Offsite Backups: Insurance for Treasured Files

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

According to Dr. Mac, if you want to avoid the risk of losing your photos, music, videos, documents, bookmarks, and every other precious file on your Mac, you absolutely, positively must have at least one offsite backup.

If This, Then That: Apps Working Together

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

Dr. Mac explains why he loves using IFTTT, a free platform that helps apps and services work better together.

Dr. Mac's HomePod mini Experience

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

Dr. Mac takes a pair of HomePod minis for a test-drive and doesn’t know many (possibly any) speakers this size that sound this good.

I've Seen the Future of Macintosh

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

Dr. Mac intended to kick of 2021 with a “year in review” column, but it bored him and would have bored you, so instead he named Apple Silicon as the “Best Technological Achievement of 2020.”

Dr. Mac's Experience with an Apple Silicon (M1) Mac

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

With some trepidation, Dr. Mac bought a MacBook Pro M1 with only 8GB RAM because he didn’t want to wait a month for one with 16GB… Was eight (GB) enough?

My Big Sur Upgrade was Painless

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

Dr. Mac says, “since my first obligation is to you, gentle reader, I ignored my own advice and installed macOS Big Sur on my primary Mac a couple of days ago.” And he lived to tell the tale!

Thoughts on Macs with M1 Processors

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

Dr. Mac is looking forward to getting an M1-powered Mac, but he has a few concerns before he’s ready to commit.