The past two releases of Mac OS X, Lion and Mountain Lion, were both focused around the changes they made to make the desktop more like iOS. Their changes affected how apps can notify users to updates, included day-to-day applications like Notes and Reminders which are synced across all devices, and more. Two more big […]
In five years we’re going to look back at the way we’ve been managing our documents and feel silly. We may even feel silly for managing our documents in the first place. The Classic File System I realized after studying iCloud on Mountain Lion that the system we’ve been using to save personal documents is […]
iCloud is a big step in making the Mac work more like how people expect. Whenever people have bought a computer in the past, I doubt they’ve ever paid any attention to how they’ve opened and saved documents, and until a few months ago, nobody ever had to think about how data on one computer […]
It’s time to think of the desktop operating system as outdated. And if we’re going to continue using iPads and iPhones, then the way we think about and use OS X needs to change as well. The idea of bringing features from iOS to the Mac isn’t new, but with the release of Mountain Lion […]
New Start Screen in Chrome 15 (dev). This bottom bar is a nice addition to the latest Dev build of chrome I have. It splits up the new tab window into three screens, in a very iOS sort of way. The screens are: Most Visited, Apps, Bookmarks. In general I really dislike it when these swipe-able screens […]
This is the reason I never became completely comfortable remembering shortcuts on a Mac. What was Command? What was control? What was Option?
onethingwell: DoublePane is a very simple window management utility for OS X. It lets you do four things: Make a window fill the left half of the screen. Make a window fill the right half of the screen. Make a window fill the screen entirely. Restore a window to its previous state. All four options […]
Going to try using Alarms over the next couple days. Along with the new release of Ommwriter and the Twitter client Hibari, this is the 3rd app I’ve bought in the past month. Expect some reviews soon.
ahmadnassri: rocketboom: via i.imgur.com so true!
Notify 2, a small mail notifier for the mac looks very slick. If an application does one thing well, and looks slick, then I want it. Notify 2 Preview: A Miniature Email Client – Mac.AppStorm