5 Free iOS Apps to Get You Collaborating

9:59 AM, Jan. 11th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

Free on iTunes

In this last article in a series to help kick off your New Year, Vern Seward takes a look at 5 free iOS apps that might help you collaborate with others: Dropbox, Documents by Readdle, DocuSign Ink, Quip, and JotNot Scanner.

What’s the ONE New Thing You Have Time For in Your Life?

4:15 PM, Jan. 10th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

For some time now, we've been exposed to speculation about what Apple might do next. Wearable computers: an iWatch (or bracelet) and has a myriad of uses. A next generation HDTV system. An iPad Pro. An iPhone Air. All of that is in contrast to what we saw at CES: gadgets galore.  The question is, what do we have time to absorb? What do we want to absorb?

Apple Need Not be Panicked by the CES TV Blitzes

2:00 PM, Jan. 7th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is a time for massive PR blitzes and the fruits of massive technical efforts and trial visions of the our electronics future.  Should all the new CES TV technologies and announcements alarm Apple?  Are opportunities disappearing?  John Martellaro doesn't think so.

5 Must Have iPhone Image Effect Apps

2:49 PM, Dec. 30th, 2013 · · Columns and Opinions

Your iPhone may take great photos, but what if you want to take the images you capture and add an extra artistic touch? As they say, there's an app for that, and we rounded up some of our favorite image effects choices for the iPhone and iPad. Read on to see which image effects apps we use with our iPhones and iPads.

The Anatomy of an Android OS Update, by HTC

7:08 PM, Dec. 27th, 2013 · · Columns and Opinions

Ouch

Ever wonder why Android upgrades are...shall we say, spotty? In an attempt to "bring transparency" to the upgrade process, HTC has published an excellent infographic detailing the many steps every update must go through.