All posts tagged: os x

MacFormat mayhem

In print / Latest / Technology

As expected, it’s been a hectic month of tech writing with all manner of digital and print shenanigans to attend to. Probably the best example of my busyness can be found in the latest issue of MacFormat, which I reviewed a bunch of stuff for…

Desk, an editorial desktop publishing app for OS X

Blog / First look / Technology

I used to blog a lot. Wind the clock back 10 years and I was in love with the idea, regularly spamming my Blogger site to write about anything and everything. About six months later my enthusiasm had curiously waned. It wasn’t that I didn’t love writing, it was the experience, the toil of using Blogger’s back-end CMS to input content that really put me off. In those days the options for using a desktop blogging client […]

20 OS X Yosemite tips

Latest / Online / Technology

There’s nothing like a new operating system to disrupt/improve your computing experience. Fortunately for Mac users, Yosemite is quickly proving its worth probably due to Apple’s decision to run a public beta development program for the OS. The Golden Master version is finally here, however, so you should read my 20 Lifehacker tips for getting the best out of Yosemite.

Surprising ways to free up Mac storage space

Latest / Online / Technology

I appreciate the performance of solid-state storage, what I don’t like is its price and capacity compared to traditional platter hard disk drives. Any method for freeing up space on an SSD is more than welcome in my book. That goes for just about any type of drive these days as media file sizes expand and the bytes get tight. And that’s why my latest Lifehacker how-to guide explores the least-known ways you can claw […]

25 new features in OS X Yosemite

Online / Technology

Apple’s new operating system for driving everything we do on our Macs is just around the corner. It’s called Yosemite, and has a bunch of new features such as Hand-off and iCloud Drive, but also numerous other little updates that aren’t so well publicised. I was lucky enough to bag a public beta of OS X 10.10, so I set to exploring what was new and wrote this piece for Lifehacker detailing my discoveries.

20 OS X Mavericks tips

Latest / Online / Technology

Another OS X, another bunch of useful tips by yours truly to help you get the most out of Apple’s latest operating system. This lot was written for TechRadar, so you should head on over there if you fancy a gander. [20 Mavericks tips via TechRadar]