Nice write-up and comparison. I am a bit dissappointed by Apple. Now everything is on Kay Lake, the ultra-portable MacBook now supports up to 16 GB of RAM. But a 32 GB option for the MacBook Pro’s is nowhere in sight. I still hope it will be a “silent update” in the fall.
Apple is going through a slump right now or something. It feels like they never had more issues than these days. Now new phones are activation locked with unknown Apple IDs. Weird and creepy.
After the fuck-up fairy visited the Apple Notes team, I found myself without a usable notes application. Why they were so braindead to choose such an abominably small default font, and didn’t include a preference to set font size application-wide is incomprehensible to me. But that is a rant for another post! Anyway, as I … Continue reading Evernote Spotlight Indexing
Apples gives a maximum of 16 GB of memory for a 27-ich, mid-2011 iMac. The screenshot below proves them otherwise: The iMac works fine with 32 GB of memory. I finally have a little bit of leeway to use VMware Fusion properly. Maybe Yosemite will even finally run smoothly now.
Apple recently changed their prices for the Apple iCloud storage. 5 GB are free, as usual. For just 0,99 EUR per month you can upgrade to 20 GB. The initial free tier with 5 GB is not much when you have to back up two iPhones, some data from your Macs and an iPad. I … Continue reading Moar storage
Als ich Hendriks Tweet las, dachte ich mir schon das da noch mehr kommen würde. Ich wurde nicht enttäuscht, kurze Zeit später hat er einen Blogpost nachgeschoben. Was er dort schreibt deckt sich leider in grossen Teilen mit meinen Eindrücken und Erfahrungen in der letzten Zeit. Zum Glück nicht vollständig, sonst wäre dieser Post ja … Continue reading Apple verliert mich
Unfortunately I need to work with Windows from time to time. I am depending on some tools that are only available for that OS and a Virtual Machine is not always handy. So when Microsoft made the Windows 8 Pro upgrade offer back in January, I decided to finally upgrade my Windows XP and use … Continue reading Windows 8 on a MacBook Pro Mid 2009