Category: Handhelds/iPhone/iPad/Palm

Refresh Your Old AirPods with a Podswap

After using my original-model AirPods nearly every day for three years, the batteries finally got to the point where they would deplete after only 20 minutes or so. I replaced them with a set of AirPods Pro, and put the first set into a drawer (next to an old iSight camera). I didn’t want to ...

Why Webcams Aren’t Good Enough

Standalone webcams... stink. I wrote a big article explaining why, and was interviewed about it by MacVoices.

Managing Files Book Review and MacVoices Interview

I share a great review of my new book Take Control of Managing Your Files at MyMac.com and talk to Chuck Joiner at MacVoices about it.

PhotoActive #83: Raw and ProRAW on the iPhone

On the latest PhotoActive podcast episode, we dig into Apple's new ProRAW photo format, and Kirk McElhearn explores further in a post on his site, Kirkville.com.

Take Control of Managing Your Files

Is your macOS desktop filled with file icons? Do you even know a desktop picture is hiding behind them?!? Perhaps you need to take control of managing your files.

Hands-On with Mobile by Peak Design

I've been using prototypes of the new Mobile phone case system by Peak Design. Here are my quick hands-on impressions.

Take Control of Apple Watch v1.1, Updated for watchOS 7 and New Models

I’ve just completed a big update to my book Take Control of Apple Watch to include the changes and improvements in watchOS 7 and the new Apple Watch Series 6 and SE models.

ON1 360 First Impressions at DPReview

Photographers often focus on the cloud-sync feature of Adobe Lightroom, often objecting to the way Lightroom (the newer version, not Lightroom Classic) automatically uploads all images to Creative Cloud. The software has been out for several years, and to this day (over the weekend, in fact) I get questions from people confused because they think ...

Take Control of Apple Watch

I’ve just released a new book—and it’s not the one you think! Yes, it’s been less than two weeks since my Luminar 4 book was published (and thank you for the great response to it), but I’m back to announce the immediate availability of a book all about the Apple Watch. Take Control of Apple Watch is a ...

It’s Here: Direct Lightroom Import on iOS 13.2

Adobe released updates to the Lightroom ecosystem today which finally brings the ability to import photos directly from a memory card or camera to the Lightroom library, bypassing the iPad’s Camera Roll or Files app. I’ve been waiting for this feature since the first version of Lightroom on iOS. The Lightroom Queen blog has more ...