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Thursday August 24, 2017. 12:20 AM
Once upon a time, Apple thought it could go from zero to 100 in the car business with no prior experience. We’re now seeing how hard it turned out to be.
Wednesday August 23, 2017. 11:13 PM
There’s a right way and a wrong way to password-protect your files, so let’s focus on the right, stronger way to get the job done.
CrashPlan for Home is shutting down in October 2018 so you need to know which features you’ll lose if you’re using the free or paid tiers.
This release tests out Payment Requests for Web Payments, and adds support for phonetic names in Apple Pay.
If you have internet problems, perform these quick-and-simple tests before you drop a few hundred bucks replacing your router, just to confirm that’s the issue.
At The Mac Observer, we’re getting lots of questions from readers wondering which service they should use to replace CrashPlan for Home—here’s what we use.
Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about the pending demise of CrashPlan for Home and options for people who have been relying on the backup service, plus they take a first look at Astro HQ’s Luna Display.
The Des Moines Register says that tech companies “love” building data centers in Iowa because of available crop land, access to high-speed fiber optics, and a low risk for natural disasters.
If these Mac keyboard shortcuts aren’t etched in your muscle memory, they should be.
We have a deal on Nisus Writer Pro 2.1.5, a writing app for Mac. It features customizable tool pallets, assignable keyboard shortcuts, the ability to open and save in Word file format, and more. It’s $39 through us.
There’s a solar eclipse that’ll cut a path across Mexico and the eastern United States coming on April 8th, 2024 and there’s a good chance the glasses you bought for this year’s eclipse will still work even if they have an expiration date.
Apple is reportedly planning to host its iPhone 7s, iPhone 7s Plus, and iPhone 8 launch event on Tuesday, September 12th.
AstroPad Studio maker Astro HQ launched a Kickstarter for their new Luna Display on Tuesday and within hours it blew past its funding goal several times over.
On August 22, Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac was released with support for macOS High Sierra and easy Windows 10 purchase and installation.
Code42’s popular CrashPlan remote backup service for consumers, CrashPlan for Home, just got the ax.
Tuesday August 22, 2017. 11:57 PM
In App Store, you’ll find a Crap Tonne™ of apps dedicated to the August 21st event that already took place, but these will help you find the next one.
Apple may have been hiding how we’ll handle features like app switching on the iPhone 8 in iOS 11 beta releases.
While US card issuers haven’t yet made contactless a priority, the extremely positive response across Europe, both from merchants and consumers, suggests the US would see very rapid migration at POS if and when contactless cards become mainstream.
Dave Hamilton and Jeff Butts join Jeff Gamet to discuss a report claiming the iPhone 8 will have facial recognition that’s nearly instantaneous, plus they share their thoughts on videos in iOS 11 showing gestures that replace some Home button functionality.
Apple launched a new Safari Extensions section on the Mac App Store this week. Currently there are 27 Safari Extensions on the MAS, a mix of free and for-fee Extensions. The original Safari Extensions Gallery website is still available, too, though, where you can find every...
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