52 min ago
Microsoft Office 2016 offers welcome changes for Windows switchers
Microsoft's Office for Mac enhancements offer welcome changes for long-time Windows users.
If you're a long-time Windows PC user considering a switch to Mac and you're heavily invested in Microsoft Office, you may be concerned about whether all the features and functions you're used to will still be there. Before now I'd say that you had to make a lot of adjustments. The change from Windows to Mac is easier than ever thanks to the new and improved Office for Mac 2016. I have important news for people worried about how they'll get this new version of Office once it's out, too. Read on for details!
1 hour ago
Apple provided restricted early access for developers to build Apple Watch apps
Apple has allowed certain partners early access to test apps that will be available when the Apple Watch launches on March 9. A Bloomberg report reveals that Apple had everything, including internet access and personal items like notebooks, under lockdown. The company even went as far as to secure said apps on hard drives at Apple. According to the report:
8 hours ago
How to update your Facebook status with Siri
Take the work out of status updates with Siri for iPhone and iPad
Most of us know how to manually update our Facebook statuses with the Facebook app, but did you know you can also have Siri do it for you? As long as you're signed into Facebook in the Settings app, all you have to do is ask!
8 hours ago
'Mobile audio has to improve'
While screen display densities and technologies are approaching ludicrous levels, many phones and tablets still provide lackluster audio at best.
It's like trying to enjoy a movie with half your senses tied behind your head. But is home theater quality sound possible on mobile?
10 hours ago
Banks, retailers 'stung', Apple Pay still secure
Earlier this week we debunked sensational headlines mislabeling bank fraud as Apple Pay fraud. Now those same headlines are being repeated, but with a new twist.
This time Apple Pay has apparently been "stung" by people using false credit card numbers obtained from last year's Target and Home Depot breaches. Sadly, these headlines are just as inaccurate. Banks and retailers may have been "stung", but Apple Pay is still as secure as ever.
10 hours ago
Oracle bundles adware with new Mac Java installer
If you want to keep adware off your Mac, it'd be a good idea to avoid installing Java, according to a new report.
If you strive to keep your Mac free of adware, a new warning suggests that you may want to forgo installing Java all together. Apparently Oracle, which makes Java, is now bundling the Ask toolbar adware with the installer, hijacking some Mac users' web browsers in the process.
11 hours ago
GDC 2015: Sneak peek at hack-and-slash game Dungeon Hunter 5
Gameloft's freemium fantasy action title, Dungeon Hunter 5, is coming next week and we got a chance to check it out at GDC 2015.
12 hours ago
GDC 2015: Warfriends give you an excuse to shoot your buddies
The fun doesn't stop at the Game Developer Conference this week, as we're taking a look at an upcoming duck-and-cover shooter from Chillingo and About Fun Games called Warfriends.
13 hours ago
AppleCare reportedly takes over support for Beats Music and Apple Pay for business
14 hours ago
Blood & Glory Immortals battles the ancient gods' wrath on iPhone and iPad
Glu Media's latest game in their hit mobile fantasy action-RPG series is now available for the iPhone and iPad.
14 hours ago
Apple Watch test units reportedly have a hidden Lightning-like port
The Apple Watch has a port that almost nobody has seen. Apple hasn't talked about it and its purpose is a mystery.
The port is apparently consists of a six-dot brass contact, resting inside the groove meant for the bottom strap connection if holding the Apple Watch with the digital crown sitting on the right-hand side. Apple is apparently using it for diagnostic purposes.
16 hours ago
Apple subscription music service will reportedly debut around WWDC
17 hours ago
Alto's Adventure: Tips, tricks, and pointers to get you past the triple backflip and more
Alto's Adventure is an addictive, delightful endless runner. Here's how to master it.
As anyone who follows me on Twitter can attest, I've become a teensy bit obsessed with Alto's Adventure. The endlessly-charming endless runner combines llamas, snowboarding tricks, beautiful landscapes, and devilishly hard goals to keep you coming back time and time again. I've spent the last week mastering Alto's twisting slopes and precipitous chasms, and here are my top tips for acing each one of those 60 levels and beating your friends' high scores.
17 hours ago
Apple mails out reminder about Aperture's ending
Apple is sending out email notices to everyone who bought Aperture in the Mac App Store, reminding them that the end is nigh.
Apple announced their intention to discontinue both Aperture and iPhoto back during WWDC 2014. This new notice reminds people that that's still happening — likely following the full consumer release of Photos for Mac at some point this spring —and that they will be able to migrate their Aperture library to Photos for Mac once it's released.
18 hours ago
Stronghold Kingdoms: Rise of The Wolf expansion pack available for Mac
Developer Firefly Studios has released Stronghold Kingdoms: Rise of The Wolf, a free expansion for their recently launched free-to-play medieval-themed real-time strategy game for the Mac.
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