Stephen Hackett

2019-05-14: WWDC is almost here. Whew.

2019-05-09: Was very happy with how this came out: 512pixels.net/2019/05/m…

2019-04-18: My wife is a badass. www.parents.com/health/my…

2019-03-28: We’re super excited to announce we’re hosting a live episode of Connected at WWDC again …

2019-03-19: I recently noticed I still had Workflow listed on this page, so I thought it was time to dust it off …

2019-03-19: The iMac has been given new CPU and GPU options, but this is not the modern iMac I was hoping for. …

2019-03-18: Apple has announced a new iPad mini with Pencil support, and a new 10.5-inch iPad Air (which more or …

2019-03-07: 🐶🐮 NEW VIDEO ALERT 🐶🐮 Clarus the Dogcow is a weird little bit of Apple history, but a story I deeply …

2019-02-11: I reviewed the 2018 MacBook Air. It’s a great laptop, and it’s probably the machine for most people …

2019-02-06: “A pre-existing condition shouldn’t be some kind of scarlet letter Americans have to wear around …

2019-01-28: I picked up an iPhone XR to compare it to my XS Max in a review, and in the process, fell in love …

2019-01-27: Busting out an old friend today.

2019-01-24: Happy 35th birthday, Macintosh! 512pixels.net/2019/01/m…

2019-01-21: Q&A video or home improvement show? You decide. youtu.be/im5KuhHAv…

2019-01-15: Halfway through the edit of Sunday’s MPU. I’m really happy with this interview.

2019-01-06: I can’t believe I just published this episode. I am super excited to be starting this journey. …

2019-01-02: Starting 2019 with something fun. A look at the most beloved notebook in Mac history: the 12-inch …

2018-12-26: If anyone is in the market for a Sony A7R II body with four batteries, two chargers, original strap …

2018-12-23: I have a working 12” PowerBook G4 coming to my house today. I’m excited, as mine died sometime in …

2018-12-19: I’m bad at taking Twitter breaks.

2018-12-18: Today’s Instagram update un-did its support for the iPhone XS Max screen resolution. 😮

2018-12-17: A tour of some weird iPads stands: 512pixels.net/2018/12/w…

2018-12-11: I dig the Nik’s Minimalist Wallet by Tom Bihn. 512pixels.net/2018/12/t…

2018-12-05: Feels like it’s getting close to new tattoo time. My “Ink Ideas” note overfloweth.

2018-12-03: A quick little Shortcut to jump right to your App Store subscriptions: …

2018-12-02: Sometimes, the Safari 4 beta and its wacky tab design pops into my mind. …

2018-11-25: Some work news: 512pixels.net/2018/11/j…

2018-11-11: Heading out of town for a no-work week. Feels wrong to travel without a mountain of sound equipment.

2018-11-09: I like this attention to detail. Similarly, my iMac Pro shows up in Space Gray in Finder, but on …

2018-11-07: 12.9 iPad Pro and Mac mini coming today. RIP, me.

2018-10-17: Packing.

2018-10-15: Reduced Transparency in Mojave is bad. 512pixels.net/2018/10/r…

2018-10-12: Cooking with gas now.

2018-10-08: 10 days into pickup truck ownership and I already have a list of ways to spend all the money on …

2018-10-03: This maybe the most ridiculous, hilarious episode we’ve done, and I once gave @imyke a toilet-shaped …

2018-10-01: $64,701. 512pixels.net/2018/10/6…

2018-09-24: 24 days in, and we’ve doubled our goal! heroes.stjude.org/hackett

2018-09-24: I didn’t write a full review of Mojave, but I do have some thoughts on the newest version of macOS: …

2018-09-21: The Max is big big big

2018-09-17: Multiple timer support on the HomePod is pretty sweet, but Apple should bring it to all of Siri. …

2018-09-12: Hey, it’s new iPhone X day! I should go to bed.

2018-09-11: Tomorrow marks 10 years since I launched @512px. Thank you for reading, sharing and supporting it …

2018-09-10: St. Jude works on reclaiming the future for kids with cancer like mine. Go help them do it. …

2018-09-07: September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Each year, I spend the month talking about …

2018-09-06: 🚨NEW VIDEO 🚨 Has Apple finally built a 13-inch laptop deserving of its “Pro” name? …

2018-09-02: Sup?

