Got an Apple, Mac, or iOS tech question? We've got the answer. In this week's Ask, we'll show you how to further customize your Mac's desktop background by modifing the contents of the Desktop Pictures folder.
The holiday season is now officially in full force, which means many readers are hitting the open road to visit loved ones or just take a break from their daily routines. Apple's built-in Maps have had a rocky history thus far, but our Friday Morning Report has details on how the company might improve that situation, as well as big expansion plans into India. Find out what they've got in store for the future with just a click!
If you're a web designer or developer, xScope 4 is an essential purchase. Two new tools have made their way into this major update to Iconfactory’s indispensable app for measuring, inspecting, and testing on-screen graphics and layouts.
As is usually the case, a new class-action lawsuit against Apple is making a lot of dirt on Cupertino's past business practices public knowledge. Our Thursday Morning Report has the details on steps the company took to eliminate rival music services from the iPod, along with good news for folks shopping for new hardware, and the mystery surrounding the latest Safari update. It's all coming at you, right now!
December isn't off to a particularly great start for Apple, with news that a lucrative contract with the L.A. Unified School District is being abandoned. Find out why in our Wednesday Morning Report, along with details on a pair of new Mac products to help you write better and expand the horizons of those Thunderbolt 2 ports. It's all just a click away!
The mid-2014 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display isn’t a huge leap forward — primarily a processor speed bump and a price drop. But this model, the entry-level release, also benefits from a memory increase. The previous entry-level Retina MacBook Pro had just 4GB of RAM, but this new one has 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3L onboard memory. The result is one of the most value-packed laptops on the market.
How big is too big for an iPad? Our Tuesday Morning Report has a followup on yesterday's iPad Pro news, complete with a video comparing what such a device might look like compared to current iPhone, iPad, and MacBook Pro models. Steve Jobs is also making headlines again, as is his successor Tim Cook, who popped into Georgetown yesterday to commemorate World AIDS Day. Click to read all the details!
Every Monday we show you how to do something quick and cool using with Mac OS X. Sometimes it's a tutorial on a lesser-known feature, other times it's a trick that uses built-in functionality such as Terminal — either way, these simple tips can make life better and easier, and they don’t require any special knowledge. All you need to do is follow the instructions!
There's a new feature in OS X Yosemite that we bet you haven't heard of yet: Batch renaming in the Finder. It's hidden, it's cool, and yes, it can replace even the best batch file renaming tools available on the Mac. From a simple replace to a more sophisticated renaming convention, the Finder has you covered in its latest iteration. Continue reading to learn more about this new feature and how to use it.
Happy Cyber Monday! Your eyes aren't deceiving you: Apple retail stores are seeing (RED) today in support of World AIDS Day to wrap up a campaign launched last week. Our first Morning Report for the month of December also has details on how the Chromebook is racking up educational sales at the expense of iPad, as well as what we might expect next year from a super-sized version of Apple's tablet. Kick off the month by clicking ahead!