Archive for the 'App Store' Category

MarsEdit 4 Is Here

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Big news today: MarsEdit 4 is out of beta and available for download from the MarsEdit home page and the Mac App Store. This marks the end of a long development period spanning seven years, so it’s a great personal relief to me to finally release it. I hope you enjoy it. MarsEdit 4 brings […]

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 Open Terminal defaults write 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 […]