If you work with text, you owe it to yourself to learn regular expressions, and Patterns can help you do that--as well as figure out exactly what your search patterns are capturing.
Yukari Iwatani Kane's 'Haunted Empire' is a book that is so committed to its doomsaying about Apple that it misses a chance to properly analyze the post-Jobs era at the company.
Veronica Mars made $2 million at the box office despite being available on home video, with videos delivered to its most devoted Kickstarter backers. So maybe home video and movie theaters can coexist?
In at least one household, younger generation definitely prefers trackpads and trackballs over the old-fashioned mouse.
AppleScripts don't have to be pretty, they just have to work. For example, here's how Jason Snell wrote a script to grab URLs, parse them, submit them via the curl Terminal command, and more.
Music subscription services, iOS 7's increasingly customizable user interface options, how movies and TV are faring in the war on piracy, and Microsoft relents with changes to Windows 8.1.
Marvel Comics is offering a 30-day trial of its Marvel Unlimited subscription service, with access to more than 15,000 comics, for 99 cents through March 14.
Let's face it: Sharing photos from your Mac or iPhone isn't as easy as it could be. Other services have figured it out. Why can't Apple?
FileThis, which logs into your various service accounts and downloads and organizes your statements automatically, has exited beta. It's a convenient service, though there's a leap of faith required in terms of security.
Jason Snell, Dan Moren, and guest Greg Knauss talk about Greg's romance-themed iPhone app, the shocking revelation that Apple will release new products, iPhone games Flappy Bird and Threes, tech words we hate, and staying organized.
The Mac turns 30 -- can it survive to 40? The iPod's sales figure suggest an iconic product that's about to pass into the great beyond. And Google's purchase of Nest brings up lots of questions about what Google's really up to.
Jason Snell interviews Apple’s Philip Schiller, Craig Federighi, and Bud Tribble on the 30th anniversary of the Mac. “There’s a role for the Mac as far as our eye can see,” Schiller says.