macOS Ventura is now available to download and takes the Mac experience to a whole new level with groundbreaking capabilities that help users achieve more than ever. We will do all this in minutes so let’s get started. New features we will cover include Continuity Camera, which enables users to seamlessly work across their Apple devices, and productivity tools including Stage Manager, helping users stay focused and easily move between tasks. Also, we will cover Safari which uses ushers in a passwordless future with passkeys, and big updates come to popular apps including Mail and Messages.
In this episode, we will discuss today’s announcement by AT&T of upgraded fiber plans which support speeds up to 5 Gigabytes for customers in 70 metropolitan cities across the United States. A listing of the cities is below with multi-gig in blue text. In the second half of the podcast, we will be following up on the story we did a few episodes ago about the Apple Polishing Cloth.
Happy New Year. In our first episode of 2022, we will review the Apple Polishing Cloth which I finally received. For most U.S. shoppers, their shipment has been delayed until early January, at the earliest, so this review is timely even with its early launch. I’ve been using it rigorously to give you my initial review.
In this episode, we will discuss Apple virtual unveiling of a new MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro and Mac mini, all powered by the revolutionary M1, the first in a family of chips designed by Apple specifically for the Mac. We will discuss the comparison of features, availability and price. (Graphics courtesy of Apple Inc.)
In this episode we will discuss Apple releasing an update on Tuesday to macOS Catalina 10.15.5, with a major update to the Mac operating system. The most significant feature of this update is Battery Health Management, which was unveiled to developers in April. We will also announce some Zoom virtual events available to Mac Minutes listeners coming up in the next few weeks. (Graphic courtesy of Apple Inc.)
In this episode many of us have been without an open Apple Store due to the COVID-19 virus. If you need help, the Apple Support Application is your personalized guide to the best options from Apple. You can find answers with articles tailored to your products and questions. You can also call, chat or email with an expert right away or schedule a callback when its convenient. The application is free, available in the app store, to help you during these difficult times. Additionally, Apple released April 8th iOS 13.4.1 and iPadOS 13.4.1 to take care of a few bugs. (Graphic courtesy of Apple Inc.)
We will talk about Apple’s delivery of a new redesigned Maps Application and some of its new features such as better road coverage and pedestrian data, more precise addresses, and detailed land coverage. We will also highlight some tips throughout the podcast. (Graphics courtesy of Apple Inc.)
In this episode, we will be interviewing Jim Dube about using Apple devices and associated software for your home theater system. The software we talked about in today’s show include the media players:Air Video HD: https://airvideo.app; Plex: https://www.plex.tv; Kodi: https://kodi.tv/download/851; InFuse: https://firecore.com/infuse. Software to rip DVDs includes: RipIt: http://thelittleappfactory.com/ripit/; Handbrake: https://handbrake.fr; MacX DVD Ripper Pro:https://www.macxdvd.com/landing/mac-dvd-ripper.htm?Rgclid=EAIaIQobChMInrC67pX_5QIVjyCtBh26Kg58EAAYASAAEgIJF_D_BwE. A tool to help rename ripped files: FileBot: https://www.filebot.net. You can reach Jim at email@example.com. (Graphic courtesy of Apple Inc.)
In this episode, we are going to talk about Apple’s recent update to the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro along with back-to-school purchase incentives, and as an alternative to new, purchasing a device from the Apple Refurbished Store.
In this episode, I’ll be talking about Techtool Pro 11 for macOS with my guest, Gary Miller, from the Alaskan Apple Users Group, who has reviewed the application after his in-depth use. I’ll also be telling you about how to get a few more years out of your Mac Book devices by replacing your battery, replacing your disk-drive with an SSD, or upgrading your SSD storage capacity.