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  • An Illustrated History of Easter Eggs

    Thu 9:49pm By Stephen Hackett
    James Thomson did an amazing job with this talk:
  • Go64

    Thu 12:24pm By Stephen Hackett
    Go64 is a free Mac app designed to help you root out any 32-bit apps still hanging out on your system in the months before the great 32-bit funeral that is macOS Catalina. Don’t miss a review of it on Macworld, written by J.R. Bookwalter. On my MacBook Pro,…
  • Connected #252: Full Oracle Mode

    Wed 5:08pm By Stephen Hackett
    This week on the show: Federico has concerns about dummy units of the next iPhone. Stephen is troubled by the icon used for Software Update in macOS. Both of them receive a visit from a mystic being named Myke. Oh, and it’s World Emoji Day! All of that, plus…
  • Liftoff #103: Apollo 11

    Tue 3:27pm By Stephen Hackett
    Big week on Liftoff: 50 years ago, humans first set foot on the moon. The work of the crew of Apollo 11 has inspired people for five decades, and their legacy continues to shine on today. In this episode, Stephen and Jason discuss three aspects of the mission…
  • Ungeniused #83: Plastic Flamingos and Garden Gnomes

    Tue 11:02am By Stephen Hackett
    This week on Ungeniused, we get into the wild world of yard art: There are a wide range of garden decorations out there, but some are far classier than others. My thanks to our sponsor: Circle: Parental Control & Internet Filtering App. Get $30 off a Circle…
  • Today Marks the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

    Jul 16, 2019, 9:40 am By Stephen Hackett
    Five decades ago, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins’s massive Saturn V rocket lifted off in Florida, propelling the three men toward the moon, and into history. I’ll be collecting some links here today marking the occasion: CBS’ livestream…
  • Kbase Articles of the Week: MacBook (Retina, 12-inch) Technical Specifications

    Jul 15, 2019, 3:00 pm By Stephen Hackett
    I thought now would be as good of a time as ever to link to these pages: 2015 2016 2017
  • Mac Power Users #491: Working Hard in the Gaming Industry, with Simone de Rochefort

    Jul 15, 2019, 2:10 pm By Stephen Hackett
    This week on MPU: Simone de Rochefort is a video producer and podcaster at Polygon, and co-hosts Rocket on Relay FM. She walks Stephen and David through the process of creating videos at Polygon, from the writing process, to capturing game footage, editing and…
  • Base 2019 MacBook Pro Waaaaaay Faster Than Previous Model

    Jul 11, 2019, 2:25 pm By Stephen Hackett
    Quad-core performance has done this machine a lot of good. Update: Jonathan Morrison has a video highlighting the new notebook:
  • Apple Disables Walkie Talkie

    Jul 11, 2019, 10:49 am By Stephen Hackett
    Matthew Panzarino at TechCrunch: Apple has disabled the Apple Watch Walkie Talkie app due to an unspecified vulnerability that could allow a person to listen to another customer’s iPhone without consent, the company told TechCrunch this evening. Apple has…