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April 17, 2018
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Back to the Mac 008: Sonnet’s eGFX Breakaway Box 650W – the best Apple-endorsed eGPU chassis for macOS [Video]

Now that macOS 10.13.4 is out, Apple is now officially supporting certain eGPU configurations for eligible Macs. As I outlined in a recent state of eGPU post, all currently released Thunderbolt 3-enabled Macs are eGPU compatible, including the 4K and … Continue reading

March 8, 2018
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August adds free 24 hour cloud video storage to its smart home video doorbells

Perhaps fearing competition from Amazon’s acquisition of Ring last month, August today announced they are adding free cloud storage for customers of August Doorbell Cam and August Doorbell Cam Pro. With the new ‘Basic August Video Recording’ subscription, the doorbells … Continue reading

March 6, 2018
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Here’s how the iPhone 6s performs before and after a battery replacement [Video]

Apple confirmed in December that it does slow older iPhones as their batteries age and are unable to handle a full load. The company is currently offering users a discounted rate for battery replacements, giving users the opportunity to return … Continue reading

February 11, 2018
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The HomePod power cable can be removed, but you probably shouldn’t [Video]

The HomePod’s power cable is technically user-removable, as is demonstrated by our hands-on video. A very brave user on /r/apple took the plunge and forcefully removed the power cable from their space gray HomePod. We were able to do likewise with … Continue reading

February 2, 2018
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Video: How to permanently disable macOS High Sierra upgrade notifications

Every time you boot a Mac running an older version of macOS, you’ll likely see at least one pop-up notification urging you to download and install the latest macOS High Sierra operating system. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 31, 2018
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Back to the Mac 001: Hands-on with my favorite iMac Pro accessories [Video]

The iMac Pro and its new space gray chassis gives us a good excuse to outfit the machine with color complimentary accessories. In this first edition of our new Back to the Mac video series, we discuss some of our … Continue reading

January 27, 2018
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Hands-on: Universal Audio’s Arrow bus-powered Thunderbolt 3 interface is downright awesome [Video]

Last week, Universal Audio announced a new entry-level audio interface, the UA Arrow, that’s positioned just below its popular Apollo Twin interfaces. The UA Arrow, like other interfaces that the company makes, can provide your recordings with the tone and feel … Continue reading

January 21, 2018
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Video: Apple’s iMac Pro vs 2013 Mac Pro – photo editing comparison (Part 2)

In the second part of our series, we put Apple’s $ 5,000 iMac Pro to the test against one of the most popular configurations of the Mac Pro to see how much of a performance difference you can expect when … Continue reading

January 13, 2018
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Final Cut Pro X: How to improve slow motion in your projects [Video]

Slowing down footage is something I tend to do on a regular basis when editing video in Final Cut Pro X. Slow motion footage can be used to lend a dramatic effect, better highlight a particular area of a scene, … Continue reading

January 8, 2018
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Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock provides 4K60 video, Gigabit Ethernet in small form factor

Elgato has announced the Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock, providing 4K through either DisplayPort or HDMI in a very small enclosure. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 8, 2018
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Video: How the Meltdown & Spectre chip flaws affect Apple’s Mac and iPhone

Both Intel- and ARM-based processors can be susceptible to various hacks, known as Meltdown and Spectre, affecting Macs, iPhones, iPads, and even Apple TVs. Apple has already implemented some fixes, with more to come, but there’s a lot to unravel. … Continue reading