Tag Archive: Center

You can now play Minesweeper in Notification Center!

Although it’s a Windows game, I’ve never met anyone without a sweet spot for Minesweeper, the addictive little puzzle game that Microsoft debuted in Windows 3.1. Sadly, though, it never came to the Mac. But if you love a good… Read more ›

Apple to build massive R&D center in Japan

Apple is planning to open up a massive new research and development center in Japan, according to local media which were told about the plans directly from the country’s Prime Minister Abe Shinzo. Apple already has a number of R&D… Read more ›

World’s first Mac Pro data center comes online

The Mac Pro is one of the most beautiful and powerful computers ever created, but it remains beyond the reach of many small developers due to a price tag that’s bigger than a car down payment. That could change this… Read more ›

Apple’s introduction of widgets in iOS 8 has already created some great new tools for iPhone users, but if you’d like to add a little fun to your Notification Center, Overglide has a widget adds a widget to the boring place… Read more ›

I love interactive Notification Center widgets. Widgets that let me use Notification Center like a quick entry form for my best used apps. Stuff like PCalc’s calculator widget that gives functionality to users that Apple seems conflicted about. That’s why… Read more ›

On my aging 2009 iMac, one of my favorite apps is iStats Menu, which lets me see at a glance which of the various programs I have running has slowed my desktop down to a crawl. And I have to… Read more ›

iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite are designed to work closely together. Just like iOS 8, third-party developers are even encouraged to write extensions and widgets for their Mac apps. The result is a more seamless experience between an app’s… Read more ›

Notification Center on the iPhone and iPad has long included items like Stocks, Reminders, Calendar, a Today summary, and a Tomorrow summary, and now new versions of iOS allow for third party widgets to be added as well. But since not every widget and notification panel applies to everyone, you may want to adjust what … Read More

Kicking off June 2, this year’s WWDC was the most eventful Apple developer’s conference in years, bringing us massive refreshes for both iOS and OS X. But the blogosphere is nothing if not forward-looking, and already people are talking about… Read more ›

OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 beta 2 lands on Mac Dev Center

Apple dropped a slew of new betas for its new operating systems, but the company just pushed out a new build of its OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 beta.