Window management can be a hassle when dealing with certain applications on the Mac. When you’re not using a particular window you only have two options: Hide the application or minimize the window. Minimizing the window to the Dock is a great option, but then those windows end up producing a little clutter. Fortunately, Mac OS X Snow Leopard includes the ability to minimize windows to their appropriate Dock icons, though this feature is turned off by default.
Even the most grizzled and heartless among us in this society will be forced to let out an audible "squee" at the incredible amount of adorableness we found when we were informed of Sissy's Magical Ponycorn Adventure. It's a flash game designed by a father and his 5-year-old daughter.
No Katy Perry this week, but the last few days weren't bereft of hot news stories involving everyone's favorite computer and phone maker and post-PC device thingie maker as patents played a big roll plus a little bad news for one of Apple's competitors. Get out your wallet, Sergey!
We know that Apple’s ARM-based A5 processor runs like a champ inside the iPad 2 (and is likely heading to the next iPhone) -- but could it also someday soon be powering the likes of a MacBook Air as well?
Earlier today, we got to take a rare tour of the Timbuk2 bag factory here in San Francisco, as part of the SFMade week. The company, known for its durable, high quality and completely customizable bike messenger bags, has an at-home production line to make manufacturing orders as efficient as possible.
The competition's heating up! Or at least, Amazon's really trying for it here by launching its own Mac Download Store.
Although this seems redundant, Amazon does offer titles that are not currently available in Apple's Mac App Store, like Microsoft Office for instance. Also on the roster are titles from developers like Feral Interactive, Electronic Arts and Aspyr and Roxio.
There’s a very good reason why Mozilla has so many die-hard fans of its Firefox browser -- because it’s a veritable feast of configurability, offering even casual users a host of methods for making the web browser their own. Here’s a look at a few of the tips and tricks that aren’t so obvious.
I transcribe legal briefings on a daily basis. I’ve decided to stop using Microsoft Word and use Pages because it’s faster and more elegant. Everything has been going great, except for one missing feature from Pages: the “change case” function. I used to use this all the time to quickly change the case of words and sentences, but now I have to do it by hand.
It's hard to deny that Apple fans can be a little fanatical. And why shouldn't we be? Apple makes some of the best products on Earth.
So how do you tell the world about your love for Apple and its products? Well, like sports teams and bands with weird names, you can purchase T-shirts that declare your allegiance to Apple. Here's a collection of 25 stylish Apple-themed T-shirts that strike just the right balance between geek and chic.
For all of its faults, iTunes is a versatile media player, allowing you to organize music in interesting ways -- assuming you know how to do so in the first place. Among the built-in tools offered are Ratings and Smart Playlists, which can be used in tandem to display media in most any way you can imagine.