The Apple iPhone 12 mini Silicone Case with MagSafe – Capri Blue

Capri Blue is my favorite color from the current Spring 2021 release of Apple accessories, and I could not help myself from buying one of the silicon cases for my iPhone 12 mini. Here it is. This is how the blue looks indoors. For photos of how Capri Blue looks like brighter (Apple Store level) […]

Pixelmator Pro is 50% Off Right Now!

Pixelmator Pro, easily the most native image manipulation app on macOS, is now on sale for 50% off. It is not often that Pixelmator Pro goes on sale, and 50% is the biggest discount that I have tracked so far. Buy it from the Mac App Store.

First Look at the Purple iPhone 12 and the Spring 2021 Apple Accessories

The shade of purple on the new Purple iPhone 12 is just such a fantastic color. In the whole iPhone 12 and 12 Pro lineup there is no other color that comes close to it. As mentioned in a previous post, if Apple had released this color on launch day I would not have picked […]

Unboxing my Engraved Apple AirTag

Almost one week after the launch of the AirTag, mine is finally here. Having my order engraved meant that I will definitely not be receiving my order on launch day, as the item will be shipped from China on the 30th of April, instead of being shipped from Apple’s Singapore warehouses. The shiny stainless steel […]

Introducing the MacRyu Podcast

The MacRyu Podcast Episode One: Apple’s Spring Loaded Event, iOS 14.5 and macOS 11.3 Finally. The MacRyu Podcast is now a reality. Unlike ExFAT, the MacRyu Podcast is hosted only by myself and marks the first time i am podcasting in the one person format. The podcast has been planned for a while, but everytime […]

This Tweet is Pure Genius

I heard DHH wasn’t a huge fan of companies taking a 30% cut so I wonder how his day is going — willman (@willmanduffy) April 30, 2021 In case you don’t understand the context, here is what happened earlier today. Fuck DHH. And Spotify and Match Group and Tile. Because they are just nothing more […]

Should you preorder or buy the 24 inch M1 iMac?

It is only less than an hour before preorders for the new 24 inch M1 iMac start. Have you decided if you are going to buy one? First things first. Uninformed outlets (including the idiots whom MacWorld UK pay to write their trashy articles) think that Apple shrunk the 27 inch iMac to 24 inches […]

Things to note when using Unlock with Apple Watch (with your FaceID iPhone)

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by MacRyu | Apple Blog 🍎 (@macryudotcom) By now you should have heard and seen the news about the lifesaving feature in iOS 14.5 – Unlock with Apple Watch. In this age where masks are compulsory, FaceID is a pain when you are outdoors. With […]

A Blast from the Past – Apple Smart Case for iPad Air (Blue) [MF050ZM/A]

One upon a time, Apple made accessories for its iPhone and iPad lines, as a small sideline to complement device sales. As such, most of the earlier offerings were limited to smaller ranges of color choices, unlike the big range of offerings every season of today’s Apple. The leather covers always feel much better than […]

How to Fix A Glowing White Spot on the 10.5-inch or 12.9 inch iPad Pro

Do you have a glowing white spot at the location about 3 or 4 inches above your home button on your 10.5 inch or 12.9 inch (1st and 2nd Gen) iPad Pro? This is a problem caused by the display cable underneath pushing against the back of the display, creating a pressure point. It is […]


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