iPhoto: Prevent the Program from Automatically Opening

8:30 AM, Apr. 4th, 2014 · · Reports

In this Quick Tip, we’re going to cover how to stop iPhoto from opening every time you plug in your iOS device. Hey, sometimes you want to import images and sometimes you don’t, but dagnabbit, you should be able to control what your applications do. We think so, anyway.

Apple’s Annual WWDC Set for June 2-6

8:45 AM, Apr. 3rd, 2014 · · Reports

Apple announced the dates for its 2014 Worldwide Developer Conference dates will be June 2 through June 6, and the event will be held at the Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco. The annual event brings together Mac and iOS developers with Apple's own engineers to learn about the company's roadmap and improve their own products.

Hider 2 Hits the Mac App Store

11:56 AM, Apr. 2nd, 2014 · · Reports

MacPaw showed off Hider 2 for the Mac at Macworld/iWorld 2014 last week, and impressed The Mac Observer enough to win an Editors' Choice Award. Now it's available for download at Apple's Mac App Store.

Apple Improves Push Notifications and Search in Safari 7.0.3

6:48 PM, Apr. 1st, 2014 · · Reports

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Apple released Safari 7.0.3 for Mavericks on Tuesday, an update that includes both bug fixes and feature improvements. The company added the ability to turn off Push notifications for a particular site, and it fixed a problem stopping some notifications from arriving. The release also improves search functionality within Safari, and it improved credit card autofill.

4 Mac Pranks for April Fools’ Day! (Part 2)

8:45 AM, Apr. 1st, 2014 · · Reports

In honor of April Fools’ Day, Melissa Holt has written her second article about fun pranks you can play. C’mon, everybody—this is the one time of the year that we can all get away with being complete annoying idiots, so we should take as much advantage of that as possible! 

Apple Schedules Q2 Conference Call for April 23rd

7:19 PM, Mar. 31st, 2014 · · Reports

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Apple announced on Monday that it will hold its March quarter conference call with analysts on Wednesday, April 23rd, at 5:00 PM EDT. The march quarter is Apple's 2nd fiscal quarter, and the event will be webcast.

Petcube Watches and Plays with Your Cat

8:50 PM, Mar. 29th, 2014 · · Reports

TMO's John F. Braun winds up his tour of the Macworld/iWorldConference by checking out PetCube, a software and hardware combination which promises to be a total pet entertainment solution.

MGG 495: Three Geeks Caught on The Show Floor of Macworld/iWorld

8:06 PM, Mar. 28th, 2014 · & · Reports

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Dave and John ... and Pilot Pete ... appear live in public together for the first time to record Mac Geek Gab 495 on stage at Macworld/iWorld 2014. They play a little "Stump the Geeks" with the crowd, they go through some of their favorite Cool Stuff Found from the show floor, and they also give Mavericks a 6th month report card. All this and more... for free! Just download and enjoy.