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What is Optical Character Recognition and how can it work for you?

In today’s business environment the vast majority of data is held in a digital format; we’re moving nearer and nearer to the world of the paperless office. This being the case the scanning of documents is not a recent trend but it is changing with the introduction of Optical Character Recognition (OCR). So what is [...]

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iWorm Malware Infected 17000 Macs Via Reddit

Despite valid claims about Mac being the most secure computer system on the planet, hackers have managed to infect more than 17,000 around the globe with the malware dubbed ‘Mac.BackDoor.iWorm’ via social site Reddit. The hackers exploited a flaw in Apple’s OS by manipulating Reddit’s comment and search functions. While it’s still unclear how the [...]

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Apple just sold 10 Million new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus units

The new iPhone 6 was recently released and, in its first weekend alone, Apple sold over 10 million units, which was better than their previous record of 9 million that was sold during the weekend launch last year of the iPhone 5. Of course investors already knew that 4 million of the ubiquitous iPhone smartphones [...]

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Top 3 Budgeting Apps for both Apple and Android Smartphones

If you’ve read this blog for any amount of time you know that we’re very big on making, and keeping, a budget. These days it’s a lot easier to do that because of the smart phone and the apps that come with it. Below are 3 of the best budgeting apps for both Apple’s iPhone [...]

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Comparing the upcoming Apple iPhone 6 to the Samsung Galaxy Alpha

The biggest smartphone battle of the year (if not the decade) is heating up and it’s going to be between the upcoming iPhone 6 (and its two different screen sizes) and the Samsung Galaxy Alpha. The following is a basic breakdown of how these two phones, and their parent companies, compare. Enjoy. Display Of course [...]

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Apple Was Just Granted a Patent for a Smart Watch

On Tuesday, July 22, electronics giant Apple started a new round of rumors when they were granted a patent for a smart watch design.  The patent filing showed what looks to be a square design but, besides that, very few other details were disclosed about what most are calling the “iWatch”. What was revealed, including [...]

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Old Apple Chargers Pose a Risk

In what many are calling an unprecedented move, Apple has offered to exchange specific models of their older iPhone USB adapters because of the potential risk found of them overheating. This is according to an advisory that was first posted on the website 9to5 Mac. In fact, it’s a very rare occasion when Apple actually [...]

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Apple’s ew iOS 8 is Camera Enhancing!

Hands down one of the most popular mobile phone cameras on the market, the iPhone continues to remain popular even while other smart phone manufacturers cram as many new tech tricks into their mobile phone cameras as humanly possible. With its upcoming iOS 8 however, the iPhone camera experience is set to get a huge [...]

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Apple plans to open up its newest store on the Upper East Side in Manhattan

While much to the chagrin of Apple electronic device lovers everywhere there are still no locations in Brooklyn, New York, Apple plans to open up a sixth Apple Store in Manhattan, NY sometime soon. The new location is 940 Madison Avenue, which is on the corner of E. 74th St. This is according to the [...]

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Apple is No Longer the World’s Most Valuable Brand

MillwardBrown, the New York-based research firm, recently released their 2014 BrandZ rankings and, surprisingly, Google surpassed Apple for the first time as the world’s most valuable brand. Although it had been the #1 brand in the world for the last 3 years, Apple’s brand value dropped 20% this year due to a growing perception (or [...]

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