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30 free macOS apps every Mac user should have

Powerful Mac apps that won't break the bankThere’s something of a misconception when it comes to the Mac. While powerful tools like Photoshop or …

Mac Software

How to Abandon Android and Switch to iOS

Maybe you like the curves of the iPhone 7, maybe you just don’t trust Google with your data any more, or maybe someone just gave you an iPhone as a …

Apps

How to add spaces to your Mac's Dock using Terminal

I've set up spaces to separate the apps I use: My Internet apps are all grouped together, as are my writing tools and creative apps, all with spaces …

Apps

How to get notified when someone Messages your name on OS X

This doesn't just work with iMessages: If you're on a Yosemite Mac that's linked to an iPhone, and you're using iOS 8 and Yosemite's Continuity …

Apple

Steve Jobs’ business cards from Apple, Pixar and NeXT go up for auction

Steve Jobs memorabilia collectors can now grab the holy trifecta of business cards while also doing a bit of good along the way.<p>Three of Jobs’ business cards from his days at Apple, Pixar and NeXT are up for auction, with proceeds going to The Marin School in California. Bidding started at $600 but …

Calendar App: The Ultimate Guide

Calendar lets you can create and edit appointments, share agendas, invite friends and colleagues to events, get alerted, stay on track and — most …

Apps

An Illustrated History of macOS

The history of macOS started with a bear, not a cat: in September of 2000, Apple presented <b>Kodiak</b>. For 30$, users could <i>purchase</i> this first public Beta …

Yosemite & iOS 8 How-to: Set up and use SMS Relay

Now that iOS 8.1 is out, with iOS 8.1 running on your iPhone, you can set up SMS Relay. This is one of the features of Continuity, which further integrates and connects your Mac and iOS devices, running Yosemite and iOS 8.1. Continuity also includes Handoff, iPhone Cellular Calls, Instant Hotspot, …

How to use Apple’s Continuity, iCloud Drive and AirDrop to share files with yourself

It’s like sharing for one; Apple refers to it as continuity. With the latest OS X Yosemite and iOS 8.1 updates, Apple has greatly improved how you …

Review: VoiceSnap allows you to control your iOS camera remotely with voice commands [giveaway]

VoiceSnap, a new app from MocaApps LLC, allows you to take photos using voice commands on an iPhone or other iOS device. Rich in features, the app is very customizable and includes the settings needed to make it an effective solution for taking photos.<p>When you first open the app, it asks for …

Learn To Navigate All Of OS X With Keyboard Shortcuts And This Guide

We've talked plenty about the importance of learning basic keyboard shortcuts. If you really want to dig into some of the more obscure navigation …

10 Lessons David Alan Harvey Has Taught Me About Street Photography

<i>All photos in this article are copyrighted by David Alan Harvey / Magnum Photos</i><p>David Alan Harvey is one of the living legends in street photography. …

Have A MacBook Air? This Hack Might Make Your Screen Even Better

With me recently acquiring a MacBook Air, like any geek, I tried to find any ways in which to make it better. And I've found a way to make the …

Take Your Landscape Pics to the Next Level with These Awesome Photoshop Tips

Vacation photos rarely turn out the way you want them to. Even if you’re a more advanced shooter, you might not have brought all your best gear with …

How To Shoot Light Trails

<b>Tristan O’Tierney</b> <i>is a self-taught San Francisco-based photographer who has mastered the technique of crafting with light. Also an iOS engineer, he is</i> …

13 Things Your Camera Wishes You Knew

Your sad, old camera will start to treat you better if you learn to take care of it.Every time I go to my nephews’ soccer games and see all the …

6 "Hidden" Camera Features You Will Be Glad You Discovered

How well do you know your camera? Do you know everything that it’s capable of? It’s certainly possible you know your camera like the back of your …

Optrix

Quickly Hide All The Icons On Your Desktop [OS X Tips]

There are times when you just need to clear off the icons on your Desktop, like when you’re giving an important presentation at work. No one wants to see all the images you’ve saved from the internet, right?<p>I used to solve this problem with a Sort Me folder on the Desktop, just select all in a …

How To Reset Your Password Without A System Disk [OS X Tips]

Have you lost your Mac password? Are you unable to get into your computer because of it? Apple lets you restore your password if you have the system disks that came with the computer, or–if you have a newer non-optical disk machine like a Macbook–with the built-in system recovery mode.<p>If you aren’t …

Kill Bill

Strotter makes iPad stylish and useable — Macworld|iWorld 2014

Strotter, makers of the Platforma convertible messenger bag, are back this season with a new iPad Air case called the Across. Available in a variety …

IPad Air

How to choose the right iOS app for your note taking needs

There are many different ways you can capture a thought or idea when using your iPhone or iPad. Some apps like Day One behave more like a journal, …

Hone For iPhone And iPad: Make Losing Your Keys A Thing Of The Past [Deals]

It can be hard to hold on to some of your smaller everyday items. With <b>Hone</b> you can breathe easy because you’re just a click away from finding your lost possessions.<p>You can attach Hone to your keys, wallet, remote control – anything. Then, the small Bluetooth dongle automatically pairs to your …

Remote Controls

Class Up Your Workspace With These Elegant Wooden Lap Desks [Gallery]

I’m always on the lookout for some nice accoutrements to make my working day a bit more delightful, and as an Apple fan, the better something looks and works, the more I want it.<p>Take these sweet Macbook lap desks and iMac risers–made of walnut and oak with a birch core–from Danish design firm …

MacBook Pro

Increase Your iPhone Productivity

Hey everyone, if you've been wishing you could use your iPhone like some kind of productivity ninja, then we’ve got a special gift for you. Outgoing Editor in Chief Alex Cequea has taken the best tips and tricks from the latest issues of iPhone Life magazine, and turned them into a 2+ hour video …

5 Tips For Creating Stunning Cityscapes

Cityscapes have a uniquely vibrant feel to them which is unlike any other form of photography. If shot correctly, they can captivate an audience. …

7 Cool Night Photography Tutorials For 7 Different Situations

Heading indoors after the sun sets deprives you of some wonderful photographic opportunities. From shooting the starry sky and the milky way to …

Tutorial Shows You How to Quickly Create Beautiful Time Stack Composites

In November of 2012, we posted an article featuring impressionist-inspired photographs by photographer Matt Molloy that were created using a method …

The Secrets of Effective Silhouette Photography

There is something about silhouettes that makes you want to rush out and create one yourself. They have that dramatic atmosphere that always keeps a …