Category: Macintosh

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.

Take Control of Your Digital Storage, Second Edition

The topic of storage in your Mac mostly recedes into the background. Until something goes wrong. Or you need more of it. Or you get a new computer and realize that what you really should do is re-evaluate your entire storage system. So you dig in…and it’s like opening a wall in your house. Which ...

The Photographer’s Guide to Luminar 4, Now Available!

My newest book, The Photographer’s Guide to Luminar 4, is now available! Learn how to master this friendly but deceptively deep photo editing application.

Recently on PhotoActive, Episodes 59-61

Kirk McElhearn and I have started 2020 with some great episodes of the PhotoActive podcast, if you’ll indulge my immodesty. As a reminder, PhotoActive is published every two weeks, and you can subscribe in your favorite podcast player or go to PhotoActive.co. < ul> Episode 59: Luminar 4 and Its AI Emphasis. We’ve talked about ...

Take Control of Your Digital Storage Updated

My book Take Control of Your Digital Storage has just been updated to version 1.1. The 127-page ebook answers your questions about SSDs, hard drives, NAS, and more on the Mac. As I wrote when the book first appeared: Hang on. Did he just say storage?? You better believe it. You probably don’t think too ...

Newly Updated Take Control of Your Digital Photos, Second Edition

I've just updated my book Take Control of Your Digital Photos, Second Edition to version 2.0!