Every Monday, we'll show you how to do something new and simple with Apple's built-in command line application. You don't need any fancy software, or a knowledge of coding to do any of these. All you need is a keyboard to type 'em out!
Today, we’re going to show you some great resources for new (or experienced) CLI (command line interface) users. These resources can be used to find new commands, or commands that are useful for your specific situation. Continue reading to learn about all of the great command line references available freely online.
Between iOS and the Mac, Apple has some of the most easy-to-use products on the market. However, some users may need more guidance than others, requiring additional resources to learn the ins and outs of their favorite products and operating systems. For these users, we present to you our list of the top five resources for Apple users that are current, and up-to-date for 2013.
If you’ve been a Mac|Life reader for more than a month or three, you know that these few paragraphs normally prattle on about chip design, process technologies, communications protocols, or some other geeky goodness. This month will be different. Let’s talk about learning.
If you have a preschooler, you’re no doubt familiar with Wee Sing, a beloved children’s brand that has taught through music for more than three decades. With more than 60 million books, albums and live-action videos sold, there’s one area the company was absent from -- until today.
Apple has set the stage for a textbook revolution with the new iBooks 2 and free iBooks Author software, but as it turns out, that was only the first of the company’s plans to unveil in New York City today -- Cupertino is also introducing a new iTunes U app for allowing colleges and universities to share their knowledge with the world.
A hectic schedule doesn’t mean your brain has to go hungry -- just let your ears do the reading during your next commute. Audible (audible.com) offers downloadable audiobooks, comedy, and news programs, periodicals, and more for sale individually or in subscriptions starting at $14.95 a month. If you’re on a tight budget, check your local public library’s website. Many libraries now loan downloadable audiobooks playable on your Mac or iOS device.
After making their mark with unique iOS apps using characters licensed from Dreamworks animated feature films, the folks at iStoryTime have teamed with publishing house Esslinger to offer two new “Flip Flap” books which help children learn their ABC’s while having fun doing it.
If you find that it’s simply too much trouble to reach into your pocket to look something up in your Merriam-Webster Dictionary app while browsing on your iPad -- well, it turns out the company has finally enabled such laziness by making a version especially designed for that tablet.
To be a top-notch Mac tech or consultant, you need two things: Extensive training surrounding the underpinnings of Apple hardware and a whole lotta Red Bull. While they can't help you with your energy drink addiction, the folks at MacTech definitely have your back where the training is concerned. Catering to the needs of those who specialize in providing service to home and small business clients, attending a MacTech one-day Boot Camp is a great way to pick up new skills, catch wind of the latest developments of concern to the tech and consulting community and network with your fellows. With this being the case, we're sure that you'll be happy to discover that MacTech has just announced four new Boot Camp events for 2011.