Author Archives: PatrickJ

So Long, It’s Been Big Fun

Posted on 22 Dec 2012 by PatrickJ

Hopefully some of you lovely iSource readers still remember way back in the day when this site was called Just Another iPhone Blog. I founded that site back in 2007, sold it in 2010, and have carried on here as Editor in Chief afterwards and since it has changed its …

Recommended: 8 Great Mac App Bundles for Under $50

Posted on 05 Dec 2012 by PatrickJ

I have really not been looking for any reason at all to spend any more money, what with a few purchases for Black Friday / Cyber Monday and now the holidays coming up and a kiddo with a  Christmas list that seems to get longer every day. But this morning …

Oh Yeah, This Just Arrived&ndash – HiRise for MacBook

Posted on 30 Nov 2012 by PatrickJ

I didn’t do a ton of Black Friday / Cyber Monday shopping this year. And my favorite purchase wasn’t even a big deal item, it’s one I paid regular price for. It’s the HiRise for MacBook – and it just arrived at my house a few minutes ago. It took …

Letterpress Update Text: Leave It to a Word Game to Get Some Humor In There

Posted on 26 Nov 2012 by PatrickJ

Letterpress Word Game is a superb app and one of the most fun to play word games for iOS. I personally enjoy it almost as much as I suck at it, which is saying something. Now the game is also responsible for my favorite bit of app update text in …

Black Friday Deals for iOS and Mac Fans

Posted on 23 Nov 2012 by PatrickJ

Yay – Black Friday is here and we’ve all got an excuse to behave like crazed animals in the rush to acquire more stuff just 24 hours after offering thanks for how much we have. And of course there are a staggering amount of mega deals and sales for iOS …

Happy Thanksgiving

Posted on 22 Nov 2012 by PatrickJ

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you in the US and all those who celebrate it. As iOS and Mac fans we’ve had lots to be thankful for this year. Macs with retina displays, a new iPad and a newer new iPad, a smaller iPad, a shiny new iPhone 5, a …

Yikes. Facebook Said to Be Working on Photo Sync for iOS

Posted on 21 Nov 2012 by PatrickJ

Here’s  something scary to think about for iOS users, reported by Tim Barribeau at everythingiCafe: Facebook wants your photos. All of them. In fact, word is that they’re working on a feature for iOS that’ll do just that — upload each and every photograph you take automatically. It’s a feature …

Cool Things: TwitterTicker for iOS Coming Soon & Looks Interesting

Posted on 20 Nov 2012 by PatrickJ

This promo video for the soon to be released TwitterTicker app for iOS is nicely done – and the app itself looks interesting even though the teaser doesn’t give too much away. Here’s a little more about it, from the developer: TwitterTicker is a beautiful passive Twitter client for iOS. …

iTunes Rocks a Little Harder Today: AC/DC’s Entire Catalog Added

Posted on 19 Nov 2012 by PatrickJ

If you’re an iTunes user and a fan of AC/DC then today is a landmark day. Apple announced earlier that the group’s entire catalog is now available digitally for the first time, on iTunes exclusively. There’s a huge amount of AC/DC music on offer now in iTunes – here’s the …

FX Photo Studio Updated with Retina Support, on Sale at 50% Off

Posted on 16 Nov 2012 by PatrickJ

FX Photo Studio for Mac, a feature-rich photo effects app, has been updated this week – to Version 2.6. The big new feature in this update is retina display support, along with full Mountain Lion compatibility. Here’s the full change list for this new version: – MacBook Pro Retina display …

Just Ordered a Small Tablet, But It’s Not an iPad

Posted on 13 Nov 2012 by PatrickJ

That’s a post title I didn’t think I’d be writing a year ago, or even 6 months ago. But just a little while ago I placed an order for a Nexus 7 32GB. I tried to order it earlier in the day, but at that point there were only WiFi …