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Look Where We’ve Been

I hate to do this in some ways, but I’ll make it short.  Recently, Marco Arment posted a small article suggesting that quality has slipped a bit within Apple and they need to step up their game.  It was a reasoned and valid argument, and I agree with him.  I also really respect his regret...

Backups Backups Backups

I admit it – I’m kinda paranoid when it comes to backups.  I have (of course) Time Machine running to an external drive on my Mac at home and at work.  In addition, important files are transferred between the two Macs.  On top of THAT, I keep at least my development files on Dropbox, and...

iOS 8 Swift Programming Cookbook

Swift and iOS8 Programming Books

My book collection is growing.  I find books to be the fastest way for me to learn.  Tutorials, sample code, even lectures are alright, but I really grab concepts faster through reading.  Thanks to a good Christmas haul of iTunes cards I’ve been able to really stock up.  Each one has different value to me,...

Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Folio for iPad Air - Typing Mode

Product Review: Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Folio for iPad Air

I recently purchased this keyboard case after my wife had bought the older ‘New iPad’ version for hers and really liked it.  The original case that she uses is far thicker and heavier, but does make a nice keyboard case for her.  I have gone through three or four various keyboard cases, including the Belkin...