About Adam Williams

Adam Williams is a journalist from North Wales, regularly covering music and technology for websites such as Make Tech Easier, Mac.Appstorm, iPad.Appstorm and Fluid Radio, in addition to writing weekly content for Apple Magazine. Follow him or contact him on twitter here

Articles by Adam Williams

A Brief Look At iOS 5

A Brief Look At iOS 5

iOS 5 will be released on 12th October but the final pre-release developer preview known as the Golden Master has already been made available to those in Apple’s developer program and this is almost certain to be exactly the same as the version made available on launch day. I installed the Golden Master on an […]

Steve Jobs: 1955 – 2011

Steve Jobs: 1955 – 2011

Editor note: We don’t usually cover any news or memorial, but Steve Jobs had been a great influence to us. As a tribute to him and all those wonderful things that he had done, we decided to publish a summary of his life and his legacy. In very sad news, Apple has reported that Steve […]

Getting The Most Out Of Your MacBook Air

Getting The Most Out Of Your MacBook Air

The latest iteration of MacBook Air has proven to be very popular indeed, showing off incredible speed and beautifully engineered aluminium design. However, with the price of SSD drives still prohibitively high and the MacBook Air’s form not allowing a Superdrive, some who recently bought a MacBook Air may find themselves missing the ability to […]

Nuu Minikey – A Small Hardware Keyboard For iPhone 4

Nuu Minikey – A Small Hardware Keyboard For iPhone 4

As a former enthusiast of PDA-style devices such as the Nokia N810 and PalmPilot, moving to the iPhone was a revelation for its slick, seamless UI and vast choice of apps, though I did miss having a physical QWERTY keyboard. However, like most new iPhone users, I was soon surprised to find the on screen […]

Give Your Intel Or PPC Mac A New Lease Of Life

Give Your Intel Or PPC Mac A New Lease Of Life

PowerPC Macs have been discontinued by Apple but they’re still capable of basic computing tasks such as word processing, emailing and web browsing, the latter particularly true if not surfing with the resource-heavy Adobe Flash. Most of the tips covered here will be applicable to Intel Macs too – after all, the first couple of […]

The Search For The Best Mac Browsers

The Search For The Best Mac Browsers

Mac users have never been so spoilt for choice with web browsers and it’s a good thing too, because your browser is the one application which you probably use the most. The OS X internet browser landscape has fluctuated somewhat in recent years with Google Chrome continuing to steal market share, while Firefox’s new release […]

Distraction Free Writing With WriteRoom For Mac

Distraction Free Writing With WriteRoom For Mac

Many of us old enough to remember the widespread adoption of home computing began using Macs due to their superior word processing capabilities, but as our machines have become ever more powerful, they have took on other roles too, for entertainment, music and communication. Our newly connected post-Internet world brings with it unparalleled opportunities to […]

A Guide To Mac Gaming

A Guide To Mac Gaming

In the not too distant past, Mac’s were widely regarded as useless for playing games. Though this is something of an overstatement, Apple’s computers were indeed lacking capability and choice for playing games, when compared to their PC counterparts. All this began to change with the introduction of Steam for Mac, which brought a huge […]

Use Apptivate To Increase Your Productivity

Use Apptivate To Increase Your Productivity

Keyboard-driven launching applications such as Quicksilver and Alfred are a powerful and super-fast way to launch applications, search for files and even execute complex commands, but depending on your needs, it may be more effective to utilise a series of Hotkeys for performing some of these tasks. There’s a few ways to go about this, […]

VMware Fusion: Run Windows Seamlessly On Your Mac

VMware Fusion: Run Windows Seamlessly On Your Mac

Following Apple’s switch from PowerPC to Intel processors as the engines to power their computers, the horizons of Mac users were thus widened to enable booting into a fully native copy of Windows, with all respective drivers and settings taken care of via Boot Camp. All of a sudden the potential market share for Apple’s […]