Thank You Walt! (and an interview from 365 days ago)

I just wanted to give a shoutout to Walter Mossberg today. Mossberg has been writing digital reviews for 22 years for the Wall Street Journal, and his own outfit, AllthingsD. Today Walt wrote his final column, fittingly titled "Top Products in Two Decades of Product Reviews", which is definitely worth a read. Walt has been an inspiration and a mentor to me. His columns were where I first learned of many fine products, and his columns inspired me to get into journalism. In fact, rather ironically, we interviewed him on this exact date, December 18th, of last year. On behalf of myself, … [Read more...]

Our New Slogan, and why we chose it

You might notice we have a new slogan in our header today. “Sharing technology. Informing the world”. This is our new beta slogan (as in, it's in testing). This slogan serves as our new public mission statement, and a statement of what we believe in. It’s what makes The App Store Chronicle, The App Store Chronicle, and it’s what sets us apart from other websites. We’re putting our mission to bring technological education to the world front and center, so we never forget what this whole site is about, and what we’re trying to achieve. Informing the World One particularly important thing to … [Read more...]

How To Install WordPress on a mac in 5 Clicks for free

Webmaster, bloggers, and designers often need to work on wordpress design on a test site before sending something over to a live site, but most solutions for getting wordpress installs onto a mac involve complex virtual servers, and manual uploading and setup. There's an easier way. Here's how to set up a fully manipulable test install of Wordpress on a mac in only five clicks.   Instructions for Installing Wordpress On Mountain Lion Open up the Mac App Store. Search for "BitNamiStackWordpress". Install the free app of the same name, and launch it. The app will do all the heavy lifting for … [Read more...]

Two Fascinating Technology Bloggers You May Not Know

Most of the time we try to keep people in-house, and on this site, but occasionally we have to share some of the other fantastic bloggers out there that you may be missing. These two guys are both experts, successful in the world of technology, and offer fantastic perspective on a variety of tech topics.   Minimally Minimal by Andrew Kim. Andrew Kim is a professional designer who has worked at various companies including Google, and Cisco. His design reimagination of Microsoft, conceived on his blog, was so good that they went out and hired him to join their design team. He's a … [Read more...]