HEIC Photos Revisited

In my previous article I demonstrated artifacts in photos in HEIC format from my iPhone 8 Plus. As a result, I started using a different photo App called Camera+ 2…

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Backup Strategy

There are several articles on Macessence about backing up your Macs. I did not think one more would hurt, especially since it describes a very simple strategy that anyone can…

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Facebook Photos

Yes, I have warned about privacy issues with Facebook in the past, but I have locked down my Facebook account pretty well. If you are still using Facebook, but you…

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iPad Keyboard Shortcuts

If your iPad functionality consists of a few taps, some surfing and email sans keyboard then you will not be interested in this article listing Keyboard Shortcuts for the main…

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HEIC Photo Format Artifacts

In the last iterations of iOS Apple has chosen the HEIC ( High Efficiency Image Format) for the Camera App photos. The HEIC photo format is super efficient. A typical…

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iCloud Migration To New iPhone

If you are thinking about getting a new iPhone outright, or it is just time for you to upgrade from your Cellular Carrier, then you will be migrating your information…

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Life Without Google

In previous articles on computer security I have mentioned Google as one of the worst culprits at using your information without your permission. Between Facebook and Google, I think Google…

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