Author Archives: RyanC

To Autofill or Not To Autofill: That is the question

Posted on 04 Apr 2011 by RyanC

If you’re like me, until as of recent, I never had any qualms with using (and recommending) autofill features built into Safari or Firefox. That is until this tip came across my RSS feeds a few days ago from our friends at Mac OSX Hints: http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20110329103432511 The just is this. …

Day Two: Installing Your New SSD

Posted on 15 Dec 2010 by RyanC

Day two. Time to roll up your nerd sleeves and get dirty. Incase you missed Monday’s post, this is a follow up to our guide to upgrading your existing machine to an solid state hard drive. Installation time of course will vary depending on your machine, comfortability, and tools. For …

Moving out of the Dark Ages and into SSD

Posted on 13 Dec 2010 by RyanC

Made your way into your local Apple Store recently? If you’re like me, you may have gone in and found the new MacBook Air‘s to be mind-blowingly fast. With a seemingly underpowered 1.4ghz processor, the 11-inch Air seemed to tackle a pretty substantial load during my brief encounter, and with …

Backing Up Cydia

Posted on 23 Nov 2010 by RyanC

Just a quick jailbreak tip for you this morning. A very handy trick comes from one of my new favorite blogs on saving a text list of all Cydia applications and repos. No doubt in lieu of the newest 4.2 update, many of us will want to take such precautions. …

Upgrading to 4.2? Not so fast..

Posted on 22 Nov 2010 by RyanC

Hot on the heels of the latest apple update the iphone dev team chimes in to share the latest on the jailbreak front. Long story short, if you own a newer iPhone 3Gs or later, you should probably hold off unless you feel a tethered jailbreak (aka-being close to your …

Review: The iHome iA100

Posted on 18 Nov 2010 by RyanC

This may be the last clock radio your purchase this decade. The iA100 is one of the latest creations to bust out of the iHome labs this year at CES and is sure to be atop many iPod/iPhone/iPad enthusiasts’ holiday wish list.

Midday Browsing Tip – Going easy on Flash in OSX

Posted on 10 Nov 2010 by RyanC

I thought I would take a few moments during the work day to share two handy plugins, that, for any Mac user who spends more than a few hours a day online at work, can dramatically improve your overall web experience all while keeping your hardware running as cool and …

Review: The Otterbox Defender for iPhone 4

Posted on 22 Sep 2010 by RyanC

 As a long time OG iPhone user, previous generations of the Otterbox case didn’t really strike me. Usually big and bulky was the name of the Otterbox game, and let’s face it the iPhone is pretty damn sexy. That is…until the Otterbox Defender for iPhone 4 showed up on …

Happy iOS4 Tweaking

Posted on 19 Aug 2010 by RyanC

Several notable tweaks showed up in Cydia this week. Five Icon Switcher will be familiar to those who enjoy Five Icon Dock (another Cydia must have) allowing iPhone users to squeeze just a little bit more down in the dock. Also premiering today in Cydia is FolderCloser. This one I …

Review AND Giveaway: IM for Facebook

Posted on 09 Aug 2010 by RyanC

You’ve got a case of the Mondays and we just may have the cure. This morning we’re reviewing a great iPhone application called IM For Facebook and giving away FOUR copies-and winning is easy. With over 400 million users, Facebook is the world’s largest social networking site to date. IM …

iPhone Jailbreak Day!

Posted on 01 Aug 2010 by RyanC

Reports at this point are very, very sketchy. But it seems as if iPhone hacker @comex and the dev team have revived the older jailbreak site, http://www.jailbreakme.com according to recent twitter chatter. The site is of course getting hammered at this point so it’s too early to confirm anything substantial, …