iBooks v1.1 is out!!

1 minuteWith the advent of iOS 4.0, Apple just released iBooks 1.1 and my my, the best reader app just got better! Featuring syncing of places, bookmarks, notes between devices. This is HUGE! It works seamlessly – any changes made on your iPhone, or your iPad are immediately synced to your iTunes account OTA (over the … 

 

Wowza, Calendar and Notes syncing with Google on iOS 4.0

2 minutesiOS 4.0 is almost upon us, and with the plethora of features implemented, including multi-tasking (which works according to the Apple definition of multi-tasking), folders, and a shiny new UI, there is an easter egg that I knew nothing about, till I set out to include my GMail account. The biggest surprise was inclusion of … 

 

iPhone 4 ordered

2 minutesThe guests are met, the feast is set, mayst hear the merry din! So spake the ancient Mariner. But here we are, about five hours into the iPhone 4 pre-order mania, and though the process has been painful at best, our orders are in. Though not with Apple.com, we did manage to get the order … 

 

iCal corrupt, MobileMe not syncing – a fix

3 minutesAnd so it came to pass. On a fresh install of the OS, 10.6.3, I chose the usual MobileMe options, to sync my Bookmarks, Calendars, Notes, and Contacts from the cloud. A few hours later, I noticed that none of my iCal calendars made it down from the cloud. Nada, nothing! There seemed to be … 

 

MS Office 2011 Beta 4 – 100526

1 minuteSince I posted my review, MS Office for Mac 2011 Beta 4 is out. It seems that the only difference is that there aren’t any VBA errors in the build. Regardless, if you have access, download the update!

 

MS Office for Mac 2011 Beta 3 – mini review

7 minutesThe third beta of the new, re-polished MS Office for Mac 2011 is out. Written from the ground up in Cocoa, it look and feels like a real Mac app. Gone is the clunky Carbon interface, and the slow, unresponsive GUI. This version, though still in Beta, is a vast improvement over its predecessor which … 

 

Highlight Stacks

1 minuteRemember the good old days of Leopard? You’d click on a stack, and a lengthy while later, it would pop-up a list of your documents, apps or what have you, with a nice halo around the hovered item. Come Snow Leopard, and Apple has fixed many of the endearing waits for the stacks to open/render, …