Evernote hits for the cycle with iOS and OS X updates

Evernote, the popular note-taking app, recently updated its clients on both Mac OS X and iOS, and though there are highs and lows, overall each update brings appreciated improvements. The changes could even upgrade Evernote from bench-warmer to starting player in my daily workflow.…

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5 things I love about Lion

Mac OS X Lion is not without its problems, but there's also a lot to love about the big cat. My top five favorite things about Lion include some revolutionary shifts, along with a few relatively small changes that make a big difference.…

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1 million copies of OS X Lion already sold

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion went on sale on Wednesday, and already Apple is saying this release is selling "faster than any other OS release in Apple’s history." It's also the first time Apple's done a major desktop OS release through its Mac App Store.…

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How to Create and Use Symlinks on a Mac

In my recent post about pairing SSD and HDD storage in a Mac, I used a little-known command line feature to redirect some of my user folders between the drives. I'm talking about symlinks, which can be a very powerful tool for Mac users.…

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WWDC 2011 Sells Out in Less Than One Day

Tickets for Apple's 2011 Worldwide Developers Conference are already gone. Apple just updated its site, replacing the ticket link with a "Sold Out" sign. The event took less than a day to sell out this year, whereas WWDC 2010 took eight days to sell out entirely.…

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How OS X Lion Leads to the Next Computing Revolution

Mac OS X Lion, version 10.7 of Apple's venerable operating system, has been released to developers. A summary glance at the features it brings indicates a fairly minor update. But what seem like mostly cosmetic changes actually indicate a significant new direction for OS X.…

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Imagining a Cloud-Based Future for Mac OS X

Apple has recently been awarded a patent for "administering and maintaining a network-booted operating system." This could point to the development of a cloud-based Mac OS X. If it comes to pass, what would a cloud-based OS X actually look like and how will it work?…

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OS X Lion: Lessons Learned From iOS

Yes, the name for Mac OS X 10.7 is Lion. Steve Jobs introduced the OS today by going into the philosophy behind it. Lion takes what Apple learned from iOS and applies it to OS X. As Jobs puts it, "Mac OS X meets the iPad."…

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