Poor Atlas and P-Body. If the two videos released thus far are any indication, these poor plucky robot partners are going to be subjected to endless cruelty every week until Portal 2's official release on April 19. The latest video in their comedy series has the duo engaging in numerous "trust" activities which more often than not lead to their demise.
Many of us spend the majority of our day sifting through, sorting, and retrieving email. But when you're moving messages between folders, clicking, dragging, and dropping becomes a repetitive annoyance. Fortunately, Mac OS X comes with the built-in ability to assign keyboard shortcuts. Read along to discover how to implement these shortcuts to bring your inbox to organizational heaven.
Okay, okay, have we all settled down from iPad 2 mania? Sure, it finally hit the UK this week and the Brits went gaga for it, but meanwhile other stuff's popping. Like what? you ask. I guess you came to the right place to find out all the stuff you missed. You know, just in case.
This week, I've decided to go theme-less with Free App Friday. That's right folks, I'm just slapping together some apps that are free and you have no idea what any of them have to do with each other. What I can say, with confidence, is that they're all really helpful, especially for you creative types.
For the millions of gamers who enjoyed the games of Bizarre Creations, last year ended with some sad news. Their financier had elected to shut down the game studio. Bizarre was the studio behind the popular Project Gotham Racing series as well as Geometry Wars (of which there are innumerable clones on the App Store). However, from the ashes of Bizarre Creations comes Hogrocket, a new micro studio formed by veterans of Bizarre in Northwest England.
I have more than 25 business calendars in iCal, divided into five calendar groups. I use MobileMe to keep them in sync between all of my Macs, but I just upgraded to the new MobileMe Calendar and now all of my calendar groups are gone!
Storyist is a tool to write novels or screenplays—fiction is its strength. The familiar screen layout includes a project manager that serves as the collection point for the manuscript, plot, characters, settings, and other information. However, we found adding new items to the project unnecessarily complicated. Users can set the modal main view to display the text editor, outline, or storyboard, and a pop-up inspector offers the necessary choices to style text.
While there hasn’t been much digital ink on the subject, apparently iPhoto ’11 has been giving nothing but grief to Mac users with NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT graphics cards. But relief appears at hand, simply by installing this week’s Mac OS X 10.6.7 update.
It’s fairly rare to hear about a longtime Apple executive leaving their post -- especially one who’s stuck by the company's CEO for over two decades. Apple’s senior vice president of Mac Software Engineering is doing just that.