2018-08-22: I’ve worked since the end of last year to create a comprehensive screenshot library of every major …

2018-08-12: This week marks 4 years of Relay FM. Myke and I are doing Q&A on this week’s Connected. …

2018-06-23: June has been a really weird month with some real lows (family stuff, car theft) and some great …

2018-06-11: A deep dive into macOS Mojave’s Dark Mode: 512pixels.net/2018/06/o…

2018-06-09: It was a quick trip this year, but once again, WWDC is a highlight of the year.

2018-06-06: Flying to San Jose today. Ready to get this live show going!

2018-05-31: It’s been almost five years since Apple introduced the 2013 Mac Pro… that’s still for sale today. …

2018-05-26: I picked up one of those Spigen iMac G3-inspired iPhone X cases and it showed up in the mail today, …

2018-05-22: Today marks one year of the @512px Membership. If you are a member, thank you for your support. If …

2018-05-21: Putting the “Power Mac” back in MacStories. www.macstories.net/mac/the-p…

2018-05-21: Two weeks until WWDC. Two weeks until WWDC. Two weeks until WWDC. Two weeks until WWDC. Two weeks …

2018-05-17: WWDC comes around faster and faster every year. It’s bananas.

2018-05-15: ⚡️ New video! ⚡️ The iPod mini marked a giant turning point in Apple’s music business. With …

2018-05-07: One thing keeps me from using Things 3: the inability to complete repeating tasks in advance of …

2018-05-06: Happy birthday, iMac! 512pixels.net/2018/05/2…

2018-05-01: 🛫

2018-04-27: 🚨💻 NEW VIDEO ALERT 💻🚨 The Titanium PowerBook G4 is the template that is still defining Apple’s …

2018-04-26:

2018-04-23: Had a guest drop by the studio today. It’s funny to see people’s reactions to the wall of Macs.

2018-04-12: ☑️ Molar Mac on the top of MacStories www.macstories.net/mac/the-p…

2018-04-11: Heading to the Atlanta Pen Show this weekend to record and film an episode of The Pen Addict …

2018-04-09: Spent some time with my Molar Mac today. What a beast.

2018-04-05: The Mac Pro isn’t coming this year, and I’m totally okay with it. They are listening to pro users …

2018-04-03: New video! The 2015 MacBook Pro is more flexible, more reliable and costs less than its newer Touch …

2018-03-27: Kinda ho-hum Apple event, huh?

2018-03-26: Five posts in five years makes this … a very slow series of articles. …

2018-03-21: Got a new video up on the @512px channel. The iMac G4’s unique design came out of technical …

2018-03-20: Done with Facebook. Felt good to click that button.

2018-03-18: Had a fully-formed article pop into my head this morning that I’m going to write this …

2018-03-17: After a lovely week of in Chattanooga, I’m ready to get home and back to my studio to do the work.

2018-03-13: Pumped to have Relay FM be a part of the AltConf Podcast Festival. GET THEE A TICKET: …

2018-03-11: New avatar for 2018.

2018-03-07: Installing car seats is the worst.

2018-03-06: I interviewed Kristen Gallerneaux, Curator of Communications and Information Technology at The Henry …

2018-03-06: Party like it’s 2001.

2018-03-05: 🚨📹 New video: The AlphaSmart Word Processor 📹🚨 www.youtube.com/watch

2018-03-04: It’s a secondary machine but I edit on it enough to be bumping into the SSD if I keep my photos and …

2018-03-04: I love my 2015 13-inch MacBook Pro, but picking one up with just 256 GB of storage was a mistake, …

2018-03-03: My family held an intervention over replacing our Amazon Echo with the HomePod: …

2018-03-01: Boom, snagged that daily blogger pin.

2018-02-28: It’s a record-and-edit-all-day kind of Wednesday.

2018-02-27: Spent most of the day chasing down home plumbing problems. Filled my rings digging a hole to uncover …

2018-02-26: Checkup at St. Jude.

2018-02-26: It’s 7 AM on Monday and I’m already ready for this week to be over.

2018-02-25: In the phase of tattoo healing where everything I think about is itchy.

2018-02-25: Spotted a family member force-quitting every iPhone app they had used before putting their phone …

2018-02-24: Looks like I didn’t land my iPhone on its wireless charger quite right last night. Time to break out …

2018-02-23: Now it’s Friday.

2018-02-22: Hey! You can now hear me read tech news on your Google Home or Amazon Echo: …

2018-02-22: It’s Thursday, I’m being told by reliable sources.

