Jon Albers

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How to install Yosemite right now without ruining your Mac

OS X 10.10 Yosemite is gorgeous. It’s the biggest visual overhaul to come to OS X since Aqua, which has caused a rush of Apple fanboys – including our own Leander Kahney – to jump the gun and install the buttery smooth interface on every Mac in sight.<p>Playing around with Apple’s newest software is a …

Operating Systems

How to Share Files Between User Accounts on Windows, Linux, or OS X

Your operating system provides each user account with its own folders when you set up several different user accounts on the same computer. Shared …

Apple's Eddy Cue Says Today's TV Sucks

All we have today are glorified VCRs, Cue said.<p>Apple content head Eddy Cue says that “the TV experience sucks” today, but stopped short of explaining how Apple will change it.<p>“All we have today is glorified VCRs,” Cue said, saying the only big improvement is that now you don’t have to reset the …

Would you rock a high-end Android flip phone?

Save for the standard wafer style smartphone, practically all other form factors are dead.<p>Last year around this time, I revisited all the old form …

Old console, new tricks: Getting the most out of your Wii

It's not a great time to be a Nintendo fan. Forecasts are falling; profits are down; and Nintendo's new console just can't bottle the lightning its predecessor left behind. The faithful may believe that the Wii U will pull through (after all, <i>Mario Kart 8</i> and <i>Super Smash Bros.</i> are just around the …

How To Turn Your Old Windows, Mac, Or Linux Laptop Into A PC Gaming Powerhouse

I’m willing to bet you have a dilapidated HP, Gateway, or Dell laptop gathering dust in a closet somewhere. Or perhaps like me you have a MacBook Air that you tote around to conventions or use at home for work, writing, and browsing the web. Maybe an Ubuntu or Linux Mint box is more your speed. …