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Archive for October, 2014

Core Speaker on Indiegogo

The Core wireless speaker system A buddy and I went in on this together. I might not use a speaker very often, but when wandering around the house it may be good to use this instead of carrying my phone, and I can always use it with a Bluetooth microphone for a mini PA system. […]

OS X and iOS Software Rushed, Buggy

Many, many Apple folks seem to believe Apple should slow down and fully bake their OS X and iOS software released before releasing them to the world. I concur. Apple's Software Quality Decline There are a few counter-arguments in the comments, including: Software development is a process, not a product. Perfection is impossible. Why? Because […]

Golf is Anyone’s Game

Family Sharing in iOS 8

Thinking about switching to iOS 8's new Family Sharing? Here's what you need to know I didn't read that, but I did add Family Sharing to our accounts. The bummer? My kiddo has $50+ in credits. Purchases will have to be made under her "account" in order to use that $50. So, anything that we […]

iOS 8's Health App I really like that iOS 8 can supply first responders with an "Emergency ID" card with your blood type, emergency contacts, allergies, etc. I suggest everyone fill this information out right now. If you don't do it now, you'll probably forget.

David Fincher

What Kids Around the World Eat for Breakfast

Remembering Steve

I missed the anniversary of his death by a few days, but I'm happy (and saddened at the same time) that this site is still online: Happy to read the memories and thoughts of others, sad that it's not still just a bad dream.

{democracy:94} I'm not so sure anymore. It's certainly a bit easier to get into, but with double-tapping, swiping, and all sorts of hidden actions, I've seen new smartphone users get into some awfully weird predicaments, and just like with OS X or Windows, use their devices at a very small fraction of their potential.

This page at Apple lets you check the Activation Lock of a device you are considering purchasing. If the device is still on someone's account, these two pages may come in handy: - Find My iPhone Activation Lock: Removing a device from a previous owner’s account - What to do before selling or giving away […]

Suppose you want to produce an online magazine. 12 issues per year, each issue would be "self contained" and may even follow the paper model rather than the porn model: you only get issues when you're subscribed, but you can buy back issues ((The "porn model" is "sign up and when your subscription is active, […]

iOS 8’s Time Lapse Feature

How Does the iOS 8 Time-lapse Feature Work? Basically (quoted from the original article - please click through - it didn't look right in a blockquote): Recording Duration Frame Capture Rate Speed Relative to Real Time Less than 10 minutes 2 frames every second 15x 10 minutes to 20 minutes 1 frame every second 30x […]

Good West Wing Story

The Definitive History Of The West Wing. I missed watching my yearly re-watching of West Wing this year. Just too busy. Don't miss the little things in the sides, either. For example: The Fish Bowl.

Inside the building where Apple tortures the iPhone 6 Very cool.