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    Newsletter Issue #1053 — The Cheapskate Way: An Affordable Display for Your Mac

    March 16th, 2024

    In recent months, I’ve been looking for something affordable — or reasonably affordable — to replace my aging and obsolete Late 2014 27-inch iMac with 5K Retina display. Let me tell you the process isn’t easy, especially if dollar signs are on your mind. So if you are seeking an all-in-one computer, your options are […]

    Apple and Critic Boredom

    September 13th, 2017

    As you might expect, the Apple critic population will have its way with the announcements from the September 12th iPhone media event. How could it be otherwise? But there was plenty of positive news to consider, even if most of product introductions and specs were pretty well known ahead of the event. So there really […]

    Consumer Reports and its Samsung Disconnect

    June 20th, 2017

    So Consumer Reports has finally issued its verdict on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+. Both score 82 on the current ratings scale, placing them at the top of the heap. Plenty of praise was heaped on the phone, except for its lack of a removable battery, a difficult-to-access memory card, and then […]

    Why Should Apple Take on a Company With Declining Hardware Sales?

    May 17th, 2017

    It certainly makes sense for the rumors to ramp up ahead of Apple’s WWDC. You know there will be new versions of the company’s various operating systems, with the emphasis on macOS and iOS. But there has been sparse speculation about the new features, less than usual for this time of year. Perhaps that’s because hardware is […]