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Why I Love T-Mobile

· · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

Dr. Mac didn’t much care for AT&T Wireless, but he loves T-Mobile, his current wireless provider. Find out why in this week’s thrilling episode (#328 for those keeping track) of Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves.

Backup (Don’t Be an April Fool…)

· · Columns & Opinions

Now that World Backup Day (March 31) has come and gone, Dr. Mac feels it’s prudent to reiterate all the bad things that will happen to your precious data—your photos, videos, essays, proposals, emails, messages, and everything else—if you don’t backup.

AirSelfie 2: Drone Not Ready for Prime Time

· · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

Dr. Mac had high hopes for AirSelfie 2, a reasonably priced (under $200), pocket-sized drone made of anodized aeronautical grade aluminum with a 12-megapixel HD camera with anti-vibration shock absorbers. Read Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves Episode #319 and learn how his hopes were dashed…

Environmentally-Friendly High-Tech (Paper) Notebook

· · News

Dr. Mac says when he first heard about Rocketbook, a line of “endlessly reusable digital notebooks,” he was sure that “environmentally friendly high-tech notebook” was an oxymoron akin to “jumbo shrimp” or “exact estimate.”

After trying them, he admits he was wrong.

Don't Lose a Bit (or Byte) of Precious Data in 2019

· · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves Episode #313 World Backup Day isn’t until March 31, but I didn’t want this public service announcement to wait that long: You are going to lose every file on your Mac’s hard and/or solid state drive(s) if those files have not been backed up. – Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus  Notice how…

A Farewell to Macworld Expo

· · News

Dr. Mac explains why he gets nostalgic about Macworld Expo at this time of year as he reflects on some of his favorite moments at the show.