Fixing the Apple TV Siri Remote

On The Talk Show, John Gruber and I spent some time discussing the new Siri Remote for Apple TV. The current design is useful but confusing. It’s almost impossible to tell which side is up and the buttons aren’t as intuitive as they could be. So, I took I put […]

Apple’s new artistic workshops aim to make you a better photographer

Starting in January, Apple will be hosting workshops at Apple Retail Stores around the world focused on honing artistic skills with Apple devices. For instance, stores will hold hands-on sessions aimed at improving your iPhone photography, teaching you how to use a number of apps and accessories to capture great […]

Grab a 3-foot Apple Lightning cable today for only $12.95!

I started out with the lightning cables which came with my iPad 4th gen and my iPhone 5. My iPad cable laid nicely on my desk, connected to the power strip underneath. The only motion / handling it saw was when I did monthly backups w/ iTunes (I also backup […]

Grab a Transcend 512GB SSD for just $111 at Amazon

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 7am EST $111 Transcend 512GB SSD $270 $111 save $159 at Amazon If you’re looking for a deal to put a new SSD in your computer, you won’t want to miss out on Amazon’s deal on a Transcend 512GB drive. Priced at just $111 with […]

Apple settles with Italian authorities to pay €318 million in unpaid tax

Apple has settled with Italian authorities over an unpaid tax dispute after the company was investigated for suspected fraud. Apple will pay €318 million over its alleged failure to declare earnings between 2008 and 2013 in Italy. According to confirmed local reports, Apple should be paying up to €880 million […]

Talking Apple’s 2015 with John Gruber

the new one-port MacBook, Apple Watch’s launch, WWDC and Apple Music, the iPhones 6S, iPad Pro, Apple Pencil, Apple TV, iPad Mini 4, iOS 9, Mac OS X 10.11, and, of course, the most important new product of the year, the Smart Battery Case.

Apple reportedly tapping LG and Samsung for OLED iPhone displays

As the rumor mill heats up around Apple’s exploration of OLED displays for a future iPhone, a new report says that the company has tapped both LG and Samsung to supply the displays. According to Korean outlet, Electronic Times, Apple is close to finalizing a deal with both companies to […]

How to set up your Ecobee3 thermostat with HomeKit

Yes, this is a tough call. I’ve been using the Nest thermostat since it was released, and it’s always worked perfectly for me. The Nest app, since Google bought the company, now consolidates all Nest devices in the iOS app, which now includes my two DropCam Pros. So, in one […]