If you’ve enjoyed the benefits offered by the FaceTime for Mac beta version since its release late last year, prepare to pay for the privilege of continuing to use it -- version 1.0 has officially hit the Mac App Store, but it will cost you 99 cents to own it.
It's the worst: you're traveling somewhere with a group of friends and wireless internet access costs an arm and a leg. The last thing each of you want to do is individually fork over $20 a piece for five minutes worth of internet access. Fortunately, there's an easier solution.
Mac OS X has a built-in internet sharing feature that enables you to share the wealth of internet access via an ethernet cable. It's incredibly easy to do. Read on to find out how.
Did you hear the news? Supposedly, Apple will be lifting the lid on a newfangled can of MacBook Pro updates this week, presumably on Thursday, February 24 to coincide with CEO Steve Jobs’ birthday (no, we’re not making that up!) -- and here are five very good reasons why you should care.
We’ll all have to feign surprise on Thursday when Apple announces new MacBook Pro models, since details about the notebook refresh have been leaking out steadily for days. Now it appears the full specs have been leaked for a new 13-inch model, complete with an image of the new Light Peak port, rechristened as “Thunderbolt.”
We’re already two months into 2011 and nary a word has been heard from Apple regarding Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, the next major version of the operating system which the company plans to ship this summer. If rumors are to be believed, the new iOS-inspired Lion could soon be seeding to developers, complete with an overhaul of the user interface.
Mac OS X comes with many features, which can be beneficial to the user, but some of the features like printer drivers, additional language support, and other bundled software can take valuable disk space away from your Mac. Whether you have an older Mac with a smaller hard drive (or a new Mac), we’ll show you how to reinstall OS X and limit the installation size, giving you more room to grow in your digital world.
Imagine a mashup of podcasting, Twitter, and YouTube for audio files, and you’ll have an idea of what SoundCloud is all about. It’s a social media service that lets you share original music, rambling diatribes, drunken party chatter, and other sound recordings with eavesdroppers across the globe. It’s a cool idea, but SoundCloud’s desktop Mac application lets users in on only half the fun.
It seems that, more often than not, the rumor mill gets it right -- case in point, that recent rumor swirling around that Amazon would soon take on Netflix by offering unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows for Prime members at no extra charge.
While everyone is anticipating new MacBook Pro models this week, no one really knows for sure what new features we might see. On Monday, a couple of possibilities surfaced involving a larger trackpad and dedicated SSD storage for Mac OS X system files to allow faster performance and startup.
Regardless of what you use your computer for, there’s one thing that’s in common with all set ups: a display. There are tons of different display manufacturers to choose from with varying standards of quality, and because of this, each of your displays may not have the exact same color accuracy. There is a remedy however: your Mac's built-in Display Calibrator Assistant. Read on and we’ll show you how to ensure you’ll always see the most vivid, true color on your display.