Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at what’s working, and what isn’t, with Apple’s product naming conventions.
The first public beta for macOS Mojave 10.14.1 is out and ready to download.
Apple released developer beta 1 for macOS Mojave 10.14.1 on Tuesday, just a day after rolling out the first Mojave public release.
The Omni Group released OmniFocus 3 for the Mac on Monday. The new version of the powerful task management app has a new Forecast view with a redesigned chronological task and calendar list. Version 3 also includes tags for better organization, more control over repeating tasks, ands more. OmniFocus Pro users also get sophisticated filtering rules. And both versions include light and dark mode views. OmniFocus 3 for the Mac is priced US$39.99 for the standard version and $79.99 for the Pro version. You can download OmniFocus 3 at the Omni Group website, or through Apple’s Mac App Store.
Apple released macOS Mojave on Monday with system-wide Dark Mode interface, Quick Actions in Finder windows, and more.
macOS Mojave, the next version of Apple’s Mac operating system, will be available on September 24th as a free upgrade for compatible Macs.
Pixelmator Pro for the Mac is a powerful image editing app for the Mac, and now it can do even more. The app added Bokeh, Light Leak, and Spin blur effects, an Auto Selective Color adjustment, and more. It’s also on sale for 50% off to make jumping into the new school year a little more affordable. Currently, it’s available for US$29.99 on Apple’s Mac App Store.
Adma Christianson from the Maccast and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to talk about why they are—or aren’t—interested in upgrading to Apple’s soon to be announced new iPhone and Apple Watch models.
If you have an opinion on professional Mac needs and get the opportunity to take this survey, please do so.
If you’ve got shared albums within iCloud Photo Sharing, then you may have wished you could take back a comment or two on someone else’s image. In today’s Quick Tip, we’re going over just how you can save yourself some embarrassment!
What would it take for Apple to ditch the Lightning port on iPhones? Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet explore the possibilities, and Bryan ends up convincing himself to buy Apple’s not-shipping-yet AirPower charging pad. They also ask themselves what it would take for them to want Apple Watch Series 4, iPhone Xs, new iPad Pros, and new MacBooks. Their conclusion? It’s going to be an expensive fall.
Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Intel’s new Whiskey Lake and Amber Lake laptop processors, and to explain the new firmware update for the discontinued AirPort Express.
Intel’s new Whiskey Lake and Amber Lake processors for laptops are officially available and should start showing up in new computers this fall.
Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to look at how Apple’s free 200 GB iCloud storage for two months offer underscores how the standard 5 GB is far too low, plus they look at a new phishing scam Bryan encountered.
Apple released macOS Mojave developer beta 9 on Monday following the release of iOS 12 developer beta 11.
Adam Christianson from the Maccast and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about living with the subscription model for apps, plus they look at how SetApp may have found the right balance for developers and users.
The iPhone, iPad, and Mac device management tool Jamf Now just gained two new features: package (.PKG) file deployment for the Mac, and custom iOS app deployment. That’ll be handy for companies needing to push apps that aren’t available through Apple’s own App Stores to devices. Jamf Now also lets you manage device serial numbers and OS versions, settings, and more. The service is free for up to three devices, and US$2 a month for additional devices.
SetApp gets you more than 100 apps for your Mac for about $10 a month. Here are five you need on your Mac.
Andrew Orr and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts Facebook using its Onavo VPN app to track iPhone user’s activity, plus they speculate on why Apple killed Back to My Mac in macOS Mojave.
Twelve South just expanded its PlugBug lineup with the new PlugBug Duo. It’s a replacement for the outlet plug on your MacBook and MacBook Pro MagSafe or USB C charger that includes two USB-A ports for powering up other devices like your iPhone and iPad. The USB ports offer 12 W for charging, and the PlugBug includes five adapters so you can use it in more than 150 countries. The PlugBug Duo is available on the Twelve South website for US$49.99.