Category Archives: macOS

Bye, Aperture

Aperture is a professional photo editing software. In its days of fame, it competed with big names like Adobe Lightroom. Aperture’s current version originates in 2010. Mac computers are often chosen by photographers, artists, musicians and movie creators, so it was a surprise when Apple decided to discontinue Aperture back in 2014, which was very popular between photographers.… Read More »

How to uninstall apps on macOS

Uninstalling apps on macOS looks very easy. Just drag app icon from Applications folder to Trash Can icon and then just empty the Trash. Though this is the official way how to delete apps, deleted apps may leave traces in system. Data files burrowed deeply in macOS system, preferencies folders, plugins and other data may still remain on… Read More »

New iPhones and more, what we could expect from September keynote?

It’s official! Rumors were right and the date of Apple’s iPhone event is set to 10th September. On this event, as in recent years, are presented new iPhones and announced the release date of macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS. But what else is Apple going to release? There are no official infos, but based on many rumors, this… Read More »

Apple updated macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS

Recently, Apple released new version of all of its operating systems. Except iOS, it’s just maintenance update. When Apple released iOS 12.4, Apple engineers accidentally unpatched vulnerability already patched in previous iOS 12.3, and when discovered by hackers, it allowed them to create a jailbreak. The security issue also left iOS devices vulnerable to hacking attempts, so Apple… Read More »

Apple updated macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS

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 »

How to customize Spotlight search on macOS and to protect your privacy

Spotlight in macOS is a powerful search engine for your Mac and, in some cases, for web. Some apps got deeper Spotlight integration, like Fantastical 2 from Flexibits, so you can enjoy rich integration in Spotlight with many extending data about your calendar events. Another good example is DEVONthink from DEVONtechnologies. But sometimes, you need to protect your… Read More »

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

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 »