Tag: Mac

31 Days of Mac OS X Tips: Hide Your Mac App Store Purchases

I review a lot of apps, so my Purchased list in the Mac App Store is pretty long. As you might guess, trying to find that...

Geometry Wars 3, Stranger’s Wrath, The Last War, Crossy Road, And This War Of Mine Are Our Games Of The Week

Before we hop into the games this week, I wanted to remind you that the Hour of Code is this week, and Apple is holding special...

Where To Watch, Message Hub, Zed, #Homescreen, And Pixelmator Are Our Apps Of The Week

We’re a week in to the holiday season, and between the cold and the Christmas music, I’m ready for March. But we’ve got some neat apps...

31 Days Of OS X Tips: Remove Words From Your User Dictionary

If you’re not careful, you can accidentally click Add to Dictionary when running OS X’s built-in spell checker. You then have to contend with a...

31 Days Of OS X Tips: Lock Your Mac When You Walk Away

[Editor’s Note: December is OS X Tips Month here at Macgasm! All throughout December, we’ll post a new OS X tip each day—covering everything from that...

Technoccult, Transistor, Space Beats Saga, Tsum Tsum, And Grey Cubes Are Our Games Of The Week

Mac gamers, you get a little more love this week. I’ve got two games for you—one of which is the newest action-RPG from the makers...

Things Is Editor’s Choice On The App Store, And It’s On Sale

Things, the popular task management app, is now an Editors’ Choice selection on both the Mac and iOS App Stores. And as a result, between...

Outlook, Listen, Drummer, Continuity Keypad, And Nuzzel Are Our Apps Of The Week

I hate to say it, but I’m actually looking forward to the next iteration of Office on the Mac. If you want a taste of...

Bloxland Story, Tail Drift, The Uncle Who Works For Nintendo, Costume Quest 2, And Borderlands The Pre-Sequel Are Our Games Of The Week

Whew—it’s been a while! What have I been doing since our last Games of the Week installment? I’ve been spending most of my time playing...

Tuesday Tips: Turn Off Dashboard Altogether In Yosemite

For most of us, it’s probably safe to say that Dashboard on our Macs is a little…forlorn. Sure, you may pop it open once in...

Metal Gear Rising, Wasteland 2, Smarter Than You, Anomaly: Defenders, And Valiant Hearts: The Great War Are Our Apps Of The Week

Mac gamers, we have finally gotten you some AAA games to occupy your time in this week’s column. We’ve also got the latest installment of...

Worth Seeing: The Original Mac’s Screen Versus The Retina iMac

Things of Interest’s Kent Akgungor on the jarring difference 30 years of display technology advanceent makes: “When first released in 1984, the Apple Macintosh shipped with a black-and-white...

Tuesday Tips: 5 Yosemite Finder And Spotlight Tricks For Better File Management

Yosemite comes with a greatly overhauled Spotlight search feature…and a slightly improved Finder. And with each come some new features for getting things done. Get...

Yosemite Tip: Mute Conversations In Messages And Cut The Chat!

I swear; some people are just too chatty. And thanks to Yosemite’s Continuity features, I can get all sorts of SMS messages forwarded to my Mac,...

Worth Reading: The Verge Reviews OS X Yosemite

David Pierce (who briefly blogged for me while I worked at PCWorld) gives his evaluation of OS X Yosemite: “It’s a cleaner, calmer, more balanced look...

Yosemite Tip: Master These Safari Settings For Better Browsing

Safari received quite an overhaul in OS X Yosemite—and we’re not just talking about looks. Apple changed many aspects of how the browser behaves, and added a...

Yosemite Tip: How To Get The Old ‘Zoom’ Button Back

Prior to OS X Yosemite, the green zoom/maximize button would expand windows to a larger size in order to accommodate all of its contents. In Yosemite,...

Yosemite Tip: Turn Off Transparency Effects

Back in 2007, Apple released Mac OS X Leopard, and with it, introduced a new, transparent look to the menubar. It looked great in demos,...