Mac Gems Promising Prospect: Shortcat replaces mouse clicks with keyboard presses

On June 28, 2013, in Industry News, by Marco Tabini

Nearly two decades after it first made an appearance on my desk, the mouse has yet to gain my favors. Modern graphical-user interfaces (GUIs) make its use practically mandatory, but I use it only when I have no other choice.

My dislike for point…

Five overlooked OS X system tweaks

On May 13, 2013, in Industry News, by Kirk McElhearn

If you like to find new ways to tweak OS X, you sometimes need to look in unexpected places. For example, the Accessibility pane of System Preferences, which houses a number of features to help users who have limited seeing, hearing, and mobility,…

Review: For a different way to type on the iPhone, try Fleksy

On March 29, 2013, in Industry News, by Macworld

Syntellia’s free text input system Fleksy for iOS is purportedly smarter than the average bear. According to Syntellia, Fleksy aims to bring “laptop keyboard” level touch-typing to mobile devices. It’s designed to be a sort-of substitute to the…

URL detection flaw causes OS X apps to crash

On February 4, 2013, in Industry News, by Macworld

Over the weekend, reports of a rather curious OS X bug were reported with a mixture of amusement and surprise. Affecting only recent versions of Mountain Lion—including, according to some reports, as-yet unreleased betas of the operating system

Google’s Nexus 4 Handset Outed Ahead of October 29 Event

On October 25, 2012, in Industry News, by J.R. Bookwalter

It’s getting harder for tech companies to keep their unannounced products bottled up, and Google is no exception, with the company’s latest Android-powered, Nexus-branded handset has just been outed ahead of its announcement on Monday.The Verge is repo…

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