Mac accessories

15 August 2022

Without a mouse and trackpad: Use the Mac menu and menu bar with the keyboard

The menu bar provides access to information and settings for the Mac, can use menus in the active app window and also switch off, restart or put the Apple computer to sleep. But what if the mouse doesn’t […]
9 August 2022

Pro Hub Mini and Pro Hub Max - Satechi hubs for MacBook Pro / Air

The Satechi Pro Hub Mini and Max are two extensions for the 2021 Apple MacBook Pro (with M1 Pro or M1 Max) and some older MacBook models. Both hubs find […]
3 August 2022

Text Selection on Pictures: Enable/Disable Live Text on iPhone, iPad and Mac

What is Live Text and how to disable text selection on photos and images? I answer these and other questions on the subject in this guide. Because even if it is sometimes very practical, […]
2 August 2022

First MBP models with Touch Bar (and other Macs) are now "vintage"

Eight more Apple computers have landed on the company's vintage list. This means that regular software updates are no longer planned for them and spare parts are only available while stocks last. Vintage products become […]
27 July 2022

Gurman Prediction: Next Mac Pro could have an "M2 Extreme" chip

A new Mac Pro with the M1 chip is said to have been ready for delivery in Apple's warehouses this year. However, the announcement and sale are said to have been postponed to not only […]
26 July 2022

Sonnet DisplayLink Dual 4K - Connect two 4K monitors to the M1 or M2 MacBook

Thanks to Thunderbolt with USB 4, multiple devices can be connected to one port on MacBook models with Apple Silicon. Not only mouse, keyboard and USB sticks are meant, but also 4K monitors. Thanks to the Sonnet DisplayLink Dual […]
22 July 2022

Thermal Pads: MacBook Air M2 faster due to better heat conduction

As in the first MacBook Air with the "Apple Silicon" chip, there is no fan in the model with the second generation of the chip. The Apple MacBook Air with M2 chip dissipates the heat generated by computing […]
21 July 2022
Review of the USB C Hub Inateck HB2026

On test: Inateck HB2026: 10-port USB-C hub, USB 3.2 Gen 2 speed, 50 cm cable

USB hubs with a USB-C connector have long been a topic for people who own a MacBook Pro, MacBook Air or an iPad Pro. The manufacturer Inateck sent me one of their latest USB-C hubs for a […]
20 July 2022

Google Chrome OS Flex - Make old Macs and PCs usable again

There are several ways to breathe new life into an old computer. Because even if the Apple Mac is no longer compatible with the latest macOS or the PC cannot run Windows 11, […]
15 July 2022
Thunderbolt 4

Information and alternatives to the Apple Thunderbolt 4 Pro cable

What is Thunderbolt 4? How is it different from previous generations? Which cables should I buy? Do I absolutely have to use the Apple Thunderbolt 4 Pro cable? Here is a brief overview of the features […]