Apple’s Voice Control is important for accessibility, and you

"Open Photos. Scroll up. Show numbers. 13." Over the years, Apple has frequently highlighted its accessibility work in commercials, but the ad that ran for a minute and a half during game 5 of the NBA Finals was particularly powerful. In it, a wheel...

Apple’s new Logic Pro X is built for the Mac Pro

Apple boasted that the redesigned Mac Pro could easily handle the most demanding audio editing tasks, and now the software is ready for it. The tech firm has updated its Logic Pro X music editing app to support the new workstation's many cores, handl...

macOS Catalina first look: Sidecar, Project Catalyst and Voice Control

After Apple wrapped its WWDC keynote today, the developers went to coding sessions and the press, well, mostly showed themselves out. As it happens, we later had a chance to see most of the new software in action in private demos. First, an impor...

We cut down Apple’s 2-hour WWDC keynote to under 30 minutes

To say Apple's WWDC 2019 keynote was jam-packed would be an understatement. Apple offered its usual previews of the next versions of iOS, macOS, tvOS and watchOS, but it also broke some new ground. The iPad now has its own operating system, for...

iTunes isn’t dead

I'll admit it. I had an emotional response to the idea that iTunes, the app that shaped my digital music habit, could be on the way out. With every iPod I owned, iTunes was the lifeline, the sole method for adding to and organizing the precious colle...

The Twitter app is officially returning the Mac later this year

More than a year after Twitter pulled the plug on its official app for the Mac, it looks like company will be launching a new version for Apple desktops and laptops later this year. The application is being created as part of Apple's Project Catalyst...

All you need to control your Mac or iOS device is your voice

Accessibility has become a popular avenue for tech companies lately, and today Apple revealed its latest push: Voice Control. With macOS Catalina and iOS 13, you'll be able to control your devices completely with your voice. At WWDC, Apple showed tha...

Apple announces separate Music, Podcast and TV apps for Mac

Apple has announced it's releasing separate apps for Music, TV and Podcasts in macOS Catalina later this year, breaking up the iTunes hegemony that's been in place for 18 years, and hammering a nail in the coffin of that messy, neglected software. Ru...