Some tasks, such as changing an image file's format, are easy to do but eat up a lot of your time. In some cases, you can speed things up by using OS X’s Services — little extension tools available with just a right-click of your mouse. We’re going to build a basic Service that converts just about any image you select in Finder into the JPEG format, reducing its file size and making it ready for web use.
While the word has been that AT&T has an uphill battle in front of them in their takeover of T-Mobile USA, AT&T Inc. CEO Randall Stephenson thinks otherwise. He feels that the deal "is very instrumental" in improving network service, and one that could improve capacity on AT&T's wireless network by almost 30 percent in a portion of the largest U.S. cities.
Since its release earlier this year, the OnLive gaming service has generally been regarded as a cool and nifty way to stream console games to your Mac.
It's about to get a bit more affordable.
On Thursday, Online announced the beginning of its OnLive PlayPack - a flat rate pricing plan allowing people to play all of the more than 40 games offered in the plan, as much as they want for $9.99 a month.
While Facebook and Apple are still working things out over the Ping social music service, Twitter has decided to hook up with Apple, allowing users of the 140-character microblogging service to spread the joy of music they purchase in iTunes. This partnership means there are a few new things for users of both services.