Over the years, Apple slipped into the idea that there is not much separation between the iMac and the Mac Pro in terms of overall performance. Now, with the new Mac Pro, we're seeing a renewed commitment to the pro philosophy for professionals in video, photography, music and even science. It truly is the super Mac in the style of Lamborghini super cars. But it will also cost you.
Veteran technology columnist David Pogue has left his post at The New York Times for a gig at Yahoo! The longtime Mac and iPhone aficionado announced on Tumblr (which is owned by Yahoo!) that he was leaving The Times after 13 years, but would continue his Nova series and many publishing ventures.
Traveling can leave you with a lot of time on your hands. Vern Seward points out three free iOS apps that wayward travelers might find useful. Circa, CityMaps2Go, Translate Professional.
There is an American meme that cheaper is better. Who wants to spend more money instead of less money? Who doesn't enjoy Walmart or Costco? However, if a company understands why and when people want to pay more, it can succeed wildly. Like Apple. It's a secret hidden in plain sight.
Microsoft took a considered approach to its Surface tablet with Windows, Office and a keyboard. That's fine in a business environment. However, with the Christmas shopping period fast approaching, and really fun items on people's minds, the Surface tablets are the last thing anyone will be thinking about as a Christmas present.
Nancy Carroll Gravley continues in her apparent quest to learn everything the hard way, but doing so allows her to share her lessons. Today's lessons all relate to using iOS 7.
Learning a new language just got easier, more fun, and free. Vern Seward takes an exclusive look at Duolingo in this week's Free on iTunes.
The time for holding back is over. Apple has a boatload of products ready for primetime, customers are hungry and the competition is fierce. Now is the time to unleash it all. Here are John Martellaro's predictions for the October 22 event.
Our Apple hardware keeps getting more and more capable, and now we have an iPhone 5s with a desktop-class, 64-bit CPU. The massive data created by these modern devices can easily get out of control. All the while, Apple focuses on mobility and a smallish Mac Pro. Is the data management solution really in the cloud? What's the path forward to manage our enormous quantities of data?
Got some photos you wanna share? Why not add a little something extra? Vern Seward points out 3 services that let you do just that on your iPhone or iPad in this week's Free on iTunes. Linea, Momentage, and Shuttersong.
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