As I transition to the 2016 MacBook Pro, I'm finding myself enjoying many aspects but disappointed by the maturity of the software on this new hardware base. My latest little annoyance is that the built-in "FaceTime HD" webcam didn't work. Happily it's a quick fix, but it's another disappointment that it didn't work out of the box! TL;DR: If your MacBook Pro camera won't … [Read more...] about 2016 MacBook Pro FaceTime HD Camera Not Working?
Ever see that screen? You want to download a podcast from the iTunes Store on the iPhone, but you can't. It's over 20 MB, so it's off limits. Surprise! There is a way to stream any podcast of any size to the iPhone, even over EDGE, with no hacking required! Although Apple and the wireless providers limit downloading to 20 MB, they allow streaming files of any size. This … [Read more...] about How To Stream Any Size Podcast to an iPhone, Even Over 3G or EDGE!
One of my favorite features of Apple's Mac OS X is the clean and simple media players bundled within. QuickTime and Front Row are so much easier to use than Microsoft's Windows Media Player, and Front Row presents a "10 foot" interface complete with a remote control. But I often find myself wanting to watch a movie without my remote in hand, and was distressed to see that Apple … [Read more...] about Apple QuickTime and Front Row Keyboard Shortcuts
Apple's bizarre online store reboot this morning revealed that the next point-update for Mac OS X will be in the hands of the faithful this Friday, August 28! Many speculated on the purported September availability of the operating system upgrade, but today's information clears the air. Although Apple's web site clearly states that Snow Leopard "Delivers on August 28th," … [Read more...] about Mac OS X 10.6 “Snow Leopard”: In Our Hands August 28!