Tag Archive: Check

Check Out Susan Kare’s Original Graph Paper Designs For Classic Mac OS Icons [Gallery]

I�ve always had a little crush on Susan Kare, the graphical interface pioneer who designed most of the original Mac OS icons and also designed the first proportionally spaced digital font, but this incredible piece on her over at PLOS had me wooed all over again, especially when I saw her incredible original sketches of the Mac OS icons we all know and love, which Susan  [Read More…]

Check Out These Black Friday Deals On The App Store’s Best Games [Updating]

iOS game developers love nothing more than to celebrate with a sale, so it�s no surprise to use that a plethora of hugely popular titles are available for as little as $ 0.99 this week. However, we are surprised by the sheer number of games on sale this year, from big-name developers like Gameloft, Sega, Namco Bandai, and more.

So that you don�t need to spend hours searching for these bargains  [Read More…]

Find the Frame Rate & Check Video Stats in iChat

Check Frame Rate and video Stats in iChat

If you�re recording video chat or just troubleshooting problems with iChat, knowing the frame rate and other video statistics can be helpful information.

From the Video menu, pull down to �Connection Doctor�, then select the �Statistics� option from the pull-down menu to see the window shown up top. The group under �Local� is your own Mac, and below will be the screen name and  [Read More…]

Check Your Lipstick Or Eyeshadow With This Cute MacBook Air-Inspired Hand Mirror

This is a cute little stocking stuffer for the narcissistic Mac fangirl in your life: the MirrorBook Air, a $ 12 hand mirror that looks just like a tiny, palm-sized MacBook Air. Get it now before Apple C&Ds it, which they will, but hopefully not before Christmas.

Steve Jobs Was A Genius ? Check Out How He Brainstormed At NeXt Computer

It’s no surprise that Steve Jobs was

Steve Jobs was a genius. He was a business professional, a salesman wizard. If something needed to be done to sell a product, Jobs knew how to do it. In these videos, found by�The Next Web, we are able to see some internal videos of how Jobs saw business. We can also see how he ingeniously pieced together data to know exactly what he needed to  [Read More…]

Santa, Check Your List: Kids Want iPads, iPod Touches And iPhones For Christmas

What do the kids want under the Christmas tree this year? According to new market research by Nielsen, youngsters in the US want iPads, iPod touches, and iPhones.

As the holiday season quickly approaches, kids between the ages of 6 and 12 desperately want a precious iOS device from Apple. The iPad is the most desired product on the nation�s collective Christmas lists, while the iPod touch and iPhone sit comfortably  [Read More…]

Check The Status Of Your Music In The iTunes Match Cloud [OS X Tips]


Apple released iTunes Match this week and along with it a new version of iTunes which includes a lot of new features to support music in the cloud. We�ll look at these features in the Mac OS X tip for today.

New iTunes View Options

The first thing to look at is the new view options in iTunes. They are important because without them you won�t know whether a match  [Read More…]

[Review] Security… or Prank? Check Out KickLock!

Here’s an application that will not only keep unwanted users out, but frustrate them as well!

Usually when you use an application that keeps users from toying with your iDevice, all it does is follow the same runaround in that it makes the user enter a password to open an application or a folder. This is the same story with most Cydia locking apps. But today, we have something totally different. In fact, you may even  [Read More…]

Check if Elder Scrolls V Skyrim Will Run on Your Mac (in Bootcamp)

Skyrim on a Mac

Will Elder Scrolls V Skyrim run decent on your Mac? If your Mac is relatively new (2009 models and up) the answer is probably, but before you go jumping into Bootcamp, installing Windows on another partition, and buying the game, let�s check to be certain that it will run on your hardware, and run at an acceptable rate for that matter.

First up, here are the general Skyrim  [Read More…]

Check Out Amnesty International’s Haunting Campaign To End Wrongful Imprisonment Using Your iPhone’s “Slide To Unlock” [Video Gallery]

In Sweden, international human rights and justice advocacy group Amnest International has launched a poignant advertising campaign called Slide to Unlock that uses custom iPhone and iPad wallpapers to try to raise awareness of the many innocent people wrongfully imprisoned around the world.

The campaign is as haunting as it is clever. Using free wallpapers, Amnesty International�s ads take advantage of the iPhone and iPad�s �slide to unlock� gesture and the ability to use different wallpapers on both  [Read More…]