The MacWhisperer Speaks

The MacWhisperer is known for his outspoken opinions.  On this page he shares his thoughts about the present state of technology, productivity, the march of progress... and of course ALL things Apple. 

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Apple’s new app Freeform

If you noticed this NEW icon on your dock, iPhone on iPad that’s Apple’s newest collaborative app, Freeform and it comes preinstalled on the latest iPad, iPhone, and Mac Operating...

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Stage Manager (iPad) vs Stage Manager (MacOS: Ventura)

Apple just released a brand new way of managing windows, on both the computer and the iPad. They share the same name, and many of the same functionalities… but how well do the two versions...

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3 Ways to use an iPad to Make any Party Better

Everybody loves a party, but we’ve all been at that party that just needed a little help…

Maybe everybody is just watching TV, and there isn't even any music playing…...

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Tick-Tock: is it finally time for the Apple Watch?

The Apple Watch was released over seven years ago, and since then it has been updated many times, with massive functionality upgrades each year (like an always on display, water resistance,...

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iPhones and iPads and Upgrades… Oh My!

Historically, Apple’s fourth quarter is one of their busiest times, and 2022 was even busier than most.  

It all started in September when Apple announced 4 new iPhones, the iPhone...

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What’s the Best iPad, and Should You Purchase One?

I remember my first iPad. As soon as Apple announced the device I just had to have it. I had dreamed of a touchscreen tablet since my first episode of Star Trek. Sure, the iPhone had been released...

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Is Password Overwhelm Making you Crazy?

apple password safety security Sep 28, 2022

You can’t escape them. You can’t keep track of them. You can’t remember them… 

But passwords are still an essential part of our...

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To upgrade or not to upgrade, that is the question…

Uncategorized Sep 13, 2022

As an Apple consultant for 20 years I have seen it all. I have seen technophiles who purchase every Apple product before they even know what to do with them, and have stacks of iPads,...

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Don’t buy that new iPhone yet!

Uncategorized Sep 13, 2022

It’s that time of year, the kids are back in school, the heat wave is subsiding, and all of the cell phone carriers are advertising ridiculous deals on iPhones.

But don’t be caught up...

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The iOS 16 features I am most excited about

Uncategorized Sep 13, 2022

For us Apple aficionados June is like Christmas. Every year at the annual WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) Apple gives developers a sneak peek into what the next operating systems for our...

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