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  • March 7th, 2010

Since I had willingly allowed my MobileMe subscription to expire, I no longer had access to Apple’s Back to My Mac service for accessing my home Mac remotely. Although the feature was definitely useful + headache free to setup and use, I couldn’t justify the $99 annual renewal for the entire MobileMe package. I experimented […]

Correctly map iPhoto ’09 Faces to contacts on Facebook

  • September 14th, 2009

Apple’s latest iPhoto ’09 has grown up and gone social. The updated version includes Facebook & Flickr integration – to supplement the existing MobileMe support – for your photo sharing needs. From Apple’s description page: Facebook – To publish photos to your Facebook account, just select the photos you want to share and click the […]

Advert for new Windows Live Mobile cuts corners with iPhone

  • March 2nd, 2009

A co-worker forwarded the following email announcement regarding Windows Live Mobile – screenshot of email below (click for a larger preview). The advertising agency responsible for pushing the Windows Live Mobile newsletter features a handset which seems to be suffering from a bit of an identity crisis. Who am I, what am I? With Microsoft […]

Over the air sync options between iPhone, Mac, Google

  • February 4th, 2009

As a follow-up to Gmail, MobileMe, Address Book synced contacts sanity, this is a simple walk through on setting up OTA sync between your iPhone and Mac + Google. While some may question the value of such a post, this covers the requirements for syncing data which resides within your Google accounts using the free […]

Gmail, MobileMe, Address Book synced contacts sanity

  • January 29th, 2009

Latest: Over the air sync options between iPhone & Mac + Google When Gmail first opened its perpetual beta email service, I realized that having contacts automatically added to my address book was a huge advantage. When it came time to compose a new message, the TO: field provided quick access to hundreds of contacts […]

Some apps & games stay on my iPhone out of guilt

  • October 16th, 2008

Earlier today while perusing the feeds, I caught this snippet via DF concerning the Android Market (the app store for Android). The Android Market business and program policies also include an item that says users can return any application for a full refund within 24 hours of the time of purchase. In the absence of […]

A few more tempting Apples fall from the tree

  • October 14th, 2008

Damn Apple and my own timing when it comes to purchasing hardware right before updates happen. A month has barely passed since picking up a fully loaded MacBook and Apple updates the entire notebook line. Both the consumer level MacBook and professional level MacBook Pro received noticeable updates inside and out. Both are now equally […]

ies4osx, Internet Explorer, Intel Macs need only apply

  • November 22nd, 2007

Individuals operating on Apple hardware powered by the Intel chipset are undoubtedly familiar with the versatility afforded by OS X and virtualization software from Parallels and VMware Fusion. These products offer the convenience of running full operating systems like Windows XP or Vista at near native performance. The benefit of opting for software like VMware […]

Asus Eee PC sub-notebook running Apple OS X

  • November 15th, 2007

Ignoring the legalities or hair pulling from Apple’s legal department, Dan decided that it was high time for a sub-notebook running OS X. If Apple wasn’t going to hurry up and build it, then he might as well take a stab at transforming the Asus Eee PC into the super portable Apple notebook that everyone […]

What you’ll find in my Leopard… and what you won’t

  • November 8th, 2007

I had made plans for a proper break-down concerning the features, changes, and updates for Apple’s latest feline incarnation – 10.5 Leopard. Ultimately, I decided that there had been far too many of those posts that I couldn’t justify one of my own. Rather, I’ve decided – with proper motivation from a few individuals – […]

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