Meanwhile, back in the real world, Josh Centers explains how Apple has updated Find My Friends to provide customizable geofences, Marshall Clow reviews the Sydnee device charging station, and Adam Engst passes along suggestions for both preventing Word document corruption and fixing it if it happens. Glenn Fleishman anchors the issue with a look back at his history with cameras, starting with a Canon AE-1, moving on to the first Kodak DCS 100, and ending up with the Sony NEX-6 mirrorless camera. Notable software releases this week include Final Cut Pro X 10.0.8, PDFpen 6.0.1, and ChronoSync 4.3.7.
The latest version of Apple’s Find My Friends makes the geofencing feature customizable, so you’re no longer limited to specific addresses. Josh Centers shows you how to take advantage of this new option.
Do USB charging cables snake all over your desk? Have you been forced to add an additional power strip to free up enough outlets for your USB power adapters? If so, then Kanex’s Sydnee, a four-port USB charging station, might be just the ticket.
No one expects Word document corruption, but it can happen, particularly with long documents. Here are suggestions for avoiding corruption and for eliminating it if a document has succumbed.
A modern mirrorless camera reminds Glenn Fleishman of the joys of analog, manual photography in the best ways.
Notable software releases this week include Final Cut Pro X 10.0.8, PDFpen 6.0.1, and ChronoSync 4.3.7.
iCloud security and Core Data syncing dominated our attention last week, broken up by news that T-Mobile will finally begin selling the iPhone — in an unusual no-contract sales arrangement.