Today online publishing platform WordPress, which powers approximately 25% of websites on the Internet (this site included), is getting a major redesign with a completely rebuilt wordpress.com and the introduction of a new Mac app. We’ve been getting a taste of the improvements incrementally over the last year, but today is the company’s official launch. I’ve been […]
Apple is not planning to merge the MacBook and iPad Tim Cook, Apple's CEO, made that clear in an interview with Independent.ie, published Sunday. “We feel strongly that customers are not really looking for a converged Mac and iPad,”Show More Summary
I just clicked on a link to an RSS feed in Safari on the Mac, and the browser intercepted it and tried to get me to subscribe to something. This should stop. Please. I'm not publishing this stuff to drive users to some funky senior project that Apple will forget about in six months and break. Leave RSS alone big companies. We have to do this "small ball."
Washington’s capacity to foster crony capitalist larceny and corruption never ceases to amaze. The post The Stench Of Freddie Mac Is Back——$18 Billion In Crony Capitalist Thievery was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
Apple has steadily been rolling out its 3D Touch/Force Touch technology across as many of its devices as possible — and the next step may be Mac keyboards. According to a newly published patent for an “Ultra low travel keyboard,” Apple’s...Show More Summary
There’s been a lot of press lately about the Windows 10 upgrade notification appearing for users of Windows 7, 8 & 8.1. I wanted to publish an article about the experience. Whether your dev box is a Mac or PC or Linux, you can expect that many of your users will be trying Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge – the default browser – out. Show More Summary
Valve’s new hardware will be updated soon, publisher hands out free games as compensation. Playing games on your Mac? Valve’s new Steam Controller and Steam Link gadget won’t work for you. Sorry about that. The Steam Controller doesn’t support gamepad emulation and the Steam Link doesn’t stream from Macs. Valve has said it hopes to […]
Apple fans who can remember the early days will certainly love this illustrated look back over history. The Tower app for Git published a new blog post covering an illustrated history of the Mac OS X operating system. You can view the post here and scroll to see each illustration. It’s a single-page design starting... Read More at Illustrated History of Mac OS X Versions
Investment bank UBS recently published its "Prices and Earnings" research note for 2015, tracking everything from taxes, incomes and working hours to the how long it takes the average person to earn enough for an iPhone or a Big Mac. One...Show More Summary
Beyond Eyes Developed by: Tiger & Squid and Team17 Published by: Team17 Available on: Mac, PC, Xbox OneIs there a space in the commercial video game marketplace for sketches — not just short games but experiments that lay the groundwork...Show More Summary
If you find that you regularly need to put together fliers, newsletters, and brochures on a regular basis, you may want to take a look at Belight Software’s new update to Swift Publisher 4 ($15), a desktop publishing app that makes it easy to get great results from without breaking your software budget. Show More Summary
I am super psyched to introduce you to a new app on iOS – the Cult of Mac Magazine app. The magazine is published every Saturday and it is a really great way to read all the stuff we publish here during the week. It is a library of all the previous issues plus the […]
Belight Software has launched Swift Publisher 4, the latest version of its desktop publishing software. Swift Publisher 4, which allows you build layouts for brochures, newsletters, menus, and more, has added several new features, including a new look for OS X Yosemite and OS X El Capitan, support for Photos for OS X, and 70 new design templates. Show More Summary
Anyone interested in helming a Windows PC from the comfort of their MacBook can do so now as Microsoft has gone ahead and published a preview edition of its Remote Desktop app for Mac.
Apple announced through a Support Pages document published Wednesday that the latest version of Boot Camp, which is currently rolling out to OS X Yosemite users as a system update, now comes with support for 64-bit versions of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system.
This post is brought to you by Lucidpress. Anyone involved in digital publishing is pretty much forced to work with one of two applications: Microsoft’s Publisher or Adobe’s InDesign. The pricing of the two reflects the fact that they’re the only two games in town. And since Publisher is PC-only, Mac users have only one […]
Mojang isn't just focused on shipping endless variations of Minecraft -- it can publish other games, too. As proof, the Microsoft-owned team has announced that Cobalt, an Oxeye-developed 2D platform game for Mac, PC, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, will finally arrive (it was unveiled in 2012) in October. Show More Summary
Don't Starve will be getting a new single-player expansion entitled Shipwrecked. Due this autumn on PC, Mac and Linux, Shipwrecked is being published by Capy Games, the company behind Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery, Super Time Force and Below Shipwrecked will contain "new playable characters, biomes, creatures and seasonal effects." Read more…
For me, it’s the burning question of 2015: “Should I buy an Apple Watch?” As editor and publisher of Cult of Mac, everybody’s always asking me if Apple’s smartwatch is a must-buy. The simple answer is there’s no simple answer, for reasons that might surprise you. Obviously I’m an Apple fan, but not everybody loves […]
Mac sales rose 16.1 percent year-over-year in the June quarter, even as the PC industry as a whole shrank 11.8 percent, according to new data published on Thursday by research firm IDC.