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Office 2016 for Mac Preview gets updated with some improvements and bug fixes

Microsoft has updated the Office 2016 for Mac Preview version this week, but it's a small update that concentrates on bug fixes. In March, Microsoft released the first preview version of Office 2016 for Mac. This week, the company rolled out a small update that mostly contains bug fixes and...
The week's best Mac games: They Bleed Pixels, Massive Chalice, and more!

The week's best Mac games: They Bleed Pixels, Massive Chalice, and more!

Here are the latest Mac gaming releases, hot off the digital presses! Here's a handful of exciting new releases in the world of Mac games! These five picks run the gamut from family-friendly fun to fiendishly difficult fare, so choose your adventure carefully. 1. They Bleed Pixels...
Virtualizing Windows: VMWare Fusion 7 vs. Parallels Desktop 10

Virtualizing Windows: VMWare Fusion 7 vs. Parallels Desktop 10

Transitioning from a Windows PC to a Mac can be challenging, especially if you use applications or workflows that are dependent on Windows. Sometimes equivalent software isn't available — and even if it is, files aren't fully compatible with those Mac versions — and sometimes employer IT...
How to view your purchased apps from the Mac App Store

How to view your purchased apps from the Mac App Store

It's easy to view and re-download the apps you've already purchased from the Mac App Store. If you want to view the apps currently installed on your Mac, you can always open your Applications folder or Launchpad. But what about apps you purchased at one point but deleted, or apps you bought on...
What is the "Other" space on my Mac?

What is the "Other" space on my Mac?

If you check the contents of your Mac's hard drive (or flash storage), you might see a certain amount described as "Other." All of your audio is accounted for distinctly. So is the space used to store apps, photos, movies, even backup files that get queued up when your Mac is away from its Time...
The future of Thunderbolt is USB-C, and this is a good thing

The future of Thunderbolt is USB-C, and this is a good thing

Intel has announced Thunderbolt 3 will use the USB-C connector we've already seen on the MacBook. Thunderbolt 3 arrives later this year once computer makers start shipping devices equipped with Intel's "Skylake" microprocessor. Skylake is the successor to Broadwell, the fifth-generation Intel...
How to download apps from the Mac App Store

How to download apps from the Mac App Store

The Mac App Store is one of the safest and most convenient ways to download software to your Mac. Apple configures the Mac spectacularly well: Your new computer comes with free, pre-installed software that helps you surf the web, create great-looking documents, edit photos and videos, listen to...
UEFI attack and the Mac: What you need to know

UEFI attack and the Mac: What you need to know

For owners of mid-2014 or earlier Macs, a new attack against a vulnerability in the UEFI boot script table is worth knowing about but won't affect most customers. UEFI - Unified Extensible Firmware Interface — is what the Mac uses to boot from firmware and into the OS X operating system. If you'...
How to check the storage space on your Mac

How to check the storage space on your Mac

Don't worry about running out of drive space on your Mac, just learn to check it out. Especially now that most new Macs — especially laptops — have flash-based storage, the average amount of space on the Mac's boot volume is smaller than it has been in past years. If you're worried that you...
How to check for app and OS X updates in the Mac App Store

How to check for app and OS X updates in the Mac App Store

The Mac App Store isn't just for downloads, it's where you do to make sure all those downloads are always up to date! The Mac App Store is more than just a convenient way to download apps from companies that make Mac software. It's also the only way to download the latest system software updates...
The week's best Mac games: Sunset, Audiosurf 2, and more!

The week's best Mac games: Sunset, Audiosurf 2, and more!

Here are the latest Mac gaming releases, hot off the digital presses! Want to know which new Mac games are worth a look this week? Here are my five picks to check out if you're looking for something new and exciting: Read on for high-stakes narrative adventures, pumping rhythms, and fast-paced...
How we work on our Macs, iPhones, and iPads

How we work on our Macs, iPhones, and iPads

Here's how the iMore team uses their Apple products for daily productivity. Though we all use Apple's Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch in our day-to-day work lives, that routine varies from person to person. We got the iMore team (and bonus guest, iMore contributor Rich Stevens)together for...
How to change display settings on your Mac

How to change display settings on your Mac

If you'd like to make images and text easier to read, or if you'd like to have even more desktop space, the Mac makes it easy to adjust. With just a few clicks in System Preferences, you can go through all the resolutions supported on your Mac. If you're using a Retina display, you can switch...
A Windows PC user's guide to the Mac keyboard

A Windows PC user's guide to the Mac keyboard

If you've recently switched from Windows to the Mac, you may be confused by the differences on the keyboard. Macs and Windows PCs are similar in some respects, but different functions have been mapped to different keyboard keys and different modifier keys. So if you've just switched to Mac and...
How to get Faces to sync between multiple computers on Photos for OS X

How to get Faces to sync between multiple computers in Photos for OS X

Your Faces album won't sync across your computers — but there's another way to see that collection across your devices. I like being able to see images of certain family members at a glance — it's helpful for building birthday cards, for instance, or finding great blackmail photos — and it's why...
Thunderbolt

Intel will reveal the 'next generation of Thunderbolt' at Computex on June 2

Intel plans to offer the first details about its next version of Thunderbolt on June 2 at Computex in Taiwan. The folks at Intel have not given up on their Thunderbolt data and display port technology. The company will be holding a media event at Computex in Taiwan on June 2 where it will reveal...
Here are the new 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro with Force Touch trackpad and $1999 Retina 5K iMac

Here are the new 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro with Force Touch trackpad and $1999 Retina 5K iMac

Apple has released an updated 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display and $1999 entry level iMac with Retina 5K display. The 15-inch MacBook update not only brings Apple's new Force Touch trackpad to the bigger, more powerful model, but faster flash storage, longer battery life, and a faster AMD...
microsoft is about to launch windows 10 or should i say WINDOWS X?! you know "x" is pronounced "ten," right?

Comic: The Mystery of Windows X

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: The Mystery of Windows X Read more comics from the Pixel Project on iMore.com.
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Rising Tide

Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Rising Tide expansion coming to Mac this fall

Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth is getting an expansion pack, Rising Tide, this fall, and Aspyr Media will be publishing the Mac version. Developer Firaxis Games released their sci-fi strategy game Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth in November 2014 for the Mac, and today Aspyr Media...
StarDrive 2

StarDrive 2 lets Mac gamers build a space empire for $29.99

Space strategy fans on the Mac have a new game to check out today, as StarDrive 2 has been released in the Mac App Store for $29.99. Developer Zero Sum Games and publisher Iceberg Interactive have brought their space strategy game sequel, StarDrive 2, to the Mac platform today via the Mac App...

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