Sometimes it's handy to have a list of all the apps installed on your Mac. For instance, if you need to cleanly reinstall OS X, and then add your apps and data back afterward to make the Mac run faster, it's easier to have a list than to rely on your memory. In this article, we'll show you how to easily make a list of the apps that are installed on your Mac for backup purposes. (Via TechRadar)
Christmas may only be a week away, but you won't have to wait that long to unwrap a trio of Apple-related news items. Our Thursday Morning Report offers a few hints about Apple Pay expansion beyond the U.S., follows up on Cupertino's recent (Product) RED campaign, and delivers a big update for Mac-loving Instagram users. You know the drill: Click and read on!
Apple may be putting new App Store releases on hold for the holidays in two weeks, but Cupertino is using that time to celebrate the best of the year. Our Monday Morning Report has the details on some of the content making Apple's Best of 2014 list, a look at Cupertino's new iPad Air 2 commercial, and how to get some free, ad-supported holiday music streamed right to your device. Don't be a Scooge, click and read on!
Austria’s Sonico has had a rich history of creating slick mobile productivity apps since the dawn of the App Store, but has steered clear of the desktop until now. iTranslate for Mac takes everything users love about the classic iOS version and drops it onto the OS X menu bar. Featuring more than 80 different languages, the Mac App Store edition can open automatically at boot-up, ready to be summoned via a mouse click or a user-defined keyboard shortcut.
In the heady days before the Internet and social networking, the original “killer app” for Macintosh was desktop publishing — software that is today primarily aimed at pros (Adobe InDesign, QuarkXpress), or dumbed down for the masses (Pages, Microsoft Word). Into this fertile middle ground comes BeLight Software and its inexpensive new Mac App Store solution: Printworks.
Apple is kicking the week off on an upbeat note, at least for former iPhone owners who have been suffering with the loss of SMS text messages after forgetting to disable iMessage. Our Monday Morning Report has the details on a new web app for correcting this issue, along with a new jailbreak for iOS 8 and the arrival of another beloved mobile app making the jump to Mac OS X. Click, read, and enjoy!
Ever wish you could have one or more devices around your home capable of answering questions whenever the whim strikes? Our Friday Morning Report has the details on Amazon's latest hardware endeavor, as well as what steps Apple may be taking to stomp out NAND flash storage issues with the iPhone 6, plus the release of Pixelmator for Mac 3.3. It only takes a click to find out more!
Students with their eye on the University of Southern California have yet another good reason to attend: A recently launched undergraduate academy founded by the creative minds behind Beats Electronics. Our Thursday Morning Report has the 411 on what to expect, as well as a look at the new Yosemitzed Mac App Store user interface, and details on Paragon's latest NTFS for Mac 12 update. Click to read more!
If you're in the market for a new 27-inch iMac with a gorgeous new Retina Display, we may have some good news for you, courtesy of one analyst with a pretty good track record for such predictions. Our Wednesday Morning Report also includes an apology from U2 frontman Bono for pushing that free album on iTunes users, as well as a peek at a new Mac app for Instagram. Click, read, and enjoy!
Judging from a "hot off the presses" report straight from Apple's supply chain, prospective iPhone 6 buyers might want to line up even earlier this year, as the smartphone is rumored to suffer a production setback. Meanwhile, the company's iWork apps received minor updates Thursday, and venerable financial software Quicken makes a triumphant return to the Mac in today's Morning Report.