Monthly Archives: July 2019

Apple offers 5K 27-inch LG UltraFine Display, iPad Pro support limited to 4K

By | 31/07/2019

In the past, Apple was developing its own displays, but later Apple discontinued them. But when the new 2019 Mac Pro was released, Apple offered its own display again, a Pro Display XDR with a 6K resolution, but because of the price, this display is not affordable for many customers. After discontinuing Apple’s display, Apple was selling 4K… Read More »

iPadOS beta 5 – finally tuned Share Menu

By | 30/07/2019

Are you betatesting iPadOS? It’s truth that you shouldn’t do so on productive device, but I risked it and installed iPadOS from the very first public beta release. It’s stable, though some features don’t work exactly on 100% as they should, but it’s usable. I’m excited by new Share Menu (I reference it as “Open with…” menu in… Read More »

GitHub is blocking access from some areas due to US sanctions

By | 29/07/2019

Future is in the cloud. You may say yes or no, but some services are already – obviously – cloud-based, like e-mail or social networks. Also, some kinds of Internet services are expected to work as cloud service – like GitHub, a code-hosting service used by many software developers. And fact, that GitHub is cloud-based service, means that… Read More »

Tech firms “can and must” put backdoors in encryption, said US Attorney General

By | 26/07/2019

Privacy is a fundamental human right. In the past, most communication was not encrypted, so government could spy upon you. Today, we use end-to-end encryption. Though, some end-to-end services are not “reliable”, like we may see at Facebook’s Messenger or its owned WhatsApp, which co-worked with government. Maybe you remember cause with Apple and shooter in San Bernardino,… Read More »

Apple updated some older iOS devices

By | 24/07/2019

One of the reason why I prefer iPhones and iPads over Android smartphones and tablets is long support from Apple. I remember my phablet from Huawei, which came with Android 5 and I have never seen any Android updates. Later I had smartphone from Samsung, which came with Android 7 and later I got update to Android 8… Read More »

Apple updated macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS

By | 23/07/2019

Apple just updated all of its four operating systems. Though current hype is about upcoming macOS Catalina and iOS 13 / iPadOS 13, Apple still updates it “older” operating systems. Having always up-to-date version is very important, because updates don’t only add new features, but also fixes bugs and security issues. As usual, before updating make sure all… Read More »

Tip: how to add custom LUTs directly to Luminar and Aurora HDR for Mac

By | 17/07/2019

Luminar and Aurora HDR are my apps of choice for “common” and HDR photos. Tidy user interface combined with powerful photo-editing features in both of apps make them a beast for both professional and amateur photographers. Unlike products from Adobe, there is no subscription, Skylum releases new major versions every year with about 50% discount for those who… Read More »