Cricut (pronounced “Cricket”) cutting machines let you create and design do-it-yourself projects on your Mac, PC, iOS or Android device, and Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus tells us about the cool things you make with one.
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Dr. Mac is back with the thrilling conclusion to “Demystifying Disk Space,” explaining that the simple cure is to delete or move files to free up at least 10% of the disk’s capacity, so you have plenty of free space available for your virtual memory swap files.
Dr. Mac says that in his experience, many Mac users do not understand how close to capacity their startup disk is, so he’s here to offer you a quick lesson in disk space.
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.
Dr. Mac claims toI have found three possible options to “replace” Dragon Professional on the Mac, but these replacements include tradeoffs you’ll want to know about.
This week in Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves (Episode #326 for those keeping track) he explains what snippets are and why you should be using them to save time and keystrokes.
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.
This week Dr. Mac celebrates Running with Crayons’ killer utility Alfred, what he refers to as “The Swiss Army Arsenal” of Mac utilities.
Dr. Mac has started using an unusual font that, according to researchers, can help you remember more. Read all about it in Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves Episode #323: Sans Forgetica: The Font That Helps You Remember!
Dr Mac has had an Apple Watch Series 4 GPS + Cellular ($499) since late last year, and he says everything he ever said about the original Apple Watch is still true.
Dr. Mac demonstrates how he enjoys having his Mac and iOS devices read almost anything to him without spending a penny.
Dr. Mac hasn’t used either of his document scanners in months; discover why in this week’s thrilling episode (#320) of Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves at The Mac Observer.
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…
In this week’s episode (#318 for those keeping track) Dr. Mac explains why he loves Apple User Groups and why you’re missing out if you’re not part of one.
Dr. Mac says that using a Mac to compose words has changed dramatically over the years. Find out how things have changed in this week’s Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves… a delightful little ditty he likes to call Writing for Print vs. Writing for the Web.
In this episode of Rants & Raves, Dr. Mac reveals two of his best secrets for getting work done and staying focused.
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.
Dr. Mac’s a sucker for camera apps, especially the ones so cool that his friends and family download them before he finishes his demo. Discover three of his favorites this week in Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves Episode #312.
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…
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.