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

Uncategorized Sep 14, 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 14, 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 14, 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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Which Apple Laptop is Right For You?

apple mac laptop technology Sep 14, 2022

Now that Apple has finally transitioned all their laptops to the new Apple Silicon M1 and M2 chips it's time to stop waiting for your next laptop, and figure out which one to...

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The Foundation Blocks

Whatever your profession, whatever your passion, whatever you have found expertise in during your life, there is no skill that starts from scratch.

When we were in school, we were given basic...

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Setup iCloud Family Sharing on your iPhone

Share purchases with up to six family members and allow paymentsfrom a single credit card

As fans of Apple products, it is highly likely that you will have more than one iDevice at home, possibly...

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How to Apply Filters and Tweak Contrast in Your Photos App on iPhone

If you’re not one to splurge on third-party editing apps, but you would still like the benefits of being able to apply filters to your photos or tweak their contrast and color, then...

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Mapple-Gate

So I guess it’s that time of year again. The new iPhone is out of the bag. Before Apple releases their iPad Mini later this month—and changes the rules again—all of the...

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More than 50 things you can replace by getting an iPhone

Uncategorized Mar 04, 2017

I came up with this list of items you can replace by owning an iPhone...

Any things you think I missed? Let me know. I'll go more into details on all these items (and any you add) in a later post.

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How Technology Makes Life easier: Part I

Uncategorized Mar 04, 2017

So I have an 18 month old son. And like most kids, be likes to watch the same movies over again and again and again. So, we've bought him certain DVDs. The problem is, he also likes to play with...

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