Tag Archives: Mac OS X

Mallorie’s WWDC Wish List

With WWDC 2015 taking place next week, all this week the TiP team will be bringing you its hopes for the event — from the likely to the ludicrous — in individual WWDC Wish Lists from each of our contributors! Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference will kick off on June 8th and the company is sure to show off a ton of new and exciting…

How-to: Use Emoji in OS X Yosemite

Using Emoji is very popular on the iPhone and iPad to express emotions and thoughts. Most people know how to quickly access them on an iOS device, but many of you may not be aware that it’s just as simple to use them on a Mac! Emoji, as previously stated, are representations of expressions, objects, and other symbols that have been integrated into iOS…

New patent describes Siri for OS X

Although Siri may not come to OS X Yosemite, the digital assistant could be coming to the Mac fairly soon. The US Patent and Trademark Office has published a patent by Apple that describes their implementation of Siri for the desktop environment. If this patent were applied directly to OS X, Siri would take on and replace the current voice dictation…

Steve Jobs wanted Sony VAIO laptops to run OS X

Despite ending the popular Mac clone program in upon his return to Apple in the late 1990s, Steve Jobs reportedly met with Sony executives to pitch them the idea of selling VAIO computers running OS X. The story comes from an interview with former Sony president Kunitake Ando by tech journalist Noboyuki Hayashi. In the interview, Ando recalls a…

iWork for iCloud updated with collaboration lists and more

When it comes to Apple’s iWork suite of productivity apps, the apps have seen quite the improvement over the past year. Apple introduced iWork for iCloud, which allows users to access all of their files from anywhere thanks to the iCloud integration. Also, thankfully for iWork users, Apple continues to update the program and include new features, and the…