7 Basic Tips for a Speedier Mac

10:00 AM, Jan. 24th, 2015 · · Reports

7 Basic Tips for a Speedier Mac

A sluggish Mac is annoying. What good does it do to have the latest and greatest if it is going to run slow. There are some things that even beginners can do to help address this problem and Nancy Carroll Gravley has some great tips to make it possible.

OS X: How to Merge Calendars

8:50 AM, Jan. 20th, 2015 · · Reports

Today we're going to go over an often-overlooked feature of the Calendar program: using the import/export feature to merge two calendars into one. This is a great way to clean up your calendar list, because let's face it, not many people need 15 color-coded calendars! We'll give you the skinny here in this Quick Tip.

NuGuard KX Case for iPhone 6: Substantial Protection at Great Price

6:30 PM, Jan. 19th, 2015 · · Reports

NuGuard KX case for iPhone 6: review

The NewerTech NuGuard KX case for iPhone 6 features a two layer energy absorbing shell that's still thin and light and yet meets the U.S. military drop test standard. Included is a three layer screen armor that's only 0.28 mm thick. The grip is excellent, and the Apple logo is revealed. John Martellaro thinks this is a great case.

High iPhone 6 Demand has RBC Raising its AAPL Target to $123

11:43 AM, Jan. 16th, 2015 · · Reports

Demand for Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is still higher than RBC Capital analysts expected, so they're raising their target price for the company's stock from US$120 up to $123. The bump comes ahead of Apple's January 27 quarterly earnings report where iPhone sales figures are expected to be high thanks to holiday shoppers.

Yosemite: Using Spotlight for Conversions

8:50 AM, Jan. 14th, 2015 · · Reports

Spotlight has long been incredibly useful for finding files, performing mathematical calculations, defining words, and so on. But under Yosemite, we can use this handy-dandy search feature as a conversion tool, as well. Melissa Holt's got all the details in today's Quick Tip.

Jeff Gamet’s CES Wrap Up on Tech Night Owl Live

10:02 AM, Jan. 12th, 2015 · · Reports

With CES 2015 behind us, TMO's Jeff Gamet joined The Tech Night Owl Live's Gene Steinberg to take a look at the annual electronics trade show. Jeff shared his thoughts on the event, reactions to new products, home automation, health and fitness tech, HD televisions, Apple's influence, and more. You can check out his CES wrap up on the Tech Night Owl Live website, or on the iTunes Store.

ACM 288: CES 2015 and Apple, Home Automation, and Cool New Products

6:30 PM, Jan. 9th, 2015 · & · Reports

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The Mac Observer was on location this week at CES 2015, and along with all the cool products that are coming soon, the crew picked up on some trends for the coming year. Jeff and Bryan talk about the interest—or lack of—device makers were showing in HealthKit and HomeKit, what's happening with home automation products, who wants to support Apple Watch, and more.

CES 2015 - Arcosft Adds Facial Recognition to Simplicam

3:09 PM, Jan. 6th, 2015 · · Reports

Simplicam

LAS VEGAS - Arcsoft announced on Tuesday the addition of facial recognition to its Simplicam camera through the Closeli app one uses to manage Simplicam. The new Face Recognition Manager feature allows users to register and store up to ten different people that can then be flagged and noted through Simplicam.