Apple released the iPhone 5 a week ago with a bigger screen, faster processor, and new Lightning charging and sync connector, and The Mac Observer has putting the new smartphone through its paces ever since. Is it worth upgrading from your old iPhone? The answer is: It depends. Read on to see if buying Apple's latest and greatest iPhone makes sense for you.
Color Splash for iPhone allows you to colorize your images, your way. You will be able to highlight important elements in photographs by colorizing only specific areas of interest. The result is some amazingly stunning photographs, that up until only a few years ago, was the domain of high end software and very skilled individuals.
There are a dozen or so reasonable World Clocks for the iPad, including Apple’s new one in iOS 6. But most are limited or have reported errors, and even Apple’s is sub-par in its features. The World Clock from Andrei Kolev is technically astute and world-class.
If you're looking for a replacement for your earbuds or Apple EarPods, the Phiaton NC 20 NC noise canceling earphones are well worth a look. David Winograd took them for a spin and came back impressed in his in-depth review.
The Other World Computing Aura Pro SSD for the MacBook Pro with Retina Display is a large, ultra-fast, and competitively priced upgrade option for owners of Apple's latest MacBook. It's not for everybody, but the performance and value make it a smart upgrade for many Retina MacBook Pro owners.
On September 19, 2012, Apple released iOS 6 with a customary wealth of new features. It’s a good upgrade, and worth installing. In fact, it's mandatory thanks to a myriad of security updates. But iOS is also showing some signs of strain. John Martellaro has the details.
Penultimate, for iPad, is a perfect solution for anyone looking to take a note, or series of notes, and compile them into a collection of notepads for specific tasks. If you are studying, in school or business, or simply want to take notes and draw diagrams using a stylus or your finger then Penultimate may be the solution you are looking for. That is if you can do without keyboard input and are satisfied working primarily in portrait mode.
Most iPhone users have a plethora of photographs ready to show family, friends, and associates. The problem that currently exists, and one that needed to be solved, was how to only show a select few. Safe Slide is an ingenious app that handles this very task, albeit it simply.
The Phiaton PS 210 BTNC is best sounding Bluetooth headset that David Winograd has ever heard. In his review of this best of breed device, he breaks down what it can do for you and why its $159 price tag isn't very high at all.
Would you like to have the Slide to Unlock of iOS fame on your Mac? Do you have a need to lock your Mac’s display from prying eyes? Perhaps, you simply want a lovely photographic vista with information such as the time, date, and current temperature. By incorporating Slide To Unlock, Lock Screen Plus may just offer you the solution you have been looking for. That is, if you can forgive a less than fluid transition to and from the lock screen.
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