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The 27 Best Productivity Apps for Mac in 2019

Here is a list of the best productivity apps for Mac users, based on my personal experience. Since I continuously stumble across new applications and services, I’ll keep adding to it. So bookmark this post and check back from time to time. While you can download or purchase all of the apps I mentioned below […]

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AirPlay Video Streaming Slow and Jerky feature

AirPlay Mirroring Slow? None of the “Fixes” Work?

If you are having issues streaming videos via AirPlay to your Apple TV and none of the other fixes have worked, I might have a solution for you.

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iMac Pro Review and Comparison to the 5K iMac – Upgrade Guide

iMac Pro review and comparison with the 2017 5K iMac and Late 2014 BTO 5K iMac I own to help you decide if the new iMac Pro is worth the investment.

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Burkley MacBook Pro Leather Case - Feature

Burkley Leather MacBook Pro Case Review

Review of the excellent Leather MacBook Pro Case from Burkley. Hand-crafted from full-grain leather it only weighs 6oz and is easy to take on and off.

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JORD Apple Watch Bands

JORD Wooden Apple Watch Band Review

I have reviewed a lot of Apple Watch Bands in the past, but I never tried one made out of wood. For this article, JORD sent me a wooden Apple Watch band with a butterfly clasp. At first, I wasn’t sure what to expect, and I was afraid the strap might pinch the hair on […]

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Mac not going to sleep? This might fix it!

Mac Not Going To Sleep? This Might Fix It!

For the past few months, I have struggled with an issue that would prevent both my iMac and MacBook Pro from going to sleep or activating the screen saver. The fact that the display on neither of my two Macs would turn off after a set time drove me nuts, but the worst thing was […]

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Blvckbydesign - Ultra-thin MacBook Pro Case

BlvckbyDesign – Matte Black MacBook Pro Case Review

I have never used a case for my MacBooks until BlvckbyDesign reached out to me and asked if I wanted to test their new, ultra-thin matte black MacBook Pro case. I agreed and had used their protective plastic shell for the past few weeks. BlvckbyDesign has created a slick MacBook Pro case that offers outstanding […]

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Yohann MacBook Pro Stand Review

Yohann makes a versatile and beautifully crafted MacBook Pro stand that has become one of my favorite accessories. Before cloud storage became a thing, having a desktop in the office and a laptop for traveling meant you had to keep your data in sync manually. As MacBook Pros became more powerful, many users abandoned their […]

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The fastest way to charge an iPhone Xs (and others)

The fastest way to charge an iPhone Xs (and others)

Despite the proliferation of wireless charging technology, you’ve probably realized by now that wireless charging is slower than using a regular cable. But even when using a cord, there are significant differences in charging speeds, depending on the power adapter you use. In this review, I’ll answer the question: What is the fastest way to […]

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Meridio Genuine Leather Cases - Dark Brown

Top 7 Genuine Leather Cases for iPhone Xs

The iPhone Xs looks arguably best without a case. Unfortunately, its glass body makes it slippery and increases the risk of accidental drops. Plus, Apple’s top-of-the-line smartphone is incredibly expensive, and that’s why most users slap on a case that helps protect it. I think a device like the iPhone demands a case of comparable […]

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the best leather wallet cases for iphone xs

Top 3 Leather Wallet Cases for iPhone Xs

Folio or wallet cases feature slots and sleeves for credit cards and paper money. As a result, they can replace your wallet and free up space in your pocket or purse. Here is a roundup of the best leather wallet cases for iPhone Xs that I have tested. You might also be interested in my […]

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Wooden iPhone & Apple Watch Stand by Yohann

Wooden iPhone & Apple Watch Charging Stand by Yohann

Yohann, a Swiss manufacturer of premium stands and docks for Apple devices, has released a beautifully crafted wooden iPhone & Apple Watch charging stand with extra room for jewelry or your AirPods. Some readers of my blog might remember that I reviewed Yohann before when the company released its first product, an innovative iPad stand. […]

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Apple Watch Series 4 vs. Series 3

Apple Watch Series 3 vs. Series 4 – Should You Upgrade?

Apple Watch Series 4 vs. Series 3 – Everything you need to know about how both models compare and what the better value is.

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iPhone Xs vs. iPhone X

iPhone Xs vs. iPhone X – Full Comparison of All Models

On 9/12 Apple announced its 2018 iPhone lineup, including the iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and iPhone Xr. If you are planning on buying a new iPhone or upgrading an existing one, this article will help you to make an informed purchase decision by comparing the iPhone Xs vs. iPhone X and other models. For […]

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HomeKit Light Switches and Dimmers Review

HomeKit Light Switches & Dimmers – Review

For this article, I have reviewed the best Apple HomeKit-compatible light & dimmer switches. Since I didn’t want to compare apples with oranges, I have separated the review into two sections, starting with HomeKit Light Switches, and followed by HomeKit Dimmers. Reviewed HomeKit Light Switches Product ecobee Switch+ Amazon Eve Light Switch Amazon Leviton Decora […]

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The Best Wireless Chargers for your iPhone or Android Phone

The Best Wireless Chargers for your iPhone or Android Devices

Keep your iPhone and Android phones juiced up with the best wireless Qi chargers. Plus, continue reading to learn more about the pros and cons of wireless charging and the benefits of fast charging. To learn more about the fastest way to charge an iPhone (hint: it’s not wireless), check out my YouTube video. Best Wireless […]

