The Inside Scoop on Developers vs. Apple

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

Developers have been paid more than $70 billion since Apple's App Store launched in 2008

Apple developers have complained for years about various App Store practices and policies. Now, a major work of technical journalism exposes the inconsistencies that allow Apple to justify getting its way.

Apple's Art of Mysterious Convenience

· John Martellaro · Editorial

Apple Park building.

Automation and increasing abstraction are what computers are all about. But when does it get creepy and out of control?

A Trio of Low-Cost macOS Effort-Savers

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

This thrilling episode (#395 for those keeping score) offers up a trio of inexpensive utilities Dr. Mac uses regularly to speed his workflow and keep his Macs running smoothly.

Superb Apps You Won’t Find in the Mac App Store

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

Dr. Mac says, “If you only buy apps from the Mac App Store, you’ll miss out on many useful, reasonably priced, and effort-saving Mac apps.

Apple's Next iPhone Vision: Up Periscope

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

Apple's Next iPhone Vision

This week, P.D. opens with an exciting change to the iPhone telephoto camera—a periscope lens system. It’s Apple’s next iPhone vision.

NBC Peacock Review

· John Martellaro · Editorial

NBCUniversal Peacock Logo

John has mixed feelings about this new TV streaming service in his NBC Peacock review.

Don’t Install Betas on Devices You Need

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

Dr. Mac offers food for thought in a column you might want to read before you install a beta operating system on any device.

Breaking up With Chrome is Hard, But Right, to do

· Charlotte Henry · Reporter's Notebook

Safari, Firefox, Chrome

Tests prove that Safari outperforms Google Chrome on a Mac. Because of that and the extra privacy, Charlotte is going to give it another try.

Apple TV+ 'Greyhound' Review

· John Martellaro · Editorial

Greyhound

Tom Hanks explained the concept behind his film Greyhound, but critics still didn’t get it. John offers his review.

The Real Story Behind Apple TV+ 'Greyhound'

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

Tom Hanks Greyhound Apple TV+

Greyhound is an exciting movie on Apple TV+, designed to make a splash. But, as with any historical presentation of war, there’s a lot more behind the scenes to know about.

Setapp (the Netflix of Mac Apps) Just Keeps Getting Better

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

Dr. Mac has been a fan of Setapp (the Netflix of Mac apps) since it was introduced and thinks it’s a fantastic value, allowing you to use any or all of its 180+ high-quality apps for just $9.99 a month.

The Magic of Mac’s Option Key

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

This week Dr. Mac raves about useful shortcuts with the Mac’s Option key.

What Mattered to Dr. Mac: Notes from WWDC

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

Dr. Mac separates the wheat from the chaff, detailing what mattered (to him) after Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference last week.