QuickLook lets us peek at the contents of an image or document without having to open the file's associated app. In Terminal you can use QuickLook to generate a preview of a file right from the command line, and in this article, we'll show you exactly how to do it.
Teachers may be only now starting to enjoy summer vacation, but Apple is looking ahead to the new school season this fall with a major update to the iTunes U app that makes it easier to do even more on the iPad.
That didn't take long: Only three days after the United States Supreme Court laid down the law against Aereo, the cloud DVR service shut down as of 11:30AM EST Saturday. While the move is a shame for existing customers, it's almost more of a bummer for those waiting for Aereo to finally arrive in one of the previously announced markets. Here's hoping the service can find a way to make a comeback sometime in the future, but in the meantime here's what else is making headlines this weekend.
News spread like wildfire that Apple is killing off pro photo software Aperture, but a handful of new software updates today appears to show a renewed commitment to the Cupertino company's pro video apps.
Corporations typically like to deliver bad news on a Friday, and today Apple did just that, confirming the worst fears of shutterbugs everywhere by driving a stake through the company's venerable Mac photo software.
It's pretty clear to most folks that Google has no less than world domination on their minds, but for now they may have to settle with invading smaller battlegrounds, such as web domains. The search giant quietly announced Google Domains this week, but there's a weird catch: You'll need an invite to actually purchase a domain name while the service is in beta. What is this, the Gmail beta days or something?
Apple introduced a pair of new iOS software initiatives — Health and HomeKit — at this year's WWDC that would seem ready-made for new hardware, and now comes a new report claiming the Cupertino company may have designs on "smart home" hardware as well.
This month in Mac|Life magazine, we detail the many ways in which iCloud can improve your life, we examine Apple's CarPlay, and we show you how to start podcasting, how to secure your Mac, and much more! (Click through for a detailed table of contents.)
The differences between Apple and Google were clearly on display this month at their respective developer conference keynotes. Where WWDC 2014 left viewers entertained and wanting more, Google I/O effectively bored everyone to death with a nearly three-hour event that retreaded a lot of the same ground while failing to offer a compelling reason for Android Wear smartwatches to exist in the first place. But there was plenty of other news on Wednesday, and we've rounded it up right here...
[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.