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 »

ZAGG Slim Book – best keyboard for your iPad

I write a lot on my iPad Pro, including this review. Software keyboard on 12.9-inch iPad Pro is great, but, as all virtual keyboards, it’s not suitable for long writing, especially when virtual keyboard fills half of screen. Apple offers it own solutions called “Smart Keyboard”. No battery, no pairing, all is done by magnetic Smart Connector present… 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 Mac. But later in 2013, a Trashcan appeared. A black Mac Pro almost without… Read More »

New mode for Ubuntu – install Ubuntu without built-in software

With today’s computers, tablets and smartphones, many apps are pre-installed. When you buy a laptop, you often get a lot of apps, often in trial version, which only takes place, slows performance and makes mess. This is called bloatware. But even without bloatware, a clean operating system includes many built-in apps, like music player, video player, office suite,… Read More »

What to expect in iOS 12?

iOS 11 was huge leap for iPad, but iOS 11 itself was very buggy. With macOS High Sierra, these operating systems became the most buggied systems in last years of Apple’s history. After upgrade to iOS 11.2.1, many users of iPhone X and iPhone 8/8 Plus experienced problems with autofocus on iPhones’ camera. Another bug was on iOS… Read More »