Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Today we've got updates to Microsoft Office on...Show More Summary
What better place for a weather app than your menu bar, allowing you to see the current outside temperature with additional details available at a click. One simple, but effective weather app for your menu bar is WeathrClip by Gavin...
I've been writing about Heartbleed on the home page of Scripting News today. I have a question for Mac developers. If you are creating an app that uses SSL, do you implement it yourself or do you call a system routine? I'm sure you see what I'm getting at. Show More Summary
Mac App Store and Steam customers have different taste, so doesn't it make sense to tailor what games are sold where? Aspyr thinks so When Steve Jobs introduced the Mac App Store in 2011, he said that Apple wasn't trying to compete with other app download services. Show More Summary
Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Here they are! Today we've got a game, an app to send and receive payments, a blog reader, and more. Show More Summary
When you start your Mac up, you may notice the process taking longer and longer over time. One of the reasons may be the sheer number of little menu bar and helper apps that you’ve allowed to creep into your … Read more ›
Apple's requirements for apps sold in the Mac App Store prevents many useful utilities from being made available. Should Apple change its tune on sandboxing? I've written before about some of the limitations that Apple imposes on game developers who want to sell their games through the Mac App Store. Show More Summary
I had to clean my old Macbook Pro 15 and Macbook Pro 15 Retina laptops before I get rid of them, so I wanted to be able to install a new, clean, version of Mac OS X Mavericks and ensure that none of my apps and data is left on the computer. Show More Summary
Battery Diag is a nice, free utility from the folks at Rocky Sand Studios and is available on the Mac App Store. The app runs in your menu bar and gives you a quick look at the current status of your power supply and the health of your battery. You...
The permanent residents of my Mac's menu bar, and why they're important to me We've told you about what's on our iPads and Macs before, explaining our choices in apps, desktop wallpaper and more. It's my turn again so I thought I'd share with you the contents of my Mac's menu bar. Show More Summary
The crowded field of media streamers got even more crowded with the addition of the Amazon Fire TV. While there are a number of good options for streaming media, the Apple TV remains the one that works incredibly well within the Apple ecosystem. Show More Summary
Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Today we've got a Fantastical update for Mac, free WiFi calling on Facebook Messenger, and more! New and updated iOS apps Secret: Social networking app for iPhone. Show More Summary
Apple’s AirPlay is great, as long as you own plenty of compatible devices. The proprietary wireless streaming solution allows users to stream music and videos from an iPhone, iPad or Mac computer to another device with a simple tap or click. Show More Summary
Leap Motion is diving deep into the world of electronic music with the release of Muse, a new Mac desktop app that lets you create and perform original ambient music via hand gestures as you sit at your computer. Muse was created jointly by musician BT and Dr. Show More Summary
Memory Diag is a nice free utility app available on the Mac App Store. Like a lot of memory utilities (including the OS X Activity Monitor), it will analyze your RAM usage, tell you what applications are using the most resources, and offer to clean...
Fantastical from Flexibits has been my go-to calendar on the Mac and iPhone for a long time now. This week the company released an iPad version (US$9.99) that takes advantage of the device's big display. The app isn't simply larger on the iPad. The...
It looks like Popcorn Time's official website has returned. The Windows, Mac, and Linux app that lets you stream pirated movies from the comfort of your own home is back in a website that looks similar to the first version. If you download the program, it works flawlessly and looks identical to the first interface. Show More Summary
Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Today we've got updates to an air travel app, a lane-strategy game, a music creation app, and more. Show More Summary
Is your Mac too bright in dark places? Whether you need to work in the dark without being noticed or want your screen to be easier on your eyes, we’ve found apps for that. If your eyes hurt when you use your Mac, it might be because you’re staring a bright light in a dark room. Show More Summary