Apple updated iOS

My apologies, I forgot to inform our readers about new iOS version released on Monday. If you haven’t already read what’s new, you didn’t miss much. It was just little update fixing some issues, unless you have an iPhone Xs with charging issue, which was solved by this update. Update is available over-the-air directly on your iPhone or… Read More »

Luminar 2019 will be free for existing customers with many great features!

Alpha and Omega of today’s photography is Lightroom from Adobe. Many companies tried to make an alternative, but Lightroom is still considered as industry standard. On Mac platform, in the past, it was all about Lightroom from Adobe or Aperture from Apple, but Apple abandoned Aperture replacing with brand-new Photos app, which still did not reach even old… Read More »

Facebook and about 50 million accounts with security issues

Today, Facebook is the biggest social network in the world. It stores many personal datas, so it’s popular target for hackers. I’m personally registered on Facebook, because “everyone is on Facebook”, but I don’t like this social network, because of (mostly) privacy and security issues. I prefer to use Telegram, but how to persuade all my contacts to… Read More »

Older Macs Pro and iMac 27-inch Late 2012 running macOS Mojave

Apple recently released macOS Mojave, an operating system for Apple’s computers – Macs. As minimum, you will need a Mac supporting Metal technology. Basically, you will need a Mac from 2012 or newer – except Mac Pro, you will need Mac Pro from 2013, a trash-can designed workstation. But if you upgrade stock GPU in modular Mac Pro… Read More »

Apple updated watchOS

Just 10 days passed and Apple released new version of its operating system for smart watches – watchOS. This is a minor update focused on bug fixes that was found in watchOS 5 since its release. Small numbers of users could experience raised exercise minutes and a problem with charging prevention, which stopped charging of device. Also, a… Read More »

iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max got HDR support in YouTube app

Relationship between Google and Apple is little complicated. Google has high income from ads and users tracking on Internet, while Apple released Content Blockers in iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan, and later in iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra also introduced Intelligent Tracking Protection, which was improved in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave. Google apps for… Read More »

Special version of iTunes with App Store no longer works under macOS Mojave

In the past, iTunes could be used to install iOS apps downloaded via Mac into iOS devices, but this feature was slowly purged from iTunes. As first, Apple removed capability to import iOS apps installers from iOS device to Mac, but apps could be still downloaded to iTunes Library manually from integrated iOS App Store. Unfortunately, this feature… Read More »

Apple released MacOS Mojave, iOS 12, watchOS 5 and tvOS 12

Apple released new major updates of its operating systems – macOS for Macs, iOS for iPhones and iPads, watchOS for Apple’s smart watches and tvOS for Apple TVs 4th generation (and higher). Systems were announced at WWDC 2018 Keynote at 4th June 2018. After long betatest, both for developers and public users, final versions are here to download.… Read More »

HEIF and HEVC – new formats of multimedia

Do you remember HD-ready TVs? And later Full HD resolution? In that times, it was something amazing. But time flies, we got 4K resolution, HDR technology, and the main “issue” – much increased bitrate, which is critical to use services like streaming movies via Internet provided by services like Netflix. High data demanding tasks like streaming 60 FPS… Read More »

“Hacking” URL linking on iOS

On classic computers, including systems with Windows, macOS and Linux, it’s easy to create shortcuts. Just imagine a Windows app, which is, usually, “hidden” in Program Files directory. It’s so simple to make shortcut on desktop or Start Menu, so your favourite apps are always with you. You can even group shortcuts to folders or categories, and it… Read More »

Modular Mac Pro is delayed

Macs called Mac Pro are desktop workstations for very performance-hungry tasks like editing 4K 60 FPS videos or even virtual reality. Macs Pro were modular machines. Modular means, that you can replace hardware, like processor, graphics card or motherboard etc – yea, even on a Mac. But later in 2013, a Trashcan appeared. A black Mac Pro was… Read More »