Five Rotten Apples

Five Rotten Apples
Apple’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 hasn’t always been that way – even Apple, creator of the Read more…

How To: Monitor CPU Usage From Your Dock

How To: Monitor CPU Usage From Your Dock
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. Read more…

Free Apps #72

Free Apps #72
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. Read more…

Free Apps #71 – Labor Day Edition

Free Apps #71 - Labor Day Edition
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! Read more…

The Fix: Maximize Windows With the Green Button

The Fix: Maximize Windows With the Green Button
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 Read more…

TheFix: Make All Programs Quit With the Red Button

TheFix: Make All Programs Quit With the Red Button
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. Read more…

Free Apps of the Day #68

Free Apps of the Day #68
There’s a little bit of everything in today’s pint-sized edition. Read more…

The Fix: Schedule Time Machine Backups

The Fix: Schedule Time Machine Backups
“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 Read more…

Free Apps of the Day #66

Free Apps of the Day #66
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! Read more…

Free Apps of the Day #64

Free Apps of the Day #64
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. Read more…