WWDC announcement list 2006

The Biggest Reveals from WWDC Years Past

Whether revealing new iPhones, Mac hardware, major software upgrades, or any number of other Really Big Things™, Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) has historically been a big event. It didn’t fail to make a big splash again this year, especially with the announcement of OS X El Capitan and Metal for …



Apple Stormtrooper

Apple Was the Inspiration for New Stormtrooper Design

The upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens will feature the iconic stormtroopers in all their white-clad glory when it hits theaters in December. However, sharp-eyed Star Wars fans will notice that, while the stormtroopers are clearly identifiable, their look has also been revamped. As it turns out, the inspiration behind …


Mac vs iPad

Macs Outgain iPads in Apple’s Q2

Who says the PC market is a dying one? Well, most experts, actually, but that hasn’t phased Apple one bit. In fact, in their recent earnings report, Apple reported selling more Macs than it ever has in a second quarter, totaling more than 4.5 million Macs and $5.6 billion in revenue–more than the $5.4 …



Apple Mac App Store and Steam

How Apple is Influencing Where You Get Your Mac Games

(Editor’s note: An earlier version of this article accidentally featured an unapproved draft. It has been updated to reflect the intended version.) It’s a common practice these days. You see a game you want, head to your favorite online store, click the buy button, and download your game. But did …