[UPDATED!] The Mac is full of great utilities, and the Terminal is no exception. From customizing your Mac’s secret system preferences to remotely controlling another Mac to manipulating text files in a handful of sly ways, the Terminal utility is more than just a Mac geek’s home base — it’s also place where, with a few expert tricks, all Mac users can feel right at home. Keep on reading as we present to you the 25 Terminal tips and tricks that every Mac user should know how to use in their daily workflows.
iPhones can help motorists in many ways. Most of us know of apps that can point us toward the nearest gas station or greasy spoon, but maps, locators, and mileage trackers won't do any good if you’re stranded on the side of the road. But fear not — there’s an app even for that.
[UPDATED] A great iPhone game could easily get lost amid the relentless onslaught of new releases, but we won't let that happen. Here at MacLife, we keep a constant eye on countless titles to maintain a current list of the 25 best.
iOS 8 may have gotten most of the attention at Apple’s WWDC keynote, but the fun stuff isn’t limited to iPhones and iPads. Yosemite will bring the biggest update to OS X in years, combining desktop-level power with the elegance of iOS to create a stunning environment that will make even old Macs feel new again. Here are the features we’re looking forward to the most.
It's barely been a year since Jony Ive blew up iOS 6 and introduced us to a dynamic new world filled with depth and dimension, but already Apple has taken the wraps off iOS 8, and boy is it a doozy. If iOS 7 laid the foundation, then iOS 8 catapults us directly into the future, adding a ton of features and enhancements. Here are the ones we’re looking forward to most.
Some of the most exciting new ideas are built upon old concepts, and revolutionize the ways in which we utilize things that have been around for so long that we hardly give them a second thought anymore. Improvements to seemingly small and insignificant things can greatly enhance the quality of our daily lives (thank you, Sleep Number bed!), and since many of us spend a large portion of our days sitting behind a desk, it’s the perfect place for Apple to work its transformative techno-magic.
Keyboard shortcuts are the lifeblood of many productive Mac users. Not only can they cut down on the time needed to complete a task, but they're also just plain cool. Here are 10 of the coolest, including several that most people haven't heard of.
[UPDATED!] Whether you’re new to Mac or simply need a refresher on the most fantastic games available right now, our list of the 25 best Mac games today will help you find ample fun — no matter your budget or preferences. While the Mac has scads of older classics, these are the modern and magnificent games you’ll want to fire up now, and we’ll be updating it from time to time with even newer favorites.
[UPDATED] Loading up your iPad with games isn't difficult, but filling each page and folder with the best the App Store has to offer can be a challenging endeavor. Luckily, we're here to ease that process with our list of the 25 best iPad games, a varied and regularly-updated selection of the top tablet experiences around. While some of these games are great on any iOS device, many are particularly enhanced by the larger screen, or may include additional features or modes not seen on smaller displays. All the same, if you're new to the iPad scene or simply need a refresher on what's great for the platform, check out the slides within!