Reclaiming My Twitter Feed

Reclaiming My Twitter Feed

Following our discussion on the Mac & Forth Show Podcast over the last two weeks it appears many of our listeners are also losing interest in the relentless stream of diatribe they experience when using their social media platforms of choice, the main culprits being Facebook and Twitter. However, there we are not helpless to try and reclaim our social media platforms of choice.

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Shocked that Apple is Working on a 4K TV!

Shocked that Apple is Working on a 4K TV!

Today Mark Gurman over on Bloomberg has reported that Apple is testing a new Apple TV capable of streaming content for UHD-TV's, or as most folks know them, 4K TV. I think the more shocking story would be if Apple 'wasn't' working on this. With the likes of Amazon and ROKU boxes already offering this ability, it would be astounding if the Cupertino Company wasn't already hard at work not only on producing a box for later this year but also securing the rights to stream 4K content from their iTunes store.

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The iPhone 6+ Test Shots

The iPhone 6+ Test Shots

With the introduction of iPhone 6+ and it's optical Image stabilisation, focus pixels and processing power we thought we would put it to the test, in other words we were out and about and we thought 'What the heck'. Being as this is The Mac & Forth Show we couldn't afford to head off to some exotic location so instead we decided to head to Stratford and the Olympic Park and try some comparison shots between the iPhone 6+ and the iPhone 4S (because Karl had already sold his 5S (Ka-ching)). All of these shots were simple point and shoot, nothing has been done to them as we agreed that this is how MOST people will use the camera.

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Musings on an iWatch

Musings on an iWatch

You would have had to have been living on an unexplored island for the last few months not to have heard the rumours and speculation about Apple possibly producing an iWatch. Of course the rumours have been around for much longer than that but they were never really taken seriously, well, with the exception of a number of rival tech manufacturers who may have caught wind of the idea and rushed a number of products to market just in case Apple did suddenly reveal a new product line.

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In-App Purchases: A Scourge Or A Necessity?

In-App Purchases: A Scourge Or A Necessity?

In the good old days (yes, my good old days probably differ from your good old days, mileage will vary) you simply decided you wanted to purchase a game, you handed over your cash and played the game ad nauseam. It was a simple process with a clearly defined cost. However many games nowadays have plumped for the in-app purchase model. This is usually, although not exclusively, associated with 'free' games.

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C Certainly Wasn't For Cheap

C Certainly Wasn't For Cheap

The 'unapologetically plastic' iPhone 5C was introduced by Apple last month, however before it's official launch there had been numerous leaks and rumours pontificating about how Apple was making a cheaper iPhone to make headway in China and other developing markets. The analysts were confident that this plastic offering would be more acceptable to these cash starved provinces and the result would be a wild stampede as these poorer citizens would snap up the latest wondrous offering Apple had created exclusively for them. 

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