Tag Archive: Macs


For all but the absolute purists, our iPhones have taken over as the camera of choice. We’ve dedicated an upcoming issue of our weekly mag to taking even better photographs with our iPhones. Here’s where you come in:  Send us… Read more ›     

A new Apple patent describes an invention that may one day replace the Mac’s Finder. Referring to a method for classifying documents in such a way as to allow for a multi-dimensional graphical representation of their contents, the patent would… Read more ›     

How To Un-Clutter Your Mac’s Menu Bar [OS X Tips]

I swear, the more I learn about the Mac OS X operating system, the more there is to know! There are so many little hidden key strokes on the Mac that help you do all sorts of things, and there’s… Read more ›     

For the 30th Anniversary of the Mac, it’s not just Cupertino that is getting in on the celebration: Apple retail stores have also been marking the occasion with a special 30th anniversay window display, commemorative black t-shirts, and even special… Read more ›     

Microsoft Mouse Crashes Mac’s 30th Birthday Bash

Hiding in Apple’s slick birthday tribute to the Mac is the most common of desktop creatures — a Microsoft mouse. The out-of-place peripheral shows up in a new video that highlights the Mac’s amazing impact on the world, and it sticks… Read more ›     

The Mac turns 30 today. It’s a big day for Apple, and obviously it’s a big day for every member of the Cult of Mac (that means you!). Here’s a roundup of all our stories about the Mac’s milestone: News… Read more ›     

Macs Earned Apple $21.5 Billion In 2013

The Macintosh may be celebrating its thirtieth birthday today, but three decades on it’s no longer Apple’s flagship device — coming a distant third to the iPhone and iPad (although still ahead of iTunes — for now.) But just how… Read more ›     

Mac Disk Usage and Storage Summary Ever wondered where on earth your Mac hard drives disk space has gone to? There’s little reason to wonder, because OS X has a very simple disk usage summary tool that that will show you exactly where drive capacity is being used, conveniently sorted into a variety of file types. Looking at the storage summary panel is a helpful way to determine if a Mac is running  [Read More...]

Mac Disk Usage and Storage Summary Ever wondered where on earth your Mac hard drives disk space has gone to? There’s little reason to wonder, because OS X has a very simple disk usage summary tool that that will show you exactly where drive capacity is being used, conveniently sorted into a variety of file types. Looking at the storage summary panel is a helpful way to determine if a Mac is running  [Read More...]

Zoom It App Puts Your Mac’s Screen In The Loupe

Fact: I’m currently waiting for my lazy optician to supply my first pair of “old-man glasses” aka specs with progressive lenses. In young-folk terms that means I get glasses which let me read without holding the iPad at arms-length. In… Read more ›