How To Get Apple’s Custom Font Celebrating 30 Years Of Mac

Apple left an easter egg (intentional or otherwise) in its new 30 years of Mac tribute website today: A custom font that depicts each Mac model from the past three decades of its history as a maker of personal computers. IOS developer and hacker Greg Barbosa discovered the icon set, and tweeted a link so that others could find and download it, too (via Seth Weintraub). The font uses special private characters so once installed, you won’t be able to just type to use it as you would a normal font, but you can copy and paste the different models from the OS … Continue reading How To Get Apple’s Custom Font Celebrating 30 Years Of Mac

Top downloads of 2013

These are the most popular Windows and Mac apps of the year on Download.com. This year the tech world buzzed about iPad Mini and Microsoft Surface, Android vs. iPhone, PlayStation 4 vs. Xbox One, smart watches and fitness bands, Google Glass and Chromecast. Newsworthy gadgets all, but their sleek screens and circuits are nothing without the software that operates, connects, and protects the devices, not to mention makes them more fun and useful. But you already know that, because you good guests of our site have downloaded just under 800 million apps in 2013. That would be double the worldwide … Continue reading Top downloads of 2013

Have $3,000 to spare? New Mac Pro goes on sale on Thursday

Starting on Thursday, Apple fanatics will finally be able to get their hands on the new Mac Pro. It’s not exactly a cheap Christmas present. The most affordable version — featuring a 3.7 GHz quad-core Intel Xeon E5 processor, 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage space —starts at $2,999. So, why would you want to fork over that much cash for a desktop computer? Well, there is the Mac Pro’s unique cylindrical construction, which Apple says maximizes airflow and distributes heat evenly throughout its core, making it more powerful but only half as loud as the previous Mac Pro. The … Continue reading Have $3,000 to spare? New Mac Pro goes on sale on Thursday

10 Major Difference between MAC and PC

Are you Team Mac or Team PC?  iStockphoto/Thinkstock If you were to wade into the middle of any large technology conference and shout out “Macs are whack” or “Apple rules, Microsoft stinks,” you could start a riot. The conflict between Apple supporters and Windows fans has raged on college campuses, social networks and Internet message boards. It’s a discussion that invites flame wars. Put on your fireproof britches, we’re going to wade right into it. Before we throw caution to the wind, we need to establish some definitions. In this article, we’re comparing Applecomputers running Mac OS X — no hackintoshes to be … Continue reading 10 Major Difference between MAC and PC