Tag: Apple

Apple announces OS X Yosemite

Okay, if you’ve visited my website a time or two – or even scrolled through a bit today, it’s no secret that I’m a BIG fan of Yosemite.  It must be a Scottish thing; John Muir seemed to have a fixation on the area that would eventually become a national park, too. Today’s big announcement …

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Garmin Adds Synthetic Vision to Pilot App

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced an updated version of the Garmin Pilot application for the iPad and iPhone featuring synthetic vision as an option for premium subscribers. 3D Vision incorporates GPS-derived airspeed, altitude, and vertical speed overlaid on rich 3D topographic landscape. …

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OS X Mavericks is here, and it brings iBooks to the Mac!

Apple announced new hardware and software today, including the FREE release of OS X Mavericks available on Apple’s website HERE. For authors, Mavericks brings iBooks to the Mac.  From the Apple press release: With OS X Mavericks, a new chapter in the iBooks story begins. Now you can launch the iBooks app on your Mac …

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Question: What is the hardest thing about publishing an ebook?

This question was recently asked in a group I’m part of.  Here’s the whole question: Question: What is the hardest thing about publishing an ebook?  I’m curious what problems here people have had with publishing ebooks themselves. i’m currently working on two books that I want to release as ebooks, but I’d like to avoid …

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Sticker Shock! Verizon No Longer Subsidizes Tablets

With the introduction of Verizon Wireless‘ “Share Everything” family plans at the end of June, the company has stopped subsidizing tablets. According to Verizon, tablets will now be on the same data sharing plan that other devices are on instead of being part of a separate data plan that required tablet purchasers to be locked …

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