Any Mac can be portable, if you try hard enough

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Of course, you are never going to cart around a 27-inch iMac Pro to use on your lap during a daily commute to the office. But you’re also never going to buy a MacBook Pro for one weekend away because with a little effort, you won’t need to — any Mac can be made portable, […]

Apple expands user support forums to recognize best members

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Apple’s new Community+ program is designed to recognize frequent contributors’ “positive attitude, expertise, and curiosity” as they help other posters solve their technical problems. Debuting quietly, the Apple Community+ Program is world-wide, and limited to select invitees. On a site for the program, the company does give guidelines on what they are looking for.”Participation in […]

Best calculator apps for iPad

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While Apple currently does not ship a stock Calculator app for the iPad, the App Store is full of quality options. Here are a few of the best. Unlike on the iPhone, Mac, and Apple Watch, there is no Apple Calculator app for the iPad. From the most popular to the most functional, this is […]

Apple's services & installed hardware base key to growth despite Q3 challenges

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Apple isn’t likely to see significant effects on its 2022 growth despite macroeconomic challenges in the June quarter, according to investment bank Wedbush. iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max In a note to investors seen by AppleInsider, Wedbush lead analyst Daniel Ives offered a few thoughts on Apple’s June quarter performance, as well […]

M2 MacBook Air could hit shelves on July 15, with preorders on July 8

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Apple’s new M2 MacBook Air could find its way to customers and storefronts by mid-July. While we know that Apple plans on releasing the new MacBook Air in July, the company did not provide a date when it announced the updated model at WWDC 2022.According to a retail source who spoke to MacRumors, the new […]

Apple plans to expand its R&D hub in Rawabi

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Apple’s engineering research and development site in the Palestinian city Rawabi is reportedly to be expanded, although few details have been revealed. Johny Srouji during Apple’s “Unleashed” event According to reports in local Palestinian and Israeli press, Apple has announced a significant expansion of its R&D efforts in the region. However, it hasn’t given any […]

Compared: iPadOS 16 Stage Manager vs. iPadOS 15 Split View multitasking

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Thanks to iPadOS 16, any iPad with an M1 processor has access to two distinct multitasking systems, but each has its advantages and disadvantages. Here’s how they compare. Stage Manager and Split View offer different multitasking experiences Multitasking on the iPad has come a long way since the device was first introduced in 2010. It […]

Best encrypted messaging apps for use across Mac, iOS, Android, and Windows

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There are many alternatives to iMessage, and most are completely cross-platform. If you want to communicate securely with your Windows and Android-using friends, here are your best choices — and what the limitations of each choice are. Each app below offers text, voice, and video messaging and sending and receiving files. Additionally, all the apps […]

Select merchants now offering 4% Apple Card Daily Cash until July 31

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A number of merchants are now offering 4% Daily Cash to all Apple Card customers back on online or in-app purchases until the end of the month of July. Apple Card According to the terms published by Apple, the offer is only valid for up to a $3000 cumulative spend total across the online or […]