Apple’s Continuity tack brings ubiquitous computing to Yosemite and iOS 8

Being able to move from desktop to mobile device and continue whatever you’re doing makes for a whole new experience At this year’s World Wide Developer Conference, Apple execs demonstrated a variety of new features for the company’s desktop and mobile lineup. While more than a few stood out as game-changers — such as allowing iOS 8 apps to access data …

Michael deAgoniaApple’s Continuity tack brings ubiquitous computing to Yosemite and iOS 8

Hands on with iOS 7.1: A few good improvements

Apple’s latest upgrade to its mobile operating system adds some useful touches and fixes some glitches. Computerworld – Six months after releasing iOS 7 — the latest major update to the operating system controlling Apple mobile devices — iOS 7.1 has hit the airwaves, providing bug fixes, performance enhancements and the addition of a few welcome additions that should make the experience of using …

Michael deAgoniaHands on with iOS 7.1: A few good improvements

Hands on: Apple’s Mac Pro is the fastest Mac ever

The new Mac Pro may be the fastest Mac ever, but all of that speed doesn’t come cheap, so make sure your apps can take advantage of the hardware before buying. Until mid-2013, the future of Apple’s Mac Pro seemed to be in doubt. Despite upgrades to numerous other models, the Mac Pro saw few changes for several years, leaving anxious …

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Review: Apple’s 15-in. MacBook Pro delivers on speed, battery life

The move to faster PCIe flash storage offers a noticeable boost in performance Computerworld – The 15-in. MacBook Pro has been my go-to machine since before it was called the MacBook Pro and was known as the Powerbook; I’ve depended on it for everything from writing reviews like this one to cutting complex video projects. Although I’ve consistently given high marks …

Michael deAgoniaReview: Apple’s 15-in. MacBook Pro delivers on speed, battery life

Apple’s new iPad Mini: With a Retina Display, it’s a Mini in name only

The latest version of Apple’s smaller tablet is just as powerful as the iPad Air The new iPad Mini with Retina display offers a no-compromise option for tablet fans who want the speed of an iPad Air and the portability of the smaller iPad. Read the article…

Michael deAgoniaApple’s new iPad Mini: With a Retina Display, it’s a Mini in name only

Second take: The iPad Air sets a new benchmark for performance and style

Its faster, lighter and thinner than any of its predecessors Since the original iPad was introduced three and a half years ago, Apple has churned out five iterations of its benchmark tablet — and said last month it has sold more than 170 million of them. The latest generation, the iPad Air, arrived Oct. 22 and improves on every aspect of what …

Michael deAgoniaSecond take: The iPad Air sets a new benchmark for performance and style

Still got a first-gen iPad? Don’t ditch it yet

Even a three-year-old iPad still has a lot to offer In the life of every device, there’s a moment when you start to wonder whether it’s still useful. Everything becomes old, and obsolescence is all but assured in the world of technology. But “old” is not the same as “obsolete.” It’s been more than three years since Apple debuted the original …

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Hands on: At just 1 pound, the iPad Air is worth the weight

Trimmer, faster and noticeably lighter than its predecessor, Apple’s new iPad hits the bulls-eye for portable computing The first thing you notice when you pick up Apple’s new iPad Air is the weight, or rather, the lack thereof. The newest iPad, which arrived in stores on Friday, weighs just a pound, making it almost 30% lighter than the iPad 4. It’s also …

Michael deAgoniaHands on: At just 1 pound, the iPad Air is worth the weight

Review: Hands on with the new Haswell chip iMac

If you liked the look and performance of the previous iMacs, you’ll like the new models, too I should say this right from the start: When it comes to Apple’s current line of iMac all-in-one desktop computers, I love the design. Love, love, love it. I’ve always been a big fan of the aluminum enclosures Apple employs across its product …

Michael deAgoniaReview: Hands on with the new Haswell chip iMac

OS X 10.9 Mavericks review: Different name, looks the same

Apples new desktop/laptop OS builds on its predecessors, applying polish where needed. OS X 10.9, better known as Mavericks, is the 10th iteration of the operating system that powers Apple’s desktops and laptops. Unlike previous versions, Mavericks is the first to be named after a place in California instead of a large cat — and the first to be given away by Apple for …

Michael deAgoniaOS X 10.9 Mavericks review: Different name, looks the same