Lunar is powerful and ambitious software. No one else has taken on Apple’s crippling of monitor controls in quite the same head-on way.
Why charee144 from Apple Discussions should be fired tomorrow
What’s wrong with Apple Discussions community forums and how to fix them.
How to stop an iPhone from charging past 80% and extend the life of its battery
There’s a lot of bad battery apps out there (ripoff-ware, adware, spyware) but there’s one very good one which will extend the life of an iPhone.
How AppleCare+ for Apple Watch really works with ROI numbers for Series 8, SE and Ultra
Apple wins when you use AppleCare+ and pay the forfeit. Apple wins when you upgrade. No matter what happens Apple wins. Without, you lose.
How to get rid of “iCloud for HomeKit must be enabled” alert
Notifications started after upgrade to iOS 15. Finding a solution which works has been difficult enough I’m posting it publicly to help others.
How to efficiently track down mystery audio notifications in macOS/OS X
There’s a quick way to track down to errant audio beeps/bings/gongs via terminal, using the “lsof” command.
Choosing a working colour space for photography: sRGB, AdobeRGB, Wide Gamut RGB or ProPhoto RGB
If you can’t see it, you can’t correct it. How to navigate a smooth path between colour spaces for web and print.
VOW: Russell Brand on Apple Surveillance
Ex-comedian Brand understands that a surveillance state, where security organs enjoy powers like the KGB and the Gestapo, is no laughing matter.
OS X Image Resizer Review: ResizeMe, EasyBatchPhoto, PhotoBatcher, PhotoBulk, PhotoMill, Retrobatch, ThumbsUp, Adobe Lightroom
My own vote was initially for the more subtle and accurate render. Now that I’ve studied the results more closely, the sharper and blockier render also works.
Should iPhone users trust Apple’s promises about the iOS 13.5 Contact Tracing API?
iPad and iPhone users should be very wary of upgrading to iOS 13.5. There’s no path backwards: it will track and trace you in entirely new ways.
The Definitive Guide to Deploying Apple OS X 10.13.5 High Sierra on Mac Pro 4,1 or 5,1 Silver Towers
Start by testing your hardware and then carefully prepare your install disk and firmware updates for a smooth installation.
Apple OS X shortcomings got you down? Read some Windows 10 blog posts to cheer up
The price of a working computer on the “free” Windows 10? Two hours out of your life and storing all of your files on Microsoft’s servers.
How to set up a Mac securely on OS X 10.11 Sierra (El Capitan)
While post-Prism (2012), it’s impossible to truly secure OS X, one can make a good effort by turning off iCloud & Sharing, adding Little Snitch.
Why is Firewire target mode on a MacBook Pro so loud
No it’s not because the fans aren’t calibrated (everyone’s guess). The noise is because your MBP is running way too hot. Don’t use TM.
Saying Goodbye to Dropbox: BBEdit crashes on launch
When you rip Dropbox out, one must be careful to undo the special setups you might have put in along the way.
Finally a good use for iPhones: Model releases
Trying to manage legal and binding releases with paper and pen is a real nuisance. Releases is a great alternative.
OS X Long Webpage Screenshot Shootout: Paparazzi, Screengrab, Layers, Netfixer
Most screenshot utilities can’t shoot really long pages. We’ll let you know which ones can.
How to share a OS X VPN Connection across two Ethernet ports
Detailed illustrated step by step instructions with test routines and real world test results including Apple TV 3 and Netflix info.
Four Great GUI Tools for OS X Crons and LaunchD
Crons or LaunchD? Detailed review of the best helper applications for OS X scheduling: Lingon, Cronnix, Launched and Scheduler.
iPad vs MacBook Air: Why I’m so glad I don’t use an iPad
IT is a minefiled. The big vendors are not on our side. KISS is the golden IT rule.