AppleCentral: Welcome


AppleCentral™ is the launch point for a number of the community’s best known brands and useful services.  (AppleCentral and its brands are not affiliated with Apple Inc.)

In print since 1984, MacTech® Magazine is the journal of Macintosh technology.  Focused on technical topics for “geeks”, IT Pros, and developers, MacTech is available as a print magazine supplemented by the web site at

(Note: The former MacMod site is integrated into MacTech.)

MacNews gives you an industry dashboard of the Apple market.  Combined with MacNews’ original content, the MacNews scanners are updated every 15 minutes with news, rumors, prices, software updates, and documentation from the best Apple related web sites.  See

(Note: The former MacsimumNews and MacMinute archives are integrated into MacNews.)

AppleCentral Forums are the combined forums for all the AppleCentral brands.  See

(Note: The former Now Software forums are hosted in this dedicated section.)

MacForge is the open source site for the Mac showing those projects which work, or are likely to work, on Mac OS X.


MacTech Domains is a value provider of domain name registration, SSL certificates and other products that customers on all platforms can use.


Every day, MacTech's writers and staff are asked for a recommendation of a developer, a consultant, or some type of technology expert.  Technical people throughout the industry hear "I just have a quick question" or "Do you know anyone that can develop a web site?" or "Do you know someone that can come to my office and...?"


Our Brands

MacTech Conference is our annual 3 day event for IT Pros, Enterprise, and programmers/developers held. This is an international event: from speakers to attendees, those in the industry come from all over the US and countries around the globe. See

MacTech Boot Camp is specifically designed for those techs and consultants supporting home users, small office/home office (SOHO), and small-to-medium sized businesses (SMB). This one day, hotel-based, seminar is designed specifically to help you be the most successful consultant you can be.

MacTech In-Depth events focus on a single topic for the day, covering it from top to bottom. Based on MacTech's proven approach for delivering a great deal of content in a short period of time, MacTech's events combine expert speakers with hand-picked vendors to bring attendees a solid understanding of the main issues surrounding a topic, answers and methodology, as well as offerings by leading solution providers. 

Everyone wants the inside track on Apple and its products. The people behind MacTech Magazine have been working with Apple technologies since 1984. These experts, who "live Apple" every day, predict what Apple is up to next. They’ll show how you and your organization can make the most of technologies from the world’s most innovative company, in both the personal and enterprise spaces.

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