Are Creative Pros Going to Have to Force-Quit Apple?

“So if Apple just becomes a place where computers are a commodity item and where the romance is gone, and where people forget that computers are the most incredible invention that man has ever invented, then I’ll feel I have lost Apple. But if I’m a million miles away and all those people still feel those things and they’re still working to make the next great personal computer, then I will feel that my genes are still in there.” ~Steve Jobs

Source: Newsweek, Sep. 29 1985

This particular blog post really should be a letter to Apple CEO, Tim Cook. And maybe when I’m done writing it, I’ll decide to send it to him.

A Public Service Announcement about Passwords, the Cloud, Your Computer and Your Phone

If you follow these sorts of nerdy tech things, you may have heard about the Wired reporter who had his entire online life hacked a few days ago. Mat Honan freely admits he should have known better, but he was like too many people who are increasingly putting their lives online in ever connecting ways. …

Protecting your Labor this holiday weekend: backups, passwords and more

As we all enjoy this three day US holiday weekend, consider this my public service announcement to protect all your hard labor this past year and into the future. Taking a few minutes now to refresh yourself on proper backups and password protection will prove to be worth it in your digital future. Hard Dive …

Billy Sheahan Photography- New & Improved for the iPad

It’s always interesting to see the collective world react to something new. Especially when it comes from a company that leads the way when it comes to shiny new technology. When Apple released the iPad last month, you could almost hear the unanimous cheer, which was followed immediately by a groan as thousands of web …

Questions answered about my iPhone app promotion

My Billy Sheahan Photography iPhone app (link opens iTunes), has been out for a little over a week now. It’s done phenomenally well. Beyond my wildest expectations. A little over 1000 installs every day. Really tremendous. And besides all the installs, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about why I felt I needed an …

Billy Sheahan Photography iPhone App Now Available

Billy Sheahan Photography iPhone App is now available from Billy Sheahan on Vimeo. The Billy Sheahan Photography iPhone App is Now available as a free download from the iTunes Store. (Link opens iTunes)

Aperture to Lightroom

*** Nerd Alert *** This blog entry will probably be of little interest to most people who read my blog, but, for those photographers who, like me, are using Apple’s Aperture and Abobe’s Lightroom, this may be of interest. This past week, Apple released the long awaited version of Aperture 2.0. I was an early …