TJ Luoma, MacStories:
More specifically, when I turn my car’s ignition on or off in the parking lot at my office, Automatic triggers an IFTTT recipe, creating a text file in a special Dropbox folder which is monitored by launchd and runs a shell script depending on which file is created.
It sounds more complicated than it is. No, really.
Jeremy Horwitz, 9to5Mac:
Today, high-quality, capacious SSDs can be had for reasonable prices, and they’re surprisingly easy to install in iMacs. With limited expertise and only three tools, I swapped out my old hard drive for an SSD in roughly 30 minutes. Here’s how I did it, and what I’d recommend for you.
Glenn Fleishman, Macworld:
iOS 8 offers a host of ways to share your location with other people, some of which appear for the first time in this release. Each method of sharing brings with it a complementary control that lets you either disable it temporarily, stop sharing entirely to a given individual, or set a time-bounded limit.
Apple’s iCloud site now offers a way to create an account straight from the browser, providing access to web versions of Pages, Numbers and Keynote.
Jason Snell, WinSuperSite:
If you want to just use a PC, you should buy a PC. But Mac users who need to rely on PC software have spent the last eight years not having to carry around two computer, and today's virtualization software makes it seamless to switch between the two operating systems. It's a great time to live on two platforms.
If you need to make fast notes, if you want to write text and then worry about what to do with it later, if you just want to enjoy writing in an app, then Drafts is for you.
The plot is thickening...
Marco della Cava, USA Today: The most high profile Apple hire associated with the theory is Johann Jungwirth, formerly the head of Mercedes-Benz's Silicon Valley research and development division, according to a report in the Financial Times.
Simon Bisson, ZDNet:
You're going to be a Dropbox user, an iCloud user, a Google Drive user first and foremost. Pick up any device and at least some of your data and apps will be there, as soon as you log in to the computer that really matters: the cloud.
Fifty Shades of Cray. pic.twitter.com/pgxEm04oP6— yom (@y0m) February 11, 2015
Thanks for reading.