Computers, Simplified: Your Computer as a Kitchen

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Computers, Simplified: Your Computer as a Kitchen

When shopping for a new computer, it can be difficult to select the machine that’s right for you unless you understand some of the terminology used to describe the computer’s features. Computers are rather complicated things and because of that, the specs that they are measured in can be difficult to comprehend in a way that is meaningful and useful to you. If you are having a hard time comprehending computer lingo and specs as you shop for a new device, it may help to think about a computer as something more relevant and familiar to you - like a kitchen.

App Review: Mextures Photo Editor

Posted Mar 20 by  / 
Topics: Reviews, Apps

App Review: Mextures

Mextures is the self proclaimed “best app for applying film grain, textures, light leaks, and beautiful gradients to your images in seconds.” The app’s title “Mextures” is a combination of the words “Mix” and “Textures.” Where Mextures really shines is in its ability to combine layers with non-destructive editing. That means each change you make to a photo can be undone, or tweaked, as you add more effects.

Microsoft Office 2016 Preview for Mac

Posted Mar 20 by  / 
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Office 2016 Preview for Mac

Microsoft Office is a highly used product across Windows PCs and Macs. The latest version for Mac that is available for purchase is Microsoft Office for Mac 2011. Many people have been waiting for a new version to be released. Luckily for those individuals, Microsoft has now introduced the ability to download Office 2016 Preview for Mac.

Which MacBook is Right For Me?

Posted Mar 16 by  / 
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Which MacBook is Right For Me?

With Apple’s unveiling of the new ultra-thin 12” Retina Macbook, you may be wondering, “what’s the difference between all the Apple notebooks on the market? Which one will suit my needs?” We’ve compiled the advantages of each so you don’t have to.

What is USB Type-C?

Posted Mar 14 by  / 
Topics: News

What is USB Type C?

When Apple released the new Macbook earlier this month, many were shocked to realize it only came with one port that they’d never seen before (less a 3.5mm headphone jack on the opposite side). How is it possible to have a laptop with one port? The answer lies in the incredible capabilities of USB Type-C.

What is Force Touch?

Posted Mar 11 by  / 
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What is Force Touch?

Every so often, Apple coins a new term to describe a new product or feature of a product. These terms tend to be rather vauge and confusing for those who do not keep a constant tap on the Cupertino tech giant. From the Retina Display to Space Gray, Apple terminology usually requires a bit of explanation. With the release of Apple Watch, the new MacBook and the updated 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display, Apple's new hot term is Force Touch. Force Touch refers to both the new trackpad technology of the new MacBook and 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display as well as an entirely new gesture for Apple devices. 

Apple's March 9th Event Wrap Up

Posted Mar 10 by  / 
Topics: News

Apple's March 9 Event Wrap Up

Apple unveiled new products during its March 9 event. The MacBook lineup saw performance upgrades in both the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro. A newly redesigned MacBook entered the Mac notebook lineup. Apple TV received a new lower price point of $69. The majority of the keynote focused on the Apple Watch and iOS 8.2 also was released to the public.

App Review: Afterlight Photo Editor

Posted Mar 4 by  / 
Topics: Apps

App Review: Afterlight Photo EditorIf you’re looking to add a little zing to your photo library, look no further. Afterlight is a critically-acclaimed, feature-packed photo editor that can put your Instagram game on a whole ‘nother level. While some photo editing apps focus on just adding filters, cropping, effects, or other adjustments - Afterlight does it all, without being overwhelming. Let’s take a look at the features it has to offer.