Mac owners, this is for you. Practical Mac explores Apple's new software offerings, hardware upgrades and more. Appears every other Saturday, written alternately by Glenn Fleishman (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Jeff Carlson (email@example.com).
Microsoft, with its new Office suite for the iPad, wasn’t the only Seattle-area company with a new product getting attention at this week’s Macworld/iWorld conference.
It’s amazing how much the original Mac still affects what we do today, writes Jeff Carlson. With January’s anniversary, lots of longtime users have enjoyed remembering the models they’ve owned over the years.
FruitJuice app also tracks battery history, so you can view a chart of how much time you spent fully charged, charging and on battery going back a full year.
Computing catastrophes happen, and besides backing up your data, Jeff Carlson has found that it pays to also have a backup computer available just in case.
Apple is focused more on physical feel and user interaction with its new Retina iPad mini and the thinner, lighter iPad Air. The latter seems to Jeff Carlson to have achieved all that the company must have envisioned with its original iPad.
The iPhone is now the camera of choice for impromptu moments and shots we want to share quickly on Facebook, Twitter or email.
Dramatically innovations in the inner workings of Apple’s new iPhone 5s flagship model are a sign this phone is one you’ll actually be able to use for the duration of your two-year contract.
Under its relatively new subscription model, Adobe puts Photoshop, the widely used tool for working with photos and images, into the focus of serious professionals — and hobbyists as well.
While we usually use the digital devices in our lives one at a time, AirPlay technology and certain apps are making it practical to work with more than one screen at once.
While iPad 2 cameras remain rudimentary, those on newer models, including the iPad Mini, are better, and apps provide more user control. But for me, there’s still something unsettling about seeing someone use a computer to shoot a photo.