Open any app or folder on your Mac with custom shortcuts or gestures

In the Mac’s earliest days, its key differentiator was a heavy reliance on the mouse and a desktop metaphor. Although other systems existed with windows and pointers, the vast majority of computers back then were controlled by you typing in commands. If you wanted to move to a new directory or delete a document, you had to remember the arcane command for doing so, and … Continue reading Open any app or folder on your Mac with custom shortcuts or gestures

We Talk to Sonarworks About its Revolutionary, Headphone-enhancing Tru-Fi App

We spoke with Helmuts Bems of Sonarworks as part of our CES 2018 live coverage, and he gave us some information on the company’s digital sound-processing (DSP) Tru-Fi app for headphones, which the company is showing off for the first time at the event. Tru-Fi, the first app of its kind, uses a specialized algorithm to identify your headphones and transform their EQ for clean and clear organic sound. While the technology … Continue reading We Talk to Sonarworks About its Revolutionary, Headphone-enhancing Tru-Fi App

How to open a Mac app from an unidentified developer

Apple devices tend not to like it when you try to install software that the company hasn’t vetted. iPhones and iPads won’t do it at all unless you jailbreak them, and even Macs do so only under protest. By default macOS allows you to open apps from the official App Store only, and even if you go into System Preferences > Security & Privacy and … Continue reading How to open a Mac app from an unidentified developer

Official Wikipedia App Introduces Black Reading Theme for iPhone X OLED Screens

An update to the official Wikipedia app for iOS is currently rolling out with an all-new “Black” reading theme for iPhone X. The new display feature, which accompanies the existing dark mode, has been developed specifically with OLED devices in mind, according to the developers. Not only does the true black theme look good on the new iPhone’s 5.8-inch display, it also potentially offers energy-saving … Continue reading Official Wikipedia App Introduces Black Reading Theme for iPhone X OLED Screens