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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...
The new Apple MacNook

MacBook (2015) Review

For any MacBook owner who has ever looked jealously at an iPad, Apple has made your dreams a reality. When The Terminator first arrives in our time, he's naked. The lesson to be drawn from that is this — you can have the future right here, right now, You just can't have anything extraneous along...
Lenovo reminds everyone why it's better to get a Mac

Lenovo reminds everyone why it's better to get a Mac

Lenovo, by injecting Superfish adware into its Windows laptop PCs and leaving them open to man-in-the-middle attacks, has so fundamentally betrayed its customers that every one of them should immediately consider switching to the Mac. Earlier this week it was discovered that Lenovo, a prominent...
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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...

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