Dr. Mac’s Thoughts on WWDC

4:25 PM, Jun. 16th, 2015 · · Dr. Mac’s Rants and Raves

Dr. Mac's Thoughts on WWDC

Did you watch the Apple keynote last week? Dr. Mac did and he gave it a B+ overall. Wanna know more? Read his take on everything Apple announced last week in Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves Episode 127: My Take on What Apple Announced Last Week.

Dr. Mac’s Guaranteed Gifts for Dads & Grads (Part I)

4:10 PM, Jun. 3rd, 2015 · · Dr. Mac’s Rants and Raves

Every day Dr. Mac plays with interesting products for Macs and iDevices so he can tell you about the best of 'em. That's why June and December are his favorite months — that’s when he gets to tell you about cool products that make awesome gifts. This week it's Dr. Mac's Guaranteed Gifts for Dads & Grads (Part I). (Don't miss the thrilling conclusion next week). 

Texas BBQ and High Technology…

4:50 PM, May. 27th, 2015 · · Dr. Mac’s Rants and Raves

Texas BBQ Technology Remote Thermometer

Dr. Mac thought he'd try something completely different this week --  a column about Texas BBQ... What does Texas BBQ have to do with technology? You'll have to read Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves Episode #124 to find out. 

Redundancy Is the New Productivity for Your Mac

2:30 PM, May. 20th, 2015 · · Dr. Mac’s Rants and Raves

Redundancy Is the New Productivity for Your Mca

Dr. Mac has been teaching people how to use their Macs more effectively for as long as he can remember. So he was surprised to find himself at a loss for words when a friend asked, “If you could only recommend one thing to help me become more productive on my Mac, what would it be?” This week in Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves Episode 123 he explains why redundancy makes you more productive. 

Make Your iPhone Camera Even Better (Part II)

2:40 PM, May. 13th, 2015 · · Dr. Mac’s Rants and Raves

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In addition to using the 645 Pro Mk III camera app he told you about last week for most of his photos, Dr. Mac also uses a handful of third-party accessories to help him take better pictures and videos with his iPhone. Check out his inexpensive yet effective toolkit in this week's Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves (Episode 122). 

Take Better Pictures with your iPhone (Part I)

3:50 PM, May. 6th, 2015 · · Dr. Mac’s Rants and Raves

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As good as the camera on the iPhone 6 Plus is already, Dr. Mac relies on a handful of third-party camera apps and accessories for features not found in the iOS Camera app.

Mac Window Management Made Easier

3:50 PM, Apr. 28th, 2015 · · Dr. Mac’s Rants and Raves

Manage windows with Hocus Focus, Optimal Layout, and Spectacle

Bob ?Dr. Mac" LeVitus feels like Mission Control was never meant for a two-display setup like mine -- it never seems to work the way he expects it to on a dual monitor system. So he's always augmented it with one or more third-party apps for managing windows. And since he believes he's more productive when his fingers are on the keyboard, all of the apps support a myriad of keyboard shortcuts...  

Apple’s iPhone 7 Will Make Current iPhones Obsolete

3:55 PM, Apr. 24th, 2015 · · Dr. Mac’s Rants and Raves

Now that the MacBook and Apple Watch are shipping, it's time  to start thinking about the iPhone 6s (or iPhone 7 according to some rumors). Just when we think the iPhone can't get any better, Apple seems poised to blow us away. Again.