9 entries posted with apple tag

"We've been scrolling back to front", Apple declares

Monday, 29 August 2011 8:58 pm
tags: apple osx ui

One of the most notable points Mac users have latched onto when testing out Apple's new OS release, Lion is the fact that Apple have decided we've been scrolling the wrong way all this time. It's an interesting topic of discussion, and one that the majority have taken an opposing position on.

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The iPad

Monday, 14 March 2011 11:48 pm
tags: apple ipad iphone

I was fortunate enough to be given an iPad recently. It's an intriguing device, but one that I wasn't particularly keen about getting my hands on. I've been perfectly happy with my iPhone 4, and saw the iPad as not much more than a bigger iPhone. Despite this, I was certainly not going to turn down the opportunity of owning what has been dubbed a revolutionary device.

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My iPhone 4

Monday, 6 September 2010 12:13 am
tags: apple iphone macbook review

Two posts within a week with an Apple tag - I'm at risk of being dubbed a fanboy - although it seems I may have already adopted that status. Don't get me wrong though, I love reading comments, whatever the content! I intend to keep this iPhone 4 review succinctly short, as it is late, and because I really can't bare to read (let alone write) reviews that go on and on and on and on and on and on. I digress...

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Why Creatives use Macs

Tuesday, 31 August 2010 11:17 pm
tags: apple internet

People love to hate on Macs. A lot of 'PC' users have never used a Mac and stubbornly put their foot down because they "just don't get the hype". But the fact cannot be ignored, that in creative industries - print, graphic design and the web (to name but a few), Macs are always preferred.

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The inaugural iPhone 4

Friday, 18 June 2010 10:32 pm
tags: apple iphone technology

Last month Apple announced the new iPhone, excitingly named the iPhone 4. I’ve always been aware and mildly interested in the iPhone phenomenon but I’ve never had the desire to jump feet first onto the bandwagon. The usability of the device has always seemed so different to anything I’ve owned in the past, most likely because I’ve never laid down more than £100 on a phone. But I figured it’s a piece of technology that will, in most cases, become second-nature in a short space of time.

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Good music deserves good speakers

Monday, 17 May 2010 10:02 am
tags: apple music

One of the first things I noticed when I first got a laptop was - plain and simply - the onboard speakers stink. However it seems a lot of people are satisfied with the tinny sounds these small computers put out. Which brings me onto the point of this post. You owe it to the musicians and artists who produce beautiful music to listen to it how it was meant to be listened to. Do your ears a favour and pick yourself up some speakers.

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The Magic Mouse

Tuesday, 23 March 2010 10:33 pm
tags: apple photography

However I dress this up, I am still essentially reviewing a mouse. Which does officially count me as a nerd. But - people - this is a nice mouse. I am of course talking about the Apple Magic Mouse, the successor to the popular (although flawed) Mighty Mouse (which, as it happens, has dropped the 'Mighty' from its name and is now simply the 'Apple Mouse'. Most likely for copyright issues with this fella)

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Getting songs back off your iPod

Friday, 15 January 2010 4:35 pm
tags: apple ipod itunes

Apple make it easy-peasy to put your tunes onto your iPod or iPhone, via iTunes. But they go out of there way to stop you going in the opposite direction. If you've ever enabled your iPod for disk use and opened it up on your desktop, you'll see the way Apple has confuzzled it up enough to stop you cherry-picking songs from an iPod. Fair enough, you can grab the whole lot, but if you want just a couple, there are easier ways to do it.

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The Macintosh HD gives up the ghost

Saturday, 9 January 2010 2:49 pm
tags: apple macbook

At barely a year old, the hard drive in my Macbook has failed. Sad day, yes. The good news is I have been backing up via the seamless software Time Machine. Bad news is that despite my efforts to back up over the last fortnight, my last successful backup was back in October. So that's bye-bye photos for the last 3 months, bye bye music & bye bye web stuffs.

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