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The Outbound

Love the outdoors? The Outbound is a new free iOS App that helps you find fun things to do locally you might not even know exists. Everything from extreme sports to photography and yoga spots are in their database waiting to be discovered. Why are you just sitting there? Get out there and have fun. […]

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iPhone, iPod, & iPad

Farewell iPad 2; Welcome Back, iPad 4 by Josh Centers After a three-year run, Apple has laid the iPad 2 to rest, replacing it with the resurrected fourth-generation iPad, now called the “iPad with Retina display” on the Apple Store. The fourth-generation iPad will serve as the entry-level model, priced at $399 for the 16 […]

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Apple Updates iOS and Apple TV to Fix Critical SSL Security Bug

Apple has released iOS 7.0.6, iOS 6.1.6 (for the iPhone 3GS and fourth-generation iPod touch only), and Apple TV 6.0.2, which you should update to immediately, as they fix a critical SSL/TLS vulnerability that could make it possible for your online accounts and financial information to be compromised. On iOS, you can download the updates […]

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How to Set Up and Use Google+ Hangouts

How to Set Up and Use Google+ Hangouts by Adam C. Engst When we came up with the idea of doing TidBITS Presents and “Take Control Live: Working with Your iPad,” we knew we’d need some serious technology backing it up. Joe Kissell had some strong opinions about features he as a presenter would want, […]

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Cloud Mate: Turning iCloud into Dropbox?

Cloud Mate: Turning iCloud into Dropbox? by Matt Neuburg Ask me how I move documents from one of my Macs to another, or from my Mac to my iPad or iPhone, and I’ll probably say, “Dropbox.” I hardly ever think of using iCloud’s Documents in the Cloud feature to share or transfer documents among my […]

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What Happened to “Save As”?

The Very Model of a Modern Mountain Lion Document by Matt Neuburg  In the recently released OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Apple has done something I thought they’d never do: they backtracked — sort of. They heeded the objections of users to a major feature of 10.7 Lion, and took steps to meet those objections. […]

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