Mac Rumors: ‘Hey Siri’ Event Roundup: iPhone 6s, iPad Pro, New Apple TV and More

  There were several new big announcements at the apple ‘hey siri’ events. iPhone 6s with 3D touch, tvOS for the new Apple TV and the large iPad Pro were the highlights… Hey Siri Source: Mac Rumors: Apple Mac iOS Rumors and News You Care About Apple was on stage at the Bill Graham Civic Read more about Mac Rumors: ‘Hey Siri’ Event Roundup: iPhone 6s, iPad Pro, New Apple TV and More[…]

Parse.com PHP Setup using MAMP for OSX

I recently wanted to explore developing for Parse.com using PHP. My webdev skills are quite rusty but it wasn’t too tough. I made some notes and thought I’d share them. I used MAMP which makes the foundational setup quick and easy. Here’s the steps…  1. Install MAMP – http://www.mamp.info/en/index.html – download, double click, not much more too it (I avoided Read more about Parse.com PHP Setup using MAMP for OSX[…]

iWatch – Apple Trademark Around the World

From macrumors.com… “In addition to filing for a trademark on the term “iWatch” in Russia and Japan on June 3, we have discovered that Apple filed for a trademark in Taiwan, which follows a report from 9to5Mac that Apple filed in Mexico as well, bringing the total number of trademark filings to four.”

iWatch: Apple working on smart wristwatch, rumors suggest

Possible Apple iWatch… It looks like Apple thinks it’s time to dive into the wearable computing market. The company is reportedly working on a Bluetooth smart watch, complete with call integration and a 1.5-inch OLED screen supposedly manufactured by RiT Display, a Taiwanese manufacturing company. Read more: FoxNews.com Also at Wimm.com they’ve posted that they’ve Read more about iWatch: Apple working on smart wristwatch, rumors suggest[…]

Apple Mac App Store Gatekeeper and Developer ID

From Apple… The Mac App Store is the safest place for users to get software for their Mac, but we also want to protect users when they get applications from other places. Gatekeeper is a new feature in OS X Mountain Lion that helps protect users from downloading and installing malicious software. Signing your applications, plug-ins, and Read more about Apple Mac App Store Gatekeeper and Developer ID[…]

Mac 101: Capture your signature using OS X Lion’s Preview app | TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Mac 101: Capture your signature using OS X Lion’s Preview app | TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog. Lion’s version of Preview comes with a built-in signature scanner that makes signing documents far simpler. In the Annotations toolbar you now have an option to create a signature from your Mac’s built-in iSight camera. All you Read more about Mac 101: Capture your signature using OS X Lion’s Preview app | TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog[…]

Amazon launches ‘cloud locker’ music service

It’s not what lala.com was, but it’s something… Amazon announced Cloud Drive and Cloud Player for the web and Android, a new web-based service that lets you store your music and other files in the cloud and access them on the go. Streaming music is possible using a web-based player compatible with the Mac and Read more about Amazon launches ‘cloud locker’ music service[…]

A Better Finder Rename 8: The Batch File Renamer for Mac OS X

I “broke down” and bought this a while back for a project. Every time I use it, I feel like I did something pretty smart… A Better Finder Rename is the most complete renaming solution available on the market today. That’s why, since 1996, thousands of hobbyists, professionals and businesses alike depend on A Better Read more about A Better Finder Rename 8: The Batch File Renamer for Mac OS X[…]

TimeMachine, Bootable Drive, etc.

Mac 101: Backup basics with Time Machine and more by Steven Sande In this edition of Mac 101, I’ll take you through the basics of setting up your Time Machine backup to a local hard drive, explain the power of cloning apps, and tell you why off-site backups are a good idea.

Ignore Trackpad when Mouse is Present

I liked this feature in Leopard and cdn’t find it in the same place in Snow Leopard. Also, searches in Google didn’t help. Every few days I’d try to figure it out and tried various things. Finally, a solution, they moved the setting to Universal Access->Mouse & Trackpad…

How to mount a Windows shared folder on your Mac – File Sharing – Lifehacker

How to mount a Windows shared folder on your Mac – File Sharing – Lifehacker Thanks to Gina Trapani! Connect to the server on your Mac. Now, on your Mac, from Finder’s Go menu, choose “Connect to Server.” Enter the IP address you just obtained from your PC, preceded by smb:// e.g., 192.168.1.45 You can Read more about How to mount a Windows shared folder on your Mac – File Sharing – Lifehacker[…]