I'm not a compulsive app closer but my partner is. According to Mac blogger and publisher John Gruber, the practice of manually "killing" apps when they are in the background is counter-productive. He also says that Apple's approach to managing processor and memory with inactive apps is one of the iOS' big advantages over Android. More »
1776 by David McCullough is not a new book — it was published in 2006 — but I just got around to reading it, enjoyed it, and wanted to say a few words about it. But first my David McCullough story. You probably don’t know Scotty MacNeish (aka Richard Stockton MacNeish), but you should. He…
We’ve been hearing a lot about the 3D camera system in the iPhone 8 being capable of facial recognition to allow automatic login without Touch ID or passcode. A new patent application published today suggests that Apple also wants to bring this capability to future Macs. But Apple has more in mind that just a simple unlock function … more…
There’s a new version of the MarsEdit blog publishing software out, and Mac users running the current version can try out the public beta for free ahead of its release. MarsEdit 4 is the first major release in more than seven years and brings editor and WordPress-specific enhancements, auto-save and version history, a Safari app extension, and much more. more…
Dancing into Summer Jacob’s Pillow opens its season with a Gala performance.... read more AJBlog: Dancebeat Published 2017-06-22 Propwatch – all the stuff in Hir ‘No good ever came from things.’ This line from Hir by Taylor Mac is guaranteed to strike fear into propwatchers. For what is this series but an act of […]
Lydia Developed by: Platonic Partnership Ltd Published by: Platonic Partnership Ltd Available on: PC, Mac “Lydia” is about the tangled feelings of a child confronted with adult problems. It is as stark as it is cute, like “Peanuts” with a European spin. Developed by a four-person team in Ostrobothnia, Finland, this morally purposeful point-and-click adventure […]
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A support document published by Microsoft, and some AppleInsider testing, shows that while the newer versions of the office productivity suite will mostly work with High Sierra now, the current version does not -- and older versions are getting left behind.
The Denver Post has announced that sportswriter Terry Frei is no longer an employee of the newspaper following a tweet he made regarding Takuma Sato, the winner of Sunday’s Indianapolis 500: Post publisher Mac Tully and editor Lee Ann...Show More Summary
Quark on Wednesday launched QuarkXPress 2017, the latest edition of its design and publishing suite for the Mac, with a heavy focus on publishing for multiple platforms including iOS.
The next game from the developer of Tropico is Surviving Mars, a new management game due out in 2018 for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Mac and Linux. Haemimont Games is working with publisher Paradox on Surviving Mars, which involves colonising and managing the Red Planet. Show More Summary
Good news: the self-proclaimed "best game ever" is now available for PC, Mac, and PlayStation 4. That highest of honors apparently belongs to "Strafe," an FPS developed by Pixel Titans and published by Devolver Digital.
French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron's campaign has banished Russia Today and Sputnik, denying them accreditation after the candidate's team said the pro-Kremlin outlets publish misleading information. A spokesman for Macron...Show More Summary
For Tuesday’s iLounge Deal, we’re offering The Supersized Creative Mac Bundle for only $29 — that’s 97% off the full price. This great bundle for creatives includes a collection of 12 design, authoring, and publishing apps along with over 25 hours of photography, video, and web design instruction. Show More Summary
Bloomberg today has published a detailed report about what it expects from the tentatively named iPhone 8. "iPhone Edition" render by Japanese blog Mac Otakara The report, citing people familiar with the matter, claims Apple's latest prototype features a stainless steel frame sandwiched between symmetrical glass on the front and the back. Show More Summary
Everything Developed by: David O’Reilly Published by: Double Fine Presents & David O’ Reilly Available on: Mac, PC, PlayStation 4 There is little distance between the ludicrous and the profound in “Everything,” a game I’ve been recommending to anyone interested in video games as art. Here is a game in which you might tumble a […]
Apple's Phil Schiller revealed to TechCrunch in a report published on Tuesday that the Mac's user base is nearing 100 million users. To compare, there were 400 million computers running Windows 10 as of September 2016, according to ZDNet,...Show More Summary
(Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in June 30, 2016, but has been updated with new info since the release of iOS 10.3) It’s hard to believe that Apple’s speedy Macs are still using a file system that was developed more than 30 years ago, when floppy disks and spinning hard drives were considered […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Let’s find out! In 1929, sociologists Robert and Helen Lynd published Middletown: A Study in Modern American Culture, an enduring work that was designed to study your average small American city over a long period. They chose Muncie, Indiana. This made sense for any number of economic or demographic reasons. Show More Summary
The CIA has had tools to infect Macs by connecting malicious Thunderbolt ethernet adapters to them since 2012, according to new documents purported to be from the agency and published by WikiLeaks. One of the documents, dated Nov. 29,...Show More Summary