Apple Opens Up OS X Beta Testing To All Users

If you’re curious about new features coming to OS X Mavericks, Apple has opened up the beta testing to anyone with an Apple ID so you can now download the latest builds without a developer account.


Five Best Text Editors

Whether you’re a developer or a writer, a good text editor is a must-have. The humble text editor is great for managing code, writing down quick notes, or just as a distraction-free writing tool. This week, we’re looking at five of the best, based on your nominations.


Behind The App: The Story Of Lookout

Even before the days of iPhones and Androids, the team at Lookout has been protecting smartphones from security flaws and developing tools to deal with stolen phones. We caught up with co-founder and CTO Kevin Mahaffey to learn what led to the founding of the company and the development of the present-day app.


Deckset Creates Great Looking Presentations From Any Markdown File

Mac: PowerPoint and Keynote have been the main presentation tools for most people for a long while, but if you’re looking for a simpler alternative, Deckset makes things a bit simpler by building presentations based on Markdown files.


Developers Can Now Submit Windows Universal Apps

Earlier this month, Microsoft outlined the concept of universal apps which can run on both Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 developers. From today, Microsoft is accepting submissions for universal apps.


Mobile Apps Matter, But Sites Still Matter More

We’re often told that in an era where everyone uses a smartphone, having an app experience is essential to drive consumer engagement. Yet even the statistics used to support that argument often tell a more complex story.


Learn The Most Important HTML Tags With This Simple Cheat Sheet

If you want to format a blog post or edit a web page, it’s helpful to know HTML (even if your site platform offers WYSIWYG formatting). This HTML Cheat Sheet shows you all the essential tags you should know.


How To Use Pushbullet To Get Notified Of Anything On Any Device

Notification service Pushbullet recently updated with IFTTT support, following Tasker integration last month. That’s a lot of our favourite words together in a single sentence. Naturally, it’s a good time to take a look at some of the best uses for Pushbullet.


IFTTT Brings App Automation To iPad, Adds Collections

iOS: If This Then That’s iPhone app is already an easy way to automate all kinds of things on your phone, and now the app is available on the iPad. Alongside the new iPad version also comes a new collections feature and new triggers.


Google's Android App Indexing Now Works In Australia

Back in November, Google began a US-only trial to expand its indexing from web sites to relevant Android apps as well. That trial has now expanded to all English content worldwide, meaning Aussie Android developers can sign up to try it out.