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Google Now for iPhone, Dropbox 2.0, Pixelmator 2.2, Adobe, iPhone ads — MacWorks Weekly Episode 20

Josh and Chris from MacWorks talk about the latest news in the realm of Apple and Technology. This week they discuss Google Now competing with Siri on the iPhone, Dropbox 2.0 for the Mac, Pixelmator 2.2 and it's text shaping capabilities, Adobe dropping all boxed products from sale, and the crummy iPhone ads that make you cringe.

2017-08-28T23:40:12-06:00March 18th, 2013|Lab548 Weekly|

Google Maps Nearby, Beats Audio, Marvel Unlimited, New York Ear Buds — MacWorks Weekly Episode 19

Josh and Chris from MacWorks talk about the latest news in the realm of Apple and Technology. This week they discuss Google Maps 1.1 for iOS, Jimmy Iovine's meeting with Apple about Beats' upcoming subscription music service, Phil Schiller's latest tweet, Marvel Unlimited's access to 13,000 comic books, and New York's never-ending quest to make the world a safer place.

2016-11-01T21:28:00-06:00March 13th, 2013|Lab548 Weekly|

Google Now, HTC Settlement, Samsung Refusal – MacWorks Weekly Episode 9

Josh and Chris from MacWorks talk about the latest news in the realm of Apple and Technology. This week they discuss Google Now, innovation of the year award from popular science.  Ingress location-based gaming.  HTC settles with Apple, Samsung's not interested.

2017-08-28T23:39:39-06:00November 19th, 2012|Lab548 Weekly|

Patents, Trademarks, Google Maps & Xbox Surface – MacWorks Weekly Episode 8

Apple lost a patent lawsuit for $368.2M to VirnetX for violating VPN related patents with FaceTime.  After winning that lawsuit, VirnetX turned around and immediately sued Apple for other iPhone related technologies.  Apple loses iPhone trademark in Mexico due to its similarities with the telecommunications company iFone.  Apple awarded design patent for a rounded rectangle.  Google's not optimistic that Apple will approve their Maps app. Microsoft is supposedly working on a Xbox Surface.

2016-11-01T21:28:02-06:00November 13th, 2012|Lab548 Weekly|

MacWorks Weekly Episode 2 – iOS 6 Features, Map Problems & Shipping Delays

Josh and Chris from MacWorks talk about the latest news in the realm of Apple and Technology. This week they discuss what's new in iOS 6 and some of the other issues that crept us on Apple users. Apple dropped Google's database for the new maps application and caused a lot of issues with local search. iPhone 5 buyers will have to wait nearly a month for the new device if they can't make it [...]

2017-08-28T23:39:48-06:00September 21st, 2012|Lab548 Weekly|

Goodbye, MobileMe – transition to iCloud with MacWorks

Whether we like it or not, Apple officially pulls the plug on MobileMe features beginning June 30, 2012.  That means you need to have everything transitioned to iCloud by that point… preferably sooner than later.  This isn't a simple transition.  Do not wait until everything breaks; we cannot fix it.  Any of you who are still using MobileMe -- more than Contacts, Calendars and Mail -- need to look into supplemental solutions to fill the [...]

2017-08-28T23:38:26-06:00April 20th, 2012|iCloud|

MobileMe FAQ for the iCloud transition

We've covered the fact that Apple discontinued MobileMe web publishing with iCloud, but we didn't know exactly what MobileMe features would disappear after the June 30, 2012.  Apple released a FAQ (frequently asked questions) for the MobileMe to iCloud transition... and it doesn't look very appealing.  If you look at the graphic to the right, you'll notice three major differences: iWeb publishing - gone Gallery - gone iDisk - gone Wow.  We know many people [...]

2017-08-28T23:39:16-06:00June 27th, 2011|iCloud|

iTunes Match Breakdown – One more… piracy?

Please note that we’ve written a new article with much more information about iTunes Match and a couple brief how-to’s.  Just click here to read it. Apple announced iTunes Match during the WWDC keynote causing quite a stir in the music world.  Some people say iTunes Match enables piracy; others think that Apple worked hard to satisfy the RIAA with the $25 subscription fee.  The more paranoid people in the audience think the new service [...]

2017-08-28T22:27:38-06:00June 12th, 2011|Mac|

Google Apps Password Requirements

Some of our clients are experiencing unexpected issues with Gmail, specifically with accounts that are configured via Google Apps.  Google Apps allows you to use your own domain (@macworksinc.com) for your email address.  If you’re not on a Google Apps account, we don’t think this will affect you. It seems that Google Apps users are getting server errors in their email clients if their account password is too simple.  If you have your Gmail account [...]

2017-08-28T22:58:40-06:00May 20th, 2011|Google|