UPDATED! Planning to buy an iPad or iPhone for someone on your Christmas list? Or maybe you've been waiting for the right time to treat yourself to a new MacBook? We're here to help with a collection of the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. Read on and save big bucks!
Dropshelf is a place to hold files, perhaps temporarily during what would otherwise be a long-winded drag-and-drop. This is useful when moving files or collecting items from different folders to attach to an email, for instance. We’ve seen this kind of thing before, but Dropshelf impresses due to its execution, stability, and hidden features.
What do you get the Apple user who has everything? This stuff. We’ve handpicked a small but varied collection of great gifts, things people might not think to buy for themselves but would appreciate nonetheless.
With the extended Thanksgiving weekend upon us here in the U.S., it's time for one final Morning Report for the month of November. Our Wednesday edition includes details on the fate of iPhone 5c, as well as Google's coveted deal as the default iOS search engine, plus a swanky new version of HandBrake for Mac has hit the street with new encoders in tow. We'll be back on Monday, December 1 in time for Cyber Monday — see you then!
If you use your Mac for word processing, creating and editing spreadsheets, or putting the finishing touches to a slideshow presentation, you need a suite of office applications with the right tools. The Microsoft Office suite is near ubiquitous, but we’ve been waiting for an update to the Mac version since 2011, and it’s still relatively expensive. While iWork is now free, it lacks some of the features that come with other office suites. LibreOffice, however, is not only completely free, but it’s constantly updated with improvements and new features.
For years Apple fans have clamored for Nintendo to bring its catalog of vintage games to iOS, and though that’s not likely to happen anytime soon, the arrival of Shovel Knight on Mac might be the next-best thing. Clearly inspired by the games of yesteryear, Shovel Knight feels like a lost classic from Nintendo’s 8-bit glory days in the best ways possible.
In what has to be one of the quickest turnarounds in Hollywood history, the Steve Jobs biopic dumped by Sony last week has a new home at Universal, complete with a new leading man to play the iconic Apple CEO. Our Tuesday Morning Report also has the details on a pair of new iPhone 6 commercials, and an opportunity to win $5,000 for you and good cause just by giving Adobe Voice a spin on your iPad. Click to read more!
When the WatchKit was released last week, developers were shocked, stunned, and thrilled about a new font that the Apple Watch uses: San Francisco. This new font is the default font on the Apple Watch that is clean, crisp, and makes readability much better on a smaller display. Some developers quickly went to work to figure out how to wrangle this new font onto OS X Yosemite, and they have succeeded in doing this. Continue reading and we'll show you how to change the system font to San Francisco and kiss Helvetica Neue goodbye.
Seeing some of your favorite iOS apps going (RED)? Don't worry, it's all part of a new Apple promotion that also includes donations to the Global Fund for the fight against AIDS this Friday and next Monday as well. Our Monday Morning Report has all of the details, along with news that Square will be adding Apple Pay support in 2015, and an innovative new way to record Mac-based FaceTime calls. Don't delay, click ahead!