July 28, 2014

Review: Edovia Screens for Mac

Edovia Screens for MacVirtual Network Computing, or VNC, is a very specialized product category. While it’s used for Apple’s own Screen Sharing client, often invoked through Finder windows or iCloud’s own Back to My Mac features, Apple’s client is rather basic. Sometimes you’ll need to connect and control computers that aren’t on your own local corner of the network, or you’ll want some added flexibility once you do. Enter Edovia’s Screens, a $35 Mac app that offers quite a bit more functionality…

July 22, 2014

News: Apple Reports Q3 Results

Apple announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 third quarter ending June 28, 2014. In the conference call, Apple posted quarterly revenue of $37.4 billion and quarterly net profit of $7.7 billion, or $1.28 per diluted share…

July 15, 2014

News: IBM and Apple Get Together to Do Business

A little while ago, Apple and IBM announced that they’d be forming a partnership utilizing iOS devices and IBM’s services in enterprise use. While this does not mean that the PowerPC chip will be back in Macs, it seems that this could give Apple some more help in the enterprise sector…

July 8, 2014

Article: Relax, It’s Just a Dirty Lightning Connector

Years ago, a common issue with some mobile phones was that the charging port would inevitably wear out. Whether it be the pins themselves, the contacts, or some other reason, maintaining a steady charge would be difficult, and a bump may leave your battery draining again. With the advent of the 30-pin Dock Connector and the Lightning Connector, iPhones seem to have been mostly immune from this (although I’m sure there are some cases). I thought I was an exception this past weekend…