iTunes 11, Open Feint, Firefox 17, Siri and GM — MacWorks Weekly Episode 10

Josh and Chris from MacWorks talk about the latest news in the realm of Apple and Technology. This week they discuss Apple latest iTunes release, the closure of Open Feint, Firefox 17 drops Leopard and Siri's future integration with GM products.

2016-11-01T21:28:02-04:00December 10th, 2012|Lab548 Weekly|

MacWorks Weekly Episode 4 – Steve Jobs, Time Capsules, Woz, Lawsuits and More!

Josh and Chris from MacWorks talk about the latest news in the realm of Apple and Technology. This week they discuss the Anniversary of Steve Job's passing through a yet undiscovered time capsule from a conference in Aspen.  Steve Wozniak thinks that Apple should move iTunes into a ubiquitous mobile experience (like they did with the PC).  We also talk about the sheer number of lawsuits in the tech world... how companies need to stop [...]

2016-11-01T21:28:03-04:00October 22nd, 2012|Lab548 Weekly|

MacWorks Weekly Episode 3 – Contact Syncing, iTunes Subscriptions, Mac Gaming

Josh and Chris from MacWorks talk about the latest news in the realm of Apple and Technology.  This week they discuss the best way to sync contacts across Apple devices.  Contacts Cleaner (available in the App Store) is a must-have for proper contact management.  iTunes Subscriptions would allow Apple to compete with the likes of Spotify and Pandora.  Gaming comes to the Mac with a new website called

2016-11-01T21:28:03-04:00October 8th, 2012|Lab548 Weekly|

iTunes Match definitive answers – what is it, how do I use it and is it safe?

Apple has been a little vague on the features of iTunes Match.  Most of what we know came from the iCloud/Lion Keynote this past summer.  To complicate matters, the press has been stabbing in the dark to explain exactly what iTunes Match does since day one.  Now that it's out, we've had a chance to play with it and answer all of our nagging questions about the service.  We've determined it's definitely worth the $25. [...]

2017-08-28T22:39:47-04:00November 16th, 2011|Mac|

Move your App Data and SMS manually – Verizon iPhone from AT&T

We wrote previously that the Verizon iPhone couldn’t restore from an AT&T backup due to the differences in firmware.  We've seen a huge spike in traffic for that post and it said, "you're stuck."  That wasn’t the ideal solution but, at that time, we didn't know of any alternatives.  After talking with one of our readers (thanks, Matt), we dug into the issue a little bit more.  If your old AT&T iPhone was running a [...]

2017-08-28T23:31:09-04:00July 7th, 2011|iPhone|

iTunes Match Breakdown – One more… piracy?

Please note that we’ve written a new article with much more information about iTunes Match and a couple brief how-to’s.  Just click here to read it. Apple announced iTunes Match during the WWDC keynote causing quite a stir in the music world.  Some people say iTunes Match enables piracy; others think that Apple worked hard to satisfy the RIAA with the $25 subscription fee.  The more paranoid people in the audience think the new service [...]

2017-08-28T22:27:38-04:00June 12th, 2011|Mac|

Verizon iPhone won’t restore from AT&T backup – Updated

***Update*** We had a revelation and came up with a couple solutions for you.  Please read our new article for a little more guidance with this problem. Just this morning, I had a one of our clients call me and say they just purchased a Verizon iPhone and couldn’t get it to restore from their backup.  I promptly started a remote session to see what was going on.  I had him plug in the Verizon [...]

2017-08-28T22:29:18-04:00May 21st, 2011|iPhone|

Add book cover images to your iBooks in iTunes

Very soon, all of us — not just iPad users — will be able to download iBooks from the iTunes Store and view them on our Apple mobile device of choice. iPad users, obviously, already have this feature. iPhone and iPod touch users will see this addition when iPhone OS 4.0 comes out sometime this summer. For now, this article applies to the iPad users, but the rest of us will be joining them shortly. [...]

2017-08-28T22:58:16-04:00May 16th, 2010|Mac|