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Mail Updates in OS X Yosemite

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Mail Updates in OS X YosemiteWhile Apple is revered for some of their software applications, they are commonly criticized for others. In OS X Mavericks, the Mail app was a commonly criticized application. Users complained that it lacked power features present in other third-party email apps and that it did not handle certain email providers as well as others. Apple heeded the criticism of Mail in Mavericks and responded with a major update to the program in the upcoming Mac desktop operating system, OS X 10.10 Yosemite. From a new design to more powerful features, Mail has received a complete makeover.


Command Tab - Ep 2 - HomeKit

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Command Tab

This is Command Tab, TD Curran's new podcast all about Apple and what they might (possibly) be up to.

In this episode, Ben and George speculate about HomeKit and what might happen to the house after Apple reveals more about this initiative.


Apple's File Management Solution: iCloud Drive

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Apple's File Management Solution: iCloud DriveCurrently, storing and managing non-Apple filetypes, such as Microsoft Office files and PDFs, across all of your devices is not a straightforward process and is best accomplished by using third-party applications. With iCloud Drive, to be released alongside iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite later this fall, Apple hopes to simplify the way you store, access and edit files of all kinds across all of your devices.


A Quick Look at OS X Yosemite

Posted Jul 2 by  / 
Topics: News

A Quick Look at OS X YosemiteExactly one month ago, Apple introduced a preview of the next version of the Mac operating system, OS X 10.10 Yosemite. When you first look at Yosemite, the biggest thing that stands out is the new design overhaul. This design is very similar to the change from iOS 6 to iOS 7 last year. While the desktop interface still looks familiar enough, it has been overhauled with the same flat design and translucency apparent in iOS 7. Take a look at the design changes in Yosemite as well as a preview of some of the new features included in the update.


What is Taking Up Space on My Hard Drive?

Posted Jun 30 by  / 

What is Taking Up Space on My Hard Drive?Have you ever come across the issue of not knowing what is taking up all of your hard drive space? Or maybe you are just curious as to what is taking up the space Apple calls “Other,” which can seemingly be the greatest occupier of your hard drive's storage. Storage capacity is an important aspect of any computer and knowing what takes up that capacity can help you manage your data and get a nice overview of the entire contents of your computer.


AirPrint: How to Print from Your iPhone & iPad

Posted Jun 25 by  / 

AirPrint: How to Print from Your iPhone & iPad

Here at TD Curran, we regularly hear this from customers: "How do I print from my iPad or my iPhone?" Unfortunately, printing from an iOS device is not as straightforward as printing from a computer. You cannot plug a printer directly into your iPad or iPhone. Even if you have a wireless printer at home, you still may not be able to print to it from your mobile device. AirPrint is an Apple technology that allows you to print content directly from your iPhone or iPad in full-quality without having to download any drivers. 


"Yo" - The Simplest App in the World

Posted Jun 25 by  / 

"Yo" - The Simplest App in the WorldSMS text messages have 160 character limits. Tweets are limited to 140. Snapchats are even less, plus they disappear after they are read. Apps couldn’t possibly limit communication more than popular messaging apps already have, right? Wrong. Yo is a new kind of messaging app that simply sends the word “Yo” to your friends.

That’s it - just yo.


Command Tab - Ep 1 - iWatch

Posted Jun 20 by  / 

Command Tab - Ep 1 - iWatchThis is Command Tab, TD Curran's new podcast all about Apple and what they might (possibly) be up to.

In this episode, Ben and George cover everything iWatch, how it might start to fit into our daily lives, and how Apple might differentiate themselves in this emerging market of wearable technology.


10 Things You Didn't Know Siri Could Do

Posted Jun 17 by  / 

10 Things You Didn't Know Siri Could Do

In 2011, Apple introduced their voice assistant, Siri, as a part of iOS 5. In the beginning, Siri was an annoyance for many people. She was spotty, inconsistent and did not have an impressive breadth of features. Today, Siri is more powerful than ever and if you still think she is a nuisance, it’s because you aren’t using her right. Here are 10 Siri features you probably don’t know about, but should.


Accessories to Get the Most Out of Your iPhone

Posted Jun 11 by  / 

iPhones are the most popular smartphone in the world and boast the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, iOS. To get your money’s worth out your iPhone, you may want to consider looking into some of the following accessories.