BEST KNOWN FOR his editorship of MacUser magazine, Adam Banks was a hugely accomplished writer and virtuoso designer. But he was also a man with a big heart: kind, generous, witty, and always keen to offer encouragement.
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THE GEAR WE’RE LUSTING AFTER
Logitech Circle View
A high–quality security camera with HomeKit support
MacBook Pro (13–inch)
Apple’s flagship is no longer the big upgrade it once was
NEW USES FOR YOUR APPLE GEAR
Got some old Apple devices lying around gathering dust? Don’t just throw them away! These creative ideas will breathe new life into them
We compare the new breed of powerful and portable chargers for all your Apple devices
Corsair TBT100 Thunderbolt 3 Dock
A stylish, diminutive dock for power and connectivity
THE SMART HOME DREAM
We’ve been promised a united smart home, so why does it seem to be fracturing even more?
Adam Banks DEC 1968 — NOV 2020
It is with great sadness that we say farewell to longtime Mac|Life writer Adam Banks, who tragically passed away in November last year. What he didn’t know about Apple wasn’t worth talking about. He was in charge of our monthly Random Access Memory and we know, from the many emails we get, that it was a favorite page in the magazine. Fellow Mac|Life scribe and good friend Craig Grannell pays tribute to the man who will be sorely missed
6 apps for online privacy
Apps to ensure your private life stays that way
MacBook Air (13–inch, late–2020)
Apple’s first post–Intel MacBook is here — and it flies, mostly…
FIVE TIPS FOR STAYING FIT WHILE QUARANTINED
Navigating life in COVID is emotionally and physically exhausting. Quarantine is hard. Full stop.
The Knickerbocker Bar & Grill
The neighborhood fixture has been dark for a year, but there’s hope yet for fans of T-bone steaks and supercolossal booths.
Just Watch Me
More than four decades into her trailblazing career, Lorraine O’Grady finally has the world’s attention.
GOOGLE FIRES AI MANAGER WHO PROTESTED HER PEER'S DEPARTURE
Google has fired a leader of its artificial intelligence ethics team in the fallout from the recent departure of another former employee involved in the same field.
INVESTING ABCS: TEACHING YOUR KIDS ABOUT MONEY AND MARKETS
The recent stock market mania over the video game company GameStop, which this week was scrutinized by Congress, has provided a teachable moment for kids.
Find the poetry in your life
PLANT - PREPPER PLANT ADVISOR
WILD APPLES - POPULAR AND PLENTIFUL ACROSS THE COUNTRY AND GREAT FOR COOKING AND BAKING
Varied Thrush: Making a bold statement
Globally, the thrush family contains 169 viable species; three other thrush species are now extinct.
APPLE TV+ TO PRODUCE RIDLEY SCOTT'S NAPOLEON EPIC STARRING JOAQUIN PHOENIX
Ever since Stanley Kubrick’s unrealized dream biopic, Napoleon Bonaparte, the famous French conqueror and rules, has been a very elusive character for directors. The life of Napoleon Bonaparte is an amazing story of revolutionary ideals crushed by the seductiveness of power and his ultimate demise is a story that is one of the best known in history. Kubrick would have been able to make an epic but he never got to it during his lifetime and now, legendary director Sir Ridley Scott has signed a deal with Apple to direct and produce Kitbag, a biopic based on the life of Napoleon Bonaparte.
EPIC GAMES FILES EU ANTITRUST COMPLAINT AGAINST APPLE
Epic Games said it filed an antitrust complaint against Apple with European Union regulators, opening a new front in its war with the tech giant over app store payments.