New Apple Watches and AirPods Pro: What You Need to Know

New Apple Watches and AirPods Pro Did you already check out all the details about the four new iPhone 14 models Apple announced at its Far Out event last week? As promised, here is information about the three new or updated Apple Watch models, and the second-generation AirPods Pro. Apple said that iOS 16 and watchOS 9… Continue reading New Apple Watches and AirPods Pro: What You Need to Know

Apple’s 2022 Harvest Includes Four New iPhones

New iPhones are in the news! Apple’s September crop has ripened, and the company once again picked a basket of new and updated hardware for us. At its Far Out event on September 7th, Apple unveiled four iPhone 14 models, three new or updated Apple Watch models, and the second-generation AirPods Pro. After the announcement, Apple… Continue reading Apple’s 2022 Harvest Includes Four New iPhones

How to Prepare Your Mac for Repair

It’s never a good time for computer problems. Whether keys on your MacBook Pro aren’t responding, there’s a crack on the screen or the battery no longer holds enough of a charge to make it useful, one thing is for sure: a repair is in your future. This entails bringing the Mac to an Apple Store or Apple… Continue reading How to Prepare Your Mac for Repair

iCloud, Google Calendar, Microsoft Exchange: Choosing a Personal Calendar Service

Mac, iPhone and iPad users have a lot of choice when it comes to choosing a calendar. Apple provides free calendar services via iCloud. Plus, the Calendar app lets you add calendar accounts from a wide variety of providers. Most notable among them are Microsoft Exchange and Google Calendar, which are common go-to tools in… Continue reading iCloud, Google Calendar, Microsoft Exchange: Choosing a Personal Calendar Service

What Hardware You’ll Need to Run Apple’s 2022 Operating Systems

At Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference in June, the company threw back the curtains on macOS 13 Ventura, iOS 16, iPadOS 16 and watchOS 9. These operating systems won’t be available until September or October of 2022, and we usually recommend waiting some time to upgrade—particularly for macOS. Even so, it’s not too early to think about… Continue reading What Hardware You’ll Need to Run Apple’s 2022 Operating Systems

Vacation Navigation with Favorite Addresses in Maps & Back Up Your iCloud Photos 

Vacation Navigation July is a big month for traveling! Be sure you use your technology to make your trips easier! For example, imagine you’re on vacation, staying at an Airbnb and collecting tourist points in the surrounding area throughout the day. Since you’ll be heading back to your Airbnb regularly but may not remember its… Continue reading Vacation Navigation with Favorite Addresses in Maps & Back Up Your iCloud Photos 

More New Features of Apple’s 2022 Operating Systems

In our last message, we showcased some of the highlights of Apple’s 2022 Operating Systems updates. Here are some additional features to watch for. Apple 2022 Operating System Feature: Passkeys Aims to Replace Passwords… Eventually, Apple’s new Passkeys technology, which is associated with the work of an industry consortium called the FIDO Alliance to ensure cross-platform… Continue reading More New Features of Apple’s 2022 Operating Systems

New Features in Apple’s 2022 Operating Systems

It’s that time of year again. Apple CEO Tim Cook and numerous Apple employees took the virtual stage again at the company’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote to share what we can expect to see later this year in macOS 13 Ventura, iOS 16, iPadOS 16 and watchOS 9. (They barely mentioned tvOS or the HomePod, but Apple will undoubtedly move them… Continue reading New Features in Apple’s 2022 Operating Systems

How to Safely Recycle Electronics

We all have old electronics squirreled away in our drawers and closets. It’s hard to admit that a computer, phone or peripheral that cost hundreds or even thousands of dollars years ago has little or no value. That’s doubly true if it doesn’t work anymore. Once you’ve decided to get rid of that PowerBook 520… Continue reading How to Safely Recycle Electronics

Understanding What “Vintage” and “Obsolete” Mean for Apple Products

Is Your Mac or Apple Product Considered Vintage or Obsolete? Macs—and Apple products in general—tend to last a long time. It’s not unusual to see someone happily using an eight-year-old MacBook Pro. As much as it’s environmentally responsible to use electronics as long as possible, doing so may reduce your productivity or leave your business… Continue reading Understanding What “Vintage” and “Obsolete” Mean for Apple Products