Public Service Announcement: Download OS X 10.6.8 Now

Public Service Announcement: Download OS X 10.6.8 Now
Apple has released what is most likely to be its final update to Snow Leopard — an update who’s chief purpose is to prepare your computer for Lion’s imminent arrival. Time to update! Read more…

Free Apps of the Day #30

Free Apps of the Day #30
Boy, is it a good day for gamers! You’ll find a full slate of free games to keep you busy in today’s list, along with some nifty tools to help you do all sorts of cool things. Read more…

Free Apps of the Day #29

Free Apps of the Day #29
Keep a running tab of how many times you’ve done something today. Find out cool trivia about your own special days of the year. Monitor your Mac’s performance. And loads of games games games! Read more…

How To: Get Ready for OS X Lion

How To: Get Ready for OS X Lion
Mac OS X Lion could arrive… well, any time now, really. Apple refuses to give a solid release date, but most insider reports put its release window in early July. Is your Mac ready for the huge changes that Lion will bring? Read more…

10 Beautiful RSS Readers

10 Beautiful RSS Readers
Whether you’re looking for an RSS feed reader app for iPhone, iPad, or Mac, here are ten of the most useful and enjoyable apps you could employ — all of which are very easy on the eyes. Read more…

Free Apps of the Day #21

Free Apps of the Day #21
It’s an odd Friday when there’s such a lean selection of free apps. Still, you’ll find some intriguing new games, a Mac app that will turn your photos into ASCII-style text art, and an interactive art app based on particle animations. Read more…

All the Cool Stuff OS X Lion Will Let You Do

All the Cool Stuff OS X Lion Will Let You Do
Lion is bringing 250 changes to your Mac, representing a fundamental shift in how you interact with your computer. You’ve probably heard that Lion is going to make your Mac more iPad-like, and that OS X and iOS could be starting down the path toward eventually merging into a single operating system for all Apple Read more…

How iCloud Will Change Your Life

How iCloud Will Change Your Life
Is it a backup? Is it a streaming media service? Just what is iCloud? Yesterday, the Worldwide Developers Conference kicked off with Steve Jobs’ usual Apple keynote, in which he covered three major new platforms for consumers: OS X Lion, iOS 5, and iCloud. That last one is probably destined to dominate the headlines, and for Read more…

How To: Use Rules to Simplify Mail

How To: Use Rules to Simplify Mail
Ready to tame your Inbox? Bend it to your will? Make it work for you, instead of against you? Apple’s default email program, Mail, is a more robust piece of software than it often gets credit for. Yet its Inbox still tends to suck up its user’s life instead of simplifying it. If you’re ready Read more…

iCloud, iOS 5, Lion Coming to WWDC Next Week

iCloud, iOS 5, Lion Coming to WWDC Next Week
Why would Apple change its longstanding policy of announcing major new products only during one of Steve Jobs’ famous keynote presentations? In a briefly-worded press release, Apple announced today that at next week’s WWDC, Jobs will show off OS X Lion, iOS 5, and iCloud for the first time ever. Monday, June 6th at 10:AM Pacific, Read more…