Your OS X Menu Bar is Prime Real Estate

6:30 PM, Apr. 9th, 2015 · · Reviews

Your OS X Menu Bar is Prime Real Estate

Dr. Mac says, "I'm not normal; I've currently got more than 25 menu bar apps in addition to the handful included with Yosemite. But I happen to like menu bar apps... a lot...  and I find all of the ones I have installed useful in some way."

Here are a few of my faves...

Penclic Wireless Keyboard Available in Multiple Languages and Colors

2:20 PM, Apr. 3rd, 2015 · · Reviews

Penclic Wireless Keyboard

Penclic has released a mini wireless keyboard with normal size keys that can be used with either battery power or connected to your Mac via USB for continuous use. There are a lot of really good things to say about this keyboard, however there are also a couple of important issues that Penclic could have addressed to make it much easier to use. 

The (New) Mouse of Dr. Mac’s Dreams

3:40 PM, Apr. 1st, 2015 · · Reviews

Logitech MX Master Mouse

This week in Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves #116, I tell you about my latest infaturation -- Logitech’s just-released MX Master mouse, which includes the best speed-adaptive scroll wheel I’ve ever used. That alone would be worth the price of admission to me, but the new MX Master mouse has much more to love. For example... 

Satechi 10 Port Premium Aluminum USB 3 Hub Includes Charging Ports

1:40 PM, Mar. 31st, 2015 · · Reviews

Satechi 10 Port Premium Aluminum Hub

The Satechi 10 Port Premium Aluminum Hub has seven USB 3.0 ports and three USB charger ports, one of which provides 2.1 amps. It is compact and sleek and its aluminum finish matches Macs beautifully. Best of all, each port is clearly labelled and there is ample space between the ports.

Step Aside Calendar, Fantastical 2 for the Mac is Here

11:19 AM, Mar. 25th, 2015 · · Reviews

When Fantastical was first released it brought with it a fresh take on the Mac's Calendar thanks to its easy to use drop down menu view and natural language event entry system. Where the original made a great addition to Apple's Calendar apps, Fantastical 2 is an excellent replacement and shows just how much power you can pack into a minimalist interface. Is Fantastical 2 right for you? Read on to find out.

Why Apple is Relevant Even if You Don’t Like the Company

3:45 PM, Mar. 24th, 2015 · · Reviews

There are many things to like About Apple. There are also plenty of things for Apple enthusiasts to criticize when the company makes mistakes. However, even if you really don't like Apple, for any reason, it's still important to not only pay attention but even embrace its technologies.