Macs

The week's best Mac games: Tales from the Borderlands, Super Chibi Knight, and more!

Explore uncharted territory as a intergalactic swashbuckler, a super-cute knight, or an Old Testament animal-sitter in this week's Mac games round-up.

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How to use the Mac's Help menu

The Mac doesn't come with printed documentation, because it doesn't need it: Your computer has the built-in Help guide, a contextual menu built into the Finder and most applications which provides you with detailed user manuals, shortcut lists, links to web resources, and lots more.

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Getting more out of your iPad or iPhone and your printer with your Mac

If your printer doesn't support AirPrint, you won't be able to use it from your iOS devices. But that doesn't mean you have to buy a new printer. The Mac, paired with a clever app called Printopia, can serve as a bridge between your iPad or iPhone and the printer.

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Apple has set up a 3TB hard drive replacement program for some 27-inch iMacs

Apple has announced that some of its 27-inch iMac models with 3TB hard drives could fail and has set up a replacement program that will replace those hard drives for free.

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How to compress a file on your Mac

Compressing archived files can save you gigabytes of precious hard drive or SSD space. What's more, the Mac has built-in file compression that you can access in one click from the Finder.

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Oculus VR founder says MacBooks are not powerful enough to run its Rift headset

Oculus VR founder and CEO Palmer Luckey stated in a new interview that current and future MacBooks won't have the GPU performance needed to run the company's Oculus Rift virtual reality headset.

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Gruber and Schiller: Our full transcript of The Talk Show at WWDC

Daring Fireball founder John Gruber sat down with Apple senior vice president of worldwide marketing Phil Schiller at WWDC for a live version of Gruber's podcast The Talk Show. Here, to the best of our ability, is a full transcript of their remarks, interspersed with occasional audience response.

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Comic: You can have my Mac when you pry it from my cold, dead mousepad

Ed: Welcome to this week's edition of The Pixel Project: a weekly comic from Diesel Sweeties' Rich Stevens on Apple, technology, and everything in-between. Today: You can have my Mac when you pry it from my cold, dead mousepad

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Thirty-one years later, the Mac is still a vital part of Apple's soul

Should Apple kill off the Mac and just focus on iOS instead? Hell no. The Mac is integral to Apple's DNA, and exemplary of its product philosophy.

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The best Mac games

Here's a recent rundown of Mac gaming's latest and greatest hits.

In the spirit of last week's WWDC, I invite you to enjoy my collection of the finest Mac games to come out over the course of the past year or so. Whether you like sims, RPGs, tactics, or space epics, the Mac gaming community has it all.

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