Roger Thornton

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A Cautionary Tale About Contacts and Backups

On episode 306 of Mac Power Users, David and Katie talked about contacts on OS X and iOS, including a discussion of Interact, which sounds pretty much like the app that Apple <i>should</i> have built for contacts on iOS. They also mentioned Contacts Cleaner which I consider an indispensable tool for …

Here's how to keep data on your iPhone safe from just about anyone

Last week, the tech news cycle was dominated by the standoff between Apple and the FBI over a court order that required the former to create software to aid the latter in unlocking the iPhone of one of the San Bernadino shooters.<p>While the battle seems to be dying down a bit after recent revelations …

Fix most iMessage activation issues (iOS 10.3)

Having trouble with iMessage or FaceTime? Here's the fix!

How to set-up two step verification for your Apple ID on your iPad

Cyber security is an ever increasing challenge that we face on a daily basis with growing concern. Not a week goes by that when we don’t hear about a new hack, or virus, or commercial security breach that exposes are most important personal data. Data that criminals use to steal from us for there …

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Apple Debuts Another App-Focused iPhone 5s Ad – “Dreams”

- Aug 4, 2014<p>Apple has launched another television ad in its “You’re More Powerful Than You Think” ad campaign. The new ad is entitled “Dreams,” and …

FiftyThree Releases SDK for Their Pencil Stylus – MacStories

FiftyThree, the company behind the popular 'Paper' sketching app, have today released an SDK for their 'Pencil' stylus which is now available internationally. The SDK incorporates advanced features enabled by the Pencil that were previously limited to FiftyThree's own Paper app. In preparation for …

ZAGG Announces New Rugged Keyboard Case for iPad Air & iPad mini

This week ZAGG has announced the new <b>ZAGG Rugged Folio</b> – a rugged and durable iPad keyboard case. ZAGG are a leading maker of iPad keyboard cases and a number of other popular iOS and mobile accessories. Their iPad keyboard cases are among the best I’ve ever used and the keyboards on those cases are …

Another Quick Take on Screens VNC for iPad

Our very own James Potter recently reviewed Screens for iPad and gave a great breakdown of how the iPad can be used to remotely control a Mac or PC. However, I wanted to quickly post on how Screens — and its companion desktop app, Screens Connect — has helped me.<p>A few months ago, I had invited a …

How many of you use your iPads as much or more than Tim Cook? Find out!

Apple's CEO, Tim Cook says he does 80% of his work on his iPad, and that means 80% of running one of the most valuable companies on earth. You've got …

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Stop being a slave to your computer with The Mac Mastery Bundle [Deals]

A Mac computer is a solid choice when picking a user friendly machine. Still, users both new and old sometimes have difficulty becoming familiar with everything the Mac and it’s most popular software titles can do.<p>Now you can easily master your computer with The Mac Mastery Bundle, available for a …