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Don't install El Capitan until you read the 2015 rendition of Dr. Mac's warning for upgraders... Only in Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves #144.
Dr. Mac got an iPhone 6s last Friday; his initial impressions are in Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves Episode 143, a delightful little ditty he likes to call, "Dr. Mac's First Look at the iPhone 6s." It wasn't all wine and roses (Spoiler alert: He thinks the Rose Gold looks too pink). But after a rocky start, the Doc is pretty happy with his newest gadget.
Last week Dr. Mac had so much to say about the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus and how cool he thought 3D Touch was going to be that he ran out of space without mentioning Apple TV or iPad Pro. He rectifies that in this week's Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves.
It was a big event, but one thing stood out to Dr. Mac as the coolest. Read Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves #141 if you wanna know what it is...
Everyone is guessing what, precisely, Apple will announce at the Hey, Siri event on Wednesday, Sept. 9 and Dr. Mac is no exception. Join him as he handicaps this year's batch of predictions in Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves Episode #140.
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Keyboard shortcuts save you time and effort; if you’re not already using them all the time, you’re missing out. And shortcuts that use the Command key aren’t the only game in town these days. So don't miss this episode, in which Dr. Mac exposes hidden Option-key shortcuts that can save your bacon (or at least save you a little time).
A reader recently asked Dr. Mac how long he could expect his Mac to last. You might be surprised at his response.
If your iPhone has a serial number that qualifies it for Apple's iSight Camera Replacement Program for iPhone 6 Plus, Dr. Mac has first-hand advice that may save you from wasting hours.
The BlueGATE CTR is a hands-free Bluetooth car kit with Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC pairing for cars with an AUX in port. It has music controls, a built-in mic for calls, and a 2.1A USB port on the DC adapter for charging your iPhone or iPad. It lists for $67.99 though it usually sells for $44.99, but have we got a deal for you (at least until August 30). Just use the coupon code SAVEBLU1 to take $25 off. So your price for the BlueGATE CTR will be $19.99. And, of course, other than local tax, that's all you'll pay 'cause shipping is free. If my car had an AUX port, I'd order one in a heartbeat.