Apple launches the first MacBook Air laptop with a Retina Display

Apple’s newest MacBook Air is the first version of the company’s thin and light laptop with a so-called Retina Display, featuring a resolution of 2560 x 1600 for a total of 4-million pixels (or four times as many as you’d find in early MacBook Air models). The 13.3 inch laptop also has an edge-to-edge glass […]

Universal apps that can run on iPhone, iPad, or Mac coming in 2018?

Apple’s iPhone line of products changed the way we think about smartphones… and the company’s App Store also change the way we find and download apps to run on those devices. So it’s not surprising that Apple eventually tried to replicate that success by launching a Mac App Store. But it’s never really taken off. […]

Apple updates iMac lineup with Kaby Lake chips, better graphics, improved screens

Apple is updating its iMac line of all-in-one desktops with new models sporting Intel Kaby Lake chips, improved displays, and support for faster graphics, more memory, and speedier storage, among other things. The new models continue to come in 21.5 inch and 27 inch varieties, but the smaller model now supports up to 32GB of […]

CrossOver 16 lets you run Office 2013 on Mac or Linux

CrossOver is a compatibility layer that makes it possible to run some Windows software on Mac or Linux computers. It’s basically a commercial version of the open source WINE, and the two projects share a lot of code, but CrossOver usually has a few exclusive features and offers official support for customers. Today the CrossOver […]

Goodnight OS X: Apple introduces macOS Sierra (with Siri)

After 15 years, Apple is retiring the OS X name for its desktop and notebook operating system. Starting this fall, the operating system for Apple computers will be called macOS. The first version is macOS Sierra, and among other new features it includes Apple’s Siri voice assistant and new Continuity features (such as unlocking your […]

Apple’s new MacBook is faster, more colorful

Apple is updating its 12 inch MacBook. The 2016 model is still thin, light, and powered by an Intel Core M processor, much like last year’s model. But the new version comes with a choice of Intel Core M3, M5, or M7 Skylake processors, longer battery life, and four color options. Prices start at $1,299 for […]

Now you can run Android apps on a Mac (with BlueStacks)

BlueStacks has been offering Windows users a tool that lets them install and run Android apps on a PC for years. Now BlueStacks is also available for Mac. It’s available as a free download from BlueStacks.com. BlueStacks is basically an emulator that lets you run Android apps on a non-Android device. You can use you […]