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  • Micro.blog

    Fri 5:00pm By Stephen Hackett
    My thanks to Micro.blog for sponsoring 512 Pixels this week. With it, you start a new blog or migrate an existing blog with your own domain name. It’s the blogging platform you’ll actually use.
  • Mac Madness 2020: Round Quarterfinal Winners & Semifinal Voting Open Now

    Fri 3:00pm By Stephen Hackett
    Wow, we are really moving along now! I’m back to report the winners of the quarterfinals: As you can see, both Mac Pro models in the bracket lost out this round, as did the Power Mac G5 and the original Macintosh. Tough day for desktops, as there’s only…
  • Apple Launches COVID-19 Screening App and Website

    Fri 12:08pm By Stephen Hackett
    Apple Newsroom: Apple today released a new screening tool and set of resources to help people stay informed and take the proper steps to protect their health during the spread of COVID-19, based on the latest CDC guidance. The new COVID-19 website, and…
  • Apple Offers 90-Day Free Trials for Logic and Final Cut

    Thu 6:46pm By Stephen Hackett
    Binging stuff on Netflix is good; tackling a new creative project is better.
  • Flashback #4: webOS

    Thu 12:13pm By Stephen Hackett
    This time on Flashback: With its webOS hardware, including the Pre, Pixi and more, Palm (and later HP) tried to take on the giants of the early smartphone wars. While webOS was hugely innovative, it wasn’t enough to break into the most important market in…
  • Connected #287: Rub a Dub Dub, My Friend

    Wed 6:56pm By Stephen Hackett
    This week on an extra-long Connected: The early reviews of the 2020 iPad Pro and new MacBook Air are in, and Myke treats the group with an unboxing experience. Federico asks the world for help, while Stephen is bringing joy — and pain — to the Mac…
  • macOS 10.15.4 Showing Kernel Extension Warnings

    Wed 11:26am By Stephen Hackett
    Rich Trouton: As part of macOS Catalina 10.15.4, Apple has begun displaying a new dialog window message concerning third-party kernel extensions. macOS Catalina is the last macOS to fully support the use of kernel extensions and these messages are meant to…
  • Liftoff #120: Everything Got Jumbled and Fell Down

    Wed 11:00am By Stephen Hackett
    This time on Liftoff: The entire space industry is reeling from effects of the current global pandemic, and NASA remembers Apollo 15 astronaut Al Worden. The current pace of work in the space industry is coming to a screeching halt. My thanks to our sponsor:…
  • Ungeniused #101: $2 Bills

    Tue 5:24pm By Stephen Hackett
    They are totally real.
  • Mac Madness 2020: Round 2 Winners & Quarterfinal Voting Open Now

    Tue 5:05pm By Stephen Hackett
    Voting in Round 2 of Mac Madness has closed, and just shy of 3,000 people voted in this round, picking which Macs were their favorites, sending eight machines into the quarterfinal matches: Like in Round 1, the raw numbers are at the bottom of this post, but I…