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Reuters is reporting that among the announcements we'll see at next week's WWDC keynote, Apple will introduce a new music-streaming service called iRadio. The service will be free and ad-supported, Reuters says those in the know claimed, and will feature ads from the iAds team. The service is de...

June 6th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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More Mac 101, tips and tricks for novice Mac users. Every newly purchased Mac comes with a one-year limited warranty and 90 days of complimentary telephone technical support from Apple. Of course, by purchasing AppleCare with your new Mac, you can extend this warranty and telephone technical...

April 15th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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A reader recently wrote to me with a problem. Apparently, Microsoft Outlook no longer contains the ability to create quote level chunks of text when replying to messages in plain text format. Why this functionality was removed, I can't say. But, with a little help from AppleScript and Automator, I...

April 8th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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I use Gmail pretty much exclusively for my incoming email, with three or four different accounts that redirect to my always online, easily accessible, and seemingly bottomless inbox. I thought the app the company recently released with a brand-new look was pretty impressive, and apparently so d...

March 11th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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EA has completed its Origin login service, which means that most of its games going forward (including, presumably, Real Racing 3, which hits the US App Store tomorrow) will use a single company-specific login. Now, all EA games on all platforms will be able to access that login. So, for exampl...

February 27th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Senzari is a Pandora-like Internet radio service, that allows you to listen to streaming music centered around an artist or genre of your choice. For a little while now, the company has hosted the service on its website, but it recently picked up another service called wahwah.fm, and now is goi...

February 26th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Last year, Google began offering a "request translation" option for YouTube, letting you or others muddle your way through video caption creation. If you don't want to leave it up to strangers or the vagaries of machine translation, Mountain View's now offering paid, professional services through...

February 21st 2013 at 8:45am 0 Comments
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Filesharing service Box is offering up 25 GB of free cloud storage in a new promotion (supposedly for "Gameday," but it seems to still be in effect anyway). To qualify, you must be a new customer on a free plan, or just sign up for a new account with a new email address. The deal is also for no...

February 8th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments