I don’t often write about my personal experiences, but my recent few days with Apple has left me seething.
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Apple really seem to be shaking up the tech world at the moment. But could this be too much for a veteran Apple user such as myself?
Sad news for owners of Mid 2010 and Mid 2012 Mac Pros, no Catalina for them.
macOS 10.15 Catalina has just been announced, and it’s good news for older Macs.
I love being able to plug in some headphones and listen for hours, but is the ageing 3.5mm (1/8″) socket disappearing or is it here to stay?
Not everyone uses modern Macs. I spent a day with a friend who still runs 1997 and 1999 Macs 20 years on.
Life is too short to argue over operating systems. Does it really matter what you use as long as you are happy with it?
After a brief tinker with Linux again, I am back using macOS – and I couldn’t be happier.
High Sierra has been out for a while, but why haven’t I upgraded to it?
Syncing music from a Mac to a Windows Phone or Windows 10 Mobile is a lot easier than you might think.
The MacBook range, first introduced in 2006, were a superb line of portable Macs. Keen Low End Mac reader Matt Risi recalls his experience and love of his Unibody 2008 MacBook and how it is still his daily driver.
If you want to create a Linux USB installer on your Mac, then check out Etcher.
Use your smartphone to organise your shopping. Take a look at Listonic.
Tiny bluetooth earpieces are becoming very popular. I take a look at the GoNovate G8 earbud.
It’s been a long time coming, but I have left the iPhone and iOS world – making the switch to Android.
Love him or hate him, Steve Jobs will always be Apple. A visionary? A marketing genius? A control freak? What will happen to Apple in the future without him?
A decade of iOS. I look at my favourite features.
If your device could run iOS 8, then it could also run iOS 9. But was it any different to its predecessor?
Was iOS 8 a big update? Or was it just a refined iOS 7?
One of the most dividing releases, iOS 7 came with an entire visual overhaul.
2012 saw Apple release iOS 6, which promised 200 new features. But did it really?
Portable speakers are the latest technology trend. I take a look at the Platinum, mini bluetooth speaker from Jam.
One of the biggest releases in iOS history, iOS 4 brought many new features, including FaceTime.
Now well established, Apple rolled out its third incarnation of its mobile operating system in 2009.
2008 saw Apple cement itself further in the mobile market with a new iPhone model and a new version of its mobile operating system. Hello, iPhone OS 2.
Marking ten years of the release of the original iPhone, Low End Mac are taking a look at the progression of the mobile operating system from Apple.
Apple’s iconic phone range is now ten years old. I look back at its launch, its impact, and its legacy.