Each week, developers fill the App Store with new and improved iOS apps in every category. You could spend hours combing through virtual shelves in search of the next big non-gaming hits, or simply refer to the list of top picks we post every Monday — starting with the lineup you’re about to read.
If there's one thing we hate to report on, it has to be seeing a longtime Mac developer close its doors -- especially when we use one of its products on a daily basis. This week we're requesting a moment of silence for the creators of Speed Download, a Mac utility to help queue up downloads. Find out more details in our Tuesday recap!
The rapid growth of Apple's App Store has been great for developers and iOS users alike, but that success often comes with frustration when trying to search for a new app — a task that may soon get a bit easier.
Hard to believe that Google Search is only 15 years old, but the company has big plans for how it intends to spend the next decade and a half as search moves rapidly from the desktop to mobile devices.
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!
Whether you’ve found a file through searching for it in the Terminal, or just want to open a document in a native Mac application for editing, then the open command is for you. This command will automatically open your files with a default Mac app that can handle the file type it’s associated with. This means that you don’t have to tinker with learning a new Terminal program to quickly edit your files, if you choose.
Although we've never personally been big fans of TweetDeck, the Twitter client has many die-hard fans, despite losing its mobile apps and a renewed focus on the web, including this week's fresh coat of paint.
The Mac|Life 101 series is where you can come to learn new and simple ways to do things with Apple’s desktop and mobile operating systems. Whether you’re new to the platform, or just want to learn a new technique, then MacLife 101 is for you.
Spotlight is not only a great way to search for files in the abyss on your hard drive, but it’s also a great tool for productivity. There’s several hidden features that make Spotlight a power house for getting things done on your Mac. From being a calculator, to letting you launch apps, we’ll show you all of the tricks that make Spotlight so powerful.
If you're going to try to beat Google at its own game, you need three things: good design, quick results, and an impressive algorithm. Izik, a new iPad-only browser from relatively unknown search start-up Blekko, performs so remarkably well in all three categories that Google might want to take notice. I was skeptical at first. Every now and again, some indie search engine threatens to knock Google off of its pedestal, only to crumble under the weight of lofty expectations. But Izik is the closest thing to a Google replacement I have ever used.