Sunday, July 24, 2016

Apple still shipping Macs with Mountain Lion installed

Here's one for the "What were they thinking of?" file. David Gerwitz at ZDNet/CBS Interactive ordered a totally tricked-out iMac from Apple after the October 22 event, totally expecting the device to show up with the latest and greatest version of OS...

Apple Details Updates To iWork For Mac That Will Reinstate Missing...

Both of Apple's major operating systems - iOS for mobile and OS X for Mac - have been the subject of heavy updates these past couple of months. The introduction of iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks has meant that many apps, including the iWork family of utilities, have been altered rather significantly. But while some have been pleased with the changes made to the Cupertino company's famed productivity suite, which consists of Keynote, Numbers and Pages, many of the purists have been bemused with the apparent decision to omit some long-standing key features. As ever, they've been inundating the Support Forums with their complaints, to the point at which Apple has now announced some of the important features and changes to be made to iWork in the near future.

Five apps (and more) to help you write your NaNoWriMo novel

November is National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo. It's a month-long initiative that challenges you to get that unwritten novel out of your head and onto paper. We have a handful of tips to help you get started, and below is an updat...

New App Lets Users Unlock Their Mac By Knocking On Their...

Technology enthusiasts are always interested in experiencing new and innovative solutions that make daily life that little bit easier. The majority of us usually carry our phones around with us and the growing popularity of OS X means that more and more people are interacting with Macs on a daily basis. Security is generally high on everyone's agenda when using our static and mobile devices, but where is it written that a secure computer has to be a tedious one? The new Knock app is aiming to put an end to that tedium by letting users unlock their Macs by simply 'knocking' on their iPhone.

Capo for Mac gets a feature update, makes learning music even...

A couple years ago I took an in-depth look at Capo, the music learning app designed to reverse engineer music on your Mac, making music easier to hear, and therefore learn to play. Capo has seen a major update since then to 3.0, bringing some big new f...

You’ll Flip over Doxie’s newest scanner

Doxie's been around for a while, selling a series of very portable scanners that were battery powered and used a sheet feeder that you could feed one piece of paper or one photo at a time into. These were fairly nice scanners, but you couldn't use th...

Download iTunes 11.1.3 For OS X And Windows: Features Equalizer Fixes...

Apple has today updated their iTunes software to version 11.1.3. The latest iTunes release from the Cupertino giant is an attempt to fix a number of niggling and ongoing bugs that were introduced as part of the last iteration of the software. Version 11.1.3 follows hot on the heels of the refresh to version 4.0 of Apple's Remote app for iOS that has been refactored to work in perfect sync with iTunes 11.1.

Knock unlocks your Mac with a simple knock-knock on your iPhone

Knock-knock Who's there? Steve Steve Who? Unlock my (#$&(#$ iMac, OK? Sure! Take out the cursing and that's the idea behind Knock, a pair of apps (free for Mac, US$3.99 for iOS) that lets you unlock your Mac by simply knocking twice on your i...

Daily Mac app: PDF Reader X is a lightweight PDF reader...

Adobe Reader may be the most popular option for reading PDFs on your Mac, but the 77 MB app is far from being lightweight and nimble. If you are looking for an alternative that takes up less space and is easier on your computer, then you should check...

Backing up your iPhone’s text messages

Whether it's for personal or legal reasons, you may want to back up text messages -- both SMS and iMessage. Think about wanting to keep a personal memory of a friend or relative who died suddenly, or the importance of keeping threatening texts from som...

Kanex Simple Dock is a perfect match for your MacBook

Kanex today introduced a new product that's sure to get the attention of MacBook Air and MacBook Pro owners who need a few more USB 3.0 ports and Gigabit Ethernet connectivity. The US$119 Kanex Simple Dock makes it easy to gain those ports and fast...

Apple adds Internet-free dictation to Mavericks

There hasn't been any fanfare about this, but if you are using Mavericks, you now have a universal dictation feature that doesn't require an Internet connection. Dictation made its debut in Mountain Lion and required an Internet connection so your s...

OS X Mavericks uses ambient light detection on some Macs to...

A cool hidden new feature of OS X Mavericks is that the new OS allows Macs with ambient light sensors to detect user movements and delay sleep mode. The feature was first reported by a Mac developer on Twitter, who incorrectly assumed that at first t...

Is Apple Using Mac’s iSight Camera With Mavericks To Watch Our...

Users all over the world are having their say about the relatively recent revelations of spying and stealth information capture that seems to be standard practice within certain departments. That heightened sense of awareness hasn't been helped by the fact that a keen eyed programmer came across a block of code in Apple's new OS for the Mac - OS X Mavericks - that suggests that the Californian giants are watching us. As we expected, it turns out that jumping to an initial conclusion without all of the evidence generally ends up with the wrong assumption being reached.

Take a trip down memory lane with a history of iconic...

There may be no singular computer accessory that better symbolizes each era of Apple computing than the mouse. From the Lisa to the Magic, each Apple mouse can bring back the feel of each generation, and a delightful website from designer Josh Bader ...
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