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How to change a Faces key photo in Photos for OS X

How to change a Faces key photo in Photos for OS X

Photos for Mac may not sync Faces over iCloud Photo Library, but it's still a useful way to organize and quickly find people in your images. With Photos for OS X, changing the image that Faces uses for a person in the album screen has been tweaked slightly from its iPhoto days. Here's how to go...
Google shutting down YouTube app for older Apple TVs, iOS devices

Google shutting down YouTube app for older Apple TVs, iOS devices

In a recent update to a support document, Google announced that the YouTube app on older Apple TVs and iOS devices will no longer be supported "after April." Specifically, the YouTube app will stop working on first and second generation Apple TV devices, as well as iOS devices running version 6 or...
Carcassonne celebrates five years on the App Store with expansion bundle, Mac version announced

Carcassonne celebrates five years on the App Store with expansion bundle, Mac version announced

TheCodingMonkeys, developers behind Carcassonne for iPhone and iPad, have announced a new bundle for the digital version of the classic game. Carcassonne is celebrating its fifth year on the App Store. To celebrate, all of the game's expansions are being collected into a single bundle for one in...
How to let App Store apps access the Health app for iPhone

How to let App Store apps access the Health app for iPhone

Apple's Health app for iPhone can track all kinds of fitness and medical related data, and from a variety of apps. To allow Health to collect the data from App Store apps, however, you'll need to grant those apps permission to read and/or write to Health. That way, Health can keep your...
Yahtzee with Buddies now ready for the Apple Watch, Magic 8 Ball on its way

Yahtzee with Buddies now ready for the Apple Watch, Magic 8 Ball on its way

Yahtzee with Buddies has been updated, bringing the classic game to the Apple Watch. Yahtzee with Buddies has been updated to bring elements of the game to the Apple Watch. While you can't play the full game on your watch, it will act as a helper for playing while on the go. Check below for the...
CARROT Fit adds Apple Watch support to insult you from your wrist

CARROT Fit adds Apple Watch support to insult you from your wrist

CARROT Fit has received an update that brings the insulting little robot to the Apple Watch. Following the release today of CARROT Weather for the Apple Watch, CARROT Fit has been updated, ready to berate you into shape right from your wrist. The Apple Watch app works as a heads-up display for...
Twitter

Twitter will now allow users to receive direct messages from anyone

Twitter is making a big change in its direct messaging feature, allowing users the option to receive direct messages from any other Twitter user. Previously, Twitter only allowed for direct messages to be sent to people who followed each other on the service. Now users can make a change in their...
Apple Watch Sport and stainless bands: Here's what they look like!

Apple Watch Sport with Milanese, leather, and link bands, in photos!

Wondering what the silver and space gray Apple Watch Sport looks like with the Milanese, Link Bracelet, Leather Loop, Modern or Classic Buckle? One of the biggest questions we have been getting asked is how the Apple Watch Sport looks with the bands from the stainless steel Apple Watch...
Apple reportedly preparing the first round of Apple Watch orders for shipment

Apple reportedly preparing the first round of Apple Watch orders for shipment

Apple has reportedly started sending Apple Watch shipments to distribution points in the U.S. in preparation for deliveries on April 24. There's been some anxiety among people who pre-ordered an Apple Watch for delivery on the first day of availability that a shipping delay or some other...
Steam on Mac

Valve now limits many Steam features for people who spend less than $5

Valve has made some changes to its Steam game download service for Mac, Windows and Linux PCs that limit many of its features for users who spend less than $5 while using Steam. With over 4 million Mac X gamers playing on Steam, this change could affect many of those players. Valve said it made...
CARROT Weather brings its funny forecasts to the Apple Watch

CARROT Weather brings its funny forecasts to the Apple Watch

CARROT Weather has been updated to version 1.1, bringing its twisted forecasts to your wrist with Apple Watch support. On the Apple Watch, CARROT Weather will give you detailed forecasts sprinkled with its unique sense of humor. The watch app makes heavy use of color to quickly inform users...
Apple delves into the details of the Apple Watch's heart rate monitor

Apple delves into the details of the Apple Watch's heart rate monitor

Apple has gone into detail about how the heart rate monitor on the Apple Watch works, and how to get the best results from it. The custom heart rate monitor on the back of the Apple Watch helps the device get readings for your daily activity and specific workouts. Apple has launched a new...
EE Power Bar

EE free battery charger offer is highly popular, second batch coming in June

UK mobile operator EE's offer to give its customers a free portable smartphone battery charger has proven to be a popular one, with over 1 million requests in just the first four days. EE launched the offer to give its customers a free 2,600mAh Power Bar battery charger on Thursday, April 16....
How to set your desktop picture in Photos for OS X

How to set your desktop picture in Photos for OS X

Want to rock a photo from your library on your desktop? Photos for OS X makes it easy. Photos for OS X may look very different from Aperture or iPhoto, but it still offers many of the same features — including a quick way to set a photo as your desktop picture. It's great for those moments when...
Epicurious gets ready for the Apple Watch with smart cooking timer

Epicurious gets ready for the Apple Watch with smart cooking timer

Epicurious has updated their iPhone app with compatibility for the Apple Watch, adding a smart cooking timer. The timer, which works on both the iPhone and the Apple Watch, will estimate cooking times based on a particular recipe. There are five categories available, chicken and pork, eggs,...
Heroes of the Storm

Blizzard to officially launch Heroes of the Storm for the Mac on June 2

Blizzard will officially launch the company's long-awaited Massive Online Battle Arena game Heroes of the Storm on the Mac on June 2, preceded by an open beta on May 19. The free-to-play game, which began development as a mod for StarCraft II, will offer players a way to have characters from...
Apple

Apple spotlights recent enviromental efforts in new video

Apple has posted a new video that tries to get the word out on their recent efforts to become more environmentally conscious in its manufacturing and power efforts. The video shows how Apple is trying to create products that use less energy, claiming that on average, its hardware products use...
The Apple Store experience, good and bad

The Apple Store experience, good and bad

Some Apple customers' resistance to going to an actual Apple Store is a telling problem for the most profitable retailer in the United States. My weekend job is working at a local independent Apple reseller. For the past week or two we've had a steady trickle of customers who have come in...
Switch to iPhone: For a better Microsoft experience

Switch to iPhone: For a better Microsoft experience

If you want or need to use Microsoft Office and services, you'll want to use them on iPhone. We've already covered how iPhone and iOS provide not only a great Apple app experience, but a great Google and Microsoft app experience as well. Because of the iPhone's popularity and uniformity of...
mLogic tape backup sports Thunderbolt and USB 3.0

mLogic tape backup sports Thunderbolt and USB 3.0

Linear Tape-Open (LTO) is excellent for long-term data archival and storage. A new 2.5 TB LTO drive combines Thunderbolt and USB 3.0. If you're an IT manager or responsible for backing up data for long-term archival, you may be interested in a new LTO drive from mLogic called the mTape Connect...

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