How the iPad Has Changed My Life

· John Martellaro · Editorial

In the 10th year of the iPad in his tech life, John thinks it’s time to ponder how it has changed him. And where it may be going in the next 10 years.

The Case for Apple to Postpone macOS 10.16 into 2021

· John Martellaro · Editorial

Traditionally, Apple provides a preview of the next version of macOS at WWDC in June, then releases it late September. This year, there’s a case to be made to postpone macOS 10.16 into 2021.

Don’t be an April Fool—Back Up Today!

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

World Backup Day has passed  (March 31), but Dr. Mac says this is still a good time for his annual admonishment about backups, namely: If you don’t have a backup, your files could disappear forever in the blink of an eye.

Luminar 4 is the Best Luminar Yet

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

Bob “Dr. Mac” says that Luminar 4 has all of those things he loved so much in previous releases, but that adds several “stunning” new features.

A Tale of Two GarageBands

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

Find out why Dr. Mac says GarageBand on an iDevice is so different from GarageBand on a Mac that it should have been called something else like, “GarageBand Touch” or “GarageBand Mobile.”

Apple CarPlay: Better than Bluetooth

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

Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus takes a close look at AirPlay, which he says is better than Bluetooth for car connectivity.

Apple Music (Still) Rocks

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

Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus takes a close look at Apple Music, two years after the service launched. Spoiler: he (still) loves it, and he explains why.

In Search of Longer MacBook Pro Battery Life

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

Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus has been looking for ways to eke out more battery time from the 7-year old MacBook Pro, and he shares what he’s learned.

A Joyous Sidekick: Answering Phone Calls on Apple Watch

· John Martellaro · Editorial

Apple Watch apps at work

The Apple Watch is known for its ability to monitor health and fitness. And that has improved John’s life. But the standout feature for him has been the ability to answer phone calls received on his iPhone.

With iOS 14, Will Apple Finally Get the Message?

· Charlotte Henry · Columns & Opinions

Apple messages logo

Apple’s Messages app all too often feels like its a relic from a bygone era, but help may be on its way in the shape of iOS 14.

'The Banker': More Bad Apple TV+ Reviews

· Charlotte Henry · Editorial

In totally unshocking news, forthcoming Apple TV+ feature film ‘The Banker’ has received multiple bad reviews.

A Better Way to Type on an iPhone?

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

Dr. Mac is fascinated by Typewise, the first keyboard app designed from the ground up for the iPhone (or other smart phone) and its claim that it can reduce typos up to 80%.