The 12.9-inch iPad Pro/iOS 11 combo has replaced my 12-inch MacBook

The 12.9-inch iPad Pro/iOS 11 combo has replaced my 12-inch MacBook

When the iPad was first announced, I was hoping it would be the perfect companion to my iMac. I envisioned a world where I did the bulk of my work on my desktop, and used the tablet when I was on the go.

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New 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is better, but still has its predecessor’s flaws

New 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is better, but still has its predecessor’s flaws

When the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar was announced, I decided to replace my 27-inch iMac AND 12-inch MacBook with one machine. After seven months of working with the MB Pro and a LG UltraFine 5K display, I’ve decided to go back to the iMac — one of the new ones. 

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Satechi’s USB-C Power Meter is a useful safety tool for cautious Mac users

Satechi’s USB-C Power Meter is a useful safety tool for cautious Mac users

Satechi’s USB-C Power Meter may only appeal to a certain niche of users, but those users should find it helpful. It lets you measure the volts, amps, and mAh output from accessories to ensure that they’re safe and compatible with new Type-C laptops, tablets and smartphones such as the 12-inch MacBook and 2016 MacBook Pros.

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AWT News Update: October 20, 2016

AWT News Update: October 20, 2016

The AWT News Update is back to the short & sweet again today, with four stories that cover the world of Apple, and beyond:

  • AT&T is reportedly in talks to merge with Time Warner
  • Intel modems used in some versions of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are showing poor performance compared with modems built by Qualcomm
  • 2016 12-inch Retina MacBooks are having issues when connected to external HDMI monitors with an Apple adapter
  • IBM is saving anywhere from $273 to $543 per installed Mac over a four-year lifetime...and they have a ton of Macs
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Daily Deal: A domain name and one year of web hosting, just $14.99

Daily Deal: A domain name and one year of web hosting, just $14.99

Ever wanted to start up your own website, but got turned off by the cost of getting a domain name and good hosting? This Daily Deal from Apple World Today is just for you! We're featuring the A2 Hosting Swift Plan, with a year of web hosting, pro services, and resources plus a free domain name registration for only $14.99.   

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Daily Deal: Screens 3 remotely controls Mac, Windows, Linux computers

Daily Deal: Screens 3 remotely controls Mac, Windows, Linux computers

Virtual Node Controllers (VNCs) are apps that make "headless computers" possible. Whether you have a Mac server, a classroom full of Macs, or maybe just one Mac mini you're using as a media server, VNCs make it possible to view or control those Macs and other PCs from a remote location. Today we have one of the best VNC apps for Mac available at over 50% off -- Screens 3 is now just $12.99 instead of the usual $29.99 price.Here are some of the features packed into Screens 3: 

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AWT News Update: April 15, 2016

AWT News Update: April 15, 2016

We're ending the week with news from around the world, all about our favorite tech company:

  • Intel's rumored to be on the verge of layoffs in the near future, and we speculate if it's time for Apple to start using its own chip designs in future Macs
  • Apple starts Earth Day celebrations a week early with a green leaf on the logo and retail employees in green t-shirts
  • iPhone 6s and 6s Plus sales are reportedly "sluggish" and rumors even say that Apple might release the iPhone 7 earlier than scheduled to revive sales
  • A fun rumor and some speculation about the fate of the MacBook line
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AWT News Update: January 29, 2016

AWT News Update: January 29, 2016

For this last podcast of the month of January we have a few little news tidbits to make your afternoon:

  • Apple and London Mayor Boris Johnson show up in the news again
  • The UK's Guardian newspaper apparently had issues finding anything good to say about Apple, so they interviewed people who didn't work there
  • Have a 12-inch MacBook? A new flash drive from Sony will catch your interest
  • Google delivers a dedicated AdWords app for iOS
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Apple World Today Video Tip: Force-clicking with a Force Touch trackpad

Apple World Today Video Tip: Force-clicking with a Force Touch trackpad

Apple's Force Touch trackpads are impressive and some of the things that you can do with them by using a force click are very useful. Today we look at a few of the results of force-clicking. For even more tips, visit Apple's support website page on the topic at https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204352.

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