Apple introduced San Francisco, its new favorite font, with Apple Watch, and recent rumors have claimed it will also replace Helvetica Neue in iOS 9 this fall. If you haven’t already experienced it on the Watch, the dissection above from designer Wenting Zhang will help you appreciate its detail.
iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 are part of Apple’s upcoming releases, and there is much fanfare surrounding the launch. One notable feature however, can be had today, without the need to wait for its official release. The San Francisco Font came with the Apple Watch and is set to be a default font for the latest iOS and OS X versions.
My Mac desktop is usually cluttered with documents, downloads, and photo thumbnails. Not only does this make it hard to find exactly what I am looking for, but it also looks like crap. Moreover, everyone can see what’s on your desktop, and sometimes that may not be the most ideal of circumstances. If you want to quickly hide your desktop or avoid its cluttered appearance, Shade is a great solution.
Oculus VR today announced that it was halting the development of OS X components for its Rift headset, after expanding support for Apple’s desktop platform last year. Rather than dedicate additional time to OS X, Oculus said the company is going to focus on Windows as it prepares to launch its virtual reality hardware early next year.
I haven’t used a Windows PC, willingly, for a few years. Windows 8 is one of the most frustrating operating systems I have come across. However, there is an occasion or two where having Windows would be beneficial. Mac users that may need Windows can install Windows 10 on their devices right now — for free.
I know this may be controversial, but Windows does have one feature that Mac’s are sorely missing — organizing and tiling windows. Multitasking and trying to use multiple apps at the same time on a Mac sucks and it’s one of my biggest gripes with Apple. Nevertheless, there are some third-party options that can help you manage your myriad of application windows.