Archive for the 'App Store' Category

Get Lion

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Today Apple released OS X Lion, aka Mac OS X 10.7,┬áthe latest in the decade-long run of incredible updates to Mac OS X. I encourage everybody to upgrade to Lion. I’ve been running it for months in pre-release form, and even while the bugs were being ironed out, I found the experience of using it […]

The Mac App Store Debug Menu

Sunday, January 9th, 2011

I can’t help myself. It’s probably worth noting that nobody knows for sure what these options do, and you might do serious damage to your Mac or your App Store account by playing with them. But … just a look can’t hurt … can it? Quit App Store.app Open Terminal defaults write com.apple.appstore ShowDebugMenu -bool […]

The Future Of Mac App Store Installs

Friday, January 7th, 2011

It’s only been one day since the launch of the Mac App Store, and the Mac developer and user communities are buzzing with consequences, both good and bad, of the store and how it operates. One particularly vexing issue is the question of whether an app that is already on your Mac is “installed” or […]

The Mac App Store

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

I am happy to announce that MarsEdit and Black Ink are now available for purchase on Apple’s Mac App Store. As I expected, the Mac App Store is both an exciting new platform for reaching new customers, and a somewhat frustrating and difficult to explain territory when it comes to existing customers who are interested […]