Posts tagged IOS

Breathing Some Life into an old MAC. Now I Just Need Apps.

I added an original Mac Mini 1,1 to my little collection of Macs. This particular model is 10 years old. I acquired it a few weeks back and decided to see if I could go breathe some life into an old Mac as a backup to my other macs. You can easily find Mac Mini’s on eBay for less than $100. Here are a few of the things you can and cannot do on Mac’s today as opposed to 10 years ago…

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Google April Fool Gmail Button Sparks Backlash – BBC News

Google has removed an April Fool’s Gmail button, which sent a comical animation to recipients, after reports of people getting into trouble at work. The button appeared beside Gmail’s normal send button and allowed users to shut down an email thread by sending a gif of a Minion dropping a microphone. Source: Google April Fool Gmail button sparks backlash – BBC News This was news to me because I don’t use the web version of Gmail. For those of you who do, I would think twice about it. I used… Read More

Is the Apple Watch in Trouble?

The watch can be very personal and a reflection of your lifestyle but the Apple watch is not. It’s designed to tether you to your phone, keeping you constantly updated on any and all messages throughout the many apps you may be using.

My new watch, on the other hand, keeps reminding me to go out and play! It wants to go swimming and reminds me I have a stopwatch so start using me! It’s yelling at me: Go running! Get some sun! I even have an alarm, just like your sissy little iPhone, to wake you up for your morning run. Turn that damn iPhone off and let’s have some fun!

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Apple’s Hits and Misses this Week

If you haven’t upgraded all the software on your MAC to the latest versions of everything, here is a little rundown. It’s not all sunshine and rainbows in the Apple world and I am not liking the dumbing down of some of their software. I can understand why they are dumbing it down but there are still power users like myself that really were using some of the more advanced features in iWork. Enough of my complaining though. Here’s a breakdown of Apple upgrades this week  and what I think… Read More

Evernote Upgrades! How I love This App!!

Every week I go through my notes to see if there is something useful to post on the Blog. This week nothing really screamed “POST ME!!” But I did notice the huge upgrade to the program I use to help organize all my notes so here is this weeks posting…