Apple is a little late to the music-streaming revolution with its acquisition of Beats Music; that much is clear. According to a new Buzzfeed report, however, that tardiness has as much to do with willful ignorance on the part of Apple's executives as it does with maintaining sales on iTunes.
Proving once again that the rumor mill can often be more right than wrong, Microsoft has confirmed the appointment of Satya Nadella as Chief Executive Officer as founder Bill Gates steps down as chairman.
For a lot of craft beer enthusiasts, the dream of homebrewing a few batches in your garage is easily attainable with some basic equipment, a few books, and a lot of patience. But scaling up your operation into a licensed brewery? That's a lot more involved. Thankfully, Fiz: The Brewery Management Game lets you dive into that fascinating world without the huge financial investment. This unique brewery simulator takes the many complexities that come with running a craft brewing operation and boils them down into a fun, accessible concoction that's authentic and absorbing.
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!
We’ve covered managing processes using the Terminal’s "top" command in the past, but that doesn’t always list every running process, and the program's live updates make it dynamic and not very accessible. Fortunately, another command exists that not only combats these downfalls, but also gives you more control over running processes.
Keeping your passwords secure is growing in importance. It seems like every few months, websites are getting hacked and usernames and passwords are revealed for the world to see. Using the same password on various sites can increase your chances of having your accounts breached on multiple occasions.
We know--it's way easier to remember one phrase than a ton of different ones. Fortunately, there's password management software out there that can help you keep track of all of your different accounts and their unique logins. 1Password is one of our favorites, because it allows you to create, store, and manage all of those accounts and passwords, as well as store account information, notes, software licenses, and even your credit card information--all without the fear that it'll be discovered by prying eyes.
Read on to learn how to set up 1Password and take the next step toward a more secure online presence.
It's hard to imagine that anything at Apple could be run more tightly than it was under Steve Jobs' rule, but a new report claims that CEO Tim Cook has been clamping down harder on quality control in the company's supply chain.
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was clearly one of a kind, and no one expected Tim Cook to emulate him after stepping into the CEO shoes last year. But a new report on the Cupertino boss examines exactly how different his management style is from his predecessor.
In OS X Lion, Apple added new functionality to Time Machine that automatically locks down files after two weeks. It was billed as a way to “prevent accidental changes in applications that support auto save,” but it has ended up being a nuisance. We’ll show you how to finally kick this “feature” to the curb and regain access to your locked files.
Today, Google announced a new way to store your files online: Google Drive. This new service lets you sync files from your Mac and your Google Docs folder interchangeable. It's incredibly useful if you like to type out your documents in the cloud and use your iPad to do work, and it's a worthy alternative to using iWork and iCloud. We’ll take you through the process of enabling this new service on your Mac, and we'll also show you how to properly encrypt your files while they're in the cloud.
Since the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs last year, interest in the tech pioneer’s life has accelerated. A journalist who interviewed Jobs extensively over the course of 25 years has recently unearthed audio recordings of those meetings which shed new light on the man, the myth and the legend.