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Blue Apple

Graham K. Rogers


Apple, Macintosh, IT, iOS - Asia and Everywhere Else

Some Brief Notes. . . .


The links here will take you to the full list of articles published in the Bangkok Post, Database, supplement and to the eXtensions Bangkok Diary list.



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  • 31 October 2014: System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Notifications

  • 30 October 2014: System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Network

  • 29 October 2014: System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Trackpad

  • 29 October 2014: System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Mouse

  • 29 October 2014: Apple Updates, Yosemite and System Preferences (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 28 October 2014: Cassandra: Apple Pragmatism - Death of the iPod and the Battery Life of the Apple Watch

  • 28 October 2014: System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Language & Region

  • 28 October 2014: System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Keyboard

  • 27 October 2014: System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Energy Saver

  • 27 October 2014: Cassandra: Menubar Icons and the Option Key

  • 26 October 2014: System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Internet Accounts

  • 26 October 2014: System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: iCloud

  • 25 October 2014: System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Extensions

  • 24 October 2014: System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Mission Control

  • 24 October 2014: System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Displays

  • 23 October 2014: System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: General

  • 23 October 2014: System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Dock

  • 22 October 2014: System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Dictation & Speech

  • 22 October 2014: New Apple iPads and Macs; and software Updates to iOS and OS X - Extended Version (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 21 October 2014: System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Desktop & Screensaver

  • 21 October 2014: Cassandra: Apple Reports Q4 2014 Results - Another Good Quarter - More to Come

  • 20 October 2014: System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Date & Time

  • 20 October 2014: System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: CDs & Disks

  • 19 October 2014: System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Bluetooth

  • 18 October 2014: System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: App Store

  • 17 October 2014: System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Accessibility

  • 17 October 2014: Cassandra: Applications Updated in the Shadow of Yosemite

  • 16 October 2014: FX Photo Studio: Another Excellent iOS app from MacPhun - Currently Free (in-app filter purchases)

  • 15 October 2014: Apple Event for Thursday this week: Anticipation for What may Come (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 12 October 2014: Manual Cam: Inexpensive Example of a Photo App with Manual Controls

  • 9 October 2014: Cassandra: Carl Icahn's Letter to Tim Cook

  • 9 October 2014: Cassandra: Surprise Departure for AMD CEO - Replaced by COO Lisa Su

  • 9 October 2014: Cassandra: Icahn Meddling Again in Apple for Good or Bad

  • 9 October 2014: Epson Prints Designs from Kansai Yamamoto at the "HELLO ISTANBUL!" Esma Sultan Event

  • 8 October 2014: Two Camera Apps Using the Manual Controls now Allowed by iOS 8 (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 6 October 2014: Tourist Buddy TH: Strike 2 - Attention to Detail Falling Short

  • 5 October 2014: 645 Pro MK III: Updated with Some Minor Fixes

  • 4 October 2014: 645 Pro MK III: Bangkok Road Test

  • 4 October 2014: 645 Pro MK III: Sophisticated Photo App Updated to Include Manual Controls

  • 2 October 2014: Photo Wizard Pro: Inexpensive Photo Editing App with a Wide Range of Options

  • 1 October 2014: External Forces and Confusion on Apple (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 29 September 2014: Manual: A Camera app that Makes Good Use of the Manual APIs in iOS 8

  • 28 September 2014: First Aid app from US Red Cross

  • 28 September 2014: Cassandra: iTunes App store Apps for Health - Tabla Rasa in Thailand

  • 25 September 2014: Apple iTunes Store Offers Free EP of the Four Beatles as Independent Artists

  • 24 September 2014: Comments on iPhone 6 and Update to iOS 8 (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 23 September 2014: Epic Zen Garden - Soothing Demonstration of Metal from Epic Games

  • 22 September 2014: Health and Fitness Apps in Thailand: The Pizza Company - Nicely Designed with Technical Flaws

  • 22 September 2014: Increased Health Awareness: DrinkWater App - Monitoring Daily Fluid Intake

  • 21 September 2014: Cassandra: Bangkok Post App Updated for iOS 7 . . . Say What?

