Category: Reviews

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5 Essential Games for Your Mac

Written by Ronald Lye In recent years, thanks to the growing popularity of the Mac, the launch of the Mac App Store, and Steam’s availability on Mac, users have been inundated with brand new gaming options. Previously, most of the popular games were only released on Windows, and Mac users had to install virtual Windows [...]

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Apple’s User Experience Strategy

Written by Ronald Lye Among technology-based companies, Apple is the undisputed leader when it comes to creating products and services with strong visual and emotional appeals. These qualities ensure that users enjoy memorable product experiences, which is the first and most important step in cultivating brand loyalty. They key to understanding customer experience is not [...]

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10 Awesome Kickstarter Projects for Apple Products

Written by Ronald Lye Kickstarter is a company that utilises crowd funding to provide tools to raise funds for creative projects. It allows members to pledge a certain amount of money towards an idea in exchange for a reward or unique experience provided by the project creator. Types of endeavours funded by Kickstarter include music, [...]

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Airy: Download YouTube Videos onto your Mac

Written by Ronald Lye Since launching in 2005, YouTube has ascended and claimed its place as the number one video sharing website available. YouTube enjoys 800 million visitors, and more than 4 billion hours of video content per month. None of its competitors, such as Vimeo, Hulu, and Dailymotion, come close to matching YouTube’s popularity [...]

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How the iPad can add value to businesses?

Written by Ronald Lye When the iPad was launched in 2010, it received its fair share of criticism. Naysayers predicted that the iPad would sell only a few million units a year, and that it would never hit the success levels enjoyed by the iPhone and iPod. Three years later, those critics have been made [...]

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Beautune: Beauty at Your Fingertips

Written by Ronald Lye Who doesn’t want to look good? The widespread availability of smartphone cameras has given rise to a social phenomenon: Selfies. A new term “Selca” is also coined, adding to today’s dictionary of abbreviation. Selca means Self Cam picture. For the unaware, a selfie is a self-portrait photo, usually taken with a [...]

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NetSpot: Great App to Analyse your Wi-Fi Coverage

Written by Ronald Lye Setting up your Wi-Fi network can be a pain. Which area in the house has the best connection? Where is the ideal location to place your modem? Are the thick walls and clutter in your room interfering with your connection? These are just some of the common questions people have about [...]

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6 Alternatives to the Mac App Store

Written by Ronald Lye You may be surprised to learn that there are other alternatives, besides the official Mac App Store, where you can download Mac Apps. The Mac App Store is heavily regulated by Apple, and only those that pass their scrutiny are made available for download. While this strict criteria helps to ensure [...]

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Revolutionising learning experiences with the iPad

Written by Ronald Lye The iPad is transforming the way we teach and learn. The educational system is no stranger to revolutions, having fostered close and symbiotic ties with technology advances. In the not so distant past, classrooms used VHS cassettes to play videos and add variety to textbook-dominated learning environments. When personal computers became [...]

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All about the OS X Mavericks

Written by Ronald Lye The OS X Mavericks will be the 10th major release by OS X, the server operating system for Mac. The developer edition is already out, and it will be available in stores later this year. The naming scheme is a change from previous versions, shifting from big cats to places in [...]