Last month, Dr. Mac told you that once you upgraded to iTunes 12.7, you would only be able to buy and manage iOS apps on your iOS devices, with no way to manipulate them with your Mac or PC anymore. That may not be the case anymore…
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Dr. Mac offers you a peek at some of macOS 10.13 High Sierra’s more interesting new features, including his favorites from Photos, Safari, Spotlight, and more.
Since macOS High Sierra became available last week, and many of you will upgrade soon if you haven’t already, here are some things to look for when you do upgrade.
As much as you might want to try its shiny new features, you should never rush to install a new version of an operating system on any device you expect to use today.
Last year Dr. Mac lobbied to get Apple to streamline iTunes, and now that they did he isn’t happy. Check out why he says Apple’s changes didn’t turn out the way he hoped.
Not so long ago the phrase “simple personal cloud storage” was an oxymoron. Setup and use weren’t simple and prices were more premium than personal. Then, My Cloud Home, a new personal storage device from Western Digital priced from $149.99, came along and changed everything. It’s reasonably-priced, simple to set up and use, and yet, surprisingly full-featured.
CrashPlan for Home is being discontinued. This week, Dr. Mac talks about what he’s using instead, and why.
Dr. Mac has collected quite an assortment of photography-related gadgets he uses with his iPhone, all aimed at helping him capture the best possible image every time.
If these Mac keyboard shortcuts aren’t etched in your muscle memory, they should be.
Before you install any beta OS on any device—a procedure Dr. Mac describe as similar to performing brain surgery on your Mac—here’s his advice on testing pre-release (beta) operating systems safely and sanely.
Dr. Mac has some new advice if you’re dealing with a wet phone or another small electronic device…
Dr. Mac has been testing a pair of products from SanDisk that offer a third option— additional storage for your iDevice accessible via the Lightning port or wirelessly.
Dr. Mac was suggests that it’s time you acquainted yourself with the joys of Siri-on-your-Mac…
Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus has a cranky open rant to folks who forward easily-debunked Internet stories.
Dr. Mac gives a little credit to iStats Menu for helping him to monitor the handful of critical bits of information about his Mac that help him keep it running smoothly.
The iPhone turned 10 last week (that’s roughly 60 in dog years). In this week’s Rants & Raves column, Dr. Mac takes a brief look back upon the 14 iPhone models introduced so far and the new features each one introduced.
Dr. Mac says: “Whenever malware is in the news, people ask me what I use to protect my Mac from malware. I still say “nothing,” as I have since time immemorial.” Find out why in this week’s Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves (Episode #233)!
Dr. Mac spent some time with former Apple CEO John Sculley talking about old times, Steve Jobs, and if the Reality Distortion Field was real.
Dr. Mac says Drive Genius has proven its value to him time and time again by alerting him to potential disk drive issues he’d otherwise be oblivious to, and then repairing the damage.
Dr. Mac’s solution to invisible file corruption might help keep your Mac from crashing.