My Search: a New Display for a Mac Pro, Part I

2:20 PM, Dec. 16th, 2014 · · Blogs

Searching for a new Mac Pro display

John Martellaro has been hunting for a new display for his 2013 Mac Pro. The Apple Thunderbolt display would normally be a strong candidate, but it was quickly eliminated from the competition. In this Part I, John explains the research he did in preparation for a new display.

How I Saved my iPad mini with Cracked Display From the Trash

4:45 PM, Nov. 10th, 2014 · · Blogs

John Martellaro and his wife share an original iPad mini. Recently, it fell off a small stand and did a 20 cm. face plant onto the kitchen table. Even though there was a thick table cloth, the display cracked, and cracked ugly.  John Martellaro explains what his options were and how he saved the mini from an untimely demise.

Apple Publishes iOS Security Guide with Apple Pay Details

3:15 PM, Oct. 13th, 2014 · · Blogs

Apple has published a 48 page PDF entitled "iOS Security," dated October 2014. Not only does it have a broad overview of iOS security in general, but it was also recently updated to include details of the Apple Pay technology and transaction security.

Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus Success Now in Developers Hands

9:26 AM, Sep. 26th, 2014 · · Blogs

Dave Hamilton has had his iPhone 6 Plus for less than a day and quickly found that this is a new device category for Apple, and not just a larger (or smaller?) version of that which came before it. The size is not the issue. Dave's issue issue is with the apps.

AT&T’s Next Plan May be the Cheapest Way to Buy an iPhone, Despite the Hype

10:35 AM, Sep. 19th, 2014 · · Blogs

When AT&T first introduced its Next plan earlier this year it was received with a lot of skepticism and negativity. Most reports advised against it saying it was a bad deal, would cost more, and wouldn't let you keep your phone if you wanted to. For Dave Hamilton none of those things are true and they may not be true for you, either. You may find that AT&T Next is the best deal you can get, especially if you're on a family plan with multiple phones.

Hands (and Wrist) on the New Apple Watch (Video)

3:00 PM, Sep. 10th, 2014 · · Blogs

hands on with Apple Watch

Self-professed watch geek Dave Hamilton was in attendance at yesterday's Apple event and had the opportuntity to demo and wear an Apple Watch. He took some time to share his initial reactions of this completely new product line from Apple.