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Building classic Mac OS apps in OS X

Building classic Mac OS apps in OS X

We live in a modern era of Mac development, but behind that there's 30 years of legacy dating back to the original Mac in 1984. It's easy to ignore the millions upon millions of lines of code that have been written for Mac operating systems from System 1.0 forward, but you do so at the peril of...
Developing iOS 8 Apps with Swift course from Stanford now live on iTunes U

Developing iOS 8 Apps with Swift course from Stanford now live on iTunes U

Stanford has just launched their new iOS 8 course on iTunes U and this year it's focused on Apple's brand new programming language, Swift. Taught by professor Paul Hegarty, two sessions and accompanying slides are online — Logistics, iOS 8 Overview; and More Xcode and Swift, MVC. Updated for...
Apple Pay coming to PGA Tour courtesy of MasterCard

Apple Pay coming to PGA Tour courtesy of MasterCard

MasterCard has announced that they will be bringing Apple Pay to the PGA Tour. Golf fans will be able to use Apple's contactless payment feature later this week during the Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Phoenix Open will be the first PGA Tour stop to accept Apple Pay, and customers...
How to keep your iPhone happy during a blizzard

How to keep your iPhone happy during a blizzard

There's a literal storm coming to my not-so-tiny little corner of the world, and various reports have it pegged as "record-breaking," "devastating," and "potentially catastrophic." Happy January 26 to you too, weather service! As someone who works at home within walking distance of food and...
Microsoft OneNote for Mac — is it an Evernote contender?

Microsoft OneNote for Mac — is it an Evernote contender?

OneNote is Microsoft's answer to Evernote and other note-taking software. It's available for iOS and OS X (along with Android and Windows Phone), but I'm going to focus my attention on the Mac version. Is it a viable alternative to Evernote? Let's take a look. OneNote requires you to use a (...
Original version of TestFlight app testing service shutting down in February

Original version of TestFlight app testing service shutting down in February

TestFlight has announced that the original, web-based version of their app testing service will close in February. Developers are receiving emails from the service, encouraging them to switch over to Apple's new version of TestFlight. Apple purchased Burstly, the company behind the testing...
7 nearly-perfect podcast apps for iPhone

7 nearly-perfect podcast apps for iPhone

What's your preferred podcast player for iPhone? Apple's built-in Podcasts app covers all the basics. Audio and video, download and streaming, discovery and subscription. It also syncs with iTunes on Mac and Windows. So, if you're just getting into podcasts, it's a great app to get into them...
1Password apps for Mac, iPhone and iPad receive major updates

1Password apps for Mac, iPhone and iPad receive major updates

Password manager 1Password has been updated, for the Mac as well as the iPhone and iPad. The iOS update focuses on making 1Password more powerful with tools like a new login creator and one-time passwords, while 1Password for Mac receives a lot of important updates to syncing, as well as other...
Many US Apple Store employees could be going to China

200 of Apple's US retail employees may be relocating to China

A new report claims Apple's retail store head Angela Ahrendts is trying to get some of her US employees to move to China. It adds that about 200 US Apple retail workers have indicated they will indeed relocate to that part of the world in an effort to beef up Apple's stores in China. According...
Adjust your level of protection with this versatile iPhone 6 case—only $12.95 today

Adjust your level of protection with this versatile iPhone 6 case—only $12.95 today

Featuring a sleek yet protective multifunctional bumper, you'll have excellent protection against drops with the R-Series Cover. Including 3 separate case styles to roll with, you can use either of the two polycarbonate back covers, or simply use the bumper on its own!
The APPL Q1 2015 consensus — betting on big

The APPL Q1 2015 consensus — betting on big

Following their Q4 2015 earning report last year, Apple gave guidance for the upcoming Q1 2015 quarter of between $63.5 and $66.5 billion. Given the success of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the continued growth of the Mac, and the flat but stable position of the iPad, however, it seems most...
Nexus 6

Apple foiled Motorola's plans of including a fingerprint sensor in the Nexus 6

Motorola's Nexus 6 was originally scheduled to feature a fingerprint sensor where the dimple is located at the back, but the idea was ultimately foiled by Apple. Motorola was working on fingerprint recognition with a company called AuthenTec, with devices from as far back as 2011 featuring the...
AT&T Nextel Mexico

AT&T to acquire Nextel Mexico for $1.875 billion

AT&T plans to acquire Nextel Mexico for $1.875 billion in an effort to create a massive North American Mobile Service area that will be able to offer wireless access to 400 million people. The news comes a few months after AT&T announced plans to buy another Mexico-based wireless carrier...
iPhone 6 Plus

Samsung will reportedly supply most of the processors for Apple's next iPhone

It has been reported that Samsung will be behind the next-generation iPhone. Samsung is said to provide up to 75 percent of processors used by Apple in the production of the company's next smartphone. According to the Korean Maeil Business Newspaper: "According to sources in the...
Twitterrific for iPhone and iPad gets multi-image support and more

Twitterrific 5.9 for iPhone and iPad brings multi-image support and more

Twitterrific for iPhone and iPad has hit version 5.9, adding a number of new features for media, particularly for images. There is also support for rich media previews and new video features. The major addition in Twitterrific 5.9 is multi-image support, both for uploading and viewing. With...
Switch to iPhone: For a better everyday camera!

Switch to iPhone: For a better everyday camera!

There's never been a better time to switch to iPhone. Whether you're tempted for yourself or looking to help the Android user in your life, the all-new, all-better iPhone 6 and iPhone-6-plus make the move more compelling than ever — especially with their incredible everyday cameras. The...
Blinkbox

Tesco sells its Blinkbox music streaming service, closing books platform in February

Tesco has already sold its Blinkbox Movies and broadband services to UK operator TalkTalk, and now the supermarket chain has finally washed its hands of both the book and music streaming services. An official announcement was made on the Blinkbox website today, confirming that Guvera has made the...
How to connect your Mac to the TV: Apple TV, HDMI, and more!

How to connect your Mac to the TV: Apple TV, HDMI, and more!

At some point or another, you're bound to want to send the video on your Mac to your television. There's certainly more than one way to do that, so let's take a look at how you can! First of all, let's answer the obvious question: Why would I want to send Mac video to a TV? There are tons of...
Free on iTunes

Apple's new 'Free on iTunes' section features music and full-length TV episodes

Apple has created a new section on the iTunes Store called "Free on iTunes" which lists music and full length TV show episodes that users can download for free. The section currently includes 16 singles from the likes of Machine Head, Rogue Wave, Asking Alexandria, Nude Beach and more, as well as...
Tweetbot for Mac currently unavailable from the Mac App Store

Tweetbot for Mac currently unavailable from the Mac App Store

Tweetbot for Mac, one of the more popular Twitter apps for OS X, is currently unavailable from the Mac App Store. That's led to some speculation about what might have happened. Since there's been no official word Twitter or from the developer, Tapbots as to cause, any and all of it remains just...

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