  • 19 September 2014: Cassandra: Finding my Way Round iOS 8 - Tips, Health and SwiftKey

  • 18 September 2014: Cassandra: iOS 8 - A Slow Update for Users in Thailand (Success Nonetheless)

  • 18 September 2014: Cassandra: Fallout from the iOS 8 Update

  • 18 September 2014: Das Lied von der Erde (Song of the Earth): Thailand Cultural Centre, Wednesday 10 September 2014 -
    Somtow Sucharitkul, Siam Philharmonic Orchestra, with Soloists Grace Eschauri and Javier Agull&0acute;

  • 17 September 2014: Cassandra: Commentators on Apple - A Brief MacDaily News Retrospective

  • 17 September 2014: Apple's iPhone 6 Models, Apple Pay and Apple Watch - Much Extended Version (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 16 September 2014: Cassandra: Stephen Wolfram Announces Mathematica Online

  • 16 September 2014: Cassandra: Unwanted U2 Album Prompts Apple to Provide Removal Tool

  • 15 September 2014: Cassandra: Security Comment on Apple's Development of Multi-factor Authenticated Payment System

  • 12 September 2014: Cassandra: Apple Store for Thailand Updated - iPhone 5s Only

  • 12 September 2014: Cassandra: Apple store Offline - Being Updated

  • 10 September 2014: Basic Control of a Mac for new Users (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 10 September 2014: Cassandra: Apple Event - As it Happens (regular updates)

  • 9 September 2014: Cassandra: Recent Items in Apple Menu - Navigation Hint

  • 8 September 2014: Cassandra: Making Changes to Calendar Colors in Apple's Calendar App

  • 5 September 2014: Former Minister of Transport, Chatchart Sittiphan at Mahidol University's Faculty of Engineering

  • 4 September 2014: Useful Sketching app for iOS Devices: Tremor - Jittery Line Drawing

  • 3 September 2014: Countdown to Apple's 9 September Event: Known and Unknown (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 2 September 2014: The iPhone in Art (external link)

  • 1 September 2014: Cassandra: A Twist in the Tale - Anand Lal Shimpi to Join Apple

  • 31 August 2014: Cassandra: Anand Lal Shimpi retires from AnandTech - Ryan Smith now Editor-in-Chief

  • 29 August 2014: Cassandra: Apple's 9 September Event - Speculations and Probabilities

  • 29 August 2014: Banksy: Comments by Matthew Israel in Huffington Post

  • 28 August 2014: Cassandra: Unfortunately Strong Words on Twitter between Brian Lam and Marco Arment

  • 27 August 2014: Mac Icon Customization; Erica Sadun's Folderol; and iPhone 5 Battery Replacement

  • 25 August 2014: Epson Collaboration with US Photographer William Klein

  • 22 August 2014: Cassandra: Apple Updates (Mac and iOS) - Pages, Numbers, Keynote; and iMovie

  • 21 August 2014: Cassandra: Completing the Circle - Apple and Product Releases

  • 20 August 2014: Transferring Photographs to Macs and iOS Devices from iPhone and DSLR Cameras (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 18 August 2014: MoMA: Rich app Describing Contents of New York's Famous Museum of Modern Art

  • 16 August 2014: Hanx Writer: Updated - Minor fixes

  • 14 August 2014: Hanx Writer: Simple Typewriter App for Creating Text - Backed by Tom Hanks

  • 13 August 2014: MonoPhix: Straightforward Monochrome Editing app for the iPhone with Good Controls

  • 13 August 2014: Tonality - A New Mac Photography Application for Sophisticated Monochrome Output (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 12 August 2014: Cassandra: SingTel Joins Consortium to Build New Trans-Pacific Cable

  • 10 August 2014: 82nd & Fifth from the Met: Unusual Art App with Video and Curator Commentary

  • 9 August 2014: Stop Motion Update (5.1): Useful Changes to this Sophisticated App - But a Lingering Problem for Legacy Output

  • 6 August 2014: MacBook Air Computers at an Intensive English Camp for Engineering Students (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 5 August 2014: Cassandra: Moving from Aperture to Lightroom - Early Advice from Adobe

  • 4 August 2014: Banksy at Artsy

  • 4 August 2014: Phoster: A Re-examination of a Favourite iOS App for Creating Posters

  • 2 August 2014: PosterLabs: Nicely Crafted App with Limited Editing and Export Abilities

  • 1 August 2014: Cassandra: Chickens Coming Home to Roost - Windows Phone Browser Emulates iOS Safari

  • 30 July 2014: Some Preparations for the Update to OS X 10.10, Yosemite (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 29 July 2014: Cassandra: Updated MacBook Pro line - Thai Pricing Differences

