In Mac OS X Lion, Apple removed the “Bounce Email” feature from the default Mail client, much to the amazement of some users. While the feature is no longer available through the user interface in Mail, you can create an Automator service that will bounce the selected emails in Mail just by clicking on an item in the Services menu.
Growl recently roared its way onto the Mac App Store. This historically free utility now costs $1.99, but we think that it's such a small price to pay for such a wonderful utility -- especially one that has been used day-in and day-out by most all Mac users over the years.
Growl provides pop-up notifications for various applications on your Mac desktop. For instance, if you were to receive a direct message in the Twitter for Mac application, you could set a Growl notification to alert you. Notifications can be themed, and can take on many different shapes, sizes, and styles.
The updates keep on rolling this fine Wednesday, with another piece of the iCloud puzzle falling right into place with OS X Lion 10.7.2. Available now via Software Update, 10.7.2 offers iCloud integration as well as a whole lot of bug fixes, and even lets users reorder their desktops in Mission Control. Hooray!
One of the best small-scale games currently available on the Mac App Store and Steam just got a ton of free new downloadable content.
The legendary puzzle-platformer Edge is now getting a huge 40 level update complete with other new content, absolutely free. If you haven't yet checked out Edge, now is a great time to do so. It doesn't look like much, but the game is an amazing achievement. We're currently working on our rave review of the iOS version right now.
If you've enabled File Sharing in the system preferences, you may be wondering how to connect to external Macs within a network via AFP. It's easy with a little Finder trick. Plus, we'll also show you how to connect back to your Mac from anywhere around the world.
There’s some fierce competition between hard drive manufacturers, and Hitachi isn’t going to let Seagate enjoy the 4TB spotlight for even a full week. The company’s G-Technology division has introduced their own 4TB disk and is packing two of them inside a whopping 8TB G-RAID external case complete with Thunderbolt.
If you need to share files from your computer with other internet users, there’s no easier way to do it than Presence, the app formerly known as FarFinder. With this week’s 2.7 update, the developer has improved reliability for the software as well as making the marquee feature EasyConnect absolutely free unless you transfer a lot of data.
In all the early hype about Apple’s forthcoming iCloud service, little has yet been said about support for older operating systems, specifically Snow Leopard 10.6 which is still in wide use. As it turns out, Apple may be slipping out at least one more update to the snowy cat to allow basic iCloud sync support.
While we all knew it was going to happen eventually, the Apple community received a shock to the system on Wednesday with the resignation of CEO Steve Jobs, effective immediately. Journey with us now as we take a trip down memory lane, looking back at the 10 moments we’ll always remember.