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Freshly Squeezed Reviews: Swift Be My Playground

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By Frank Petrie Opening Apple’s recent event for the new MacbookPro, they started the program off with a video showing how Apple can help the disabled to be as productive as anyone else. To drive the point home, the video was created by the person with a neuro-muscular disease in the opening and closing shots! […]

Freshly Squeezed Reviews: Browser to Ride

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By Frank Petrie Today, there must be nearly three dozen web browsers to choose from to use on your Mac. Back in the day, there were basically three main choices for a Mac browser – Safari, Netscape Navigator, or Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (which was nicknamed Internet Exploder for reasons obvious to users). There were some […]

Freshly Squeezed Reviews: A Stand That Delivers

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By Frank Petrie If you were to assemble your dream iPad case, you’d have to gather numerous accessories to meet all of your desires. But what if there was a one-stop-shop bundle available? “The Touchfire iPad case is packed with innovative features that are simply not available in any other iPad case. But perhaps most […]

Freshly Squeezed Reviews: Eight Arms to Hold You

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By Frank Petrie For years I used a fantastic utility, “FinderPop.” Its sole purpose was to open a customizable DropDown menu wherever I should need it at any given moment. I believe that I was using it as far back as OS 9 (if not OS 8). Unfortunately, with the introduction of El Capitan, FinderPop […]

Freshly Squeezed Reviews: Will It Go Round In Circles?

By Frank Petrie Would you like a simpler, faster, more intuitive method to find out which apps you can use to open a specific file? It’s rare in my years of reviewing that I have come across a piece of software where the developer didn’t attempt to differentiate their app from the crowd by incorporating […]

The Frank Review: A Health App That Could Help You and Ot...

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By Frank Petrie Over the past several years, a sizable number of members in the medical community have come to the realization that anxiety and depression are not merely negative emotions but actual diseases which need to be properly treated. As Apple has seriously become involved in the health field with the introduction of the […]

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