Tag Archive: Ownership


Filters for iPhone up for new ownership shortly after launch

Not long after debuting to a pretty successful launch, Filters for iPhone is up for sale. Developer Mike Rundle explains that he has a full-time job plus children to feed and his little side project of love deserves more attention…

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7 Steps to Gifting an Old iPhone & Getting It Ready for New Ownership

If you have an iPhone sitting around collecting dust and out of use, you may want to sell it, or perhaps even more rewarding, give to a friend or family member. Regardless of who it’s going to, if you’re transferring an iPhone to a new owner, there are a variety of steps you’ll want to … Read More

Beats Music updates its Android app, despite Apple ownership

Apple may have bought Beats, but that’s apparently not enough to stop Beats cutting support for its Beats Music Android app, which just received a notable update. The update adds a new landscape mode, as well as the ability to…

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MonsterCrafter Pro Offers Creativity, Battle, And Questionable Pet Ownership [Review]

I have a really random PlayStation 2 game on my shelf called Magic Pengel: The Quest for Color. It came out in North America in 2002, and it was basically a game in which you drew your own Pokémon and…

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The 4 Most Important Steps Before Selling or Transferring Ownership of a Mac

If you plan on selling a Mac or transferring it to a new owner, you will want to take a few very important steps beforehand rather than just handing the machine off as is. We will walk through exactly what you should do before ever changing ownership of a Mac, including backing up all of your files and data, deauthorizing the computer through iTunes, securely erasing all data so that no future owner can access your old stuff, and finally,  [Read More…]

How to Change File Ownership in Mac OS X

User icon Though it’s somewhat rare to encounter ownership and permissions errors in OS X, it can happen, particularly when an account has been moved, or a files owner has been modified by a third party application. Oftentimes you can just run through the process to repair user permissions, but that’s not always guaranteed to sort out a problem, and in some situations you need to adjust a files ownership directly on  [Read More…]

Maintain File Ownership & Permissions When Copying With Duplicate Exactly in OS X

Duplicate Exactly in Mac OS X

Mac OS X 10.7 and OS X 10.8 include a nice new ability to be able to duplicate and paste files exactly. Basically this means that if a file is owned by another user, Duplicate Exactly and Paste Exactly will preserve the files original ownership and permissions, rather than copy the file with the current user becoming the new owner.

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Apple Clarifies EULA For iBooks Author: No, We Dont Want To Steal Ownership Of Your Books

When Apple first released their incredible new iBooks authoring tool (called � wait for it � iBooks Author) there was a fair amount of scandal that the EULA included provisions that gave Apple exclusive publishing rights to the book. It meant authors couldn�t publish their books in iBook and the Kindle Store at the same time, for example.

We were skeptical from the start that this  [Read More…]

Pew Shows U.S. Tablet Ownership Increased 100% Over The Holidays

We all know that the 2011 holiday shopping season was very good to leading makers of tablets and e-readers. But according to the latest insight and analysis from The Pew Research Center, tablet ownership in the U.S. appears to have grown by a much faster pace than almost anyone expected.

“The share of adults in the United States who own tablet computers nearly doubled from 10% to 19% between mid-December and early January and the same  [Read More…]

U.S. Tablet Ownership Jumps 19% During Holidays

Tablets � especially iPads � were hot holiday gifts. A new survey finds that in about just one week, the percentage of U.S. consumers owning a tablet almost doubled to 19 percent, up from 10 percent prior to Christmas Day. That portion was even higher as you go up the income and education scale.

According to the Pew Research Center, U.S. tablet ownership rose from 10 percent just before Christmas to  [Read More…]