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  • HomeKit Secure Video is Buggy and Frustrating

    Thu 11:13am By Stephen Hackett
    Last week, a beta version of firmware for the Logitech Circle 2 cameras enabled use with HomeKit Secure video. As the user of a couple of Nest cameras, I’ve been keeping an eye on this, as storing footage in my iCloud account is quite appealing. I bought a…
  • Connected #270: Best Trees in the Country

    Wed 4:41pm By Stephen Hackett
    This week on Connected: Federico and Stephen each attempted to use HomeKit Secure Video, and it didn’t go well. Myke is excited about a new folding phone, and the whole crew orders iPhone 11 Pro battery cases before solving many mysteries presented in photos…
  • Apple Hiring for ‘The Next Generation of Media Apps for Windows’

    Wed 11:59am By Stephen Hackett
    There is some irony in that iTunes now only lives on as a Windows app, but it seems like its days there are numbered, too.
  • Ungeniused #92: Zone of Death

    Wed 9:22am By Stephen Hackett
    This week on Ungeniused: Due to an obscure legal loophole, it’s theoretically possible that a criminal could get away with any crime — including murder — in a small corner of Yellowstone National Park.
  • Liftoff #112: Apollo 12

    Tue 3:25pm By Stephen Hackett
    This week on Liftoff, we’re marking the 50th anniversary of the second lunar mission: Apollo 12 forever lives in the shadow of the mission before it, but it shouldn’t. Pete Conrad, Dick Gordon and Al Bean made plenty of their own history, with some terror…
  • New Video: Will it Sync? The Original iPod and macOS Catalina

    Tue 10:17am By Stephen Hackett
    It was fun to break out some old iPods and sync them with my MacBook Pro: Come for the sample video from an old iPod nano; stay for the construction of MEGA DONGLE.
  • Kbase Article of the Week: About Apple Lightning Docks

    Tue 10:00am By Stephen Hackett
    Apple Support: With an iPhone Lightning Dock, you can listen to music, plus charge and sync an iPhone 5 or later or an iPod touch (5th generation or later). The iPhone Lightning Dock also has headphone playback support and audio line out. This means you can…
  • Mac Power Users #510: The 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

    Mon 6:13pm By Stephen Hackett
    This week on Mac Power Users, it’s time for the annual MPU Holiday Gift Guide. My thanks to our sponsors: Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code MPU at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. The Omni Group: We’re passionate about…
  • iFixit Breaks Down 16-inch MacBook Pro

    Fri 2:30pm By Stephen Hackett
    Hey there, scissor switches.
  • Andrew Levitt Recreates Catalina Wallpaper

    Nov 15, 2019, 10:43 am By Stephen Hackett
    Remember those guys who were going around California recreating macOS wallpapers with their own photos? Well, they’re back at it: