MyAppleMenu by Heng-Cheong Leong

Mon, Jun 11, 2012

Living in GMT+8 -land means that all of Apple's keynotes occur in the middle of the night for me.
I'm heading to bed. You guys have a good keynote.

Automate Tasks With Folder Actions

Kirk McElhearn, Macworld
With this handy feature, you can attach AppleScripts to specific folders and have these scripts run automatically whenever you add files to the folders. That means that you can automatically get an alert when files are added to a specific folder, change the Finder labels when you put them in a folder, or unzip archives. Here’s how Folder Actions work, and how you can use them to save time.

Edit Your Vacation Videos The Easy Way With iMovie On Your iPad

Heath McKnight, Macworld

Apple Keeps Loyalty Of Mobile App Developers

Nick Wingfield and Brian X. Chen, New York Times
Smartphones running Google’s Android operating system outsell iPhones more than two to one. And yet, even as Google’s system has gobbled up market share, Apple has held onto one critical advantage — the loyalty of mobile app developers.
Many developers have continued to make applications first, and sometimes only, for iPhones. They find it easier to create software for Apple devices than for ones running Android, or it may be more lucrative. Their allegiance to Apple has helped make its devices the powerhouse they are for the company.

Bluetooth Connects Simply, Cheaply, Reliably

Andy Ihnatko, Chicago Sun-Times
All of these products get you where you’d like to be: in a house with music in every room. And they can get there for much less money than a more sophisticated home audio network device. “Practical and affordable” beats “cutting-edge and expensive” every time.

Warning: Apple's New Jam Session May Be Addictive

Patrick May, San Jose Mercury News
Warning: Apple's new feature on its GarageBand app for the iPad may be habit-forming, creating a persistent and chronic time-suck that could swallow you whole.

Apple To Update Its Products

Jessica E. Vascellaro, Wall Street Journal
Apple Inc.'s big conference for technology developers will swing into gear Monday morning with a keynote presentation that will end months of speculation about some key hardware and software initiatives.