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Apple iMac Pro

Reviews of the iMac Pro go online

Hold on tight to your wallets because reviews of Apple’s new iMac Pro are going live on the internet and they are going to tempt the hell out of you.

Digital Color Meter in MacOS - Michael Campanella Photography

Digital Color Meter in MacOS

MacOS still turns up some surprises. The Digital Color Meter app hidden in the Utilities folder is a great tool to select a color range.

Professional Mac users breathe a sigh of relief

Professional Mac users breathe a sigh of relief

Earlier this week a handful of journalists were invited to Apple’s campus in Cupertino, California for a roundtable discussion on the MacPro.

AirPods, the most Apple-like product in ages -Michael Campanella Photography

AirPods, the most Apple-like product in years

I finally got my hans on a pair of AirPods and they are without question the most Apple-like product to come out of Cupertino in a long time.

Thoughts on the iPhone 7 camera - Michael Campanella Photography

My thoughts on the iPhone 7 Plus camera

The nerd in me is really intrigued by the camera on the new iPhone 7 Plus. The coupling of two cameras with software can lead to some real magic.

Faster Time Machine backups

Faster Time Machine backups 

A quick MacOS tip that will allow you to speed Time Machine up and give it more resources to complete your backups faster.

Use plain text as default in TextEdit

A quick tip for how you can change the default in TextEdit from RTF to plain text. Useful if you edit Code Replacement files in TextEdit.

Copy app icons in OS-X

Copy app icons in OS-X

Here’s a quick tip on how you can easily copy app icons in OS-X.

Prevent the Photos app from opening automatically

Prevent Photos app from opening automatically

Prevent Photos app from opening automatically on OS-X when you connect a memory card or device.

Mavericks & Spotlight

My recent quest to improve the startup time and Spotlight performance under OS-X 10.9 Mavericks

Clean up “Open with” menu on OS-X

Clean up “Open With” menu on OS-X

In OS-X Mountain Lion I noticed that I had duplicates of certain applications in my “Open With” menu. This can be cleaned up quickly by making a small trip to Terminal.

Can’t empty Trash on a Mac

Can’t empty Trash on a Mac

Sometimes OS-X can get a little quirky on you and not do the things you want it to. Like when you are trying to delete a file and the system tells you it can’t because it’s being used by an application.