2018-02-21: Editing a podcast on my laptop in a coffee shop, using AirPods. Everything is wrong.

2018-02-20: Mmmmm, tattoo day.

2018-02-19: Speaking to a class in my old journalism undergrad department today. Should I tell them print media …

2018-02-18: This is very good: A Series of Questions for Those That Advocate Arming Teachers In Order to Prevent …

2018-02-17: Enjoyed a lovely day off wit the family, complete with a carousel ride and hanging new address …

2018-02-16: Oh. 512pixels.net/2018/02/t…

2018-02-16: That’s a selfish reason, I know. But I can’t shake it.

2018-02-16: I’ve taken breaks from Facebook before, but I’m thinking of pulling the plug forever. Sadly, it’s …

2018-02-15: Today is Thursday, and I have about 8 days of work left this week to get done.

2018-02-14: Having a conversation with someone. I think that apps/brands talking in first person in things like …

2018-02-14: It is pouring down rain outside. This is yet another reason I use a really good microphone for …

2018-02-13: It me.

2018-02-13: I was hoping to sleep in before driving home today. Woke up at 6:15 as always.

2018-02-12: Saturn V!

2018-02-11: Drove past the rocket center on the way to my hotel in Huntsville. Holy moly.

2018-02-11: YouTube didn’t like my HomePod video, it seems. d.pr/i/Hu46aJ

2018-02-10: Headed to Huntsville for a couple of days, but first: Pinewood Derby tomorrow afternoon.

2018-02-09: In case you were wondering how the HomePod compares to the iPod Hi-Fi: www.youtube.com/watch

2018-02-09: Newton for scale.

2018-02-08: (I stayed up until 11. Whoops.)

2018-02-07: 8:35 PM is a reasonable time to go to bed, right?

2018-02-06: Snell and I watched today’s SpaceX launch and live streamed during it. 🚀 Audio: …

2018-02-05: I dropped my iPhone X into a full bowl of cereal this evening.

2018-02-05: SpaceX has been talking about the Falcon Heavy for so long, it’s hard to believe it may fly …

2018-02-04: #football

2018-02-03: Knees and trees.

2018-02-03: Spending the day in a state park with the family. These little weekend adventures are a lot of fun.

2018-02-02: You’d be surprised how many screws are in a PowerMac G4. Remember when you could open Macs? Good …

2018-02-01: Apple made some money. 512pixels.net/2018/02/a…

2018-01-31: Oh hello.

2018-01-31: Spent some time looking at my calendar for February, and it. is. not. good.

2018-01-30: My review of the iPhone X, after three months of ownership: 512pixels.net/2018/01/r…

2018-01-29: I may be the first person in years to cut their hand on the inside of a PowerMac G4. How’s …

2018-01-28: Turning 32 today. crumbles into dust

2018-01-27: Today’s mission: hang out with my son and my dad as we build J’s Pinewood Derby car.

2018-01-26: Query 32: Hands-on with the HomePod Serenity spent some time with Apple’s new HomePod, and …

2018-01-26: Ordered a white HomePod. We’re an Echo family, but I want/need to compare this stuff for work. We …

2018-01-25: So, who is ordering a HomePod?

2018-01-25: I always enjoy being asked to chime in for Snell’s Apple Report Card on Six Colors each year.

2018-01-25: I joined the guys on the Fits + Starts podcast this week to talk about working for yourself, finding …

2018-01-24: NEW VIDEO: Q&A/Studio Tour: January 2018 www.youtube.com/watch

2018-01-24: Gonna update my QA/Studio Tour video. Fire some questions at me.

2018-01-24: Morning set. Now I have to put it all away.

2018-01-24: It’s too early to be shooting video, but here I am.

2018-01-23: ‘Relay FM will turn 4 years old in 2018 — a lifetime, in some circles — and across its existence, …

2018-01-23: You can preorder a HomePod on Friday, but the cool AirPlay 2 stuff, including stereo mode, is coming …

2018-01-23: We’ve moved Connected to Wednesday. Today feels weird without a show to record in a couple of hours.

2018-01-22: Had a thoughtful conversation with a friend from college about Imposter Syndrome. It’s everywhere.

2018-01-22: My brother runs a non-profit in South Sudan that sponsors a school for kids in a huge refugee camp. …

2018-01-21: Just had to install Illustrator on my MacBook Pro to tweak a tattoo design. Just needed to share.

