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Apple iPhone XS Vs iPhone XR: What’s The Difference?

A very interesting comparison between the iPhone XS and iPhone XR. If you are looking at upgrading or purchasing one of these new iPhones, I highly recommend you read this. You may be surprised at some of the differences and if they matter. Apple iPhone XS Vs iPhone XR: What’s The Difference?: Those determined (or […]

Tutor for Stocks on the Mac – Mac, iPad, and iPhone Tutorials

I have a new tutorial ready for you! Learn all about the all new Stocks app on the Mac in Tutor for Stocks for the Mac. Tutor for Stocks on the Mac – Mac, iPad, and iPhone Tutorials: Apple introduced the Stocks app in macOS Mojave. With the Stocks app, we can watch our favorite […]

Exploring Custom watchOS Watch Faces – David Smith, Independent iOS Developer

A fun read on the idea of developing watch faces for the Apple Watch. It’d be interesting to see what developers would come up with if Apple opened up watch faces. I really like his Weather face. Exploring Custom watchOS Watch Faces – David Smith, Independent iOS Developer: I spent the better part of this […]

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CVS Pharmacy Now Accepting Apple Pay in Stores – Mac Rumors

CVS Pharmacy Now Accepting Apple Pay in Stores – Mac Rumors: CVS Pharmacy has officially launched support for Apple Pay nationwide this week, a few months after Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed that the retailer would be accepting Apple Pay later in the year. CVS has been gradually rolling out support for Apple Pay at […]

Features of macOS 10.14 Mojave You Won’t Want to Miss

With last year’s macOS 10.13 High Sierra, Apple made no big changes to the Mac OS, instead, they focused on refining the OS and bug fixes. In keeping with their alternating cycle of releases, this year’s macOS 10.14 Mojave includes plenty of new features in addition to bug fixes. Let’s take a look at a […]

Make More Space for Documents by Putting Your Dock on the Side of Your Mac’s Screen

There is plenty of room on the side of the screen to put the Dock and it won’t get in the way of most document windows. To move your Dock, Open System Preferences > Dock, and select Right or Left from the Position on Screen radio buttons.

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Apple iPhone XS Max review: Flagship imaging power – DxOMark

Lots of information and photos from the iPhone XS Max Camera. Apple iPhone XS Max review: Flagship imaging power – DxOMark: The Apple iPhone XS Max comes with one of the best mobile cameras we have ever tested, and in many areas offers noticeable improvements over last year’s iPhone X. Both still and video image […]

What’s New in iOS 12 on the iPad – Mac, iPad, and iPhone Tutorials

I have a new tutorial available online – What’s New on the iPad with iOS 12. What’s New in iOS 12 on the iPad – Mac, iPad, and iPhone Tutorials: Are you new to iOS 12 on the iPad or do you want to learn what is new before you upgrade your iPad to iOS […]

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iPhone XS: Why It’s A Whole New Camera – Halide

I found this to be an interesting article on the software behind the iPhone’s new camera. iPhone XS: Why It’s A Whole New Camera – Halide: The iPhone XS doesn’t just have a bigger sensor: It has a whole new camera — and the biggest change is its reliance on computational photography.

A Hidden Trick that Lets You Navigate Your iPhone with One Hand

Depending on the size of your iPhone, you may not be able to reach an app or feature you need without using another hand. But sometimes one hand is all you can spare. If you find yourself in such a situation, give Reachability a try.

Top Features of iOS 12 to Take Advantage of Right Away

Are you feeling left behind because you don’t have the latest iPhone or iPad? Don’t, because Apple’s new operating system, iOS 12, promises to increase performance, particularly for older devices as far back as the iPhone 5s and iPad Air.

Tired of PDFs or Other Documents Opening in the Wrong App?

When you double-click a document, macOS will open that document in a default app. macOS uses the document’s file extension to figure out which app should open the file. As an example, by default, a PDF file called lighthouses.pdf opens in the Preview app because the Finder knows that everything with a .pdf extension should open in Preview.

What’s New in macOS Mojave – Mac, iPad, and iPhone Tutorials

I have another tutorial ready fo you! Hope you find it helpful! What’s New in macOS Mojave – Mac, iPad, and iPhone Tutorials: In this tutorial, I take a look at the major new features in macOS Mojave as well as some of the smaller features. Lessons include viewing recent apps in the Dock, the […]

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Meet the People Helping Tim Cook Run Apple – Bloomberg

An interesting read on key executives at Apple. Meet the People Helping Tim Cook Run Apple – Bloomberg: Cook is the face of Apple. And design supremo Jony Ive is arguably the next-most important executive. But more than 100 other folks collectively help run the world’s most valuable company.

Back Up Before Upgrading to Mojave or iOS 12!

If you poll a room of Apple experts about the one topic they get frustrated about, many will launch into rants about how too few people back up. Backups are important and should never be underestimated. You can never predict when your Mac or iPhone will be lost or stolen, melt in a fire, or […]