Apps, iOS »

[18 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

If you live within Apple’s walled garden, all the streams are strong, encoding rates good looking and quality of service above average. There are those, however, that indulge a taste for media found outside those walls and VideoLAN’s VLC for …

Apple luv »

[17 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

The only certainties in life are taxes and Apple doom. Which is to say that all news about Apple is bad news, one way or another. But not really. For example, as we mark the passing of the world’s first …

Mac, Software »

[16 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

What’s new in the seventh beta seed of Apple’s OS X 10.9.3 [13D43]? Honestly, it is hard to say and perhaps it’s easier to talk about what hasn’t changed.
For example, two apps listed as testing focus areas haven’t been updated …

Mac, Software »

[14 Apr 2014 | One Comment | ]

News of OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard’s death were greatly exaggerated and here’s another bit of proof. Apple has released FaceTime 1.0.4, which addresses a bug in the version of the app that only runs on Snow Leopard.
A month or …

Games, Mac »

[14 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Mac games come and mostly go. Sid Meier’s Civilization arrived in 1991 and has kept coming ever since. And, later this year, Civilization Beyond Earth Mac will take the franchise, and humanity, to new worlds.
Civilization: Beyond Earth Mac will …

Mac, Software »

[12 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Reeder for Mac is back with an ironic twist. The public beta, which can be downloaded here, is in many respects very much like Reeder for iOS. Right now it’s free and open to all, but the app will eventually …

Mac, Software »

[11 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Whether you’re a home hobbyist posting vacation clips or a pro spinning, wicked fast, silk purses from sow’s ears, iMovie is quite the tool. New features in iMovie 10.0.3 include font size and color control in titles, as well as …

Games, Mac »

[11 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Of course, you can get the latest and greatest version of SimCity Mac. Yes, that is cool, but there is no school like old school and SimCity 4 is now available on the Mac App Store.
“We’re so happy to give …

Mac »

[10 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

The best way to know whether or not your roast in the oven is done, or not, is to stick a thermometer and check the temperature. Unfortunately, there is no OS X beta thermometer, so it is really hard to …