I've been using the 1st gen iPad mini for about a year now. My main issue was the display quality and recently -after iOS 7 release- its speed. When Apple released the retina iPad mini this year, I thought that they finally released the mini as it should be since last year: an iPad with the same specs as the full size iPad but with smaller -and not worse- display.
Ten days ago, I've came by Iconic Book: A Photographic Tribute to Apple Innovation” while surfing the net. First thing that crossed my mind was: "Wow that the Apple Bible". I immediately ordered my copy ($75 cost for the book plus 50$ for ship costs -I live in Greece-). Three days ago I found a note in my door, that I have a parcel waiting for me in my nearest post office. Next morning I got it. First impression? This book is much bigger than I thought it would be. It is elegant, printed in high quality paper, exactly like an Apple book should be.
Alongside iOS 7 in WWDC, Apple also announced a new version for its desktop operating system. The new version is the first OS X version that is not named after a cat. From now on OS X will carry names of famous places in California. First in this new naming series is OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
After about 5 years, the time has come to change my MacBook Aluminum (first aluminum unibody macbook series). My new machine is a mid-2012 MacBook Air with 8gigs of RAM. My old machine keeps working fine -only thing I upgraded through all these years is RAM (I bought it with 2GB and doubled it to … Continue reading MacBook Air (Mid 2012) review
Things is a task management app by cultured code. Thing is a mac-only app available for mac and iphone. I've been using things for about one month now (both desktop and iphone version) and I am pretty amazed with it. I love the app's simplicity and ease of use. Most of the task management and … Continue reading Life with Things and Things Touch
Ok here is a bunch of photos I took since I got my iphone! Next to come are a review for iPhone 3G (I want to use it for two weeks so I will be able to judge the battery life better), a list of the apps I use on it and reviews for some … Continue reading iPhone photos
Firefox 3 will be released to public in a few weeks. For geek users the release candidate version is out there, ready to be downloaded. Firefox 3 will feature user interface integration, which means that Firefox theme will match your operating system theme. Below you can see some screenshots for mozilla development blog that show … Continue reading Firefox 3 is almost here with UI intergration
First of all, here is a fair warning: If you start playing Packrat you will probably get addicted. If you do not have a problem with that, keep reading. I have to say that I do not like facebook apps. I do not like them, because most of them offer nothing but loading my profile … Continue reading Packrat: The best facebook app ever
It has been about two weeks since I upgraded my blog to WordPress 2.5. The new version (which was delayed for about one week) brings many changes, most of them in the backend (administration panel). These changes, which change the blogger's experience when he admins his blog, offer a faster, and more organized admin panel. … Continue reading First thoughts: WordPress 2.5
Recently I decided to upgrade my 2nd generation ipod nano with a 3rd generation one. Not that I had a problem with my old nano, but it just seemed too outdated -just after one year- with no video playback capabilities and only 2GB of memory. The new nano is as thin as its predecessor, but … Continue reading Review: Apple 3G iPod nano