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Syncing everything with Dropbox

How to sync your Mac's Documents, Desktop, and any other folder to Dropbox

We're in the early days of the cloud, but it's easier than you might think to put all your important files onto Dropbox. There are plenty of reasons to put things into the cloud, be it as a backup or to access them remotely from other devices. But putting things into the cloud can be a hassle —...
Apple pushes small firmware update to late-2012 Mac mini

Apple pushes small firmware update to late-2012 Mac mini

Apple has started pushing out a firmware update for the late-2012 Mac mini, bringing along a fix for an issue that keeps USB keyboards from being recognized when the mini is woken from sleep. Here's how Apple describes the fix: This update is recommended for Mac mini (late 2012) models. This...
it might be time to replace my old macbook pro. if you like it, you should put an ssd in it!

Comic: Replacing a loyal MacBook friend

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: Replacing a Loyal Friend Read more comics from The Pixel Project.
The best Mac stealth puzzle games

The best Mac stealth puzzle games

Get in touch with your sneaky side in these stealth games. This collection of Mac games with a stealth focus will require you to watch, and wait, and watch, and wait ... then jump into action at the perfect moment. 1. Mark of the Ninja This 2D stealth platform game encourages you to...
Braven Balance Speaker

This week's best iPhone and iPad gadgets: iStabilizer Gimbal, Olympus A01, Sound Blaster FRee, and more!

We've got another batch of fine new gadgets that play nice with your iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Everything we've rounded up is a very new release, and includes stuff like speakers, cases, photography aides, and anything else that enhances your Apple experience. We're always eager to hear what you've...
Heroes of the Storm: Tips and tricks on collecting gold fast without handing Blizzard your wallet

Heroes of the Storm: Tips and tricks on collecting gold fast without handing Blizzard your wallet

Heroes of the Storm is free to play — provided you know the best ways to earn in-game gold. Gold collection in Heroes of the Storm is slow for a reason: Blizzard wants to make money. But you may not need to spend as much as you think. If you read my first tip guide for Heroes of the Storm...
The best Mac games: Comedy Dating Sim Edition

The best Mac games: Comedy Dating Sim Edition

This collection of self-aware, humorous dating sims will charm you with cuteness. Many dating sims are available in the Mac gaming space, but few are as funny and adorable as this collection of dating sims featuring unusual prospects, from pugs to dinosaurs to sandwiches. 1. Hatoful...
BlueStacks

Mac owners can now play all those Android apps with the BlueStacks player

Mac owners who have been jealous of all those apps and games being released on Android can now join the party. BlueStacks has now officially released its Mac version of its Android App Player, which was previously released for Windows (BlueStacks did briefly release an alpha version of its Mac...
The week's best Mac games: Tales from the Borderlands, Super Chibi Knight, and more!

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

This week's finest Mac game releases and ports, ready for your perusal! Explore uncharted territory as a intergalactic swashbuckler, a super-cute knight, or an Old Testament animal-sitter in this week's Mac games roundup. 1. Tales from the Borderlands: Catch A Ride The third episode in...
How to use the Mac's Help menu

How to use the Mac's Help menu

Macs don't come with a printed manual, because help is built right in! It's easy to overlook, but the Help menu can help you find just about any answer to your questions. It's built in to Finder in your Mac, and it's present in most applications too. Apple's contextual Help menu is like having...
Getting more out of your iPad or iPhone and your printer with your Mac

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

If your old printer doesn't work with your iPad or iPhone, you don't need to replace it — provided you have a Mac. This week's Mac Help column doesn't describe a problem with the Mac, specifically, though the Mac is integral to its solution. It involves a new iPad, an existing Mac, and printer...
iMac

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

Apple wants to replace some hard drives in a number of its iMac models for free, due to a failure issue reported in some of those systems. If you own a 27-inch version of the iMac with a roomy 3TB hard drive, you might be able to get a free replacement for that drive. The company has quietly...
How to compress a file on your Mac

How to compress a file on your Mac

Save space by compressing your Mac files into ZIP archives just a single click away. Compressed files take up less space on your Mac's hard disk than single uncompressed files, making compression is a handy technique to learn: Every byte can count if you're short on space or when you're sending...
Oculus Rift

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

The founder of Oculus VR takes a shot at Apple's MacBook hardware when it comes to running its upcoming Oculus Rift VR headset. A few weeks ago, Oculus VR announced it had put Mac development of its upcoming Oculus Rift virtual reality headset on hold in favor of Windows. Now, in a new interview...
Gruber and Schiller: Our full transcript of The Talk Show at WWDC

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

Read the Gruber/Schiller Talk Show interview in full from last Tuesday. 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...
did you see that wall street journal piece about how apple shodid you see that wall street journal piece about how apple should kill the mac? : ugh. nope. not even as a hate read.

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

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

It may be more than 30 years old, but the Mac is still vital and vibrant a part of Apple's product line as it ever was. That's not to say Apple's priorities haven't shifted. In the space of less than a decade, the Macintosh has gone from being Apple's only money maker to a relative line item on...
The best Mac games

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...
Grovemade Keyboard Tray and Trackpad Tray for Mac review

Grovemade Keyboard Tray and Trackpad Tray for Mac review

Grovemade's new accessories for the Mac add some warmth and comfort to your office setup. Apple's austere, minimalist design aesthetics can leave your office feeling a bit cold and sterile. Grovemade is bucking to change that with a line of hand-crafted wood accessories it makes in Portland,...
Live journal: WWDC week with the iMore team!

Live journal: WWDC week with the iMore team!

We're in San Francisco all week for Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference. Follow along with us! There's a lot to see, do, and talk about beyond the doors of Moscone. After Apple's keynote, Rene, Peter, and myself are off into the wide world of WWDC 2015 week, speaking at Layers and...

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