Attention all Mac developers! You know how in real life when your city changes its trash collection policies, leading to months of confusion? That’s about to happen on the Mac App Store; if you want to continue selling apps there, … Read more ›
We often get asked what we're using, be it devices, apps, or accessories. Ever since Apple bought Beats, we've increasingly been asked what headphones we're using. Given that there are a number of secret headset shortcuts for controlling the iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Mac as well, that should come as no surprise. Show More Summary
Mac: If you have a smart thermostat like the Nest, you can control it from your smartphone with an app or your voice. If you're on a Mac desktop, you've got another option: the notification center with an app called Thermos. Read more...
For accessories and software that are designed to work with your Apple product, Cult of Mac Deals is the only place you need to go. Check out hot items like the Revogi Bluetooth LED Bulb, Jump Desktop for Mac, and … Read more ›
If you're looking for a fun Mac, Windows or Linux game to play this weekend, check out Robot Roller-Derby Disco Dodgeball from 82 Apps. Robot Roller-Derby Disco Dodgeball is a futuristic first person shooter that's what would happen to Dodgeball in the Tron world. Show More Summary
In an announcement posted to Apple's developer portal on Friday, the notified app makers that all Mac App Store submissions will soon be restricted from using garbage collection in favor of the Automatic Reference Counting (ARC) compiler feature.
Apple announced today that new Mac apps and app updates will no longer be able to use garbage collection, a system for managing an application's memory use, after May 1. Instead, developers must switch to using Automatic Reference Counting (ARC). Show More Summary
Apple has announced on its developer site that apps submitted to the Mac App Store starting on May 1st will no longer be allowed to incorporate garbage collection, which was deprecated in OS X 10.8. Instead, developers will be required to switch to ARC, which was introduced in 10.7. This change affects both new apps and updates to […]
Astropad is a pair of Mac and iPad apps that turn the iPad into a graphics tablet, with up to 60fps mirroring over WiFi or USB. It works with any Mac application as well as with a variety of pressure-sensitive styli.
Although it’s been possible to create photo albums in the iOS Photos app for a while now, the feature becomes even more useful with iCloud Photo Library and the impending final release of Apple’s Photos for Mac app. Now all of your photo...Show More Summary
Much-loved task management app OmniFocus has received a new look with the release of version 2.1 for Mac, bringing the app in line with the design language of OS X 10.10 Yosemite. The update also brings new extensions, offering tie-ins a widget for Notification Center and sharing options in compatible apps across your Mac. Show More Summary
Dart is an OS X app by British developer moople that lives a Mac menu bar and features a slew of options designed to make sending and receiving emails as simple as humanly possible, including the ability to send predefined answers to recipients and integration with iCloud, Gmail, and other third-party address books. For those […]
Anyone wanting to see what productivity tools would look like on an iPad with stylus need look no further than Microsoft’s updated OneNote iOS app. Having just updated its OneNote app for Mac, the iPad app adds OCR scanning of … Read more ›
Windows PC owners are used to downloading an inordinate amount of free — and sometimes suspect — software from the web. One of our readers, and new Mac owner, B.N., writes in to ask if it's possible to do the same thing on OS X. I've just bought my first Mac after using a PC for years. Show More Summary
A day after Microsoft updated its OneNote for Mac app, adding OCR scanning of text within images, it has today updated its iPad app. OneNote for iPad gets the same OCR functionality, along with the ability to add handwritten notes–a feature previously available only on the Windows and Android versions of the tablet app. As […]
If your Mac’s app lineup is looking a bit tired, here is one almighty upgrade you should check out. The Ultra-Premium Mac Bundle brings together 8 world-class apps (incl. Screenflow, Things, Sid Meier’s Civilization) at an amazing price — plus, you can currently use code ULTRAMAC5 to drop the price down to $39.99 - that’s 91% off!.. Show More Summary
As a seasoned developer and consultant, there are a few apps and utilities that form part of my exclusive and quintessential toolkit when I work on projects. I focus primarily on iOS projects, but I am using a tool that is just as powerful and essential whether you are an Android developer or Web developer/designer: Dash by Kapeli.
Sometimes, you'll come across a file format you've never seen before and can't open on your Mac. A quick Google search will point you in the right direction, but Macgasm points out you also search right in the App Store with a single click. Read more...
Two former Apple engineers have just launched Astropad, an app for Apple's iPad and Mac computer that turns the former into a drawing tablet for the latter. It works with most styluses, and allows use of applications like Photoshop for image retouching and editing with more precision. Read more
Did you ever wish you could sync up your iPad’s drawing or painting app directly with your Mac? Now you can with Astropad, a brand new app that literally mirrors your Mac desktop via Wi-Fi or USB. Created by two ex-Apple engineers —Show More Summary