It’s Spring! Time for some Spring Cleaning tips for your computer. As MAC users, Spring Cleaning is not a big affair. The MAC operating system is incredibly stable and does not need much maintenance. But, if your like me, installing and uninstalling apps due to testing, you may want to run some system maintenance software once in a while. I prefer Cleanmymac by Macpaw. For $14.99 you get a lifetime license, the software has an extremely user friendly interface and constantly reminds me to empty my trash. I think I have… Read More
It seems like attempts at integrating a radio tuner with an iPod are long dead. But if you have an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with access to a WiFi connection there are plenty of apps to allow you to listen to streaming radio. Here is the newest free radio app I found in the app store. It also can be found at Stitcher.com and works on your Android and Blackberry’s as well.
It’s Tech Tuesday and here’s a simple tip I use to test my internet connection speed. If you find your computer is running slow, the first thing you should do is check your internet connection before running out and paying to have someone look at it. Your connection may be temporarily slow. I run through a speedtest on my latest video where I find my own connection is running temporarily slow… The Speedtest.net service is completely free as well as the Speedtest.net iPhone app. Another great tool to add to… Read More
It’s Tech Tuesday and this week I wanted to highlight the many free resources currently buried in the iBooks Store… This past weekend I was looking for some reference material regarding developing IOS applications. I’m just dabbling in IOS app development but I found just what I was looking for on iBooks. I know this type of reading is not the typical reading of my readers but Apple offers plenty of free iBooks in their iBooks store . As I was going through the iBooks store I also downloaded some… Read More
Mac Users Mac users usually think don’t they need an anti-virus program because MAC’s are pretty much virus free. Fortunately for APPLE, since the MAC platform is constantly growing and making APPLE more money, more viruses are now targeting the MAC. That’s unfortunate for MAC users but there’s no need to panic just yet, there has been a free anti-virus program available for the MAC for quite a while and it’s offered by a reputable company, Sophos. Sophos is a developer and vendor of security software and hardware, including anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-spam, network access control, encryption software… Read More
Scan 2D and UPC barcodes found on products, in magazines, stores and even online for price comparison, special offers, info and downloads. It’s fun, easy and free. You can even create your own FREE Mobile Barcode at www.att.com/createacode. A QR Code is a specific matrix barcode (or two-dimensional code), readable by dedicated QR barcode readers and camera phones. The code consists of black modules arranged in a square pattern on a white background. The information encoded can be text, URL or other data. – wikipedia . I downloaded quite a few QR readers to test out which… Read More