2018-01-21: 14 miles put on the road bike. Not much, but it was nice to get out. Now, time to ice my knee.

2018-01-20: After weeks of single digit lows, it’s going to be 63 F here tomorrow. Going to get some miles put …

2018-01-19: Oh hi.

2018-01-18: I often do my best work between 5 and 10 PM. Unfortunately, that’s completely incompatible with …

2018-01-16: Stacked.

2018-01-16: I have alternating busy and quiet weeks when it comes to recording shows. Additional things always …

2018-01-15: The original MacBook Air was introduced ten years ago today. Over on MacStories, and on my YouTube …

2018-01-14: I don’t think they are wrong for refusing to ban Trump, but they’ve created a world that they’ve …

2018-01-14: I love lowercase-t Twitter: the community. Some of that is happening here, which is great to see. I …

2018-01-14: Coming up on 2 weeks away from Twitter. I have logged in to move all my political follows to a list …

2018-01-14: Pretty normal weekend.

2018-01-13: Seeing The Last Jedi again. This time in IMAX.​​​​​​​

2018-01-13: What is this stuff?!

2018-01-12: Letterman’s interview of Obama on Netflix was great. I miss that guy being in charge.

2018-01-12: I used the app to control it like 5 minutes ago. Geeze.

2018-01-12: It’s off-site backup drive update day!

2018-01-11: Busy busy.

2018-01-10: Over on iMore, I wrote about why I bought an iMac Pro, and why the 2017 i7 iMac wasn’t the right …

2018-01-10: High Sierra is not a good operating system: macOS High Sierra’s App Store System Preferences …

2018-01-09: Mhmmm…

2018-01-09: Shooting a video always means destroying my studio. I can’t even walk around in here at the moment.

2018-01-09: I use a Family and a Team account, so I just disabled syncing of the empty Primary vault on …

2018-01-09: Every. Damn. Day.

2018-01-08: It would be wrong to launch a GoFundMe for this, right? www.ebay.com/itm/RARE-… RIGHT?!

2018-01-08: CES stands for “Cars. Electronics. Smart.”

2018-01-08: CES stands for “Could Eventually Ship.”

2018-01-07: Tracks.

2018-01-07: As I just mentioned on 512 Pixels, I picked up a entry-level iMac Pro after being super unhappy with …

2018-01-07: Sat down with Katie and David on this week’s MPU to catch up on my workflows, gear and more.

2018-01-06: “Blocking a world leader from Twitter or removing their controversial Tweets, would hide important …

2018-01-06: RIP, John Young. A true American hero.

2018-01-05: Another blow to the pro iOS app scene. panic.com/blog/the-…

2018-01-05: Spending the weekend at a duck camp. I don’t hunt so I’m taking a Kindle.

2018-01-04: Blogging about an open AppleCare case. WHAT COULD GO WRONG. 512pixels.net/2018/01/t…

2018-01-04: Oh cool, my AppleCare+ didn’t get attached to my new computer. Time to call!

2018-01-03: All three shows are done, and I’m not sure what hurts more: my throat or my head. Time to call it …

2018-01-03: Got @relayfm set up here as well. Micro.blog makes mirroring an RSS feed very easy!

2018-01-03: Just added @512px to micro.blog. Follow for headlines from my site.

2018-01-03: More software bugs from Apple: 9to5mac.com/2018/01/0…

2018-01-03: Got three shows to record, edit and publish today, and I’m still coughing after the flu last week. …

2018-01-02: Glad to see some people followed me over here. I’d encourage you to find people here you don’t know …

2018-01-02: In honor of Jack’s recent 10-day silent mediation and soul quest, his lack of giving a shit about …

2017-12-23: Taking some vacation next week, and everyone in my house but me has come down with the flu. COME ON, …

2017-12-16: Some weekend thinking about the Mac Pro’s place in our iMac Pro world. …

2017-12-13: Been contemplating the iMac Pro, but even a loaded 2017 5K iMac would be a big step up for a good …

2017-12-12: We had to drag him out of there.

2017-12-08: None more black.

2017-12-05: MarsEdit 4 looks great: 512pixels.net/2017/12/m…

2017-11-10: Current iPhone X home screen. d.pr/i/AKX0L

2017-11-10: A week into the iPhone X and it feels more normal to operate. Still getting used to the smaller size …

2017-11-06: So, any iPhone X questions?

2017-11-05: www.youtube.com/watch Aaaand Part 2!

