Category: Reviews

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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 [...]


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 [...]


4 Best Point-of-Sale iPad Apps

Written by Ronald Lye The iPad has enabled point-of-sale (POS) apps to become mobile. Most of these apps are compatible for the iPhone as well, but we’re of the opinion that looking through a long list of numbers and figures on a relatively tiny screen is not something we’ll enjoy. So we recommend that you [...]


Fotor: Simplifying your Photo Editing

Written by Ronald Lye

Let’s face it: most of us are not great at using complex photo editing apps. Everyone wants to make their photos look great; to add cool effects to them, refine the picture tone, or change various colours within a selection. However, apps like Photoshop are better left in the hands of professionals or serious users, as many of the functions would probably leave an average user confused and frustrated. The recently released Fotor may be the saving grace general users are looking for: an intuitive, fast, easy-to-use, and effective photo editor.


SyncMate: Your information synced in one single place

SyncMate is an easy-to-use Mac app which enables you to sync your data in your devices to your Mac conveniently. These devices include your commonly used iOS devices, Android devices, Windows Mobile, Nokia S40 phone, Blackberry, Google Account and Dropbox. If you own a Mac, but do not use any other Apple devices as your [...]


Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate For Mac: Your One-Stop Programme for all Video Needs

Written by: Ronald Lye Video converter programmes are all the rage among connected consumers in today’s multimedia-driven society. Everyone wants to get onboard the video bandwagon. No matter which industry, be it entertainment, corporate, finance, or education, getting your video on social media and video- hosting sites is a sure-fire way to boost the profile [...]


Free eBook: Your Guide to iOS 7

iOS 7 is Apple’s latest update to the operating system that powers mobile devices including the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. iOS 7 was initially announced in June 2013 at Apple’s WWDC developer summit. The operating system was released to developers at this time for beta testing purposes, to ensure users can download updates to [...]


Free eBook: OS X Mountain Lion: A Beginner’s Guide

So you just got a brand new Mac with Mac OS X Mountain Lion installed, or maybe you’ve just upgraded from OS X Lion. Perhaps you want to download the current Mountain Lion before the new Mavericks OS X comes into store. You have this brand new operating system that looks intimidating, overwhelming and confusing! [...]