How to Speed Up Everything (on Your Mac)

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

Want to speed up everything you do on your Mac? Learn to type faster (says Dr. Mac), and he has some practical ways to do it.

Enhance Your Apple Watch for Less

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

Dr. Mac has good news if you like watchbands, but find Apple’s branded watch bands too expensive.

Laptop Ergonomics 101

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

This week Dr. Mac has sage advice for laptop users: The best way to prevent long-term damage to your body is by paying close attention to your posture.

 

Save $ on Tech Stuff

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

Dr. Mac reveals two great deals (one ending soon) that he’s encountered of late that will help you save money on tech.

What Struck Dr. Mac at WWDC 2021...

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

Another year, another Apple Worldwide Developer Conference…and, as usual, Dr. Mac has opinions on a couple of things that stuck out for him…

Geeky Gifts for Dads and Grads (Part II)

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

Don’t miss the thrilling conclusion to Dr. Mac’s 2021 Geeky Gifts for Dads & Grads, including two photo products and a keyboard.

Inexpensive Gifts for the Geeks you Love (Part I)

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

It’s June and that means another gift guide from Dr. Mac, this time focused on inexpensive (none over $30) gifts to protect, enhance, or improve the performance and/or life expectancy of your loved ones’ precious devices.

What’s Hot and What’s Not

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

Dr. Mac discovered at least one winner and one loser in his search for cool tech gifts for dads and grads.

Travel Tips for You and Your Tech

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

Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus offers travel tips to consider before going off the grid, including how to deal with the lack of Wi-Fi.

Have You Seen Your Health App Lately?

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

Dr. Mac has been fascinated with the iPhone’s Health app lately, and reviewing the changes in his behavior and health data since the pandemic began (and before).

My New iPad Keyboard Has a TRACKPAD!

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

Dr. Mac has a new Brydge iPad keyboard he likes even better than his first—and this one has a TRACKPAD!

Choosing a Hard or Solid-State Disk

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

This week Dr. Mac offers tips and hints for buying hard or solid-state disks to use as replacements, additional storage, or backups.

Cool New Stuff: Grid and Camo for Mac

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

Dr. Mac reveals two cool new products that are helpful, unique, and reasonably priced: Grid is an interactive web calculator construction kit;  Camo is an app that replaces the crummy camera in your MacBook with the better one in your iPhone

New Hope for App Hoarders

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

Dr. Mac recounts his struggle to migrate only some of the apps on his old iPad to a new iPad, and how iMazing delivered exactly what he wanted.

More Reasons Dr. Mac Loves Apple Watches

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

Dr. Mac offers up more reasons he doesn’t think he’ll ever wear a “dumb” watch again, including complications, notifications, watch faces, and more.

Why Dr. Mac Loves Apple Watch

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

Dr. Mac explains why he loves Apple Watches (and why he expects to never wear another kind of wristwatch again).

What to Do When the Lights Suddenly Go Out

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

Dell froze over and Dr. Mac lost power (and water) when it snowed for days in Texas; here are his tips for coping with unreliable power or the threat of lightning