The Mac App Store certainly has made buying Mac software a convenient affair -- just a click and a password, and boom, there it is. But like the iOS App Store, it's starting to fill up fast. That's good news for you -- lots of choice -- but it also means that when you type in a keyword or open up a category, you're faced with multiple options.
We're here to help.
We put dozens of Mac App Store offerings through our ringer of a reviews process and settled on 20 diverse applications that all scored well and come with our recommendation. Even better? They're less than $20 a pop.
Despite the surge in popularity from sites like Facebook, Twitter, and others, email still plays a vital role in keep us in a communication loop. And with the advent of push email, it's hard not to ignore every new message that arrives in your inbox. But for many iOS device owners, push email is only a dream because their provider doesn’t support push. Fortunately, there's a free application called Boxcar that can make push notifications possible.
Apple’s MobileMe has come a long way since its former iTools and .Mac days, and if CEO Steve Jobs is to be believed, this year it will get even better -- and maybe even free, if not cheaper. But if you simply can’t justify $99 a year for the service right now, there are less-expensive options available.
Going bar hopping tonight? Or perhaps you're scaling that awesome hill a few miles away from home? Let your friends know what you're up to with the location services in Google Maps. You can share your location with anyone via text message or email, and you can push the location straight through to your car's GPS. iPod touch and iPad users can do the same. Read on to find out how.
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.
I share my stuff with friends and colleagues. I use the “Send this link to (Optional)” for sharing files from my iDisk, which sends notices by the built-in email. How do I get these emails to appear in my sent mail (either the app on my Mac or in the cloud MobileMe mail)? Is this even possible? I’d like to have a record of who I’ve sent stuff to.
Google astonished everyone by launching Gmail back in 2004 with a then-generous 1GB of storage; today, that’s climbed to 7.3GB. Thanks to all that space—along with threaded conversations, a powerful spam filter, conversation labels, and more—Gmail remains a standout amid other free webmail products that have been around much longer. Here’s how to tap all that power under its hood.
Mail is an unruly little app. With this week's tips, we'll teach you how to grab it by the reigns and tame the default Mail app on your iOS device. Read on to find out how to keep image attachments from automatically downloading to your phone, read email more effectively with your two hands (yes, both!), and manage links sent to you in an email. We'll even show you how to handle email attachments.
This week's tips help you take the reigns of your mobile Mail app. We'll show you how to use the email headers to manage old and new contacts, how to save images sent to you in an email to your Photo Album and how to print emails and their attachments.
Just last week, Google announced that video is now a fully supported format in Google Docs. This means that you can now upload, share, and watch video uploaded to the cloud service right from your favorite web browser. We'll show you how to use this feature to share your videos with family, friends, and co-workers without any hassle.