Tag: apple

  • Must-Have Safari Extensions

    Must-Have Safari Extensions

    With iOS/iPadOS 15, you’re finally able to install browser extensions in Safari. There are a lot of great ones out there, but now that it’s been possible for a few months, I thought I’d briefly share my favorites. One quick disclaimer: My favorites may change over time, but I’m not going to keep this list […]


  • Happy Belated 20th, Aqua!

    Happy Belated 20th, Aqua!

    A long time ago, this used to be a side-blog about my Apple news, the “Mac” part of MacManX.com. That usage may have dropped off over time, but the name never changed. To avoid further rambling (this post wasn’t planned in advance, can you tell?), a variety of posts like this one from MacStories reminded […]


  • Moving to iCloud Photo Library

    A few years ago, I said goodbye to my mid-level digital camera and just started using my iPhone as my camera of choice. After all, the best camera is always the one that you have with you, and I always have my phone with me. It wasn’t until this year’s Automattic meetup that that I […]


  • Fix for Stuck Health App (iOS 8)

    I honestly don’t know how it happened, but one day I opened Apple’s Health app on my iPhone and it wouldn’t load anything. Graphs were empty, attempts to show specific data points just hung forever, attempts to clear all data points under specific categories only appeared to work until the app was relaunched, and even deleting […]


  • WordPress Logo MacBook Pro

    Working at Automattic comes with a lot of benefits, but at the moment, none are cooler than the one pictured above. After four years of employment, Automattic employees are allowed to have their next computer customized by ColorWare. This particular model is a mostly black retina MacBook Pro with a glowing WordPress logo in the center, and it’s […]