The long anticipated redesigned flagship MacBook Pro hit my doorstep yesterday. It sports a brand new flashy Touch Bar and lacks any ports you’re used to seeing on a computer. Is it really as impressive as it is expensive?
Curious how many times your MacBook battery can be charged before it is time for a replacement? Batteries have advanced substantially in energy density and longevity, but it is still a component of your laptop that wears down over time.
Need to record your voice? What is the easiest and best sound recorder on the Mac? If you come a Windows PC background, you may be familiar with a handy little Sound Recorder application. So what options do we have on Mac OS?
Siri is now available on the Mac with the release of MacOS 10.12 Sierra. After launching on iOS in 2011, it was only a matter of time before the virtual assistant would make it to Apple’s other major platform.
Chances are that you never think of your wi-fi password after your set it up. So how can you recover a saved password from your Mac when you forget it? All you need is your administrator account password.
Ever notice how your iOS device will notify you twice about an incoming text message? By default the Messages app will inform you when the text/sms arrives, and once again two minutes later. The idea is to grab your attention in case you were away the first time around. But it can get very annoying, especially if you did see it the first time but intend to respond at a later time.
Apple’s recently updated Lightning to SD Card adapter is the easiest and most reliable way to import photos from your digital camera to the iPhone. While this has been possible before with WiFi SD cards, and newer cameras with built-in WiFi, the new SD card adapter is fast, easy to use, and allows you to shoot with any camera and share. Continue reading Apple’s new USB 3 Lightning SD Card reader brings photo imports to the iPhone
I hear this a lot. Charge the iPhone in Airplane mode to top it off as fast as possible. Does this actually work out? Is the inconvenience of being disconnected worth the time savings? I was skeptical of these claims, so I decided to find out.
You’ve undoubtably noticed that one of the subtle changes in iOS 9 is the new lowercase keyboard. When you’re typing in lowercase (i.e., most of the time), the lowercase keyboard is displayed. However, I’m not a big fan of this update; the keys don’t look exactly vertically centred to the eye, and I’ve grown used to the familiarity of the uppercase keys not only on iOS but pretty much every hardware keyboard ever.