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  • September: Learning Empathy

    35m By Stephen
    Instead of running RSS sponsorships this month, I’m raising money in support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as part of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Click here to learn more and donate. In the nearly seven and a half years of being the parent…
  • Back in Black(book)

    Sat 2:03pm By Stephen
    This month at iMore, I wrote about everyone’s favorite notebook: Like its predecessor, the MacBook’s case was plastic: The two lower-end models used an outer shell that was glossy like the iBook; the screen bezel, trackpad and keyboard were in a nice,…
  • macOS Sierra Fixes Disk Utility’s Typos

    Fri 10:29am By Stephen
    Forget Siri, iCloud and whatever has you excited about macOS Sierra. With this version of macOS, Apple has corrected the typos I found in Disk Utility. The Erase Disk sheet used to read: Erasing “DISK NAME” will destroy of all the data stored on it. Enter…
  • nvALT Updated to Support Sierra

    Thu 7:26pm By Stephen
    Everyone’s favorite text-editing, magic-making app has been updated for macOS Sierra. Here’s Brett Terpstra with some additional news: In the meantime, we’re getting close to a BitWriter beta. This will be the replacement for nvALT, rewritten from the…
  • Voyager Golden Record Kickstarter

    Thu 3:56pm By Stephen
    A new Kickstarter project has grabbed my attention: Experience the historic interstellar message for extraterrestrials the way it was meant to be played. In 1977, NASA’s Voyager I and II probes were sent to explore the outer solar system1 and beyond. In…
  • Apple Reported to be in Talks With … McLaren

    Wed 12:23pm By Stephen
    Huh.
  • Connected #109: A Notable Apple Hisssssstorian

    Tue 3:30pm By Stephen
    It’s a busy week at Connected HQ: cyclists are drowning, iPhones are hissing and macOS Sierra is shipping. Myke and Federico have been a big help in dealing with this, and it was good to talk to them about it on the show. And rant about Sierra a little bit.…
  • macOS Sierra Review

    Tue 1:00pm By Stephen
    Over the past several years, Mac OS X macOS releases have gotten smaller and less exciting. OS X Yosemite brought a new design to the Mac, but past that, most users can’t tell the difference between it and El Capitan, let alone what was new in Mountain Lion…
  • Kbase Article of the Week: Prepare for removal of PPTP VPN before you upgrade to iOS 10 and macOS…

    Sep 19, 2016, 5:47 pm By Stephen
    Apple Support: If you’ve set up a PPTP VPN server, iOS 10 and macOS Sierra users won’t be able to connect to it. iOS 10 and macOS Sierra will remove PPTP connections from any VPN profile when a user upgrades their device. Even though PPTP protocol is still…
  • September: Beyond Medicine

    Sep 19, 2016, 10:05 am By Stephen
    Instead of running RSS sponsorships this month, I’m raising money in support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as part of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Click here to learn more and donate. When our son was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2009, we…