Regardless of what you might seek—a new or used Mac, a peripheral, an iDevice, a performance upgrade, a protective case, or something else entirely—Dr. Mac almost always has an opinion on where he likes to shop for the best product of that type at the lowest price.
Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus has been poring over macOS Catalina betas while working on his next For Dummies books, and he has compiled a list of features he thinks you’ll love about the next macOS release.
Disney+ has launched so many salvos at Apple TV+ that Apple may have no choice but to make the service free, at least initially.
With reports of increased spending and siginficant hires, it looks like Apple is ready to compete seriously against the likes of Netflix.
You’re stranded on a desert island. You’ve got a brand-new Mac and can add just 5 third-party apps. Which apps would they be and why? Never mind the electricity, Internet, or other logical thoughts—what five apps would you not want to be without? Find out Dr. Mac’s top five this week in his Rants & Raves column!
How will Apple make up for slightly declining iPhone sales and a 2019 iPhone that lacks 5G? Simple. Pour on the coals with other products. About time.
The leaked pricing for Apple TV+ is certainly intentional and designed to gauge the reaction in the community.
The iMac, in 1998, saved Apple from an extinction event. Today, it endures and embodies the best of desktop computing. Here’s the story.
Dr. Mac says most (or at least many) people compose longer written prose in a word processor… and that may be a mistake. He believe that you’ll do better work and finish it faster if you use a text editor instead of a word processor or page layout program for all but final drafts.
Apple opened Pandora’s Box with the iPhone X name. Now things could get quickly out of hand.
Are robocall-blocking apps on your iPhone trustworthy? It seems some have bypassed Apple’s scrutiny.
Dr. Mac has some cheap (and free) thrills for you this week: Three inexpensive (or free) apps he uses every day to be more productive.
Apple has the power to wisely clamp down on apps that clearly violate our trust and privacy. Look for life to get more difficult for developers who misbehave.
Apple puts four USB-C Ports on a MacBook Pro to make us believe that it’s a “pro” machine. The trouble is, we all do the same things with ports on a MacBook Air which only has two ports. This crippling is all very callous and manipulative by Apple.
UK digtial bank Monzo confessed it stored some users’ PINs, including Charlotte’s, wrongly, in an incident that is damaging to customer trust.
Dr. Mac’s not having the best summer. Last week he had iPhone woes that took three trips to the Genius Bar to resolve. Then, this week, with the whole iPhone calamity finally behind him, his MacBook Air’s SSD bit the dust..
Apple’s MacBook Pros have been in a tech rut. That’s going to change in 2020.
In this part 4, John concludes his saga about a failed 2018 MacBook Pro and its Thunderbolt Dock. It’s been quite an adventure.
Navigating in a car with AR and maps on an iPhone, even on the upper dashboard, is not the right way to go. John has a much better idea.
Dr. Mac says he’s used iPhones for more than a decade (since June 29, 2007, to be precise). And, in that time, he’s used 11 or 12 different iPhone models, all of which had been pretty much reliable…until last week. Get the scoop in Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves Episode #341.