  • 28 July 2014: Cassandra: Pricing for Alleged new Apple Notebooks in China - external link and comments

  • 25 July 2014: Cassandra: Xerox Announces Q2 2014 Figures

  • 24 July 2014: Baiyoke II Tower - Panorama

  • 24 July 2014: Cassandra: Apple's Yosemite beta - Don't, Unless you are really Sure

  • 23 July 2014: Cassandra: Apple Post-Q3 2014 Analysis and Comments

  • 23 July 2014: Cassandra: Updates to Dropbox and LINE apps

  • 23 July 2014: Cassandra: Apple Q3 2014 Financial Results

  • 23 July 2014: Apple Financial Results and Some Yosemite Expectations (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 22 July 2014: Cassandra: Identifying Images on Social Networking Sites Using Sensor Pattern Noise (SPN)

  • 22 July 2014: Cassandra: Apple Releases Yosemite beta Preview 4

  • 21 July 2014: Glif Tripod Mount and Stand Revisited

  • 18 July 2014: Art in Bangkok: Experimental Video Art (EVA) and Faculty of Arts, CMU

  • 18 July 2014: Cassandra: Apple's 2-Step Verification now Available for Thai Users

  • 17 July 2014: Brushstroke: A Well-written App for Art Style Output from iOS Photographs

  • 16 July 2014: Viewing Art and Art Puzzles on iOS Devices (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 15 July 2014: Cassandra: Apple and Facing Resistance to Change

  • 14 July 2014: Cassandra: More Service Facilities for Apple Product Users on the Thonburi Side of Bangkok

  • 12 July 2014: A Run Down to Mahachai and Across the River to Banlaem (2) - An Analogue Exercise

  • 12 July 2014: A Run Down to Mahachai and Across the River to Banlaem (1) - A Digital Exercise

  • 11 July 2014: The Other Bangkok: An Active Square Mile, Thonburi Side of the River

  • 10 July 2014: Three iOS apps with Different Takes on White Balance

  • 9 July 2014: Ampersands the App: Character or Art?

  • 9 July 2014: Digital Art: Investing and Viewing Online with [S]edition: Bangkok Post, Life

  • 5 July 2014: Wood Joints: A Loving Examination of Skills, Materials and Tools

  • 3 July 2014: Epson Ultimicron Used for Camera System LEICA T Visoflex Electronic Viewfinder

  • 3 July 2014: Cassandra: A Look at the Potential Behind Recent Apple Developments and Changes

  • 2 July 2014: Cassandra: Update to iMovie (10.0.4)

  • 2 July 2014: Cassandra: More from Apple on Aperture and Photo (link to external source)

  • 2 July 2014: Aperture to end Development; and Arrival of PhotoMatte, Image Exporting Software: Bangkok Post, Life

  • 1 July 2014: Cassandra: Apple Releases OS X Mavericks Update (10.9.4)

  • 1 July 2014: Cassandra: Apple Updates iOS 7 (7.1.2)

  • 30 June 2014: Cassandra: IBM Opening New Data Center in London for Cloud Operations

  • 29 June 2014: Cassandra: More Bangkok iStudio Discounts and Comments

  • 28 June 2014: Cassandra: Aperture to Cease Development - a Considertion of Alternatives

  • 26 June 2014: Examples of Output Using Lenka on the iPhone

  • 26 June 2014: Cassandra: Bangkok iStudio Discounts and Comments on AppleCare Purchase

  • 25 June 2014: A New Starter iMac and Some Old User Problems: Bangkok Post, Life

  • 24 June 2014: Lenka: Clever B & W Photo app for iOS Devices

  • 23 June 2014: A few Days in Langkawi (5) - A Bed of Mussels and Some Monkey Business

  • 23 June 2014: A few Days in Langkawi (4) - Some Clouded Views

  • 21 June 2014: A few Days in Langkawi (3) - A Convocation of Eagles

  • 20 June 2014: A few Days in Langkawi (2) - Waiting for the Hornbills

  • 20 June 2014: A few Days in Langkawi (1) - Arrivals

  • 20 June 2014: Cassandra: iOS 8 Camera Potential

  • 18 June 2014: Cassandra: Apple Releases New Entry-Level iMac - Available in Thailand Now

  • 18 June 2014: iPhone Video Output - Slowing it Down, Speeding it Up: Bangkok Post, Life

