News Ticker

macOS

Thoughts on macOS Big Sur & Apple Silicon

Apple’s WDC 2020 keynote speech was run on Monday 2020-06-22 at 10am PDT (12pm CDT).  It was a lot bigger than I thought it was going to be, as it was obvious that the entire production was pre-recorded and streamed.  While it didn’t [...]

June 25, 2020 // 0 Comments

The Day After the [Patches] Before

My office implemented both Meltdown and Spectre patches over the weekend… In the previous weeks, both the Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities have been making a great deal of news. At my office – a financial firm – a Windows shop [...]

February 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

Five of the Best Screen Shot Apps for macOS

Take great screen shots on your Mac with these best of breed tools… Introduction I love my Mac. In my opinion, it’s easier to use than a Windows machine, especially when it comes to the creative side of my life. The tools that exist on the Mac [...]

October 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

Top 10 Tips to Avoid Malware

In light of the latest bit of ransomware – Petya – here are tips to prevent getting hacked The latest bit of ransomware – dubbed Petya – is currently running through banks, financial institutions and healthcare facilities in both Asia and [...]

July 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Apple Operating System Updates Released

Apple released new versions of macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS on 2017-03-27. Apple released updates to three of its operating systems on Monday 2017-03-27. Apple released macOS 10.12.4, iOS 10.3, watchOS 3.2 and tvOS 10.2. Each OS brings something new [...]

April 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

The State of Consumer Computing

I have NO idea where the industry is going with this… Ok, kids. Sit back. I’ve been cooking up a rant on the direction that consumer/ prosumer computing has been going for a while; and given that the Holidays are here, it’s time to let this [...]

November 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Apple Seeds 5th Beta macOS Sierra 10.12.1

Developers and public beta testers got new bits to play with… macOS Sierra is one of the biggest updates to Apple’s desktop operating system, likely since the implementation of OS X. Or at least, it will be once the (big) bugs are gone and the [...]

October 21, 2016 // 0 Comments