Google OnHub and Google Wi-Fi Mesh Routers – Update

  The OnHub router (left, above) was introduced in mid-2015 and we reviewed it positively at the time. It was rebranded Google Wi-Fi a

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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F1 2016 for Mac by Feral Interactive – Review

F1 2016 for Mac by Feral Interactive F1 2016 for Mac Feral Interactive Price: $59.99 on Steam, $44.95 on Mac App Store F1 2016

About Scott Willsey

Scott is a long time Apple enthusiast whose first personally owned computer was the original 128k Macintosh introduced in 1984. He has 35+ years of computing experience, working with Apple II, Mac OS X, Windows, and a variety of flavors of Unix and Linux, and (of course!) iOS. Scott can be reached on Twitter at @scottaw and his website is at saw66.com.

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Coding iPhone Apps For Kids – Book Review

Coding iPhone Apps For Kids Authors: Gloria Winquist & Matt McCarthy no starch press 336 pages ISBN-13:978-1-59327-756-7 Ages 10+ Print and Free Ebook: $29.95

About Elisa Pacelli

Elisa is a wife, mother to 3 boys, "creative genius", and all-around techno geek. She enjoys reading, quilting, knitting, cruising to Caribbean beaches, and learning new things in the technology world. In the evenings Elisa can be found knitting while listening to podcasts or watching Netflix on her iPad. Listen to her podcast, 3 Geeky Ladies, co hosted with Suzé Gilbert and Vicki Stokes.

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MindShift TrailScape 18L backpack – Review

MindShift TrailScape 18L backpack Price: $170 Company: MindShift   Two years ago when I reviewed the MindShift Gear FirstLight 30L I was impressed with

About Steve Hammond

Steve is a computer geek, and he has been for many years. He has studied computer science for 15 years, with a college degree in computer science, a backchelor degree in computer with a minor in mathematics, and a Master degree in computer science. In high school he was initiated to computer on an Apple II, then his parents bought him a Commodore 64, then a Mac Plus. But in computer science, DOS and Windows PC were used mostly, so he switched to the dark side for a while. In 2000 he began doing some photography, then discovered iPhoto which make him come back to the Macintosh in 2002. Since, he became a Mac geek again and he sure won't turn back to the PC.

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Macstock 2017 Conference Photos

Curt, Roger, Guy, Bob, Tim, and David — all from MyMac Schedule for speakers Photos by Roger Harmon, and Rich Gertgen, plus Curt Blanchard Curt

About John Nemerovski

John "Nemo" Nemerovski is MyMac's Reviews Editor. He is a private and small group personal technology tutor in Tucson, Arizona, USA, with an emphasis on iPad and iPhone training, plus basic computing, digital photography, and Photoshop. Nemo is an accomplished music instructor on keyboard and guitar, and an expert artisan bread baker. If you are interested in writing reviews or requesting a product review on MyMac, contact him: nemo [ a t ] mymac [ d o t ] c o m.

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Nuforce EDC In-Ear Monitors – Review

NuForce EDC In-Ear Monitors Massdrop Price: $60 U.S. Wired headsets using a 3.5 mm stereo jack will will go the way of dinosaurs sooner

About Sam Negri

Sam Negri is a desert dweller and professional journalist. During a 50 year career based in Tucson, Arizona, USA, he traveled and wrote about every corner of the Desert Southwest. Sam is an active bicyclist, photographer, opera lover, and piano student.

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1MORE Triple-Driver Lightning In-Ear Headphones – Review

1MORE Triple-Driver Lightning In-Ear Headphone 1MORE TRIPLE DRIVER LIGHTNING IN-EAR $150 U.S. Roll over, Beats. Ditto for Apple. 1MORE USA’s  Triple-Driver Lightning In-Ear Headphones

About John Nemerovski

John "Nemo" Nemerovski is MyMac's Reviews Editor. He is a private and small group personal technology tutor in Tucson, Arizona, USA, with an emphasis on iPad and iPhone training, plus basic computing, digital photography, and Photoshop. Nemo is an accomplished music instructor on keyboard and guitar, and an expert artisan bread baker. If you are interested in writing reviews or requesting a product review on MyMac, contact him: nemo [ a t ] mymac [ d o t ] c o m.

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Bluetooth Speaker Lantern – Review

  Bluetooth Lantern Speaker Model: iBT91 Manufacturer: iHome List price: $99.95 iHome’s new crop of audio products for summer fun is here and they’re

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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NEC EX241UN 24” 16×9 monitor – Review

NEC EX241UN 24” 16×9 monitor Company: NEC In a follow up to my review on NEC’s 24” 16 by 10 monitor I mentioned that NEC

About Owen Rubin

Owen Rubin was one of the first people to program arcade video games for Atari a long time ago, and designed arcade video games for almost 15 years. He later joined Apple where he worked on both hardware and software projects, and was the key player on the MacLC, bootable CD, several pieces of Mac system software, as well as a contributor to many other CPU projects. He later worked for Pacific Bell to lead the design of services for the first commercial broadband system in the US, and then went on to be the lead researcher of broadband for Paul Allen's Interval Research. Since then, he has been an executive at a number of startups in security and semiconductors, and CTO of Edison Labs, a startup focusing on helping commercial clients write and develop mobile apps. Right now, he is looking for the next great thing (hint hint!)

