Archive for September, 2012


Why Waiting In Line For The Latest iPhone Is No Longer Just For Diehard Apple Fans

You’ll be stuck behind a lot of promoters when you line up for the iPhone 5.

There was a time when waiting in line for Apple’s latest iPhone meant you were a diehard fan who could think of nothing worse than not getting the device on launch day. Unfortunately, that’s no longer the case: Lines have already started forming for the iPhone 5 outside of Apple’s flagship store on Fifth Avenue in  [Read More…]

Customize Calendar Notification Center Alerts In Mountain Lion [OS X Tips]

In OS X Mountain Lion, you can set a Calendar notification for a repeating event on your iPhone, then get that notification on your Mac. Conversely, you can set a Calendar event on your Mac and get it when you’re out and about with your iPhone. Pretty slick, right? It’s all a part of Apple’s new iCloud integration, and it works pretty well.

But what if you really don’t want to be notified  [Read More…]

iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Break AT&T Sales Record Making It The Fastest-Selling iPhone Ever

The iPhone 5 is going to be huge.

With Apple’s initial iPhone 5 pre-order stock gone within just one hour on Friday, we knew the company’s sixth-generation smartphone was going to be huge. Even Apple itself has said that it has been “blown away” by the demand. It’s little surprise to hear that the iPhone 5 has broken AT&T’s sale record, then, making it the fastest-selling iPhone the company has ever sold.

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MacHeist 4?s First NanoMission Is Live, Solve To Win Free Version of Netshade

MacHeist 4′s first nanoMission is live as of now, according to an email I just got from the organizers. Solving this one will net you one copy of NetShade, a $ 30 anonymous proxy software for your Mac that will let you search all those websites privately. While the prize isn’t a slam dunk by any means, it’s a nice little bit of kit for relatively little effort along with a bit  [Read More…]

MacHeist 4?s First NanoMission Is Live, Solve To Win Free Version of Netshade

MacHeist 4′s first nanoMission is live as of now, according to an email I just got from the organizers. Solving this one will net you one copy of NetShade, a $ 30 anonymous proxy software for your Mac that will let you search all those websites privately. While the prize isn’t a slam dunk by any means, it’s a nice little bit of kit for relatively little effort along with a bit  [Read More…]

49 Courses On Adobe Software For $1 Each [Deals]

With all the changes in the web and graphic design world, I hope you don�t think for a moment that Adobe has diminished one iota as the king of graphics and layout. Good. Now that we�ve got that out of the way, let�s talk about learning these infernal apps.

I don�t know anyone who uses Adobe apps who doesn�t have even just a touch of a love-hate relationship with the tools. Which  [Read More…]

iPhone 5 Benchmarks Show Double the Speed, 1GB RAM, Dual-Core 1GHZ CPU

iPhone 5 Benchmarks with GeekBench

The first benchmarks for iPhone 5 have appeared and show a processor that is nearly twice as fast in GeekBench scores as it’s predecessor, the iPhone 4S.

In the preliminary GeekBench score found by MacRumors the new iPhone 5 scores a 1601, while the previous model iPhone 4S scored a high of 851. This should translate into a very noticeable speed increase for just about everything, be it  [Read More…]

Take a Look at How the iPhones Profile Has Evolved

Veteran iPhone case-maker Incase sent us this image of all four iPhone forms in profile � each covered by a version of their Slider cases, which, as Incase says, has been available since the introduction of the iPhone in 2007. We thought we’d share it because; simple, yet fascinating, isn’t it. The pace of change has slowed somewhat of late. At least, cosmetically anyway.

Oh, right � the Slider; you can pre-order  [Read More…]

Last Day to Grab the Outstanding Ticket to Ride Pocket iPhone Game for Free [Daily Freebie]

Ticket to Ride Pocket is one of those games whose very existence seems absurd. It’s an iPhone version of an iPad version of an online game that originally gained popularity � massive popularity � as a board game. But the talented people over at Days of Wonder (who publish the entire series) managed, inconceivably, to make a�triumph of�TTR Pocket through careful execution and attention to detail. And today is your last chance  [Read More…]

This Weeks Must-Have iOS Apps: YouTube, Poster, Journal For Evernote & More [Roundup]

With iOS 6 right around the corner, Google’s official YouTube app for iPhone couldn’t have come at a better time. It’s a great app ��much better than Apple’s built-in YouTube app ��and it’s headlining this week’s must-have apps roundup. It’s accompanied by Poster, a great new blogging app; Journal for Evernote, and Google Drive.

YouTube ��iPhone (Free)

We finally have an official YouTube app  [Read More…]