Farrago

I like to podcast, but I don’t like to edit. Actually, I kind of do, I just don’t like to spend a lot of time doing it. Hence my joyous reaction when Rogue Amoeba released Farrago last week. PS. My podcasts are Don’t Nihongo It Alone, Not Speeding in Reverse, and Pocket Sized Podcast, in Read More …

Some Thoughts About Pixelmator Pro

Photoshop may rule the photo and image editing world, but Mac owners have long wanted other options. Pixelmator has been a candidate for PS replacement for many people for some time now. It is a native Mac app with many of the features found in Photoshop. However, anyone who has used both apps for any Read More …

Free of Grumpiness

Yesterday I wrote about grumpy old Apple users, and about how Apple angered a lot of them by taking iOS apps out of iTunes on the Mac. Rob Griffiths pointed out a solution to this problem on Twitter. It’s called Apple Configurator 2, and it’s available for FREE in the Mac App Store. Configurator 2 Read More …

Affinity Photo for Mac

For the past three years or so, I’ve paid for an annual subscription to Adobe’s Photography Creative Cloud bundle, which is basically Photoshop and Lightroom. I know there’s been a lot of outrage over Creative Cloud and the Adobe subscription model, but the Creative Cloud Photography Plan at $99 per year is not a bad Read More …

A Little Mac Security

Ever since I’ve had broadband, I’ve been intrigued by the security implications of an always connected computer and how much goes on quietly in the background that we never see. Yeah, it’s all legit, or hopefully it is, but it also means that malware and hackers can crawl around on computers unnoticed pretty easily if Read More …