Tag Archive: Software


Dueling developer events Google I/O and Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference will happen in the next couple of months, which makes this an exciting time of year for Apple and Android fans. Both events attract a lot of attention — they’re… Read more ›

Software problems push back HomeKit launch to fall

Apple announced its HomeKit platform at last year’s WWDC, but fans hoping to get a closer glimpse of Apple’s home automation platform will have to keep on waiting, as a new report claims Apple is delaying the launch of HomeKit… Read more ›

Master all of Apple’s major programming software, from Swift to WatchKit, with lifetime access to a full-spectrum of iOS training with new classes added monthly. This subscription has you covered with courses on everything iOS, and keeps you covered as… Read more ›

Mac Setup: The Dual-Screen Desk of a Software Engineer

It’s time for another featured Mac setup! This time around we’re sharing the dual-screen desk workstation of developer Carlos P., let’s dive right in to learn more about the hardware and what iOS and OS X apps are put to use: What do you use your Apple gear for? I’m a software engineer so I … Read More

People who work in creative industries know that the best media creation software titles are made by Adobe. That is because Adobe software titles offer features that allow professionals to do their best work. Whether it’s getting pictures just right… Read more ›

My mission to build a powerful gaming Hackintosh for $ 650 — $ 50 less than Apple’s midrange Mac mini — is almost complete. In Part 1 of this guide, I covered the components I purchased for my build and recommended extras… Read more ›

Some time ago, many Mac users signed up to participate in the OS X Public Beta program to try out and beta test OS X Yosemite before it was released to the wider public. Since then, being included in that public beta program makes those Macs also receive beta software builds for other updates to … Read More

“A keyboard? How quaint,†said Scotty, the USS Enterprise’s Chief Engineer, when it was suggested he use a keyboard instead of voicing commands to a computer. How quaint indeed. Now, with Dragon Dictate for Mac 4, you can give your… Read more ›

Some iPhone and iPad users who went to update to the latest version of iOS using iTunes may have discovered an error message saying the following: “The iPhone Software Update Server Could Not Be Contacted. Make sure your network settings are correct and your network connection is active, or try again later.” While sometimes this … Read More

Most apps in Mac OS X can be uninstalled easily by dragging them into the Trash from the /Applications/ folder, and many others come with accompanying uninstall applications that will clean house and completely remove the apps too. Additionally, there are third party utilities for OS X that can make total removal of apps as … Read More