OS X: GIF is a simple, free app for the Mac that lets you search for the perfect GIF at the perfect time, get a link to paste it into a chat or email, or download it to your computer. If you communicate with GIFs (and honestly, who doesn’t at this point ), it saves you the effort of Googling around for the perfect one. Read more...
While the authors at MakeUseOf carry diverse preferences on computer OSes, we’ve written in defense of Windows, explaining why it’s still a viable option in the world of Mac OS X and Chromebooks. Of course, people continue to hate things they don’t prefer using and so stereotypes about Windows persist. Show More Summary
Over the past week, we’ve published several articles detailing the future of iOS (the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch’s operating system), OS X (the Mac’s operating system), and Watch OS (the software that runs on the Apple Watch). With the long weekend ahead, we’ve decided to put together a roundup of all of our published […]
Need to create a new user account on your Mac? It's easy. Just follow these steps. If a new family member or even a new office co-worker is going to use your Macintosh, you can create a new user account for them in OS X Yosemite. Having...Show More Summary
Windows/Mac/OS X: Google updated the Hangouts Chrome app today with a brand new look that makes it a lot more appealing to use. The new app looks a lot like the Android and iOS versions of Hangouts. Read more...
A fancy new version of Hangouts is available for Chrome, supporting a variety of OS users on Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, and even Mac OSX. From what we can see, the UI has been updated to match that of the Android look, but with a dedicated...Show More Summary
Although, Windows teaches us that laggardness is relative. The post Confessions of an OS X “Mac laggard” appeared first on AppleTell.
The iMore show brings you everything you need to know about the week in iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple! On this episode — New 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro with Force Touch trackpad, new $1999 Retina 5K iMac, new Watch OS 1.0.1 for Apple Watch, and new rumors about the iPhone 6s. Show More Summary
Rumor has it that Apple will be switching the default system fault from Helvetica Neue to their own proprietary SanFrancisco font, currently used on the Apple Watch, with the next Mac OS X Yosemite update. Here's how to start using it...Show More Summary
A stealthy new installer of adware and other unwanted programs could easily be repurposed to infect Macs with malware.
Apple has slightly refreshed the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, added a more affordable Retina 5K iMac, and an iPhone related surprise. Along with that, we have a new Watch OS update and sad news about Apple’s rumored TV plans. The Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes and through our dedicated RSS feed… […]
Apple is currently planning to use the new system font developed for the Apple Watch to refresh the looks of iPads, iPhones, and Macs running iOS 9 “Monarch” and OS X 10.11 “Gala,” according to sources with knowledge of the preparations. Current plans call for the Apple-designed San Francisco font to replace Helvetica Neue, which came to […]
With every Mac sold comes a powerful little app called Automator. Here are some of our favorite Automator workflows that highlight exactly how powerful this tool is.
Apple today put out the first update for the Apple Watch: Watch OS version 1.01. It’s a small update, but there are some notable features. First off, 9to5 Mac notes that there’s support for new Emoji characters. The Apple notes unspecific...Show More Summary
OS X/iOS: If you have a relatively recent Mac and an iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch equipped with TouchID, Apple’s fingerprint-reading security feature, MacID lets you turn your mobile device into a key that can unlock your Mac—when you’re nearby and want to use it, of course. Read more...
Tips and tools for screencasting on Mac OS X.
The iMore show brings you everything you need to know about the week in iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple! On this episode Will we see new Macs at WWDC? Should OS X stream updates? What's happening with HomeKit? Is that a new iMore app with…...Show More Summary
In a blog post published to the company’s website today, creators of the Oculus Rift VR headset said it is putting development of the platform for Mac OS X on hold in order to focus on Windows: Our development for OS X and Linux has been paused in order to focus on delivering a high […]
Although Oculus VR is going ahead with a Windows launch of its Rift headset in the first quarter of 2016, work on OS X and Linux support has been "paused," according to the company's chief architect and technical director on the project.
What could happen when a long-time Windows user drops their defense and uses a Mac for the first time in years? Will a superior design, high quality build, and intuitive interface sweep them off their feet? Or will they happily return to good old Windows? Let’s find out as I try out OS X on a device of a friend. Show More Summary