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The Best Leather Bands for the Apple Watch

Apple Watch Leather Cuff and Band Review

One of the benefits of the Apple Watch is that you can change its appearance by swapping out the watch band. Apple-branded leather bands are relatively expensive but, these days, there are numerous third-party manufacturers producing premium Apple Watch leather cuffs. I have reviewed the top seven brands and their Apple Watch leather straps. Reviewed […]

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5 Simple steps to fix email problems on Mac and iPhone

5 Simple Steps to Fix Email Problems on Your Mac or iPhone

Here are five simple steps you can take if you are unable to send emails, if you are unable to receive emails, or if you are unable to delete emails on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad. Even though I am using macOS and iOS as examples, you can apply most of the solutions I describe in this article […]

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Review of the best Apple Watch Bands for Working Out

Apple Watch Sport Bands Review and third-party alternatives

The Apple Watch is an excellent fitness tracker and workout companion, and for this article, I have reviewed some of the best Apple Watch Sport bands for working out, including my favorite watch bands from Apple, Meridio, Monowear, Nomad, and Twelve South. I have been a satisfied Apple Watch owner since I bought one in […]

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ZAGG Slim Book Wireless Keyboard

ZAGG Slim Book Keyboard For The iPad Pro Review

The ZAGG Slim Book is the best keyboard for the iPad Pro I have tested. In this article, I compare it to Apple’s Smart Keyboard that I had used with my 10.5-inch iPad Pro before. Shop mentioned products Apple Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro (Amazon) ZAGG Slim Book for iPad Pro (Amazon) With iOS 11, […]

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Dropbox vs. iCloud Drive

Dropbox vs. iCloud – Comparison of cloud storage solutions

Dropbox is without a doubt the leading cloud storage service. No other solution, including Apple’s iCloud, has come close to what Dropbox has to offer. But with the release of iOS 11 and macOS 10.13, Apple has made significant improvements to iCloud Drive. In this article, I will compare Dropbox vs. iCloud Drive and share with […]

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iPhone X cases review - Comparison of Top 12 Cases

Best Protective Cases for iPhone Xs and iPhone X

The iPhone looks and feels best without a case. But Apple’s latest iPhone is expensive, and most of us use a protective case to prevent scratches and dents. I have tested the best protective cases for iPhone Xs and iPhone X to help you find the perfect accessory for your device. While this review focuses […]

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In-Depth Review And Comparison Of The IPhone X Vs. IPhone 7 Plus

iPhone X vs. iPhone 7 Plus Review & Comparison

In 2017 I upgraded my iPhone 7 Plus to the iPhone X. In this iPhone X review, I will provide an in-depth comparison of the iPhone X vs. iPhone 7 Plus. Additionally, I will show you what changes Apple introduced in iOS 11 for the iPhone X. If you are interested in learning how the iPhone X compares to […]

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Why Apple shows a strange location for a two-factor login confirmation

Apple Two-Factor Authentication Shows Strange Location

If you use Apple’s two-factor authentication (2FA), you may have noticed that macOS and iOS sometimes show you a strange location when signing in using your Apple ID from a new device or browser. In my case, the location alert dialog always shows Wallingford, CT instead of Atlanta, GA. So I did some research to find […]

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iOS 11 - How to use the new Wi-Fi and Bluetooth toggles in Control Center

How to Use The Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Toggles in Control Center

With iOS 11, Apple brought much-needed updates to the Control Center. While most toggles are relatively self-explanatory, you may be surprised to learn how the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth toggle work. In this article, I will explain how to use the Airplane Mode, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Cellular Data toggles. Airplane Mode Airplane Mode works as you would […]

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Apple Watch Series 3 - How to fix the authentication error on T-Mobile

Apple Watch Authentication Error on T-Mobile

I purchased my new Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE on launch day, but couldn’t activate LTE on it because of an authentication error. After ten days of back and forth with T-Mobile support, I figured out a solution. In this article, I will tell you how to fix the activation error and enable LTE […]

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How to copy the path of any file or folder in Finder (macOS)

How to Copy The Path of Any File in Finder

If you are working in a team that is using shared (Dropbox) folders to collaborate, it’s sometimes necessary to point team members to where they can find an individual file or folder. Instead of sending them a link that opens in a browser, I often just want to point them to a particular file they […]

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macOS - How to change the icon of files and folders

This is how to change the icon of files and folders in macOS

Did you know that you can change the icon of files and folders in macOS? If you did not, in this article I will show you how it is done! Out of the box, macOS uses a generic blue icon for folders. That’s perfectly fine as you can always identify the folder by its name. […]

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Tidy up your desk with HiRise 2 and BackPack by Twelve South

Tidy up your desk with HiRise 2 and BackPack by Twelve South

Despite best efforts, my desk has a natural tendency to get cluttered. Some of it is just temporary, like a new gadget I am reviewing. Other clutter is longer-lived and thus harder to get rid of. In this article, I will show how I uncluttered my desk from cables and self-adhesive strips with products from […]

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macOS: How to print to PDF via keyboard shortcut from any application

How to Print to PDF On a Mac

macOS offers multiple options to print to PDF. In fact, you can save almost every file as PDF, regardless of if the application supports saving to PDF or not. In this article, I will show you how to quickly print to PDF using a keyboard shortcut and automatically save the PDF in a particular folder. […]

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