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Target The Forward Fringe

Friday, July 6th, 2012

Marco Arment quipped on Twitter that web designers need to take HiDPI displays seriously, and adapt their designs to look great on them. If you’re a web designer, you really, really need to get a Retina MacBook Pro so you can see how bad your site looks on it and fix it. — Marco Arment […]

Keychain Password Search

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

By now you have probably heard about the extremely embarrassing LinkedIn password breach. If you have a LinkedIn account (or possibly, if you have ever had one), there is a good chance that your password, in a weakly encrypted format, is in the hands of a hacker in Russia. He published as proof a massive, […]

Permanently Unhide Library

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

When Apple shipped Mac OS X Lion 10.7, the “Library” folder located within every user’s home folder, which had previously been visible to users in the Finder, was made invisible. To access the Library folder, users must now hold down the option key while selecting the “Go” menu in the Finder. This is probably a […]

The Sandbox’s Big Red Button

Saturday, May 12th, 2012

If you’ve been following the debate surrounding Apple’s Application Sandbox, you know that many developers are concerned about the implications for existing apps of adopting the sandbox. Apple has been threatening for almost a year that apps for sale in the Mac App Store will need to embrace the Application Sandbox, or else further updates […]