If you’re on the go and frequently need to access files from the Mac in your home or office, you might be looking at a cloud-based solution like Dropbox or SugarSync. But did you know there’s a way to access all of your Mac files through the internet from any web browser or iOS device and even share them with others?
June is coming to a close, and that can mean only one thing: Lion is about to be uncaged! We all know that OS X Lion will be available in July exclusively from the Mac App Store for a mere $29.99 -- but did you also know Apple will have OS X Lion Server available at the same time as a paid add-on?
Most of the time, a one-person party just isn’t a party -- at least not a fun one. And sadly, that’s true with the iOS version of You Don’t Know Jack, which pretty much ruins an otherwise wonderful, evilly clever game by forcing it into a single-player-only coffin.
If you are relatively new to the Mac scene, maybe having jumped on board when the iPhone hit big, you might think of Apple as a hit factory. It seems like everything that comes out of Cupertino strike big, doesn't it? However, those of us who have been around for a while remember that not every gadget Apple launched lived long enough to deserve being pushed forward into the future.
We've put together a list of Apple products that we thought were cool, and wish that they could have stuck around for longer than they did. If this is the first time you've seen some of these, marvel at the wonders and boggle at the misfits! Who knows? Maybe one of these things might return in a new form someday!
While the rumor mills never sleep and constantly churn out new Apple stories, especially as we get closer and closer to release dates, there comes a time when the same story shows up everywhere and becomes conventional wisdom. Are we at that point with the iPhone 5? It kinda feels like it, so here's some news about your soon-to-be favorite new handset and more in the hottest Apple stories we've touched this week.
If you're anything like the average Mac user, you're probably creative enough to have come up with an invention or two in your time; something useful that could very well change the way the world works. However, there is a big stumbling block on the path to getting your invention out there: Building a prototype. It can be expensive to hire someone to make one for you, if you aren't skilled enough to do it yourself. Fortunately, that's where Quirky can help.
If you believe the word on the street, Apple has a new Mac Pro and Mac mini just chilling by the pool on the Cupertino campus, waiting to be unleashed shortly after Mac OS X Lion gets uncaged in July. That got us thinking: What would we like to see from a new Mac mini, anyway?
Even if you're playing iPhone games on the bus or lounging with an iPad on the couch, you don't have to game alone. A wide array of iOS favorites support online multiplayer through Wi-Fi or 3G, and thanks to Apple's Game Center interface, many allow for easy player matching plus high score leaderboards and achievements all in one handy place.
WWDC 2011 is now just a memory, but iOS device owners have a lot to look forward to this fall with iCloud and the new iOS 5. More importantly, these offerings may offer clues as to what we can expect from the next iPhone, which is widely rumored to debut with the new mobile operating system in September.
When there's just not enough cash in the bank and you're in a bind, the last thing you're able to do is drop a ton of money for pricey software like Adobe Creative Suite. And sometimes, the professional-grade stuff is too much overkill for simple tasks like putting together a poster, blurring out a license plate in a photo or cropping out a shaky part of your vacation video. So that's what open source software is for. While they're sometimes not the most stable of applications, they're free and they oftentimes get the job done, just like their paid-for counterparts.
We compiled a list of some of the best open source Adobe Creative Suite alternatives. Cycle through for alternatives to Photoshop, Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator and more!