It’s Friday, September 23 and that means the fall season has officially arrived on the calendar -- and with it will soon come iOS 5, iCloud, iTunes Match and another update to OS X Lion to help tie it all together on the Mac side. As proof that it’s getting closer, Apple pushed out a new OS X 10.7.2 build to developers on Thursday with what appears to be final release notes.
Social networks are great for keeping up with friends and colleagues, but for heavy users, their clunky web interfaces can be a pain in the mouse. You might think dedicated desktop apps can streamline your socializing, but sometimes, the clients themselves can make things more complex than they ought to be -- especially when all you’re really trying to do is post pictures of your hamster riding a skateboard. Tab for Google+ aims for the sweet spot between “limited” and “overly complex” by bringing a slimmed-down web interface to your desktop with a click or keystroke. It’s all the Circling and Googley social networking you need without having to open your browser -- at least, in theory.
Creative types are always on the prowl for ways to enhance their work, regardless of whether it’s for print, online media or even video and film projects. Traditional camera filter maker Tiffen is happy to help extend those creative possibilities with a huge new update to their popular Dfx software.
We’ve covered writing basic AppleScripts in the past, but if you’re writing an AppleScript that requires administrator privileges to run properly, the script may not function correctly without a username and password present. In this post, we’ll show you how to correctly format your AppleScripts that require authentication.
One of the best small-scale games currently available on the Mac App Store and Steam just got a ton of free new downloadable content.
The legendary puzzle-platformer Edge is now getting a huge 40 level update complete with other new content, absolutely free. If you haven't yet checked out Edge, now is a great time to do so. It doesn't look like much, but the game is an amazing achievement. We're currently working on our rave review of the iOS version right now.
Well, Netflix has been in the news a lot lately, and it hasn't all be pleasant for the one-time darling of Wall Street. In July, Netflix announced they would be splitting up their DVD and streaming into two separate products, which effectively raised prices around 60 percent. Many customers were angry, and yesterday CEO Reed Hastings said, "I messed up."
But the apology also included some more disruptive news, that Netflix would be spinning off the DVD business altogether into a separate company called Qwikster. Not sure if this is a good or a bad thing yet, and confused why Netflix choose the name of a Twitter account belonging to a weed-smoking Elmo for their new venture, many customers are giving up on CEO Hastings and Netflix and looking for new ways to get their movie fix.
Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 is proof that -- as the Irish saying goes -- the older the fiddle, the sweeter the tune. Now that the world’s most popular consumer photo editing software ships has launched, users will find all of Elements’ user-friendly tools intact with some killer new features and enhancements.