  • 17 June 2014: Cassandra: Mr Bag-Fix - New Life for my Favourite Bags

  • 16 June 2014: Cassandra: Yosemite and iOS 8 Video Tricks Now with X-Mirage

  • 15 June 2014: Photo Blender: a Useful App for iOS Devices that Merges Images Nicely

  • 12 June 2014: Bangkok Street Art: Bon - First Solo Show at Soy Sauce Factory (Pre-show Images)

  • 11 June 2014: Fallout from Apple's WWDC in San Francisco Last Week - Bangkok Post, Life

  • 9 June 2014: Cassandra: Apple's WWDC - The Dust is Still Settling

  • 9 June 2014: Cassandra: Localisations in iOS 8 and Other Unannounced Features

  • 8 June 2014: Darklight Advanced Image Editor: Uncomplicated iOS Photo app with a Useful Tool Set

  • 6 June 2014: Apple Updates WWDC app with Latest Video Sessions

  • 4 June 2014: An Introduction to iPhoto - Bangkok Post, Life

  • 3 June 2014: Cassandra: WWDC Keynote - Blow by Blow

  • 2 June 2014: Cassandra: Following WWDC Keynote via Apple Events on Apple TV in Thailand

  • 2 June 2014: Cassandra: Misconfiguration Risks for Users of Smartphones

  • 2 June 2014: Cassandra: Under a Day to WWDC

  • 30 May 2014: Eye-Fi SD Cards: Wi-Fi solution for DSLR Cameras - (2) Connecting to the Mac

  • 30 May 2014: Eye-Fi SD Cards: Wi-Fi solution for DSLR Cameras - (1) Connecting to iOS Devices

  • 28 May 2014: Another Update to iTunes: Apple Releases version 11.2.2

  • 28 May 2014: Alternative Graphics Applications on the Mac - Bangkok Post, Life

  • 27 May 2014: Cassandra: WWDC Under a Week Away - We are Apparently Going Domestic

  • 26 May 2014: The Other Bangkok (2): Wuttakat Street Market Area and the Line Home

  • 26 May 2014: The Other Bangkok (1): Wuttakat Street Market Area

  • 23 May 2014: Hopscotch: iPad App to Help Teach Children Programming Basics

  • 23 May 2014: Cassandra: Key Commands in Aperture - Linked Page

  • 22 May 2014: Update to Safari (7.0.4)

  • 21 May 2014: No Office for iPad in Thailand; Apple Updates and Fixes - Bangkok Post, Life

  • 19 May 2014: Cassandra: Busying Giddy Minds - US to Charge Members of Chinese Military with Cyber Spying

  • 18 May 2014: The Elements: Flashcards - Quizes and Tables for Chemical Symbols on iOS Devices

  • 16 May 2014: ChildRadar: Using iOS Devices and iBeacons to Keep Track of a Child (or a bag)

  • 16 May 2014: Apple Updates - OS X 10.9.3, Safari 7.0.3, iTunes 11.2, and Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 5.05

  • 15 May 2014: Microsoft: Office for the iPad not expected in Thailand; Office 365 to be Expanded to Japan Later this year

  • 14 May 2014: Apple Rumours, Updates and Changes - Bangkok Post, Life

  • 13 May 2014: Art Basel in Hong Kong - iPhone App to Complement the International Art Show (15 - 18 May)

  • 11 May 2014: Excellent but Subtle Image Work on iOS Devices with Litely

  • 9 May 2014: Apple's Rumoured Acquisition of Beats Music: Speculation, Comments and Sources

  • 8 May 2014: Mavericks on External Media (2): Flash Drive and Hard disk - Completing the Installations

  • 8 May 2014: Mavericks on External Media (1): Flash Drive and Hard disk - Pitfalls and Partial Success

  • 7 May 2014: iOS Devices as Photographers' Assistants - Bangkok Post, Life

  • 5 May 2014: Sim Daltonism: Being Able to Experience What it is to be Color Blind

  • 5 May 2014: Cassandra: MotoGP Online - TV Reception Just Doesn't Cut it Here

  • 4 May 2014: Cassandra: OS X 10.9.3 Update Expected - Apple Working on 10.9.4

  • 3 May 2014: Cassandra: Apple v Samsung - Apple has a Partial Win and is Awarded Samsung's Loose Change

  • 2 May 2014: Cassandra: New Bangkok Apple Outlet - iStudio to Open in Central Embassy

  • 30 April 2014: Price Comparisons between the US Apple Store and the Online Store for Thailand


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