macOS 10.14 — mountains to the desert — High Sierra to Mojave

Today Apple officially released a new version of its macOS. The name of the new system — “Mojave” — celebrates the desert rather than the mountains of the High Sierra, and updates to version 10.14 from 10.13.6. Available on your Mac from the Apple Menu > App Store > Featured > Mac App Store, Apple… Continue reading macOS 10.14 — mountains to the desert — High Sierra to Mojave

macOS High Sierra — to upgrade or not

Starting today, the latest upgrade for macOS — High Sierra — is available. As always, the question is whether to upgrade or not; or, when to upgrade. This CNET article “7 things to know before upgrading to MacOS High Sierra 10.13” discusses this question: “Yes, if you answer any of these affirmatively: You’re paranoid about… Continue reading macOS High Sierra — to upgrade or not

iOS 11 Upgrade — new features for iPhone and iPad

Starting today (September 19, 2017), the iOS 11 upgrade for iPhone and iPad will be available on your Apple devices. There’s lots of coverage of this release. Here’s one (Macworld) article reviewing the changes and new features: “iOS 11 review: Apple’s most ambitious and impressive upgrade in years.” If you’re an iPad user, download iOS… Continue reading iOS 11 Upgrade — new features for iPhone and iPad

Ready or Not — free Windows 10 Upgrade ending soon

If you’re still getting nags on your PC to upgrade to Windows 10, then either I hope that’s an oversight you’ll address before the end of July, or you really do not want the Upgrade. PC World’s article “10 reasons to reject Microsoft’s free Windows 10 upgrade” summarizes why some people are not upgrading. However,… Continue reading Ready or Not — free Windows 10 Upgrade ending soon

Windows 10 Upgrade — a warning if you really don’t want it

UPDATE 2/2/2016: PC World yesterday noted in their article “It begins: Microsoft starts ‘recommended’ rollout of Windows 10” that: Many users of Windows 7 and 8.1 will start seeing a more aggressive push to upgrade to Windows 10 in the coming days, as Microsoft starts to roll the new operating system out as a recommended… Continue reading Windows 10 Upgrade — a warning if you really don’t want it

After Installing Windows 10 Upgrade — What to do first

So, you upgraded a Windows 7 or Windows 8 PC to Windows 10 — for free. Cheers. What did you do next? PC World suggests these explorations: How to maximize your first 30 minutes with Windows 10 Windows 10: The 10 best new features you should try first Windows 10: The best tricks, tips, and… Continue reading After Installing Windows 10 Upgrade — What to do first