You may be familiar with the hardware version of the Pogoplug, but the company recently released a new software version of their popular remote hard drive access service. Available for both Mac and Windows, the service allows you to set up an account on your machine and access your Mac's files and the files on connected drives remotely via the Pogoplug website. In this how to, we’ll show you how to set up Pogoplug and access your files remotely.
Could the long-rumoured, hopefully super-fantastic new version of Final Cut Pro, which Steve Jobs himself called "awesome," be just a week away from release? That's the word from Pro Video Coalition, who say that the big reveal will happen at the Las Vegas SuperMeet on April 12th.
Typically, Apple sets the design trend for the computer industry. For years they've done this, laying out some design principle that gets snatched up by nearly everyone else, in a way that makes the industry prettier. Since we're all so use to that direction of inspiration, it seems surprising for Apple to be influenced by others, and it's especially surprising to see them influenced by their largest competitor in the mobile market.
According to Boy Genius Report, 9 to 5 Mac and now Patently Apple, Photo Booth is coming to iOS in a big way, replete with all of the bells and whistles you'd expect from 1 Infinite Loop. It looks like the OS X version of the popular photo-taking application will get a big update, too!
According to TechCrunch, an update to Apple's venerable Final Cut Pro video editing suite is nearing completion and it, as Steve Jobs himself put it late last year, will be awesome. It's so close to complete, in fact, that it should be arriving in Spring 2011.
With it becoming possible for computer users to download large files at greater and greater speeds, it could be argued that the launch of the Mac App Store was inevitable. The big question, however, is whether that inevitability also means the beginning of the end for the sale of software through Apple's brick and mortar retail locations. Could it be that one day in the not so distant future, Mac users will no longer have the option of choosing whether their software comes from the cloud or out of a box?
Before Snow Leopard, OS X linked applications and their documents not just with file extensions, but also with unique codes that ensured a file would open in the application that created it. Many applications still assign these creator codes to documents, but since they’re no longer recognized by OS X, a PDF made in Acrobat might open in Preview. Magic Launch brings the good old days back—with a twist. It’s a handy System Preferences pane that binds documents to their parent applications or to any app you choose, all according to flexible rules you can customize to suit your workflow.
iMovie is a great piece of movie editing software for beginning to intermediate videographers, but did you know it can handle some advanced features like picture-in-picture? This simple trick can improve the professional look and feel of any iMovie project and we’ll show you how you can put a custom logo as a lower third in any of your videos.
With the Mac App Store launch today, a new version of the Tweetie Twitter client was released. Just like the iOS version of Tweetie, it was rebranded under the Twitter name, and boasted a few new features. Let’s dive in and take a close look at the new features included in Twitter 2.0 for Mac.
We at Mac|Life are happy to tell you that the Mac App Store is not the only game in town. Not for consumers, and not for developers. To get you started, we’ve put together a short list of some of the best Mac software destination out there. Because no matter how great the Mac App Store may turn out to be, having options is great too.