mac

Hacking

These Legit-Looking iPhone Lightning Cables Will Hijack Your Computer

It looks like an Apple lightning cable. It works like an Apple lightning cable. But it will give an attacker a way to remotely tap into your computer.
Joseph Cox
8.11.19
makeup

What Your Makeup Bag Says About You

Whether you are All Glossier Everything or Estée Lauder Double Wear, please come to my altar to be roasted.
Lauren O'Neill
5.4.19
Hacking

Anyone Can Spy on You With FaceTime. Here's How to Turn It Off

A new bug allows anyone to listen in on your iPhone and, for now, there's no fix.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.29.19
thermal throttling

Thinner and Lighter Laptops Have Screwed Us All

The pursuit of thinner, lighter laptops, a trend driven by Apple, means we have screwed ourselves out of performance.
Owen Williams
7.24.18
News

Watch Thieves Casually Steal $27,000 of Mac Gear from an Apple Store

They just jog around grabbing computers while everyone inside watches.
River Donaghey
7.12.18
Film

GIF Six-Pack: '1984' and the Surveillance State

It's the 32nd birthday of the Mac commercial that championed tech as anti-dystopian. Oh, those good ol' days.
Beckett Mufson
1.22.16
Holy Shit

Watch Mac Miller and Miguel's Seedy, Strange New Video for "Weekend"

Mac Miller solidified in 2015 that he wasn't the frat-rap he was boxed into, early in his career. With GO:OD AM, Miller obsessively worked at the record, fine-tuning each detail to put out the best release possible. And he achieved that, his
John Hill
1.12.16
VICE vs Video games

Watching as Detectives: The Truth Behind ‘Her Story’

We spoke to designer Sam Barlow about his divisive and vital new indie game.
Matt Porter
7.1.15
VICE vs Video games

‘Sunless Sea’ Is the First Essential Video Game of 2015

Sailing into the weird world of Failbetter Games' supremely original Sunless Sea is an experience like no other.
Andy Kelly
2.12.15
Words

16 Years After Its Release, FL Studio is Finally Coming to Mac

And we suspect that we have Ableton's increasing popularity to thank.
Ziad Ramley
12.2.14
Stuff

What the Hell Happened to Apple's Advertising?

Last week marked the 30th anniversary of “1984,” the Orwellian commercial that introduced the Mac computer to the world. It started the grand American tradition of spending staggering amounts of money on Super Bowl ads, a custom that will be carried on...
Mark Copyranter Duffy
1.27.14
tech

Far From the Tree

How Apple began to rot.
ALEC LIU
11.8.12