Inside Apple’s Earthquake-Ready Headquarters

Inside Apple’s Earthquake-Ready Headquarters

CUPERTINO, Calif. — The circular building housing Apple’s headquarters in Silicon Valley is so big, it’s nearly a mile in circumference So it’s hard to fathom that it is not actually attached to the ground.The spaceship, as the building is often called, is a mammoth example of a technology that reduces earthquake shaking by as much as five times While other buildings in Silicon Valley are likely to suffer damage and be nonfunctional for days, if not months, after an earthquake, Apple’s headquar...

Inside Apple’s New Subscription Service

Inside Apple’s New Subscription Service

Apple is trying everything it can to build an internet services empire. It's the only thing Tim Cook ever wants to talk about these days. And you know what services companies love the most? Subscription bundles. So in the 46th episode of The Story Behind series, let's talk about what an Apple Subscription Bundle would look like and why Apple would want to have one. This video was sponsored by Skillshare. The first 500 people to sign up using the link in the description get 2 months of premium ac...

What’s Going On With Apple’s MacBook Keyboard?

What’s Going On With Apple’s MacBook Keyboard?

If you haven’t already heard, a large percentage of Apple notebook users are having problems with their keyboard. Things like repeating characters when a key is only pressed once, characters not appearing when pressed, and sticky keys that don’t respond reliably. And over the past few years these issues have only become more widespread. So in this video we’re going to explore what started these keyboard problems in the first place, just how bad the situation is today, what Apple is doing to fix...

Here’s Why Apple’s iPhone Launch Was A Miracle

Here’s Why Apple’s iPhone Launch Was A Miracle

There were dozens of incredible product introductions by Steve Jobs while he was CEO of Apple. Like pulling the iPod nano out of his jeans coin pocket, or sliding the MacBook Air out of a manila envelope. But perhaps the most iconic product keynote he ever delivered was for the original iPhone back in 2007. Not only did the presentation feature an incredible narrative and setup for the iPhone’s reveal, but it was a logistical nightmare to pull off. And some people who worked on the introduction...

Apple’s New Podcast Web Pages (MacMost #1896)

Apple’s New Podcast Web Pages (MacMost #1896)

Hi, this is Gary with MacMost.com. Today I'm going to show you a new way that you can listen to podcasts on your Mac. You don't have to use iTunes or any third party app. This is a change that just happened. Apple changed the way the there are preview pages for podcasts. So before you could get this preview page and would jump right to iTunes and iTunes is what you would use to listen to podcasts, subscribe to them, and all of that. But now you can actually play podcasts and individual episodes...

Google’s Android or Apple’s iOS - which is better in 2019?

Google’s Android or Apple’s iOS - which is better in 2019?

It’s like Ford vs Holden, or Coke vs Pepsi. The fans of Apple’s iOS or Google’s Android smartphone operating systems will scream from the rooftops about how “their” phones and operating systems are better. For the rest of us, though, it can get a little confusing working out the best match for your needs So here’s what you need to consider when picking a new smartphone if the choice is between iOS and Android All of Apple’s iPhones run on Apple’s own iOS operating system. It’s only a...

MacBook Pro: Apple’s Worst Product That I Just Can’t Quit

MacBook Pro: Apple’s Worst Product That I Just Can’t Quit

- This video was sponsored by Other World Computing. (easy listening music) It was nine years ago that my long struggling HP laptop crashed for the final time. And it would turn out to be the last PC I ever owned. See after a lifetime spent on Windows, I made the jump to the MacBook Air. And I couldn't have loved it more. It wasn't just that it was 10 pounds lighter than my previous machine, it was also more powerful to boot. I built a YouTube channel entirely on the back of a MacBook Air and iM...

Apple’s 2019 Mac Pro Isn't For Me.

Apple’s 2019 Mac Pro Isn't For Me.

so before you say I should just build a PC hold on a second because I actually did do that you can watch my video about it right up there but more importantly there are actually people who need a Mac myself included I edit 100% of my videos on Final Cut Pro and I actually really prefer finder as a file management system over Windows and yes I know you can build a hackintosh but in my opinion that really ruins a lot of the things that make a Mac a Mac the stability really isn't th...

Apple’s new Powerbeats are the biggest threat to AirPods

Apple’s new Powerbeats are the biggest threat to AirPods

 The biggest threat to the dominance of AirPods is coming from within Apple.  The new Powerbeats Pro wireless headset from Apple-owned headphone-maker Beats so thoroughly embarrasses Apple’s AirPods in terms of sound quality, comfort and appearance, that this reporter wonders what the AirPods could do to bring him back into their stiff, white fold  Beats isn’t known for top-notch sound quality in its products, but the new Powerbeats pack a punch for their size  Plus, at $250, they’re worth th...

Apple’s offers new sign-in feature to verify user IDs

Apple’s offers new sign-in feature to verify user IDs

 Apple is rolling out a “Sign in with Apple” feature to its computers, tablets and phones, allowing users to verify their identities without having to use Facebook or Google  The Cupertino, Calif., tech giant — which continues to attack its Silicon Valley rivals on privacy issues — said Monday the new feature generates anonymous e-mail addresses that users can employ to sign in with apps that request an e-mail address  The anonymous e-mail addresses then forward messages from the app to the u...