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How to get notified when someone Messages your name on OS X

How to get notified when someone Messages your name on OS X

Want to get notified when someone talks about you in a group message on Messages on OS X? Here's a tip. There's nothing more embarrassing than being part of a group conversation and missing some of it because you didn't know they were talking to you. If you'd like to make sure that when someone...
OneNote for the Mac

Mac users can record audio directly in OneNote with the app's latest update

Microsoft's latest update to OneNote for the Mac lets users record audio from within the app, which should make it very handy for students in class. People who use OneNote for the Mac now have a new and helpful option while taking notes. Microsoft has updated the Mac version so that it now can...
Enough with Thunderbolt and USB 3.0: I'm ready for USB-C!

Enough with Thunderbolt and USB 3.0: I'm ready for USB-C!

Think USB-C on the new MacBook is a mistake? Get over it. We're going to be seeing a lot more. The Internet outrage machine has produced much sturm und drang over Apple's the new MacBook and its use of a USB-C connector instead of USB 3.0 or Thunderbolt, as is available on other Mac laptops. I...
but youre not even touching your laptop. running a sufficiently advanced number of software updates is indistinguishable from productivity.

Comic: Updating the magic

Happy Saturday, iMore! Because Rich is awesome, he's letting us run some of his Mac-themed comics from the Diesel Sweeties archive on weekends. Bonus comics, woo! We hope you enjoy. Read more comics from the Pixel Project on iMore.com. */ /*-->*/
How to find your Mac's serial number

How to find your Mac's serial number

Need your Mac's serial number? If your Mac is awake, it's just one click to find it. Your Mac serial number is important information: If you need to get your Mac serviced, you'll need it. If you call Apple for help, they may ask you for it. But if you haven't written it down and can't read the...
Getting to Know Your 12 inch Retina Macbook  : hello! i'm universal serial gus. im the only way to connect power and/or peripherals to your new macbook

Comic: Getting to know your 12-inch Retina MacBook

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: Getting to Know Your 12" Retina Macbook Read more comics from the Pixel Project on iMore.com.
Mac revenue exceeds iPad revenue for the first time since 2011

Mac revenue exceeds iPad revenue for the first time since 2011

So much for the "post-PC era:" Apple generated more revenue from Macs this quarter than iPads. A number of factors seem to be aiding the growth. Despite a contracting worldwide PC market, Apple managed to buck the trend — once again — by selling more Macs than it ever has during its second...
Apple begins shipping out custom 1.3GHz MacBooks to some customers

Apple begins shipping out custom 1.3GHz MacBooks to some customers

Apple has begun shipping out custom orders of its new, ultra-portable MacBooks with 1.3GHz Intel Core M processors. The 1.3GHz option on the new MacBook is available for both the 256GB and 512GB version of the notebook. Initially given a 3-4 week shipping time, some users who ordered MacBooks with...
Total War Warhammer

Total War: Warhammer will bring the fantasy board game to Mac owners

Sega has announced Total War: Warhammer, the first game in the long-running real-time strategy series with a fantasy theme, is coming to the Mac and other platforms. The game, from developer The Creative Assembly, is based on the popular Warhammer tabletop wargame from Games Workshop. Here's...
Apple posts workaround for Macs that stop responding during setup

Apple posts workaround for Macs that stop responding during setup

If you're having problems with the setup process hanging on your new MacBook, Apple has posted a support article today outlining a remedy. The support article addresses a fairly widespread problem where setup stops responding and displays the dreaded "beach ball" after one creates a user account....
How to set up and use Force Click on the Mac

How to set up and use Force Click on the Mac

Apple's new Force Touch Trackpad for the Mac comes with a new way to interact with OS X — Force Click. Force Click lets you not only click like you would on a traditional, mechanical trackpad, but press harder to engage a second click, or a range of additional click levels, that enable...
Secret Force Click shortcuts: Thirteen Taptic tricks for your new MacBook!

Secret Force Click shortcuts: Thirteen Taptic tricks for your new MacBook!

Apple's new Force Touch Trackpad comes with Force Click. Force Click is a convenient way to invoke secondary actions with what is, in essence, a secondary, "deeper" press into the trackpad. Apple currently ties Force Click into the Quick Look, Look Up, data detector, and detail view functions,...
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...
these movies are so unrealistic.

Comic: Jed1 Usernam3s and Pa$$words

Happy Saturday, iMore! Because Rich is awesome, he's letting us run some of his Mac-themed comics from the Diesel Sweeties archive on weekends. Bonus comics, woo! We hope you enjoy. Read more comics from the Pixel Project on iMore.com. */ /*-->*/
Switch to Mac: Virtual pilots and their HOTAS

Switch to Mac: Virtual pilots and their HOTAS

Fun for PC switchers in this week's Switch to Mac: How well do PC joysticks work on the Mac? Flight simulation has been a fascination of computer programmers since the earliest days of graphical user interfaces. Those invested in the hobby get expensive joysticks and throttle rigs — accessories...
What we're expecting from WWDC 2015

What we're expecting from WWDC 2015

WWDC 2015 is around the corner. What are you expecting? Apple's Worldwide Developers' Conference, themed "The epicenter of change," will kick off June 8 this year and run a full week, closing on June 12. Here's what iMore's staff is looking forward to seeing from the company's keynote and state...
Playing the waiting game with the new MacBook

Playing the waiting game with the new MacBook

Want a new MacBook? Be prepared to wait, because you can't just walk in to an Apple Store and walk out with one. I can understand why demand has outstripped supply so radically for the Apple Watch: It's a brand new product category for Apple, and they're taking it cautiously. I'm less clear on...
Dark Angel

Dark Angels expansion pack for Space Hulk: Ascension is available for the Mac

Dark Angels, the latest expansion pack for the sci-fi turn-based strategy game Space Hulk: Ascension, is now available to purchase and download for the Mac, PC and Linux platforms via Steam. The price of Dark Angels is normally $7.99 but it has been reduced from now until April 22 by 10% to $7....
MacBook gets torn down, layout found to be closer to iPad than Mac

MacBook gets torn down, layout found to be closer to iPad than Mac

The MacBook teardown found that Apple's latest laptop shares a layout closer to an iPad than to a Mac. While that shouldn't surprise anyone who read our MacBook review, the details are still fascinating. For instance, the battery connector was hidden under the logic board, similar to that of the...
apple is calling wwdc 2015 "the epicenter of change." gasp! apple watch II plugs into a monitor and replaces the mac

Comic: WWDC, the epicenter of the galaxy

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 Epicenter of the Galaxy Read more comics from the Pixel Project on iMore.com.

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