Can’t Open That File? Search The Mac App Store

The Mac App Store will be arriving on January 6th an already details are starting to trickle out. It looks the App Store may make opening pesky files a lot easier. When you try opening a file that Mac OS X doesn’t recognize, it gives you the option to select an App on your computer Read more…

Mac App Store Launching January 6th

Mac App Store Launching January 6th
Announced during Apple’s Back To The Mac event in October, The Mac App Store has a set launch date: January 6th, 2011. During the October event, Steve Jobs gave a launch time frame of 90-days for the Mac App Store. While developers have been submitting their Apps for approval, rumors began to spread of an Read more…

Cydia Coming To The Mac

In response to the Mac App Store, the developer behind Cydia has announced will be coming to the Mac. Jay Freeman speaking at 360 MacDev said Cydia would be coming to the Mac and would support Apps and extensions not available from Apple. Whether Cydia will be web based or a downloaded App is unknown. Read more…

FingerPrint For The Mac Brings Back AirPrint Support

The newest Application from Collobos Software, FingerPrint, will have iPad users jumping for joy – it brings back AirPrint support to Mac OS X 10.6.5. FingerPrint is a simple application that tells your iPad the printer connected to your Mac is AirPrint compatible. This App bypasses the need for Terminal commands and other workarounds that Read more…

Apple Gazette Reviews: ForeverSave

Apple Gazette Reviews: ForeverSave
Sometimes, you’ve got to learn things the hard way, like I did the other day. I have multiple spreadsheets open on my desktop at one time, most of them in Numbers. Up until recently, I was using Excel for all of my spreadsheet duties, but once my wife started showing me the cool things she Read more…

MacUpdate Bundle Live

MacUpdate Bundle Live
Looking for a good deal? Of course you are. You’re the frugal type who really likes to pinch their pennies. You’ve got an old water jug filled with coins right next to your desk right now, don’t you? Yeah, you’re that guy. In all seriousness, the new MacUpdate Bundle is good to go, and it’s Read more…

Things I Like: Hyperspaces

Things I Like: Hyperspaces
When I first got my old MacBook, I wanted to use every feature of Leopard that I could. Problem was, my 13-inch MacBook wasn’t able to handle some of the more advanced features such as Spaces, because of it’s integrated video card. Once I turned off Spaces, I promptly forgot about it until recently when Read more…

Google Ditches Windows for New Employees, Goes with OSX or Linux Instead

Google Ditches Windows for New Employees, Goes with OSX or Linux Instead
I’ve worked at quite a few places in my day, but none quite like what Google and Pixar have created, and frankly, that makes me a bit jealous. See that slide up there? That’s in Google’s corporate headquarters, believe it or not, and is just one of the cool things about their workplace. It gives Read more…

Software Update: 10.6.3 Live Now

Software Update: 10.6.3 Live Now
Fire up the ol’ Software Update, because 10.6.3 has been seeded to Snow Leopard users. What does it include? Apparently everything except for a new Smart Car. The 10.6.3 Update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Snow Leopard and includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of Read more…

Fonts: Which are Necessary?

Fonts: Which are Necessary?
When I organize fonts on my Mac, I like to keep a special category for System and Application fonts that should always be active (i.e. the “necessary” ones), and all the rest (as a print and web designer, I have a lot) in several categories that I turn on and off according to my needs. Read more…