It is amazing just how socially acceptable the use of emojis has become over the past few years. Once written off as quirky Japanese characters destined to remain squarely in the realm of teenage girls, these cartoony-looking emoticons are now used by just about anyone and everyone. The increasing use of smartphones for communication has […]
App Nap is a feature introduced in OS X 10.9 Mavericks and has helped to boost battery life for portable Macs as well as reduce power consumption for the non-portable variety. While the feature is pretty great, sometimes App Nap can mess with your apps and put them to sleep when you don’t want them […]
Every user in OS X has two account names. The first is your Full Name and the second is your Account Name. Your Full Name is the name you log in with and the one you see any time you enter your password when you make system changes. Your Account Name however is the name […]
With the major 10.9 update to OSX, Apple did something unprecedented; they gave it away for free. Mavericks marks the first time Apple gave away a major update to their flagship operating system, so the question is: why? A company like Apple doesn’t do anything without a solid reason, so what is Apple’s rationale in […]
In the past, upgrades to Apple’s flagship OSX were done via a CD purchased in an actual store. This made it nice and easy to upgrade each machine. With the last couple versions of OSX that have been released, including OSX Mavericks, the upgrade is done completely online via the Mac App Store. While this […]
With the recent release of OSX Mavericks there are some pretty handy additions to the OS that were a long time coming. Many of these new features are somewhat subtle changes and as such are fairly hidden. To help bring these new features to light we’ve compiled a list of 13 new tricks in OSX […]
Apple surprised everyone today by slashing the price of its next big OS upgrade down to nothing. OS X Mavericks is free, and it’s available right now.
Bearing the tagline “We still have a lot to cover,” Apple’s latest media invitations have been sent out, and they’re for the rumored iPad 5 event now confirmed for October 22nd.
Apple hit the WWDC stage today with something to prove, impressing the crowd with an overhauled iOS, iTunes Radio, a stunning new Mac Pro, and loads more.