Category Archives: Apple

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 »

Apple has taken McDonald’s to court over “abusing trademark”

Everyone copies everyone, so that’s reason why we have Patents Act. Just imagine, that you have invented something and big companies steal it from you and make billions, without any compensations for you. But on other side, there are “patent trolls”, which patent something and then they want a big amount of money from companies or even indie… 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’ cameras. Another bug was on iOS… Read More »