Category Archives: Around the Web

Around the Web for 7 Feb 2016

Around the Web for 7 Feb 2016 Talking to My Watch. Gabe at MacDrifter posted interesting thoughts on a $10 app (actually $14.99 in Australian dollars) - Drafts being his use case for an Apple Watch. The Drafts Apple Watch app is a wonderfully futuristic way to write. Within two taps, I'm dictating real text…
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Around the Web for 16 Dec 15

I've been enjoying working and playing on the iPad Pro. It feels like the start of something new... Checking in with the iPad Pro — MacSparky I’m going to keep writing about this jumbo iPad as I use and wrap my head around it more. If you want something portable, this is definitely not the…
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Around the Web for 09 December 2015

Around the Web for 09 December 2015 Apple Introduces iPhone 6s Smart Battery Case – MacStories. seems like a strange design for Apple Apple today introduced the new iPhone Smart Battery Case for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6. Available in White or Charcoal Gray, the Smart Battery Case includes a built-in battery which will…
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Around the Web for 08 December 2015

Around the Web for 08 December 2015 An Illustrator's Review of the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil But to my mind, the iPad Pro deserves the Professional label – this is a serious piece of hardware for illustrators, and it’s been a long time coming. And if you buy it, buy the Pencil. Without it…
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Around the Web for 05 December 2015

Around the Web for 05 December 2015 Thumbs Up for Duet Display — MacSparky There is a wonderful little application called Duet, made by some former Apple engineers, that lets you connect your iPad to your Mac and turn the iPad into a second screen. An iPad Pro wish list | Macworld Checking in With…
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Around the Web for 03 December 2015

Around the Web for 03 December 2015 6 Easily Overlooked Features in Photos for OS X | | Peachpit Apple's Photos for OS X application is sparse and straight to the point, presenting your photos on a simple white background, but it's actually more capable than it appears. Our 51 most commonly misused words and…
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Around the Web for 02 December 2015

Around the Web for 02 December 2015 Adobe is telling people to stop using Flash | The Verge In an announcement last night, Adobe said that it will now "encourage content creators to build with new web standards," such as HTML5, rather than Flash. A modern day ‘howcatchem’ — Medium. Interesting back story of a…
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Links of Interest for 30 November 2015

Links of Interest for 30 November 2015 Myke Hurley's Apple Pencil review. While other reviews are focused on iPad Pro, iMyke goes Indepth into the Apple Pencil Garr Reynolds Top Ten (presentation) Delivery Tips. Garr Reynolds is undoubtedly a master of presentation design and delivery, and these ten tips are valuable for anyone wanting to…
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The Middle Ground

Over the past few months I have started drafting a number of posts that I have yet to complete. I setup the Around the Web link blog on Pinboard as a place to track links of interest, with the idea being that I could have short comments. These, in theory, get rolled up into regular…
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Around the Web for August 28th through September 7th

These are my Around the Web links for August 28th through September 7th: WD My Passport Wireless SD-Equipped Hard Drive - I must admit to be being very interested in this new device… Designer Marc Newson Joining Apple → - When you see all the designers who have joined Apple, 'hmmm' is right Creating a…
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Around the Web for July 4th through August 20th

These are my Around the Web links for July 4th through August 20th: Let.ter - Just picked up the Let.ter app after a this reminder from @MacSparky — I had previously read about it, but was pleased to see it released. Let.ter is a minimalist email sending (only) app for OSX that is built on…
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Around the Web for June 28th through July 4th

These are my Around the Web links for June 28th through July 4th: Floating Above Bora Bora - Trey Ratcliff discusses his quadrocopter setup and shows some choice shots from his recent visit to Tahiti. Want Better Photos? Turn OFF Auto White Balance (AWB)! - Good advice. I am always wary with auto anything on…
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