Respawn Entertainment's multiplayer first-person shooter Titanfall has emerged as one of the most noteworthy game releases of the past few months, but right now it's limited to play on Windows, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. But that could change. According to a tweet by Respawn's co-founder Vince Zampella, this hit game could also grace Mac hard drives sometime in the future.
These days, the very thought of finding Mac OS X on a machine that wasn't designed by the folks in Cupertino seems a bit like heresy. But according to an interview with former Sony president Kunitake Ando, reports Japanese journalist Noboyuki Hayashi (via AppleInsider), that almost wasn't the case. Indeed, if Steve Jobs (of all people) had has his way back in 2001, Sony's Vaio would have also run Mac OS.
Apple’s approach to its major tentpole products — iPhones, iPads, iMacs, and MacBooks — can be viewed in two distinct phases: revolutionize and refine. Save for last year’s introduction of the Retina display, the MacBook family has been solidly in the "refinement" zone, and this year’s 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display is no different. That’s not to say that Apple hasn’t made some welcome changes underneath the machine’s svelte — and oh-so-slightly slimmer — chassis to please new buyers, or those who must be forever on the cutting edge.
The big news on Thursday was undoubtedly the jury decision in Apple's favor which awards the iPhone maker another $290 million from Samsung over 13 older devices found to have infringed on Cupertino's patents. Combined with the earlier verdict, that puts nearly a billion dollars in Apple's coffers, although it does little to stomp out the Samsung copying machines from firing up more knockoffs down the road. With that victory behind us, let's get on with one last Friday recap ahead of next week's Black Friday!
Having home media server software like Plex is great, but what about those times when you want to access content from somewhere else? A new beta PlexPass feature uses cloud storage from existing providers for just such purpose.
OS X Mavericks is finally here, so MacLife proudly presents a series of informative how-tos to keep you updated on what has changed and how to use it. Check back often to learn more about the newest Mac operating system from Apple.
Many users have upgraded to Mavericks from Mountain Lion with the best of intentions, but if your workflow revolved around some of the things that changed with Mavericks, then you may be less than excited about the new features. Some of these, including full-screen apps, each display getting its own Space, and the Dock and menu bar available on multiple displays, can be tweaked back to the way they behaved in Mountain Lion. We'll show you how.
If Apple's decision to make Mac OS X Mavericks free was rooted in a desire to speed up Mac OS adoption rates, it certainly appears to be working. As reported by MacRumors, research from analytics firm GoSquared shows that Apple's latest Mac operating system already accounts for a little more than 8 percent of the total Mac traffic seen on the Internet.
OS X Mavericks has proved once again that Apple not only cares about the Mac — it cares about making the best operating system in the world. Mavericks includes a ton of updates and tweaks that bring the beloved Mac OS one step closer to perfection. While many of the changes are under the hood, Apple also included some visible alterations and features that we’ll cover in this article. So get your boards ready, because we’re going surfing at Mavericks with 70 tips and tricks that you can apply to daily use to make your Mac even better.
At its core, a stealth game employs a power fantasy tempered by a distinct vulnerability through an attention to detail in mechanical design. Mark of the Ninja, a 2D take on the stealth genre from Klei Entertainment (Don't Starve), epitomizes this clear focus, and so finds its mark.