Safari 5 Released

Safari 5 Released
There have been rumblings about this for a while now, but it’s official: Safari is now Safari 5, and it’s available right now. From the official press release: Apple® today released Safari® 5, the latest version of the world’s fastest and most innovative web browser, featuring the new Safari Reader for reading articles on the Read more…

Ballmer Isn’t Worried About the iPad

Ballmer Isn't Worried About the iPad
[Image via Engadget] Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, was at the D8 conference today, and as the conversation progressed, so did talk about Apple. Engadget had the whole event covered, and they got a few choice quotes from Ballmer. Walt: But Apple did make the iPad a productivity device too. Steve: They built what they Read more…

Half Life 2 Teased for Steam on Mac

I’m not a huge computer gamer, I’m much more of a console guy. But when Steam came out for the Mac, I decided to try it out. I had been wanting to play Portal for a long time now, I just hadn’t picked it up for my 360 yet – kind of a low priority, Read more…

Changing Tactics: Why You’ll Love a Mac

Changing Tactics: Why You'll Love a Mac
Well, it seems like our days of seeing Justin Long and John Hodgman play dueling computers may have finally come to an end. Apple seems to have removed the popular “I’m a Mac” line of advertisements from their site, and replaced them with this new bit of marketing: Why You’ll Love a Mac. I’m not Read more…

Steam for the Mac Live Now

Steam for the Mac Live Now
Got a Mac? Of course you do, that’s why you’re reading this site. I don’t know what I could’ve been thinking. My apologies. I’ll go ahead and show myself out. Anyways, yesterday Steam for the Mac went live. You may wonder why I didn’t report about this yesterday when it was new and topical, but Read more…

That’s Why I Use a Mac

That's Why I Use a Mac
“PC load letter? What the f*** is that?” Ever since my wife had our child back in February, she’s been staying at home taking care of the little guy. OK, technically, she’s been staying at home since she was laid off in October, but that’s neither here nor there. Last week she got a call Read more…

Tweetie – Quick and Easy Twitter Client for the Mac

Tweetie - Quick and Easy Twitter Client for the Mac
Last year, I got into the MacHeist bundle and picked up Twitteriffic along the way. Almost instantly, it pissed me off. The interface was annoying, hearing the little tweet reminder got irritating, and I hated how new windows would pop up behind others. I ended up taking it off my dock and forgetting about it. Read more…

MacHeist Returns

MacHeist Returns
The great thing about owning a Mac is the amount of indie developers out there putting out quality apps. MacHeist has been capitalizing on that concept for the past few years, offering a bundle of big apps for one low price. The catch here is the teaser, where there are at least one or two Read more…

$40 Billion Liquid – Additional Thoughts

$40 Billion Liquid - Additional Thoughts
A few days ago, I wrote a post about Apple’s quarterly earnings call. I’ve been thinking a lot about that big number – $40 billion – and what it really means for Apple. I think the truly telling part about it though I already put in that first post. Jobs said that the money provides Read more…

Join the Herd: Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac Announced

Join the Herd: Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac Announced
One of the first things I did when I bought my first mac in 2006 was to get Microsoft Office 2004. It was my futile way of clinging onto my Windows XP past, while stepping into the future. I eventually purchased Office 2008, and sure, it’s pretty, but it’s got more problems. Fact is, if Read more…