iPhone users with newer Macs will love the forthcoming Yosemite OS update

I’ve been using the beta of Apple’s forthcoming 10.10 update to its operating system dubbed “Yosemite” for a while. For the most part it has been an evolutionary update because  the biggest update in Yosemite in my opinion is that it more easily allows for your iOS devices (with iOS8) to communicate with the Mac … Read more

iPhone 6 Plus weighs half as much as Retina iPad Mini

I was enjoying Gruber’s review of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus until I got distracted at the ~2000 word mark (not a typo!) when I saw: […]but it feels like a new device, bigger than the iPhone but smaller than the iPad Mini. One size doesn’t fit all, and a 5.5-inch display is just too big … Read more

Pasting Excel tables into WordPress

If you have a site that posts a lot of data and you get a lot of that data in Excel spreadsheets and you use self-hosted WordPress, and you were on certain versions of Excel you might have experienced some problems since WordPress upgraded to version 3.9 last April. For some of you, those problems … Read more

MLB Network Ratings for Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Just testing out some new software. No particular reason for this post other than that. I know that the average age of an MLB TV viewer is even older than I am (and I’m old!), but in the last month of the season, these numbers make me sad. Most of those telecasts would be considered a “scratch” by … Read more

‘We’re dead set against stealing movies and TV shows, but here’s an amazingly easy way to do it!”

While the main gist was “you’ll be able to use AirPlay to beam it to your TV via an Apple TV”, two things caught my eye in this post about Popcorn Time: That an iOS app for Popcorn Time will allegedly be made available in the official Apple iOS App Store and not something that … Read more