AmberMac Archive: apple

Upgrading to iOS 11 for your iPhone & iPad

After a long summer of beta-testing, Apple has now released iOS 11 to the masses. Here are some things you’ll want to know about before you upgrade. Features As usual, the design has been updated, but the new iOS has a slew of other changes, too, including: new control center… Read More

iPhone X, Apple Watch 3, Apple TV 4K at Apple Event

Tim Cook and crew took to the new Steve Jobs Theater stage in their new Apple Park campus for the first time ever to announce not one, but two new (and substantially different from one-another) iPhones, a major upgrade for the Apple Watch, and even a 4K HDR Apple TV. Read More

#TheFeed: Android Oreo, Trump Twitter & Search Shopping

TF110: We speak to TechCrunch’s Darrell Etherington about the latest cookie from Google and what to expect from Apple September 12th. Plus, we have Alexandra Hunnings from Google who shares the best way to use search to simplify your back-to-school shopping (and she explains how Google knows the 80s and… Read More

#TheFeed: Tech for Sleep & Snoring, Planet of the Apps, and More

TF102: Boomerang Parental Control’s Justin Payeur joins us to share how an app can make screen time easier at bedtime and during summertime. Plus, we chat with Smart Nora’s Behrouz Hariri about how smart tech can help your partner from snoring up a storm (so you get a better night’s… Read More

TheOtherMac: Augmented reality, the iMac Pro, and more at Apple’s WWDC17

I recently wrote about Apple’s new “Siri speaker”, iPads, and iOS 11 announcements from their Worldwide Developers Conference, so I’ll cover off the rest of the keynote below. Again, the underlying thrust for a lot of things was about machine learning, especially how this relates to Siri’s abilities, and setting… Read More

TheOtherMac: Siri Speaker, New iPads, and iOS 11 at Apple’s WWDC17

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference keynote usually brings more under-the-hood info than a lot of people are interested in, so we’ve boiled Tim Cook’s keynote down to a few key areas so you don’t have to wade through a two-and-a-half hour video to find the best bits (heads up, the… Read More

The Feed: TF071 with More Macs, Marc Saltzman, and Brittlestar

We talk to tech expert Marc Saltzman about apps to save you money while you’re shopping and the future of cashless purchasing. Plus, Amber’s brother and business partner Jeff MacArthur joins us to talk about the new Macs and their family’s very first computer. Also, @Brittlestar shares his thoughts… Read More

New MacBook Pro, Apple TV App, and More

Apple’s “Hello Again” special event focused on a new MacBook Pro and some Apple TV updates, so let’s look at them each in turn. New MacBook Pro The new laptops come in 13″ and 15″ sizes that are, respectively, 14.9mm and 15.5 mm thin, and 23% and 20%… Read More

Apple’s New iPhone 7, Apple Watch, and More

Apple’s September iPhone event didn’t have a lot of surprises due to some unusual leaks, but that doesn’t mean there weren’t some great announcements. The new iPhone 7 is a lot like the previous two versions, but putting aside some impressive speed, screen, and battery improvements, there are five key things that… Read More