About zvon

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far zvon has created 377 blog entries.

11 Features to Look Forward to in Apple’s 2022 Operating Systems

2022-06-08T13:39:59-04:00

It’s that time of year again. Apple CEO Tim Cook and numerous Apple employees took the virtual stage again at the company’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote on June 6th to share what we can expect to see later this year in macOS 13 Ventura, iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and watchOS 9. (Almost no mention was […]

11 Features to Look Forward to in Apple’s 2022 Operating Systems2022-06-08T13:39:59-04:00

Apple Previews M2-Based MacBook Air and Updated 13-Inch MacBook Pro

2022-06-08T13:40:23-04:00

During its Worldwide Developer Conference keynote on June 6th, Apple took a brief break from showing off new features in upcoming operating systems to throw back the curtains on its new M2 chip and a pair of laptops that use it: an all-new MacBook Air and an updated 13-inch MacBook Pro. Apple said that both […]

Apple Previews M2-Based MacBook Air and Updated 13-Inch MacBook Pro2022-06-08T13:40:23-04:00

Universal Control Arrives in macOS 12.3 and iPadOS 15.4

2022-05-17T16:51:19-04:00

With the recent release of macOS 12.3 Monterey and iPadOS 15.4, Apple shipped Universal Control, the last major technology promised in its 2021 operating system upgrades. Universal Control enables you to use the keyboard and mouse or trackpad attached to one Mac to control up to three other Macs or iPads—you can even copy and […]

Universal Control Arrives in macOS 12.3 and iPadOS 15.42022-05-17T16:51:19-04:00

How Much Memory Do You Need in an M1-Based Mac?

2022-05-17T16:50:39-04:00

If you’re thinking about buying a new Mac, you’re almost certainly planning to get one that uses a chip from Apple’s M1 family—the M1, M1 Pro, M1 Max, and M1 Ultra. Only the Mac Pro and one Mac mini configuration still rely on Intel CPUs, and they will likely be discontinued before the end of […]

How Much Memory Do You Need in an M1-Based Mac?2022-05-17T16:50:39-04:00

Understanding What “Vintage” and “Obsolete” Mean for Apple Products

2022-05-17T16:49:16-04:00

Macs—and Apple products in general—tend to last a long time. It’s not unusual to see someone happily using an 8-year-old MacBook Pro. As much as it’s environmentally responsible to use electronics as long as possible, doing so may reduce your productivity or leave your business in a precarious situation if a hardware failure forces an […]

Understanding What “Vintage” and “Obsolete” Mean for Apple Products2022-05-17T16:49:16-04:00

Did You Know That You Can Run iPhone and iPad Apps on an M1-based Mac?

2022-05-17T16:48:13-04:00

Much has been written about the performance benefits of Apple’s M1 family of chips, but you may not have realized that M1-based Macs can also run many iPhone and iPad apps. It makes sense, given that the M1 chip grew out of the work Apple did for the A-series processors in the iPhone and iPad, […]

Did You Know That You Can Run iPhone and iPad Apps on an M1-based Mac?2022-05-17T16:48:13-04:00

Put Files in the Mac’s Trash Using the Keyboard

2022-05-17T16:49:43-04:00

You know that you can drag files or folders to the Trash icon in the Dock for later deletion. And you probably know that you can select multiple items on the Desktop or in a Finder window by Command-clicking each one in turn (Shift-click to select a sequential range of items in a list view), […]

Put Files in the Mac’s Trash Using the Keyboard2022-05-17T16:49:43-04:00

Block Malicious and Adult Web Sites with DNS Filtering

2022-05-17T16:47:21-04:00

One of the best ways to keep malware from infecting your computers is to avoid visiting websites designed to do just that. No one intentionally visits loadmetogetinfected.com, but malware authors employ all sorts of tricks to lure unsuspecting users into viewing malicious sites. Various tools can help, but the easiest free technique is called DNS […]

Block Malicious and Adult Web Sites with DNS Filtering2022-05-17T16:47:21-04:00

Badges? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Red Badges (On Our iPhone Apps)

2022-03-02T13:31:49-05:00

Quick quiz: what does a red number badge on the Phone icon on your iPhone mean? You’d be right if you said that it indicates the number of missed calls or voicemail messages. The Mail and Messages apps also use a red badge to display the number of unread messages; Settings uses one to indicate […]

Badges? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Red Badges (On Our iPhone Apps)2022-03-02T13:31:49-05:00

Apple Wows with Mac Studio and Studio Display, Updates iPhone SE and iPad Air

2022-03-09T15:22:50-05:00

At its March 8th Peek Performance event, Apple freshened its iPhone and iPad product lines with a new third-generation iPhone SE and fifth-generation iPad Air, along with new green hues for the iPhone 13 line. Then Apple focused on the big announcements of the day: the entirely new Mac Studio, powered by the insanely fast […]

Apple Wows with Mac Studio and Studio Display, Updates iPhone SE and iPad Air2022-03-09T15:22:50-05:00
Go to Top