Bill Easley

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Why The iPhone Is Falling Behind

Apple haters, Android geeks and misinformed Wall Street analysts will tell you that Apple’s iPhone is falling behind because Apple can’t innovate anymore.<p>I don’t buy the Apple-doesn’t-innovate BS. Apple is super innovative, and their innovation is focused, disciplined and ultimately results in …

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Square Register App Updated With Barcode Scanning, Order Modifiers and Other Improvements

Credit card processing company Square has updated its Register app with a number of new features to make it easier to use in restaurants, as well as speeding up checkout in other types of retail businesses.<p>For the iPad edition, restaurants can attach a customer's name to their order, as well as …

The 3 Fastest Ways to Get Photos from an iPad to a Mac or Windows PC

If you’ve got photos and images on your iPad that you want to transfer to a Mac or Windows PC there are a number of ways you can go about it. Today I’d like to offer a quick rundown of a few methods that I find to be the easiest and the fastest by far:<p>Here they are:<p>Photo Transfer App<p>Photo Transfer …

Google adds ability to open Microsoft Office files directly in Chrome on Mac

Previously only available to Chromebook users, Google announced today on its Chrome blog that Mac and Windows users will now have the ability to open Microsoft Office files directly within Chrome. The functionality works for users running the latest Chrome Beta and requires installation of the …

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Comment on U.S iPhone owners to outnumber Android owners by 2016 by Christopher Flores

This is absolutely absurd. iPhone users make up less than 1/3rd the number of Android users… This is an intended strategy on Apple’s part… They’re a …

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Tips: Use little-known gestures to arrange photos and shapes in iOS Pages

Although the touch-centric UI makes getting to grips with Pages for iOS straightforward, the interface does not appear well-suited to precise positioning of objects, which is necessary in more complicated documents. Luckily, Apple’s iWork suite extends the default iOS set of gestures to provide …

The iPhone Home button: A look at how it has evolved, and where it still needs to go

The Home button is the most used and arguably the most important button on the iPhone. For everyone new to smartphones and to mobile computing, it's …

Apple Revises One to One Policy, Limits Data Migration to First 60 Days

Apple has changed the terms of its retail store One to One service (via <i>ifoAppleStore</i>), which is a $99 program that gives Apple customers personal training lessons on Mac usage from an Apple employee.<p>The new terms state that One to One customers must initiate the included Data Migration services …

How to enable message archiving for iCloud mail on iPhone and iPad

If you are familiar with Gmail, you're probably already familiar with archiving mail opposed to fully deleting it. You also have this option for …

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LinkedIn iPhone app updated with simpler, more personalized interface

LinkedIn has updated its iPhone and iPod touch application with a redesigned, simpler user-interface that is more personalized. Additionally, the update allows for more actions from the Updates Stream. The iPad app does not appear to have picked up the new interface yet, but the tablet-optimized …

iPhone, iPad leads in business, profitability, Android leads in smartphone marketshare

Henry McCracken over at <i>Time</i> has done us all a favor by collecting various data sets that illustrate the state of iOS versus Android.<p>The data ranges from device marketshare to revenue from app downloads, which presents some stark differences between the two platforms.<p>We unpack the results …

Latest Office for iOS Rumor: More Years Late, More Dollars Short

Rumors this week suggest that Microsoft does not plan to bring their Office suite to iOS until late 2014, as Apple Insider reports:<p>The debut of Microsoft’s Office suite for mobile devices such as the iPhone and iPad may be later than previously anticipated, with a new report claiming the software …

iPad at Work: London Powered by the iPad

London’s Evening Standard ran a recent article focused on how the iPad is ‘powering London’.<p>From barmen to doctors, Apple’s tablet is being used as a working tool rather than just another tech vice.<p>The article runs down how the iPad is being put to work in all sorts of areas in London, from the …

Bloomberg Debuts New iPad App as the Mobile Shift Continues Among Financial Pros

As financial professionals increasingly turn to mobile devices like the iPad to get information on the markets, popular reporting firm Bloomberg says …

iPhone production ramping up as Apple asks Foxconn to take on more staff

<i>Bloomberg</i> reports that Apple has asked Foxconn to take on additional staff at its Zhengzhou factory, where the only Apple product made is the iPhone – suggesting that production may be ramping up for the iPhone 5S and low-cost iPhone launches …<p>Workers have been recruited at Foxconn’s plant in …

More reports claim next iPhone to include fingerprint tech, could lead to launch delays

Brian White, Topeka Capital’s Apple analyst that previously gave some quite <i>out there</i> predictions for an Apple TV with “iRing”, today is saying that his recent checks with suppliers in Asia indicate Apple will include fingerprint sensor tech in the next iPhone. For what it’s worth, White says it …

Notable New iPad Apps: Status Board

<b>Status Board</b> is a new iPad app that lets you take advantage of the iPad’s lovely, big screen to information from a number of sources and customize what you see and how you see it. Or, as the App Store page for the app, states:<p>You’ve got data. Status Board makes it beautiful.<p>The app uses panels to …

How to Sync Google Calendar with the iPad

Google has made some changes this year to how Google Calendar syncs with iOS devices. For years I have just setup Google Sync as an Exchange account in Settings on the iPad and iPhone and it has worked beautifully for me. It had been especially good whenever I got a new iPad or iPhone – as all I …

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Apple Devices Set to Outsell Windows-Based Devices for the First Time Ever in 2013

The rivalry between Apple and Microsoft has been one of the deepest and longest-lasting corporate rivalries of the consumer electronics industry – …

The Paradox of Power at Apple: Why Execs Fail When They Leave

<b>How to Succeed at Apple and Fail in Business</b><p>Some notable executives who have worked for Apple fail when they leave and go to work for another …

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18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

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How to Transfer Your Time Machine Backup To a New Hard Drive

<i>Connect the new backup drive to your Mac.</i><p><i>Open Disk Utility (located in the Utilities folder).</i><p><i>In Disk Utility, select the new drive’s icon, then make</i> …

More Efficient LED Backlighting May Lead to Thinner, Lighter iPad 5

Improvements to the iPad's LED backlighting will allow Apple to create a thinner iPad 5, NPD DisplaySearch's Paul Semenza told <i>CNET</i>.<p>"It's likely that part of the thinner/lighter design will be reducing the size of the LED backlight, partly by making the display more efficient and partly by using …

Kickstarter: ZenBoxx promises to help eliminate desk clutter with the MacBook ZenDock

If your desk looks anything like mine, seen above, then you probably know the joys of constantly connecting and disconnecting a handful of cables every time you need to move your MacBook away from your desk or put it back. In my case, I have to fiddle with these cables every few hours when I take …