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Apple Pencil concept could let you use a stylus to control your Mac in lieu of a mouse

Apple filed a patent that describes an Apple Pencil compatible with Mac trackpads. It would also support "air" gestures, and could theoretically be used as a game controller or mouse replacement.
Computing

HP updates its Z240 workstation with more memory and a Core i7-6700K

HP released a third-generation model of its Z240 tower workstation on Tuesday, supporting more memory, a faster processor, an M.2 slot, optional HP Z Turbo SSDs, and more. The RGS receiver for Mac was dated too, slated to be released soon.
Mobile

Update your Apple devices now – new Stagefright-style hack discovered

A Stagefright-like exploit in older versions of Apple's iOS and OS X could let nefarious programmers commandeer your devices for denial-of-service attacks, theft of personal information, and more.
Gaming

Game on Mac or Linux? You can star farming in 'Stardew Valley' next week

Farming RPG Stardew Valley will release for both Mac and Linux on July 29, with console ports scheduled to follow this holiday season. The Harvest Moon-inspired game is developed by one-man team "ConcernedApe."
Mobile

Here comes yet another patent infringement lawsuit against Apple over FaceTime

Straight Path Group filed a lawsuit against Apple, alleging its patents were infringed by the Cupertino company's FaceTime. Straight Path Group does seek damages, though it did not specify how much it wants.
Computing

OWC launches an Apple Boot Camp-compatible dual boot enabler for its SSDs

OWC has release a dual boot enabler for its SSDs that is compatible with Apple Boot Camp. The company's Mercury Accelsior E2, Mercury Accelsior S, and OWC Aura SSDs are supported. The program itself requires OS X 10.6.8 at the very least.
Gaming

Apple aficionado, huh? Here are 20 games you need to play on your Mac

Contrary to popular belief, there exists a bevy of popular A-list games compatible for Mac computers. Take a look at our picks for the best Mac games available for Apple fans.
Computing

Kickstart your sluggish Mac with these 11 tips and tricks

Time wears on nearly everything — and Apple's flagship products are no exception. Check out our guide on how to speed up your beloved machine using 11 tips and tricks for clearing the unnecessary clutter and optimizing the applications at…
Computing

DoBox could inexpensively replace most of your Apple peripherals, if it works as advertised

From English startup This is DoBox, DoBox is a small, inexpensive device that's proposing an onslaught on an extensive list of different proprietary Apple devices, from AirPort to Apple TV.
Computing

Your Mac needs an anti-virus, and we’ve found five free options

Virus protection for a Mac is becoming more important as malware more frequently targets Apple's OS. Thankfully, protecting OS X is as easy and inexpensive as protecting a PC.
Gaming

Enjoy your favorite PlayStation 4 games on PC with updated Remote Play options

Sony announced that PlayStation 4 owners will soon be able to play their favorite console games on Windows and Mac platforms via updated PS4 Remote Play functionality launching this week.
Apple

Send a Starbucks gift card in Outlook with add-ins on Office 2016 for Mac

Microsoft has done a lot for itself these past couple of days, but now it's finally devoting some of its time to Office 365 for Mac with the integration of browser-like extensions.