Tag Archive: Good


Process App Update Makes An Good App Great

Process, the step-based photo-editing app for the iPad, has gotten bumped to version 4.0. With that update come live, almost full-res previews, blend mode support and – supposedly – less crashes.

First, if you want this app and don’t already own it, go buy it now. Process is currently on sale for $ 3 instead of the usual $ 15.

Process works by letting you add various "processes" to your image, stacking  [Read More…]

Drinking Coffee With Tim Cook Will Cost You $50,000 But It’s For A Good Cause

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If you dream of chilling with your homie Tim Cook in the morning and grabbing coffee but never had the chance to meet Silicon Valley’s most powerful CEO, then here’s your chance.

Tim Cook is auctioning off 30min-1hour of his time for CharityBuzz.com. Proceeds go to support the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights, and you’ll get to hangout with Tim at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino. Who knows. Maybe  [Read More…]

Ballistic Aspira Case Mixes Toughness With Sleek Good Looks [Review]

Flowers!

Aspira by Ballistic Category: Cases Works With: iPhone 5 Price: $ 35

Ballistic’s new Aspira iPhone cases are a little different from your usual ruggedized case. First, they’re not ugly. Second, they’re pretty slim. And third, you can keep them in your pocket.

I have been testing out a box of the things for a little while now and I kinda like them. My friends’ opinions might differ, though.

First,  [Read More…]

Antennagate Is Finally Over, Good Riddance

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If you got a $ 15 in the mail for no apparent reason, well, it’s because way back in 2010, Steve Jobs failed in convincing the world at large to “just avoid holding it that way.”

Yes, that cool $ 15 bucks you got in the mail? It’s an Antennagate settlement check.

In case you don’t remember, or don’t know why you didn’t get  [Read More…]

Why Facebook Home Is Good, Bad, And Probably Irrelevant On Our Newest CulCast

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Steam! That’s what Steve Jobs would have had rocket from his ears when he heard about Facebook Home. We’ll explain why on our newest CultCast, but also covet aloud the one feature we hope Apple borrows for iOS. Plus, inside Leander Kahney’s Jony Ive book; Ron Johnson father of the Apple Store takes a boot to the rear; and we wrap with an all new Faves ‘N  [Read More…]

Apple’s iMessage Encryption Is So Good Not Even Federal Agencies Can Crack It

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Do you ever worry that federal agencies might be hacking into your smartphone to read your text messages and listen to your calls? Then you’re probably up to no good, but you can sleep easy if all of your dirty business deals are carried out through iMessage on your iOS device.

Apple’s iMessage encryption is so good, not even federal agencies are able to crack it.

An internal Drug Enforcement Administration  [Read More…]

Phil Schiller: Android Is Fragmented And The “Experience Isn’t As Good As An iPhone”

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Phil Schiller, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, has called out Android multiple times recently. It’s only been a few days since Schiller warned Android users to “stay safe out there,” and now he’s gone on the offensive in a brief interview with The Wall Street Journal.

None of Schiller’s comments are particularly surprising, as Apple executives (Schiller included) frequently make jabs at the competition from the stage of a  [Read More…]

Logitech’s Easy-Share Keyboard Is So Good, We Reviewed It Twice [Reviews]

This is the last keyboard you’ll ever need.

K811 Easy-Switch by Logitech Category: Keyboards Works With: Mac, iPad, iPhone Price: $ 99

This review is slightly unusual: We already published a review of the same device a couple of weeks ago: the Logitech Easy-Switch keyboard. I liked the look of it so much that — on Killian’s recommendation — I went out and bought one of my own. Or rather, I bought one,  [Read More…]

Non-Brand ‘White Wave’ Lightning Dock Is Surprisingly Good [Review]

It’s called the Wave. Can you guess why?

White Wave Dock by Modern Tech Category: Docks Works With: All Lightning iDevices Price: $ 22

For the longest time, there were no Lightning docks available for iPhones or iPads, and it looks like Apple will never make one. I have some thoughts on why that might be, but we’ll get to that in a bit. For now, we’re going to take a quick look  [Read More…]

Saurik Doesn’t Have Much Control Over Cydia And That’s A Good Thing

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If you love jailbreaking and all the little tweaks that come with it, then you’re probably very familiar with Cydia. It’s the number one place to go to if you want to find hacks for your iPhone or iPad, but it also kind of sucks at the same time.

Cydia is massively unorganized and slow when there’s a rush to jailbreak. Most people want to blame its creator, Saurik, for its  [Read More…]