It’s only normal to think about the longevity of a product before you purchase. A brand new iPhone doesn’t come cheap so it’s only natural for you to wonder how long it’ll last before you’ll have to replace it again. It’s an investment, after all.
Have you been needing to charge your MacBook more often than before? Are you in constant need of a MacBook charger lately? You might not have noticed it at first but your battery might be draining faster than it used to. Now, not all batteries are the same. Every MacBook can handle a certain number […]
What would you do if the sound on your Mac suddenly stops working? First of all, don’t panic. There are several reasons why this happens and the solutions are fairly easy. Before you dive into all the possible issues and fixes, you have to check a few things first:
I am going to assume you are reading this article because you already know what an APFS file system is. That is why I am not going to explain what it is or how it works so I can concentrate on the main purpose of this blog post. I will point out that APFS is […]
Knowing how expensive MacBook Pros are, it’s only natural to want to know if it’s worth the price. Shelling out a lot of money for a product that won’t last that long is money wasted. You’re not just paying for the MacBook Pros’ features, you’re also paying for its longevity. What’s the point of getting […]
You may not be aware that the original iPods and even some of the following generations had hard drives inside of them. Yes, I’m talking about actual RPM spinning hard drives with platters and heads reading and writing from those platters. With this in mind, think about an iPod and try to imagine what kind […]
Simple question. However, not exactly one that has a simple answer to it. Whenever you try to find that answer in the tech specs when buying an iMac (as an example) you will not be able to locate the actual manufacturer of the drive. Here is what I mean. I happen to have seen Macs […]
I picked up the following piece from an online forum. It explains quite well what I wish to discuss in the particular blog post. I am sharing it first and will follow it up with some of my own thoughts on the topic.
For many years, Apple was at the top of the creative pro hardware world. Digital artists, animators, 3D modelers, photographers, game designers and developers all seemed to prefer Apple devices, reinforcing the brand’s prominence as the fancy creative brand. Some of the best creative software ran on Macs only, and there was a broad ecosystem […]
Restarting your Mac is a common task. It’s a solution for a host of problems, resetting your system and solving many problems effectively. Even though macOS doesn’t require nearly as many restarts as its companion Windows, troubleshooting and hardware installation still often requires a restart, alongside regular “maintenance” restarts once a month or so. What […]
Apple’s new Face ID technology appears only in the flagship iPhone X. This replaces Touch ID on that device, instead unlocking the phone via facial recognition. This has sparked some concern with users who have grown used to the speed and reliability of Touch ID and seen similar face recognition technologies fail, as well as […]
There’s been a long-running rumor that Apple might one day replace their laptop processors with ARM chips. With long delays between updates that might be Intel’s fault, supporters of this idea believe that having chip production in-house would lead to a regular update cycle for Apple’s Mac line. But what are the technical differences between […]
Apple discounts: you know you want ’em. We’re talking iPads, iPhones, iMacs, MacBooks, and more at the cheapest prices anywhere. Here’s your insider’s guide to hunting Apple discounts like a pro.
I’m becoming increasingly convinced that as mobile users move away from laptops in favor of iPads, keyboards are going to be the most indispensable tablet accessory. So Apple Gazette is taking a look at a wide variety of iPad-compatible keyboards — wireless, compact, Bluetooth-enabled — so you can pick the one that’s right for you.
Despite Steve Jobs’ wishes for finger-only input devices, there are a number of tasks on your iPad or iPhone that are made considerably simpler with the use of a stylus.Â I’ve been using Targus’ acclaimed Stylus for iPad extensively (and almost exclusively) for the last week, and the verdict is positive.