Appleâ€™s sleek, swish products are some of the most commercially successful inventions in the history of technology. Apple has more cash than the USA, and every teenager from London to Los Angeles wants an iPhone 5 to feature on his Christmas list. But it hasnâ€™t always been that way â€“ even Apple, creator of the […]
If you find your Mac slowing down, there’s an easy way to find out why: Activity Monitor, a utility app that’s built in to OS X. It tells you what programs are using what system resources. But there’s also a way to monitor system usage right from your dock.
Fans of side-scrolling games are in luck today! There are also lots of handy utilities, productivity apps, and more in this weekend’s edition of Free Apps.
Free Apps is going weekly, starting with today’s super-size edition with more than 50 apps. Plus, by popular demand: app listings now have descriptions!
Last week I showed you a utility to make the red button quit out of any program, under any circumstances. Another button with a question mark on it for Mac users is the green button. Unlike its Windows counterpart, which maximizes any window to full-screen, your Mac’s green button does this weird resizing thing that’s […]
What is the deal with that red button in the top left corner of your Mac applications, anyway? This question often vexes new Mac users who are perplexed to find that clicking it doesn’t always quit an application. Here’s how to fix that.
There’s a little bit of everything in today’s pint-sized edition.
“The Fix” is a new feature you’ll see at least once a week here at Apple Gazette, where we highlight a downloadable utility or extension that fixes a problem in OS X or iOS. First up: stop Time Machine from slowing you down! This smart download lets YOU decide when Time Machine will backup your […]
Today: A major game from the creators of Doom and Quake, four storybooks for kids, some useful educational tools, music tools, timers, an image utility for Mac, and much more!
If you loved Portal 2, you’re going to be nuts over today’s first free app. Plus, don’t miss a terrific explorer’s app for travelers (from Gowalla) and a powerful ewallet/password app for your Mac.