Apago, a leading vendor of PDF utilities, said it will release PDF Shrink 4.5 at the Macworld Expo next week, and the update will let users "optimize PDFs for Apple's popular handheld devices, the iPhone and iPod touch."
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I've been hearing people mention 1TB drive mechanisms on NewEgg.com for around $99 on TWIP and the like, but haven't been in the market for new, internal drives.
I'm taking a couple of days off pre-Macworld Expo and while chilling down in Florida with my family my wife suggested looking for an iPhone app that played Auld Lang Syne and/or had a New Year's Eve countdown timer. I find them all rolled into one – for free.
Online recipe sites are great (I keep a recipe box at AllRecipes and lurk at Epicurious) but what about the iPhone and iPod touch? One of my favorite new App Store discoveries is AllRecipes.
Got coal in your stocking? Not happy with your festive sweater or that beautiful tie that you've always wanted?
Apple says the annual Macworld Expo is a waste of money and effort now that it has its retail stores doing demo on a daily basis. Now, some Apple watchers say the company is tired of feeling pressure to release products at the show, but perhaps push has come to shove over what the Expo does to kill sales during the biggest buying season of the year.
I already blogged about my favorite bartender app (Drinks), but it would be a disservice not to mention wine.WineSnob (iTunes, $4.
Being the holidays, you've probably been invited to your fair share of parties and events by your co-workers and family. Whether you're hosting a holiday party or just want to check up on the correct ingredients for your favorite cocktail, a great little holiday app or your iPhone is Drinks (iTunes, $3.
An article (republished by the author here) in the Autumn 2008 issue of 2600 Magazine details a pretty serious vulnerability with Apple's dashboard widgets that could allow access to data on the user's hard drive.Since we may access the system with user privileges, we may edit/remove/create files within the user's home directory (this includes such sensitive data as ~/.
Tap tap tap's John Casasanta and Classics creator Phill Ryu wrote a blog post proposing a solution for the proliferation of crapware on the App Store. They're the creators of Classics, which, after a price reduction from $2.