Category Archives: macOS

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 »

Smart Internet indicator for Mac – I’m online?

More and more households are getting a wireless router to create Local Area Network (LAN) with Internet connectivity. Router is something like door between your home network and worldwide Internet. Internet connection is, of course, not required to create LAN, you can create home network to link computers together without any access to Internet. Sometimes something goes wrong… Read More »

Another security issue on Macs

Do you remember security issue on Macs with root access? It was a big security issue, which allows attackers to get root access on your Apple computer. It was fixed fastly, but another security flaw appeared. It’s not as dangerous as root access, but it’s shame that biggest private technology company makes mistakes like this one. This issue… Read More »

Apple’s Intelligent Tracking Prevention is a nightmare for ad companies

No one loves obstructive ads on many webpages. And some sites went more further – articles on magazines are splitted into “chapters”, or call it “capitoles”. This may not to be bad thing, especially for long reviews, but if one chapter contains few sentences with few words and load of ads, something is wrong. I hate this model,… Read More »

External GPU box for virtual reality for portable Macs

Apple recently updated its high-end iMacs’ hardware to be ready for virtual reality. Some older high-end computers from Apple, like iMac Retina 5K Late 2015 with R9 M395X graphics are capable to run less resource demanding virtual reality too, but one of the most known virtual reality manufacturers, Oculus, said they won’t support VR on Macs till Apple… Read More »