Month: February 2015

‘Modern Family’ producers reveal how they filmed an entire episode with iPhones and MacBooks

http://buzzfeed-video1.s3.amazonaws.com/video/2015/02/24/ModernConnectionsTheMakingofAnEpisode_SocialMediaVersionClean_HD_VAM_2398.mp4 Last week it was announced that an upcoming episode of the ABC sitcom Modern Family had been filmed using only iOS devices, and the entire story would play out… Read more »

How-To: Upgrade the SSD in your MacBook Air or Retina MacBook Pro, boosting size & speed

Over the past two weeks, I’ve written about the (surprisingly easy) process of adding solid state drives (SSDs) to radically speed up older iMacs, and the varied challenge levels of adding… Read more »

Apple introduces new crash reporting service for developers in latest Xcode 6.3 beta

After releasing a fresh beta of Xcode 6.3 on Monday, Apple outlined a new crash reporting service that will help developers target, fix and track problems directly from the development… Read more »

Apple Looking to Hire Samsung Battery Experts and Other High-Tech Employees

Apple is hiring away Samsung employees working on next-generation technology, including signal- and visual-processing management, according to The Korea Times. The report, citing unnamed officials at the South Korean tech… Read more »

Apple to require all Mac App Store submissions to ditch garbage collection, switch to ARC on May 1st

Apple has announced on its developer site that apps submitted to the Mac App Store starting on May 1st will no longer be allowed to incorporate garbage collection, which was deprecated in OS… Read more »