Technology

Can Apple Technology Save US Education? | Infographic

Can Apple Technology Save US Education? | Infographic

I have been teaching digital media and Internet marketing on the collegiate level for about 2 years and using technology is absolutely necessary for my classes and my students. Does it make them more interested in the topic? I would have to answer that it depended on the class and the technology. Very frequently I find it to be more of a distraction than anything else, though. That said, when I think back to when I was in elementary, middle,… Continue Reading

Thank you, Steve Jobs, for the inspiration

Thank you, Steve Jobs, for the inspiration

Death is something that is somewhat a foreign concept to me. I have a fairly small family that isn't really close to each other. Throughout my now 31 years of life when family members have died, I was never really affected because I frankly didn't know them at all. Of all the funerals that I have been to in my life (a whole 6 or 7) only one was for a family member and I was too young to even… Continue Reading

SOLUTION: Built in Mac iSight not working with Facebook Video Call

SOLUTION: Built in Mac iSight not working with Facebook Video Call

As many of you probably heard yesterday, Facebook and Skype have paired up and now you can not only chat with friends on Facebook, you can also have video calls with them! Eager to test it out, I downloaded the software/plugin via Chrome on my Mac and my wife did the same. When we tested it out, no dice. We both received an error saying the other didn't have a webcam setup. This, of course was wrong as we both… Continue Reading

The Incredible Disappearing ‘Macintosh HD’ Icon

I know that this is technically not Apple news... but I suppose the news is that I have fixed a problem that was plaguing me for a couple of months and wanted to post the solution in case other we having the same issue. To give a little history, basically, after I installed the OS X 10.5.6 update a couple of months ago, my Mac HD icon just randomly disappeared from my Desktop and from the sidebar in Finder. Needless… Continue Reading