1. App Guide
    August 28th, 2014 by Nathan Alderman
    Disk Diag

    The bigger hard drives get, the more room they provide for unwanted files to clutter up your disk and steal space you could otherwise put to better...

  2. Help
    August 27th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to use a game controller with your Mac

    Reader Bruce Harris would like to get double-duty from a gaming device. He writes: I purchased a PlayStation 4 and an extra DualShock 4 controller...

  3. App Guide
    August 27th, 2014 by Andrew Hayward
    FilePane

    For creative professionals – especially those with work that involves a social media or online content component – FilePane (Mac App Store link)...

  4. App Guide
    August 26th, 2014 by Michael Baumgardt
    Flash Professional CC 2014

    With Flash Professional CC 2014 Adobe is slowly pushing Flash as a universal vector animation tool for web designers. No longer limited to Shockwave...

  5. Mac-in-Business
    August 25th, 2014 by Anthony Caruana
    Mac security: Protecting your data and communications

    Security is probably the biggest issue in IT at the moment. And while for many years Mac users felt that they were immune to the vast array of different...

  6. App Guide
    August 25th, 2014 by Andrew Hayward
    Max Gentlemen

    Max Gentlemen has charted an odd, winding path to the App Store. Its creation was prompted by the subject line of a spam email before the game’s...

  7. Mac-in-Business
    August 25th, 2014 by Chris Barylick
    Advice from an Apple Tech: The Great Upgrade Freakout (and how to deal with it)

    There’s no stopping change. And there’s no stopping the reaction of a tech client who might be less than enthralled with whatever necessary changes...

  8. Blogs
    August 25th, 2014 by Marco Tabini
    Details that count: Apple’s obsession with reversible cable connectors

    It’s been nearly impossible over the last few weeks to avoid hearing that Apple is reportedly working on a Lightning cable with a reversible USB...

  9. App Guide
    August 25th, 2014 by Marco Tabini
    ColorSnapper

    If you’re a longtime user of OS X, you’re probably familiar with Apple’s Digital Color Meter (found in Applications > Utilities), a simple...

  10. Help
    August 25th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes: Encoding miracles and missing audiobook chapters

    It’s easy to forget that some of the technology we use is, to paraphrase a great author, nearly indistinguishable from voodoo. One reader wrote...

  11. Help
    August 22nd, 2014 by Harry Tunnecliffe
    Sponsored: Making the most of stock imagery: tips on creating an eye-catching design

    It’s common knowledge among advertising and marketing communications industries that regardless of what you are designing, a well-chosen image can...

  12. News
    August 22nd, 2014 by Harry Tunnecliffe
    A new update for Apple’s Reversible USB cable patent application

    Overnight reports claim Apple has updated its reversible USB connector patent application, published by the US Patent and Trademark Office. This patent...

  13. News
    August 22nd, 2014 by Gregg Keizer
    Apple updates OS X Yosemite public beta

    As expected, Apple today released the second public beta of OS X Yosemite. The update, pegged as build ’14A329r,’ followed the debut of...

  14. News
    August 21st, 2014 by Dan Moren
    Parallels Desktop 10 brings Yosemite support, better Windows-Mac integration

    We’re all Mac users here, but every once in a while – much as we might hate to admit it – we need to run the odd Windows app. Not only will...

  15. App Guide
    August 21st, 2014 by Derek Walter
    Hands-on: Mailbox for Mac Beta swipes, snoozes its way onto OS X

    A deluge of email apps are trying to rein in the chaos that can overwhelm one’s inbox. Mailbox stands out from the pack, as it’s been one of...

  16. Help
    August 21st, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Upgrading your Mac: Moving hard drives from a Mac Pro to iMac

    Reader Ruben Diaz is trading up, but would like to take his existing gear with him. He writes: I’ve been using a Mac Pro for many years but it’s...

  17. News
    August 21st, 2014 by Gregg Keizer
    Apple preps final non-security OS X Mavericks update

    Apple is working its way toward releasing OS X Mountain Lion 10.9.5, very likely the last non-security update for the 10-month old operating system....

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