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.
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.
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.
With more people working at home these days, it’s essential to have an affordable, high-quality, secure, and reasonably powerful computer. Apple’s new MacBook Air fills the bill.
Dr. Mac racked his brain for useful things your technology can do for you while you’re not going out much in Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves Episode #376.
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.
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.”
Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus takes a close look at AirPlay, which he says is better than Bluetooth for car connectivity.
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.
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.
Apple had high hopes for the iPad, but built-in limitations shackled a meteoric rise. Now, 10 years into its evolution, Apple is changing its ways.
One could argue that Apple’s release of new iPads and Macs amidst a global pandemic is tone deaf. Or maybe not.
The Mac mini is a really good, versatile machine, but with a bit more love from Apple, it could become a great one.
Apple is breaking down barriers that have kept the iPad from soaring growth. It’s a shame that the corresponding ad campaign has so many mixed messages.
Even as Apple works to make iPads more Mac-like and better at productive work, it remains for Apple make its case for the coming Mac revolution.
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.
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.
It was International Women’s Day on Sunday, and there are a number of women across the tech industry who are hugely inspiring.
In totally unshocking news, forthcoming Apple TV+ feature film ‘The Banker’ has received multiple bad reviews.
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%.