Crop-Size iPad Pro

App Review: Crop-Size

The iOS App Store is a wonderful thing. So many apps to choose from for virtually every conceivable use. However, as there are now just so many applications in there discoverability can sometimes be a challenge. Case in point, Mark has often lamented about the inability to crop photos in iOS to specific dimensions. He was not alone in this search as I have heard other users complain about this apparent lack of the seemingly most basic ability.


Vice and Apple Music Team Up on Local Scene Music Series with “The Score”

Apple music has an interesting sounding docu-series being produced with vice Tech crunch says the two outfits are putting out a series called “The Score” it’ll reportedly look at some really diverse sounds from techno coming out of South Africa to hip-hop coming out of Minnesota’s Native American nations. Episode one follows the music found on the Red Lake reservation in Minnesota called Reservation Wrap inspired by the culture and the history of the Ojibwa people The piece as other episode will show the vice crew traveling to places like Brazil Iceland and Vietnam among others. The second cool part about this is that Apple music will make a special playlist to accompany each episode,…

New Apple Macbook 2016

Early 2016 12-inch MacBook’ Could Be Coming Soon

Now might not be the best time to go out and get a new Macbook if reports are to go by. Thanks to the latest version of OS X server, references have been found for disk images relating to a new Macbook. This leak comes curtoset of the OS X server 5.1 update which got it’s release along a whole load of other updates on Monday 22nd March. The model number of the computer is listed as MacBook and 9,1 and when you consider the original machine had a model number of MacBook 8,1 this could actually mean something significant. As for the end of April bit the reference in OS…

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5 Cheap-ish Movies of the Week

I love movies. I have loved movies since I was a kid and I went to the cinema in Wood Green, North London and watched an adventure that took place a long time ago, in a galaxy far far away. Ever since that huge Star Destroyer loomed onto that silver screen I was hooked. Over the preceding years I was an avid collector of VHS tapes, Laser Discs (yep, I was ‘that’ guy), DVD’s and then, to a lesser extent, Blu-Ray discs. Unfortunately Blu-Rays never really captured my imagination as another format had already attracted my attention for its convenience and non-existent storage space.…Digital Downloads.

EP57 : We Got Looped In

In this weeks podcast episode Karl Madden and Rick Mccorriston join me right after the Apple 21st event. Well when I said sort of we did have a few technical issues but we got there in the end. Recorded an hour after a technical impressive but somewhat muted Apple event. Nemo’s Hardware Store The Mapmaker FYL Back Pack Available in both Brown and cream what you have here is a stylish backpack that features a huge 11,000mAh Fabric/Canvas11,000mAh lithium-ion battery built-in – enough power to charge your smart phone 4-7 times (depending on make and model of phone)Snap closure on top, and size zipper closure18 X 13.5 X 6 inPadded…


Blogo for iOS first look

There can be no doubt about it that when it comes to the world of blogging there was only really one platform which dominates the ball, WordPress. So it has always puzzled me why the haven’t been many high-calibre apps for both the iPhone and iPad to use. Several have come and gone. Blogsy (iPad) – A great app but development has ceased as of 26th January 2016. See their blog post Blogsy no longer in the app store for a tale of it’s sad demise. BlogPad Pro – Free with an interface that looks all to similar to Blogsy. Posts – This was my favourite until once again…

Apple Let Us Loop You In

Apple Officially Announces March 21 Media Event

Finally we have confirmation that Apple will indeed be hosting an event in March. Speculation has been rife of what might be announced including an iPhone 5Se, updated Apple Watch (too soon?), a new iPad and of course there will be iOS 9.3 which has the rather nice Night Shift mode. Apple has set up a special page for the event, confirming that it will be streamed live on March 21. The video will be available here.