Apple Releases Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE, new iPad Air, and Subscription Services

In its “Time Flies” special event on September 15th, Apple cleared the decks of some secondary releases to make room for the anticipated unveiling of the iPhone 12 in a few weeks. Secondary though these products may be compared to the iPhone, the new Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE, fourth-generation iPad Air, [...]

By |2020-09-22T07:26:51-04:00September 17th, 2020|News, Products, Releases|Comments Off on Apple Releases Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE, new iPad Air, and Subscription Services

Apple Significantly Enhances the 27-inch iMac

Apple’s workhorse desktop Mac, the 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display, hasn’t seen an update since March 2019—nearly a year and a half ago. Happily, the company has finally released a new version of the popular iMac, outfitting it with 10th-generation Intel processors, increasing its RAM and storage capacities, and improving its audio and [...]

By |2020-08-06T14:14:14-04:00August 6th, 2020|Mac, News, Products, Releases|Comments Off on Apple Significantly Enhances the 27-inch iMac

Macs Switching from Intel Chips to Apple Silicon—Answers to Your Questions

At Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote, the company dropped a bombshell: in the future, Macs will no longer be powered by Intel chips but will instead rely on custom-designed Apple chips. As surprising as this is, the company has made such massive transitions twice before: first in 1994 with the move from Motorola’s 68000 [...]

By |2020-07-03T14:58:27-04:00July 24th, 2020|News, Releases|Comments Off on Macs Switching from Intel Chips to Apple Silicon—Answers to Your Questions

What We Can Expect from macOS 11.0 Big Sur, iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and watchOS 7

Every year at its Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple lays out its roadmap for the next releases of each of its operating systems. The COVID-19 pandemic forced Apple to record its keynote presentation ahead of time rather than having it live, but the company doesn’t seem to have tempered its ambitions for macOS 11.0 Big [...]

By |2020-06-29T14:38:33-04:00July 1st, 2020|News, Releases|Comments Off on What We Can Expect from macOS 11.0 Big Sur, iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and watchOS 7

Forrester Research and IBM Studies Show Macs Are Cheaper than PCs

It’s taken as gospel that Macs are more expensive than PCs. A quick look at the Dell Web site reveals laptops for as low as $300. Sure, we can say that the configurations aren’t comparable, that macOS is better than Windows, or that Apple’s hardware quality is superior. Still, our friendly local bean counters [...]

By |2020-05-06T17:35:30-04:00June 5th, 2020|Mac Tips, News|Comments Off on Forrester Research and IBM Studies Show Macs Are Cheaper than PCs

Apple Updates 13-inch MacBook Pro with Magic Keyboard and Twice the Storage

In a move that completes the transition of the MacBook line from the troubled butterfly keyboard to the Magic Keyboard, Apple has released a new 13-inch MacBook Pro. The company also doubled the amount of storage in each of the standard configurations while keeping prices the same, and it ramped up the specs in [...]

By |2020-05-06T17:06:12-04:00May 5th, 2020|News, Products, Releases|Comments Off on Apple Updates 13-inch MacBook Pro with Magic Keyboard and Twice the Storage

Apple Release COVID-19 Screening Tool App and Web Site

In partnership with the US Centers for Disease Control, Apple has released a free COVID-19 Screening Tool iOS app and nearly identical Web site. The interactive screening tool poses a series of questions about symptoms, risk factors, and recent exposure. Then it offers customized CDC recommendations, including guidance on social distancing and self-isolating, how [...]

By |2020-04-25T16:08:51-04:00April 28th, 2020|iOS Tips, Mac Tips, News|Comments Off on Apple Release COVID-19 Screening Tool App and Web Site

MacBook Air Update Features Magic Keyboard, iPad Pro Gets a Trackpad

In a widely expected update, Apple has introduced a new MacBook Air that replaces the much-maligned butterfly keyboard with the new Magic Keyboard. The MacBook Air also gains faster processors, enhanced graphics, and more storage options, all for $200 less than before. Apple also threw back the curtains on an updated iPad Pro that [...]

By |2020-03-19T17:12:33-04:00March 18th, 2020|iPad, Mac, News, Releases|Comments Off on MacBook Air Update Features Magic Keyboard, iPad Pro Gets a Trackpad

GatorTec COVID-19 Update

March 24, 2020 Update: Alachua County has issued an Emergency Stay at Home order (EMERGENCY ORDER NO. 2020-09) that went into effect last night, March 23, at 11:59 pm. Since GatorTec is considered an essential business, we will remain open our regular operating hours (Mon.-Sat. 10:00am - 6:00pm; Sun. 12:00pm - 6:00pm), with modifications [...]

By |2020-03-24T09:51:15-04:00March 17th, 2020|News|Comments Off on GatorTec COVID-19 Update

We’re Moving on Sunday, February 23, 2020

We are excited to announce that on Sunday, February 23, 2020 we will be moving to a new location to better serve you. Our new home will be 5218 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32608, just a few doors down from the Publix on the corner of SW 34th Street and Williston Road. We’ve [...]

By |2020-02-16T00:07:29-04:00February 16th, 2020|News|Comments Off on We’re Moving on Sunday, February 23, 2020
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