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

Apple Releases Redesigned Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR

We’re not going to beat around the bush. Apple’s new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR redefine what “pro” means. If you aren’t certain that the fastest and most powerful Mac and an expertly calibrated 6K Retina display will enable you to make more money immediately, they’re probably not for you. You should also [...]

By |2020-01-03T11:56:04-04:00January 10th, 2020|News, Releases|Comments Off on Apple Releases Redesigned Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR