Where Dr. Mac Shops for Value

· · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

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.

My Five “Desert Island” Mac Apps

· · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

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!

Word Processors vs. Writing

· · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

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.

When Good iPhones Go Bad…

· · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

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.