MyAppleMenu - Mon, Jan 12, 2015

Mon, Jan 12, 2015 Day of the Sick Mac

By now, you should realise that "It Just Works" was never 100% accurate on the Apple platforms.

(Are you sitting down? Maybe you should sit down now...)

And the Mac did have viruses too. Although this was from a time that was long long ago, in a version of an OS that probably the majority of Apple customers today has never use before...

Sell That Apple Watch

Do you aspire to be a top Apple salesperson, selling high-end gold Apple Watches and Mac Pros and Retina iMacs year after year, month after month? (Especially that gold watch.)

Here are some wonderful advice that you might enjoy.

For example: finding the right moment to change from using "this watch" to "your watch".

(Photo by V4711 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons)

Anypass Review: This App Mimics AirDrop Between Non-AirDrop Capable Macs and iOS Devices

Jeffery Battersby, Macworld:

Anypass is an excellent solution for sharing files between your non-AirDrop capable devices, making it the simplest way to transfer files between devices with zero configuration required.

Stuff for Your Computers

  • Microsoft Sway is a visual storytelling app, that very smoothly and very quickly gets you stringing images and text together to tell a tale. (MacNN)
  • You're bound to get addicted to the new Pivvot-like avoidance game Linebound (Aldrin Calimlim, AppAdvice)

The iPhone's 8th Anniversary

Jean-Louis Gassée, Monday Note:

The big impact to come will be getting the entire world to reach and exceed this degree of connectivity, especially in areas where there’s little or no wired connectivity.

This is what Steve Jobs started eight years ago by upending established players and carrier relationships.


  • Nadyne Richmond: I guess it's a toss-up about whether I was right about scrolling behavior, since the iPhone and Mac scrolling behavior was divergent for awhile, but now has converged to the iPhone model, and scrollbars have mostly disappeared, too.

Parting Words

Thanks for