Skype Just Fixed the Single Most Annoying Thing About Notifications

Skype just announced a great new feature that should be part of every single app, plugin, or digital service you use: When you're actively Skyping, the app's notifications will only go to the device you're currently using. Why didn't this kind of setup become a universal standard, like, five years ago? » 8/20/14 1:36pm 8/20/14 1:36pm

How To Finally Get Your Desktop Under Control

It's easy to dump shortcuts, files and other miscellany on to your desktop for quick access or for convenience's sake, but before long you can be left with a forest of icons and thumbnails obscuring the wallpaper beneath. If your desktop could use a clean up, we're here to tell you how to go about it. » 7/10/14 9:28am 7/10/14 9:28am

Are iMac and Mac Pro Redesigns in Our Future, After All?

Today was like an Apple ChristmaHanuKwanzaakah, with a bounty of dreamy new machines and upgrades unveiled in all their slim, retina-displaying, functionally superior glory. Not included among the redesign group, however, were the iMac and the Mac Pro (though Mac Pro did get a quiet, unannounced internal upgrade, in… » 6/11/12 10:40pm 6/11/12 10:40pm

The Mac Pro Is Half-Dead: Apple Has Kind of Updated One of Its Most…

Apple defied expectations by introducing an updated Mac Pro today. But it didn't warrant a mention at the WWDC keynote, which falls in line with the earlier indication that Apple would kill it off. While this is the first refresh the super-powerful computer of choice of creative professionals has gotten in two years,… » 6/11/12 3:25pm 6/11/12 3:25pm