iPhone/iPad App Keeps Crashing

Have an app that keeps crashing when you try to load it?  Here are some steps to resolve it: Remove the App from Multi-tasking and start again (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4211) Free up running memory by closing apps that are running in the multi-tasking background. Reconnect to Cellular or WiFi network. Verify that you have the latest iOS installed on your … Continue Reading

iOS 7 First Look: Photos

Yesterday I blogged about the new iTunes Radio in iOS7. Today I’m checking out the camera and photo features. Let’s start with the photos app first: The Icon isn’t a photo.  It’s doesn’t lead you to believe that by clicking it, it will take you to a magical land of photos.  It looks like some … Continue Reading

Location Social Networking… Circle App Review

I’ve always been a fan of location based social networking. If I’m looking for a place to eat and I have 3 or 4 friends nearby, I’ll ask them to come along or for their recommendations. I have hundreds of friends on Facebook, Foursquare, and Twitter that are always blowing up my feed with check-ins, … Continue Reading

Update $PATH variable on Mac Permanently

If you’re a developer or you commonly run apps from directory locations other than the default Mac locations, you probably hate typing out the full directory when running the app or script. To update the $PATH variable within the Terminal you just need to type: export PATH=/new/path:$PATH To update the $PATH variable PERMANENTLY you just … Continue Reading

WeMo Firewall Ports

If you lockdown your outgoing connections via a firewall, you know that cool remote access apps like security cameras, thermostats, music players, and the new Belkin WeMo devices all make calls on non-standard ports. To get remote access to the Belkin WeMo devices, you’ll need to open the following ports on your outgoing firewall: TCP … Continue Reading

Mac OS X Messages App

This is just about the coolest app ever!  I’m really looking forward to having Mountain Lion. Now, when I text on my phone, the text shows up on my iPad and Macbook.  I can leave one device and keep chatting with everybody on any other device.  How cool is that? Dragging and dropping pictures into … Continue Reading