Sunday, October 25, 2020

Remembering Steve Jobs and my first visit to Cupertino

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Quite by chance I was visiting the Apple Campus on October 5, 2011, when news of Steve Jobs' death was announced...

A trek over London’s massive O2 Arena with just an iPhone for company

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In this article Dave challenges himself to climb to the top of the Millennium Dome with nothing more than his iPhone 11 for company

Macfilos is twelve today: Five million words on photography and technology

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Macfilos is twelve today: Over 5,000 articles and five million words.

Huawei P40 Pro+ and that Leica camera

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Hauwei's new P40 Plus is a compelling smartphone and comes with the benefit of a Leica-branded camera. But there are trade-offs? Is it the phone for you?

iPad Magic Keyboard: Why not settle for the best?

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Apple's new iPad Magic Keyboard combined with touch and mouse support in iPadOS 13.4 at last bridges the gap between tablet and computer.

USB-C Port Woes: Wobbling all the way to the Genius Bar

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Does your cable wobble? All four USB-C ports on Mike's 2018 MacBook Pro wobble and lead to unstable data connections. Apple don't want to know, but a simple fix seems to be working.

Ten years ago on Macfilos: All done and dusted in Switzerland

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While we're self-isolating in our homes across the globe, spare a thought for a less dangerouse but exceptionally distruptive event that happened exactly ten years ago: The Great Icelandic Dust Cloud. Mike found his travel plans shattered...

April Fools’ Day cancelled due to Coronavirus

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Has April 1 been cancelled? There have been some half-hearted attempts but, in general, it's a non-event. At least we can celebrate Apple's birth.

A pocketful of Rye and a proper dose of optimism for 2020

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Will the smugglers take over England before George Washington takes America? A visit to the ancient town of Rye, one of the historic Cinque Ports, sets the scene for the naughty Twenties, complete with a proper naughty fish-finger sandwich.

How much RAM do you need to use Lightroom?

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Do you need 1.5TB of RAM to process your holiday snaps. No way. But you might benefit from 16GB or even 32GB of extra computing power.