The Mac – or “Macintosh” if we’re going back to 1984 – is the first computer to effectively market a graphical computer to the masses, all delivered by Apple (or, at the time, Apple Computer).

The Mac has gone through several stages of evolution and iteration since 1984, including the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini, iMac, iMac Pro, Mac Pro, Performa, Power Mac (including the G4 Cube!), iBook, and more. It remains one of the most popular computers you’ll see in business, schools, and homes today.

Poser Pro 3D Art and Animation Software for Windows and Mac: $79.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Poser Pro on Mac

We have a deal on Poser Pro, 3D modeling software designed specifically for the human body. It can help digital artists produce 3D animations and digital images. The deal is for a license for one device, and you can choose between Mac and Windows. It’s $79.99 through our deal.

The Magic of Mac’s Option Key

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

This week Dr. Mac raves about useful shortcuts with the Mac’s Option key.

Starting Today Get ’Magic: The Gathering Arena’ on Mac

· Andrew Orr · Link

Magic the gathering arena on mac

Starting today, gamers can download “Magic: The Gathering Arena” on Mac through the Epic Games Store.

Our macOS release will feature full cross-platform support in parity with our Windows client, including the upcoming release of Core Set 2021. New and current players will find the same cards, formats, events, play queues, and features on macOS as they can on Windows.

Apple Industry Analyst Rene Ritchie - TMO BGM Interview

· John Martellaro · Background Mode Podcast

Rene Ritchie on Background Mode

Rene Ritchie has been covering personal technology for over a decade. He currently hosts his own YouTube channel where he provides news analysis and insight on Apple and related technologies and culture. He also co-hosts MacBreak Weekly on the TWiT network and writes a column every Monday for iMore. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of iMore.

Rene and I discussed an incredible range of Apple topics: the MBP’s awful 720p FaceTime camera, the aging iMac design, the future of iMac Pro, the Butterfly keyboard, Rene’s enthusiasm for Apple and the trustworthiness of the company. I also got to know Rene better as we chatted about growing up with Macs, his love of Apple Watch bands, Pokémon and years of studying martial arts. Rene finished with several tips for video podcasters.

Apple Product Releases, Digital WWDC, and What-We-Wish-Apple-Made, with Charlotte Henry - ACM 529

· Bryan Chaffin · Apple Context Machine Podcast

Apple Context Machine Logo

Bryan Chaffin and Charlotte Henry discuss what seems like a blistering pace of new Apple products, even in the midst of a pandemic. Charlotte explains why she is so excited about the digital version of Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) coming in June, and they both look at the product they wish Apple would make.

How to Use AirDrop on Mac

· John Martellaro · How-To

AirDrop is a simple, fast way to wirelessly send files from a Mac to another nearby Mac. But it has to be set up correctly. Here’s how.

Apple on a Roll, Apple TV+ and Streaming Video, with John Martellaro - ACM 527

· Bryan Chaffin · Apple Context Machine Podcast

Apple Context Machine Logo

John Martellaro joins Bryan Chaffin to discuss Apple’s recent roll when it comes to launching new products. They also talk about Apple TV+ and the other streaming video services, which are seeing a bit of a book thanks for shelter-in-place orders—including what it means for the future.

Apple, Steve Jobs and Salesmanship

· John Martellaro · Editorial

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs

John recalls a group sales team meeting in 2001 in which Steve jobs presided. For a second, it got ugly.

How to Move Your Data to Your New Mac

· Charlotte Henry · How-To

2019 iMac

If you got a new Mac for Christmas there are various ways to get all your data over to your new device so you have everything you need.

Getting Started With Your New Apple Presents

· Andrew Orr · Quick Tip

Image of apple’s settings app

Apple devices are popular gifts, and you or a friend or family member probably got one for the holidays. Here’s what do do with them.