Quick Picks: What I Use on iOS

In just a few years, my smartphone has become indispensable. My most used device is my iPhone 6S, 64GB. Here are the apps that I use on my iPhone and …

 
What I Learned After My Site Crashed

In the wee hours of Monday morning this week, pcweenies.com went down. The words “Error 502 Bad Gateway” appearing on my browser seemed cryptic enough. This was followed by the …

 
Hazel 4.0

I’ve written about Hazel before, in the context of automating file uploads to a webserver. Last week, Noodlesoft launched Hazel 4.0, and I’ve had a few days to play with …

 
How I Became a Quitter and Learned to Love It

Quitter does one thing and one thing well: it quits or hides Mac apps after a specified period of inactivity. It’s a free app, available exclusively at developer Marco Arment’s …

 
Review: iClever Bluetooth Keyboard

A few months ago, I was given the opportunity to review the iClever Bluetooth keyboard. Shortly after it arrived, I let Sonia play with it on her iPad mini. And …

 
How to Make a Venus Gaming Mouse Work with OS X

Mac users have often been treated as second or third class citizens when it comes to input devices. Nowhere is this more evident than in the category of gaming mice. …

 
Thoughts on the 12.9″ iPad Pro

I picked up my 12.9″ iPad Pro the very day Apple made the smaller 9.7″ model available. Though I had the opportunity to play with both at the Apple Store, …

 
ArtPrompts: The Cure for the Blank Canvas

As a child, I was obsessed with drawing cartoons. In those days I would draw pages and pages of sketches featuring the Road Runner and Coyote. From the time I …

 
Review: Loctek D7D Dual Arms Desk Monitor Mounts

All it take is a stiff neck or chronic back pain to¬†realize the value and importance of proper ergonomics. Your sitting posture, the height of your desk, and even your …