Dr. Mac’s 261st Rants & Raves column asks: “How can you not love clever gadgets?” before he describes two of his newfound favorites.
Dr. Mac got a smart kitchen appliance for Chanukah and he’s pretty impressed with it.
Dr. Mac has been running around with an iPhone X in one pocket and an iPhone 8 Plus in the other. Here’s a spoiler: He says the iPhone X was the hands-down winner in every category that matters to him.
Dr. Mac can’t recall Apple ever offering more iPhone models than today, with eight different iPhone models, sporting screens in four sizes, and having 32, 64, 128, or 256GB of storage. Which is right for you?
Dr. Mac says that Panorama X is an innovative database that’s wicked fast…but its biggest innovation may be its surprising new pricing model.
As he promised last week, Dr. Mac has a bunch more great gift ideas for geeks you love.
Dr. Mac’s 2017 gift guide for geeks includes something for every tech aficionado, with most at reasonable prices.
Dr. Mac had no intention of writing another column about OS upgrades this year. But, two things that happened last week forced him to reconsider. If you’ve yet to upgrade to High Sierra, read it.
When Dr. Mac needs to remember something, he merely asks Siri (on his Mac, iPhone, or Apple Watch) to remind him of that thing at a specific time and date or place. He says he rarely forgets stuff anymore with this almost foolproof system.
Dr. Mac got an interesting email last week with “Houston Astros’ Carlos Correa technology use” on its subject line. Doc’s not a huge sports fan, so it nearly got deleted without reading… but, he is a nerd, so he decided to take a peek…and found it fascinating.
Dr. Mac didn’t want to wait 5-6 weeks for his iPhone X to ship from Apple, so he shopped around and ordered one to arrive nearly a month sooner.
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…
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.
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.