With Apple Stores across the U.S. closing and reopening to respond to the local situation, The Mac Observer is regularly updating our list.
Andrew rewrote his guide to personal information management, combining his old articles into one and adding tweaks since first writing about it in 2018.
An updated list of all the Amazon Fire TV devices you can use to watch Apple TV+, including Insignia and Toshiba devices.
Andrew shows us how to get Safari 14 features like Privacy Report without having to download the macOS Big Sur beta.
Andrew has been using VSCO since 2017. As a social media app, VSCO doesn’t have ads, follower counts, or comments from strangers.
Charlotte guides you through how to set up a Zoom account, join a meeting on the platform, and host one yourself.
Taking screenshots on an iPad is a simple click of the button. However, recording the screen requires a couple of extra steps.
Switching from your ISP’s DNS servers is good because your browsing history could be sold. Here are four private DNS servers to use instead.
Two phrases that you’ll often hear in security are “bank-level security” and “military-grade encryption.” But what do they mean?
It’s important to keep backups of your data. One way to do that is iCloud Backup, but that shouldn’t be your only backup method.
Andrew created a shortcut to get app screenshots from the App Store in a higher quality than what it defaults to when you download them.
Over the past two years Andrew has collected information on every VSCO classic preset and the kind of photography each one works best with.
Bryan Chaffin explains how Bitcoin faucets work and which faucets you can trust to pay. [Update: reformatted the guide, removed several defunct faucets, and updated all descriptions. – Bryan]
Apple TV+ launches on November 1, 2019 in over 100 countries. Here’s what you’ll need to know to get started.
Sorting through the mesh wireless systems available today can be tricky. Read on, and we’ll teach you how to decide which one is best for you. [Update: Anti-malware is a theme of this update, with Plume SuperPods, Orbi, and Linksys Velop all joining the club with solid offerings in this regard. eero and Plume both solved their LAN persistence problems, keeping your Wi-Fi alive even if your Internet connection goes down. AmpliFi is doing some cool things for IoT users with regards to setting up separate SSIDs for that, too. See Changelog – Dave]
It’s time to take a look at Apple’s revised version of the Apple TV app. John walks us through the app and subscription management.
The 2013 Mac Pro and its AMD FirePro D300 GPU have had their share of glitches and woes over the years. John thinks Mojave is the best macOS so far for that combo.
All new Macs now feature Apple’s custom T2 security chip. This has operational security implications for your new Mac.
Apple has announced and shipped some exciting new Macs in 2018. For a prospective buyer, selecting the right processor option is one of the first tasks. John provides some guidance.
Are you looking to boost your iPhone’s security by using a VPN? VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) have been around for decades now and you may have heard of them already. They help everyone, from individuals to big businesses, protect their security and privacy and have gone on to become an essential part of the cybersecurity system for many.