Dr. Mac found HomePod mini’s Intercom feature both fascinating and frustrating; learn more in Episode #419 of 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.
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?
After countless hours spent creating new Photos libraries, reformatting his SSD, and reinstalling Big Sur (twice), Dr. Mac contacted Apple Support again, hoping the third time would be the charm…
This week Dr. Mac offers his prescription for last-minute gift items that don’t suck…
After two weeks of troubleshooting, Dr. Mac is still unable to create new shared albums in Photos…
Dr. Mac tried something that used to “just work” in Photos for Mac, but this time it didn’t…
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!
Dr. Mac is looking forward to getting an M1-powered Mac, but he has a few concerns before he’s ready to commit.
People ask Dr. Mac many questions about Mac storage… which he (mostly) answers in Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves Episode #409, a delightful little ditty he calls, “Storage (Disk Drive) Decision-Making.”
Dr. Mac loves useful Mac utilities and is always looking for the next great timesaver or simplified like the two he introduces in Rants & Raves Episode #408.
macOS 11.0 Big Sur is coming and Dr. Mac has advice it would behoove you to consider before you pull the trigger…
Which new or improved iPhone 12 features did Dr. Mac find most appealing (sight unseen), and which model is he going to buy?
Dr. Mac has tested many screen protectors; check out his recommendations in this week’s Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves.
Do you back up your Mac? If not, you should, but even if you do, backing up may not provide all the protection you need should disaster strike.
Dr. Mac has some advice for being a “value shopper” who seeks the highest quality product at the lowest price from a vendor you trust.
While the brief (for Apple) 1-hour broadcast focused on hardware, Bob LeVitus noted that it also included a couple of surprising announcements about Apple’s subscription service offerings.
Dr. Mac has gotten over his fear of coding with Swift Playgrounds on his Mac and iPad, and his biggest takeaway is that it’s not longer just for kids.