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Apple Might Turn OS X Into MacOS

Before there was OS X, there was Mac OS. It’s a name with a ton of history and meaning, and if this slip-up in an Apple document is anything to go by, the company is heading back to its roots.


I Just Want To Smear This MAC Star Trek Makeup All Over My Face Right Now

In one of the better ways of marking Star Trek‘s 50th anniversary, MAC Cosmetics is coming out with a whole line of makeup inspired by the show. Yes please, give me all of it. I’m going to wear it all on my face at once and scare small children and large dogs.


Use Preview On A Mac To Add Your Signature To Emails And Documents

If you have a Mac, you have Preview, but you might not know this helpful little utility can store digital signatures for you — signatures that can then be appended to PDFs, Pages documents and Mail messages. Here’s how to set up your signatures and add them to to your digital files.


Apple Needs A 'Good Computer' Before It Can Get Oculus Rift Support

Apple might have a lot of things going for it, but support for the Oculus Rift isn’t one of them. When asked if the Rift would ever grace the Mac, Oculus’ Palmer Luckey didn’t beat around the bush.


Get Ready For Siri On Your Mac

Siri was the first voice assistant to hit mobile phones, and since then, the sometimes quirky feature has marched across all of Apple devices, including Apple Watch and the new Apple TV. Now, according to 9to5Mac, Siri’s conquest will be complete as it finally makes its way to your Mac this year.


Bookmark Your Favourite Websites In Your Mac's Menu Bar

If you’re the type of person who opens a million tabs in a single browser window, here’s a trick that might bring you some relief: You can reduce tab clutter in Safari (or Chrome or Firefox) by shifting some of your favourite websites to the menu bar in OS X. That means your favourite website will be a click away whether you’re in your browser or not.


How To Use The Chrome App Launcher On Windows Or Mac

A fan of the simple ‘start menu’ on show in Chrome OS? You can use it on Windows and Mac computers as well — and it offers more features than you might think. As well as launching your online apps, you can perform quick calculations and run web searches from this pop-up box as well.


Control The Volume On Your Mac Using The Trackpad

If you can’t hear the dialog in a particular movie or your ears are suddenly assaulted with blaring music, you need to be able to adjust your computer’s volume as quickly as possible — with a trackpad gesture, for example. With the aid of a third-party utility you can get this set up pretty easily, and we’ll show you how.


Get Apple TV's Screensavers On Any Windows PC Or Mac

If you’ve grabbed one of those shiny fourth-generation Apple TVs then no doubt you’ll be enjoying the looping video wallpapers that come with them — professionally shot clips of famous vistas that change with the time of day. For those without an Apple TV but with a desktop or laptop, there is a way to get the same wallpapers on your computer.


Hide The Menu Bar In OS X El Capitan For A True Full-Screen Experience

If you’re busy exploring everything that OS X El Capitan has to offer, one of the smaller new features that you might not have come across yet is the ability to automatically hide the menu bar from view — if you want a truly full-screen experience for your regular apps, it’s easy to toggle it on and off.


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