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8 Tips to Help Your Mac Run More Efficiently

Today’s Macintosh computers are unquestionably the very best that Apple has ever made, combining elegant design with impressive technology under the hood. When paired with the latest version of OS X, a Mac is not only easy to use, but extremely powerful and productive too. Show More Summary

Affinity Photo Beta: The First REAL Alternative to Photoshop?

On February 10 this year a new creative design software was unveiled: Affinity Photo by Serif debuted in beta and is currently available for free, exclusively for Mac OS X. The app claims to be a pro-level challenger to Adobe Photoshop, the undisputable top dog and standard in the publishing industry. Show More Summary

Get Perfect Effects 9 Premium For Free! ($59.95 Value)

Perfect Effects 9 Premium Edition includes hundreds of fully customizable presets and filters. There’s a version for Windows or for Mac OS X and it can be used as a plug-in with Photoshop, Lightroom, Photoshop Elements, Apple Aperture or as a standalone app. The software is now available for free as a special offer for [...]Show More Summary

Some Mac Apps Now Come with Bundled Crapware, So Hone Your BS Detector

There's an old belief that Macs don't have the same crapware/malware problem that Windows does. However, with the rise of Macs over the past few years, that's no longer true. Our friends at the How-To Geek explain how OS X crapware works, and how to avoid it. Read more...

Everything You Need to Know about Your Mac’s Dock

The dock is to OS X what the Start menu is to Windows (though that comparison worked a lot better four years ago). It’s the primary way many users interact with Mac OS X, but a lot of people still don’t know some of the most basic and useful things the dock is capable of. Show More Summary

Better Window Manager for OS X Saves Window States However You Want

Mac: We've seen a lot of apps that mimic Windows' snapping feature where open windows are automatically opened in different positions, but Better Window Manager manages to combine a lot of features into a small package. It allows you to save window states, manage shortcuts, and more. Read more...

Here's how to copy photos from your Mac or PC to your iPhone and iPad

Confused about how to sync your Mac or Windows PC photos to your iPhone or iPad? We've got you covered. Apple's new Photos app for OS X (and with it, full iCloud Photo Library support on your Mac) is on its way, but until it arrives,...Show More Summary

This weird productivity hack actually made me more efficient

This is going to sound crazy, but I actually managed to increase my productivity significantly by changing a single obscure setting on my Mac. There’s a setting buried inside System Preferences under Date & Time on OS X that makes your computer audibly read out the time every hour (or more frequently). Show More Summary

Surprise! Mac OSX Most Vulnerable OS & IE Most Vulnerable Application In 2014

Surprise! Mac OSX, IE Leads The Most Vulnerable OS & Applications Chart In 2014! In April, 2002, world’s first billionth computer was sold (Gartner Dataquest’s statistics); in 2007, the second billionth computer was shipped, and by the...Show More Summary

Apple's newest iOS and Mac betas let you use diverse emoji

If you're disappointed that current emoji characters don't reflect your skin tone, don't worry: Apple is getting ready to accommodate you. Both the latest betas of iOS 8.3 and OS X 10.10.3 include modifiers that let you choose the skin color of some...

Customise Your Mac OS X Dock With These Hidden Terminal Commands

So you already know everything there is to know about your Mac’s dock, but what if you want to change it? Luckily there are a number of tweaks you can apply to change the way the dock behaves. From simple tweaks like adding hidden stacks...Show More Summary

Easy way to make a bootable OS X Yosemite drive

There are plenty of reasons why you might need to make an OS X bootable drive. Maybe you’re updating numerous Macs in your house and don’t want to download the installer every time. Perhaps you’ve replaced the hard drive in … Read more ›

Apple to Offer Beta Testing for the New Mac OS X and iOS By March

Apple is set to release a series of beta programs by March to test new iOS releases for bugs and glitches before officially launching them to consumers.

OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta 2 is out now

Along with today’s release of iOS 8.3 beta 2 to developers, Apple has also seeded a new version of OS X 10.10.3 on the Mac Dev Center. The second beta preview comes two weeks after Apple released the OS X … Read more ›

Second beta for OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite now available for developers

Apple has released a second beta of OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite to its approved third-party software developers. The first beta, which was launched earlier this month, contained an early build of Apple's upcoming Photos app for Mac, which will be released to all OS X Yosemite users later this spring. Show More Summary

Snowflake internet radio app for Mac launches in public beta

Vemedio, the developer behind the Instacast podcast app, has announced their latest app for Mac, Snowflake. Built for OS X Yosemite, Snowflake lets you stream internet radio from thousands of stations. The app is available right now as a free public beta from Vemedio's website. Show More Summary

Thermos Controls Your Nest From OS X’s Notification Center

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...

Apple to require all Mac App Store submissions to ditch garbage collection, switch to ARC on May 1st

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 […]

Apple Said To Be Planning OS X-Like Public Beta Seed Program For iOS, Too

Apple intends to offer a public beta program for iOS 8.3 and iOS 9, starting in March and this summer respectively, according to a new report from 9to5Mac. The move makes sense in light of Mac OS X’s public beta program, which debuted...Show More Summary

OmniFocus 2.1 for Mac gets a Yosemite makeover, new extensions

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

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