In Rants & Raves Episode #340 Dr. Mac explains the transition to 64-bit only computing macOS 10.15 Catalina will bring this Fall and what it means to you.
Recent events at and products from Apple suggest that there’s a re-emphasized focus on engineering. John suspects who’s behind it.
There are plenty of use cases for the iPod Touch, but the exorbitantly high price means it is very hard to justify buying one.
Apple has required macOS developers to comply with many modern security practices. John explores the next logical step.
In Episode #339 of Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves, Dr. Mac explains how to make everything on your Mac faster by becoming a better typist.
This is part 2 of John’s continuing saga of a failed MacBook Pro. Herein: experiences in the local Apple store.
John has loved his 2015 MacBook. It served him well.
For the first time in 15 years, John has had a Mac product fail utterly. The experience confirms the observations of others.
Apple’s Time Capsule and Time Machine are two different products, and Dr. Mac has what you need to know.
Dr. Mac says he loves the “unlock your Mac with Apple Watch” feature, but it occasionally ceases to function for no reason. Never fear, gentle reader! After countless hours testing dozens of suggestions, the good doctor has a surefire recipe to fix the issue almost every time.
The long, sad tale of iTunes is recounted in this extensive, charming essay. It provides us with many lessons to learn about Apple.
While Apple has had a presence at prior ISTE events, the company made an obvious effort to increase the number of educators who could get into its display and get their hands on Apple technology.
There are popular products in Apple’s lineup of consumer products. But the resurgence of the Mac suggests that Apple realizes that scientists won’t be doing research that changes the world on an iPad.
A story out of Australia announced that smartphone users are sprouting horns, but don’t believe the hype: this isn’t caused by radiation.
It’s been presumed that future Macs using A-series CPUs would, via hardware and software magic, maintain Intel X86 compatibility. Maybe not.
If you haven’t looked at GarageBand lately, you might want to check it out. Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus thinks you’ll be pleasantly surprised at how mature and usable it’s become and how much fun it is to use.
John, who often obsesses over all things video, made the leap to 4K/UHD TV long ago. But he’s not making the leap to a 4K/UHD Blu-ray player. He tells us why.
Now that the Mac Pro has been announced, it’s time to put it into perspective against the 2017 iMac Pro.
Dr. Mac says, “While it’s quaint that the Mac Clipboard has remained virtually unchanged for three decades, I’ve never understood why Apple has avoided adding new functionality to the Clipboard. Today’s Macs have plenty of horsepower and can easily manage more than one item at a time on the Clipboard!
Apple’s new Mac Pro is a great machine, but John Kheit argues that it leaves a hole for enthusiasts, and that those enthusiasts are walking away from Apple.