DD-WRT, VPN and Apple Airport Routers

Apple’s Airport Extreme and Express are brilliant at what they do. They are secure, yet easy to setup and maintain. Well, you do not need to maintain them – they tend to just keep working. It makes it super easy for an Apple product eco-system to co-exist without much hassle and fuss. After many Linksys […]

Respect for Android & Android App Development

Over the years & for various reasons, Android is not treated at par with Apple applications by prominent application developers. Apple was the preferred destination to showcase new applications. And, there definitely were available all reasons & justifications about why Apple was the front-runner for App Development. However, there is a clear change in recent […]

Apple’s New iPad – Steve Jobs’ Legacy Continues

Realize it or not, a bit of an Apple a day, keeps the techie in you happy! The partly bitten Apple is definitely biting big into the profits of its competitors. In the past, it was the iPod & the iPhone. Now, Apple with its stunning upgrades to the New iPad is sending a plethora […]

Apple to Greenpeace regarding their New Eco-Chic Data Center Plans, “this should shut you hippies up”

In response to on-going environmental group pressure Apple has decided to go Green. Making it a Green Apple. After years of persecution from groups like Greenpeace (an irony in itself given that many of Greenpeace’s dread-lock-sporting, bored-surbubanite-desperately-looking-for-a-cause Macbook owners) Apple is finally bending to group will and greening one of its largest facilities. Apple’s data […]

Google, Apple & Microsoft agree on Universal Privacy Policy for Smartphone Apps

Apparently the U.S. Government hasn’t heard that privacy is dead. Instead the California’s attorney general held a gathering of the world’s major smartphone companies: Apple, Google, HP, Microsoft, Amazon.com and Research in Motion, to decide on the future of smartphone-driven internet privacy. The goal for the attorney general was to cajole the leading smartphone manufacturers […]

Setup Facebook Chat with Messages in OS X Mountain Lion

Apple recently announced OS X Mountain Lion and is expected to be released this summer 2012. If you’re adventurous enough, you can download and try out the developer beta release of OS X Mountain Lion. For the remaining mere mortals – you and me – you can try out Messages Beta which will be part […]

10 principles of “Good Design”

Good design: Is innovative – The possibilities for innovation are not, by any means, exhausted. Technological development is always offering new opportunities for innovative design. But innovative design always develops in tandem with innovative technology, and can never be an end in itself. Makes a product useful – A product is bought to be used. […]

iOS Battery Life Quick Fix: As usual Apple users, not Apple, fix the problem

With the rash of Blackberry blunders the iPhone really has an opportunity to steal the smartphone limelight — and what does it do? — screws it up. In the face of the global Blackberry service shortage, Apple released the iPhone 4S, and iOS 5. iOS 5 however has been coming under attack due to it […]