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Melody Bluetooth Speaker – Review

Melody Bluetooth Speaker Model: iBT77 Manufacturer: iHome Audio List price: $49.99 iHome’s multi-talented Melody Bluetooth Speaker has many tricks up its sleeve. In addition

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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ATH-DSR7BT Wireless Over-Ear Headphones – Review

ATH-DSR7BT Wireless Over-Ear Headphones with Pure Digital Drive plus High-Res USB Audio Audio-Technica $299 U.S. Audio-Technica’s new premium Bluetooth wireless over-ear headphones are very

About John Nemerovski

John "Nemo" Nemerovski is MyMac's Reviews Editor. He is a private and small group personal technology tutor in Tucson, Arizona, USA, with an emphasis on iPad and iPhone training, plus basic computing, digital photography, and Photoshop. Nemo is an accomplished music instructor on keyboard and guitar, and an expert artisan bread baker. If you are interested in writing reviews or requesting a product review on MyMac, contact him: nemo [ a t ] mymac [ d o t ] c o m.

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NEC EX341R-BK Display – Review

NEC EX341R-BK Display Price: $999 Company: NEC   I’ve always been attracted by computer displays with large screens. The more pixels and colors, the

About Steve Hammond

Steve is a computer geek, and he has been for many years. He has studied computer science for 15 years, with a college degree in computer science, a backchelor degree in computer with a minor in mathematics, and a Master degree in computer science. In high school he was initiated to computer on an Apple II, then his parents bought him a Commodore 64, then a Mac Plus. But in computer science, DOS and Windows PC were used mostly, so he switched to the dark side for a while. In 2000 he began doing some photography, then discovered iPhoto which make him come back to the Macintosh in 2002. Since, he became a Mac geek again and he sure won't turn back to the PC.

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Kanex GoPower Battery Pack for Apple Watch – Review

  GoPower Battery Pack for Apple Watch Manufacturer: Kanex List price: $99.00 (Internet: $60.00) Traveling with a number of iOS devices presents a new,

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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FileMaker Pro 16 Review

  FileMaker Pro 16: $329 or by subscription (upgrade $197) FileMaker Pro 16 Advanced: $549 or by subscription (upgrade $329) FileMaker Pro 16 Server:

About Mark Sealey

Mark Sealey is a British expatriate working and living in Southern California with his artist/writer wife, Roberta Lannes-Sealey, whom he met in 1996, when the web, she and he were much younger. Mark's interest in computers began in the the early ‘80s when his father suggested that, If we don’t understand how to control them, they’ll creep up behind us and make life unbearable. Have they? Using the venerable Acorn system until his move to the US, Mark wrote extensively about the BBC and RISC machines. He concentrated chiefly on education, music and productivity/system software; at the time Micronet and Prestel led the way for wide area networking… he published over 2,000 articles for these outlets. After graduating with a humanities degree, Mark was a teacher for 20 years until 1994 - first in Italy then the UK. Becaming increasingly attracted to the world of information technology as a major contributor to children’s learning and development, he eventually moved to editing the UK’s chief journals in the educational computing. He has always enjoyed freelance reviewing, consulting, editing and writing. When he moved to the US, he was fortunate enough to find full time employment at a major arts non-profit as a software engineer; though it’s doubtful if there’s a single skill which he was originally hired to use that’s still in daily use. Mark is also a composer of chamber and orchestral music, music critic, a published poet, photographer and environmentalist with an enthusiasm for fitness, vegan nutrition and long distance running. He is now convinced that only humans’ humility can save our planet.

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Snow Lizard SLXtreme7 iPhone Case – Review

Snow Lizard SLXtreme7 iPhone Case Snow Lizard Price: $130 U.S. Available in black, camo, and two bright safety colors The Snow Lizard SLXtreme7 iPhone case is like

About Sam Negri

Sam Negri is a desert dweller and professional journalist. During a 50 year career based in Tucson, Arizona, USA, he traveled and wrote about every corner of the Desert Southwest. Sam is an active bicyclist, photographer, opera lover, and piano student.

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Anker BT Soundbuds Model A3235 – Review

Anker BT Soundbuds Model A3235 Anker Price: $26 U.S. While the audio quality is acceptable for these inexpensive, full-featured earbuds, it is far from

About Sam Negri

Sam Negri is a desert dweller and professional journalist. During a 50 year career based in Tucson, Arizona, USA, he traveled and wrote about every corner of the Desert Southwest. Sam is an active bicyclist, photographer, opera lover, and piano student.

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Aurora 1080P Full HD Camera CAM3115  – Review

  Aurora 1080P Full HD Camera CAM3115 ZyXel Communications Price: $159.99 on Amazon Prime The ZyXel Aurora surveillance camera is unique in several ways

About Roger Harmon

First started working IT with an IBM 360 then graduated to an Apple ][. Started the Macintosh Assistance Center in 1983 to help people use the technology. In 1984 co-founded the Tucson Macintosh User's Group ( TMUG.com) and remain an active member. I have worked for organizations involved in radio and television production, public safety, and hospitality technology. Currently, a technology consultant helping people better utilize their Apple products and interface them with the rest of their world.

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