Spectre and Meltdown: Why They’re Extremely Dangerous

You may have heard something about these two security flaws, Spectre and Meltdown and you know they have to do with your computer’s processor. But explaining Spectre and Meltdown is simple, and patches are already out for most platforms. Here’s everything you need top know about Spectre and Meltdown, extremely dangerous security threats that hit...

Apple Redesigning the Mac Pro

The cylindrical Mac Pro was revealed in 2013, and has only received one recent minor update since, and not one that brings it up to more modern desktop computers, but not quite at the forefront of technology. This has lead professional Mac users to abandon the platform for Windows PCs, build hackintoshes, or wait patiently...

Apple is Fighting ‘Right to Repair’ Laws

When Donald Trump tried to ban Muslim immigrants from 7 countries from entering the United States, Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, was quick to speak out against it. Apple was also there at Pride last year and the year before, holding their rainbow Apple banner high. Cook has stated that Apple will never become a...

Apple’s New iPad Pro Ads Feel Like a Blast from the Past

For a while in the mid 2000’s, Apple commercials had some serious bite. Apple had just switched to Intel processors in their Macs and released revolutionary new Macs. The commercials tore apart Windows PCs for being bulky, boring, uninspired, and virus-ridden. Apple revealed four new iPad Pro ads that show ways the iPad Pro beats...

Apple CEO Says New Mac Desktops on the Way

Seven years is a long time in tech, but my MacBook Pro will soon be 7 years old. It’s not too bad, thanks to some RAM upgrades and a solid state drive, but it’s certainly nowhere near the performance of even Apple’s low-end MacBook Pros. I had been considering getting a new one in 2017,...

The Mac App Store is Full of Scams

Yesterday, I wrote about Facebook’s efforts to control their fake news epidemic. Today, that theme continues (apparently). Apple, like Facebook, needs to regain control of their App Store. Due to the nature of the Mac App Store, many developers simply can’t have their apps on the store or do not want to sell their apps...