I’m sure you can guess some but may be surprised by others.
The following are the top ten [...]Read More »
Upon its victory over Samsung in California earlier this year, Apple stated: “At Apple, we value originality… We applaud the court… for sending a loud and clear message that stealing isn’t right.” However, any neutral observer knows Apple did not invent everything it lays claim to, and Apple’s strength lies [...]Read More »
FX Photo Studio is a photo editor designed to make your photos stand out from the crowd. It is designed for peple who might not have the most experience with photo editing, but still want access to professional tools.
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Swackett is an entirely new way of viewing the weather. This application is great if you are constantly bored by the manner in which you view your weather details. It is extremely fantastic for those who are looking for a new and exciting way of staying up to date with [...]Read More »
PhotoSync is a terrific app to wirelessly sync your photos and videos from your mac to your iOS devices. This application can be incredibly useful if you don’t want to deal with the hassle of cables and other physical connecters. It will also be useful if you are the type [...]Read More »
Delicious Library 2 is designed to be your one-stop application to organize nearly everything in your home. It is designed to be a catalog where you can document all of the items in your home that you may have trouble organizing.
What is it and what does it do
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iClip is a fantastic application that will make a scrapbook out of anything you have copied. This is especially useful for people who are always copying text, images, and other objects to share them. It can be incredibly helpful if you copied and pasted something from a website, but can [...]Read More »
Producteev is a fantastic task-management application. This app will be perfect for those who need to work on to-dos with other people. It will make it very easy to give the people you want access to what you need to get done. It will also work seamlessly as a personal [...]Read More »
Wake Up Time turns your Mac into a full-fledged alarm clock. This can be especially useful if you keep your Mac by your bed at night. It can also be great if you are working a lot on your computer and need a little reminder to take breaks.[...]
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Smart Converter is a great little program that will serve as a simple way to convert your video files. This will be especially useful if you are trying to get a certain video to work on a certain device. This will also help tremendously if you want to have the [...]Read More »
Geomaster Plus is an app designed to familiarize the user with geography around the world. It is especially useful for younger children who are just starting to learn geography. It can also easily be used by adults who are just looking to brush up on their basic geography knowledge.[...]
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Stock + is an app that will give you a stock ticker right on your Mac. It is very useful if you have an extensive stock portfolio and have difficulty keeping track of everything. It is also incredibly useful if you are doing stock-related business and need to keep up [...]Read More »
CCleaner is a fantastic program that will give you powerful tools to clean and optimize your Mac. This app is great if you think your Mac’s speed has been below average. It will also be great if you know that you have a lot of useless files clogging up your [...]Read More »
Reeder is an elegant application that will sync with your Google Reader sources. This is incredibly useful if you rely on the internet as your primary source for news. It will allow you to keep up with as many news sources as you want. It can also be useful if [...]Read More »
Trying to mimic Chrome, last year Mozilla introduced a rapid release cycle for Firefox — Mozilla decided they would release a new major version of Firefox every six weeks or so. This resulted in Firefox, which used to see roughly one major release every year, going from Firefox 4 to [...]Read More »
BetterSnapTool is a great application that will help manage your application windows. This app is great for people who are constantly multi-tasking. It really helps when you have to have multiple windows open at the same time. It will be very useful in keeping you from having to switch back [...]Read More »
Snapheal is a great program that puts powerful picture editing tools at your fingertips. Snapheal is useful if you have a picture that has objects in the background that you don’t like, or if there are any imperfections that you want to erase. You can essentially think of Snapheal as [...]Read More »
The Unarchiver is a program that will decompress and unarchive nearly any file on your Mac. This is especially useful if you are constantly downloading files from the internet. It is nearly impossible to download lots of files these days without running into compressed files. This app makes those files [...]Read More »
All-in Fitness is the ultimate resource for getting in shape. This app will be perfect for those who are looking to exercise but aren’t exactly sure where to start. In addition it is also useful to people who already work out, but are looking to add more variety into what [...]Read More »
With Remote Mouse, you can transform any iOS device into a wireless trackpad with a full keyboard. This will be especially useful if you are in a meeting or giving a presentation. With this app, you can control your computer from anywhere in the room. This will also be [...]Read More »
Mactracker is essentially a giant database of every Mac ever made. This can be incredibly useful for IT professionals who work with Apple products on a daily basis as it offers an ton of useful information. This could additionally be used if you have been a long-time Apple fan want [...]Read More »
New Java vulnerability in Java 5/6/7 bypasses Java security sandbox, affects 1 billion users worldwide
Is it open season on Java? Or has the season for Java never ended? Who knows. I do know, however, that yet another vulnerability has been discovered in Java. This time the vulnerability affects Java 5, Java 6, and Java 7, meaning roughly one billion users around the world are [...]Read More »
Boom is an application for you Mac that will increase the volume output. This is very useful because the default volume is very low. This application is perfect for those who don’t have a speaker system or for those who are constantly on the go. This app will boost your [...]Read More »
Touchgrind is a game where you control a skateboard with your 2 fingers. It bears a shocking resemblance to those old Tech Deck skateboards you used to play with when you were younger. It is hours of fun and will undoubtedly be a big hit with all skateboarding fans.[...]
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