How to Max Out a Mac mini

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

Image of Mac mini 2020

Apple’s Mac mini invokes strong reactions from most users. It sits in a twilight zone of performance and price. But, properly configured, it can make for a formidable Mac.

Apple's Next iPhone Vision: Up Periscope

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

Apple's Next iPhone Vision

This week, P.D. opens with an exciting change to the iPhone telephoto camera—a periscope lens system. It’s Apple’s next iPhone vision.

The Real Story Behind Apple TV+ 'Greyhound'

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

Tom Hanks Greyhound Apple TV+

Greyhound is an exciting movie on Apple TV+, designed to make a splash. But, as with any historical presentation of war, there’s a lot more behind the scenes to know about.

The Deeper Reason ARM-Based Macs Hurt Intel

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

Image of the 2020 MacBook Air with magic keyboard

At first blush, the financial impact of Apple abandoning Intel CPUs for its Macs looks relatively minor. But there’s a deeper reason ARM-Based Macs hurt Intel. And it’s a whopper.

Apple Industry Analyst Rene Ritchie - TMO BGM Interview

· John Martellaro · Background Mode Podcast

Rene Ritchie on Background Mode

Rene Ritchie has been covering personal technology for over a decade. He currently hosts his own YouTube channel where he provides news analysis and insight on Apple and related technologies and culture. He also co-hosts MacBreak Weekly on the TWiT network and writes a column every Monday for iMore. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of iMore.

Rene and I discussed an incredible range of Apple topics: the MBP’s awful 720p FaceTime camera, the aging iMac design, the future of iMac Pro, the Butterfly keyboard, Rene’s enthusiasm for Apple and the trustworthiness of the company. I also got to know Rene better as we chatted about growing up with Macs, his love of Apple Watch bands, Pokémon and years of studying martial arts. Rene finished with several tips for video podcasters.