2017-11-04: WELL I MADE WHAT THE KIDS CALL A “VLOG.” iPhone X Review, Part 1: www.youtube.com/watch

2017-10-27: Silver 256 GB with AppleCare. Picking up at 8 AM on Nov 3.

2017-10-26: Big night.

2017-10-20: Had an incredible week in Chicago, but I’m really glad to be back in Memphis.

2017-10-05: Headed to Chicago next week for a few live Relay FM shows and Release Notes. Anyone gonna be around?

2017-09-15: Went with an 42mm LTE stainless steel this time. My original was stainless, and while I like the …

2017-09-12: A little blog post on that Face ID demo fail in today’s keynote: …

2017-09-12: Preparing for the iPhone X keynote. Got a smoothie, a laptop and my iPad. Let’s do this.

2017-09-11: Tomorrow is going to be nuts, so I’d like to mention it now: Tomorrow, 512 Pixels turns 9 years old. …

2017-09-07: My money is on one Apple event this fall, not two. 512pixels.net/2017/09/c…

2017-09-04: Every September, I pause sponsorships on 512 Pixels to raise money for St. Jude as part of National …

2017-09-04: I forgot Labor Day was here. Definitely don’t have today off.

2017-08-22: Really proud of how this episode of Liftoff came out — Jason and I both saw the total solar eclipse …

2017-08-21: Eclipse day!

2017-08-18: Nerd.

2017-08-15: Myke and I did our third annual QA, but on his vlog this time — youtu.be/Srwe01ylP…

2017-08-11: Myke is in the building.

2017-08-03: Really pumped that my iMac G3s are part of The Henry Ford’s collection: …

2017-08-03: Really pumped that my iMac G3s are part of The Henry Ford’s collection: …

2017-07-28: ACA is still the law of the land, at least for now. Breathing a little easier.

2017-07-27: Goodbye, iPod shuffle and iPod nano: youtu.be/FPr3bmr9V…

2017-07-25: Set up http://blog.ismh.co to point here.

2017-07-10: Every major version of macOS has come with a new default wallpaper. As you can see, I have collected …

2017-07-05: Hey, I have a new show with Serenity Caldwell! www.relay.fm/query

2017-06-28: I love the Echo and Echo Dot. Not sure the Show is for me.

2017-06-21: Turned the Forstall interview into a podcast episode. Thanks, youtube-dl, QuickTime and Overcast …

2017-06-17: Home from a weekend of camping with the family and my LEGO Saturn V had been delivered. It’s …

2017-06-15: Mmmmm, iPod Hi-Fi. www.macstories.net/stories/i…

2017-06-13: 🖥🖥 NEW VIDEO 🖥🖥 Unboxing Beige Macs. IN 4K! www.youtube.com/watch

2017-06-09: I liked WWDC this year, and I bet you did, too. 512pixels.net/2017/06/w…

2017-06-04: WWDC-bound.

2017-06-01: Apple’s Craig Federighi has joked about poor choices for macOS names in the past, citing “OS X …

2017-05-25: On the phone with one of my Senator’s top aides on healthcare. If you care, you need to call.

2017-05-22: I’ve been writing 512 Pixels for almost a decade, which is crazy. The next decade will take …

2017-05-15: Fun morning at Relay FM: www.extras.relay.fm/blog/2017…

2017-05-14: Expired patents != dead format. 512pixels.net/2017/05/t…

2017-05-13: I just realized how close WWDC is on the calendar. Gulp.

2017-05-12: Hey, it’s the weekend.

2017-05-11: Remember that big Tekserve Apple collection? It’s safe and sound with @MacPaw: …

2017-05-10: Working on something fun for the blog tomorrow. Here’s a taste: …

2017-05-04: Still getting used to seeing replies to people I don’t follow here. Not sure how I feel about …

2017-05-01: If you’re headed to Release Notes, don’t miss the link in the email for a ticket to come …

2017-05-01: I wrote a little about National Brain Tumor Awareness Month and why 512 Pixels is in all gray this …

2017-05-01: Hey, it’s Monday and a new month. I like when things line up like that.

2017-04-30: Still really like these.

2017-04-29: Weekend projects have been successful so far.

2017-04-28: Got a weekend of house repairs and some Relay admin work. Podscasting never sleeps!

2017-04-27: Hey, Snell and I are doing a new thing: https://www.relay.fm/download

2017-04-25: Remember Twitter?