Mac, Rumors »

[4 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]

Unnamed “reliable sources” have intimated to Mark Gurman that, yes, Apple will deliver 4K iMacs in the October-November timeframe. Given that Apple rarely pre-announces new products, this is all the confirmation we can expect until Tim Cook et al actually …

Deals, Mac »

[1 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]

With the refurbished Mac mini, it’s been feast or famine for the better part of year. So, if you are in the market (or might be) for a Apple Certified Factory Refurbished Mac mini, now is the time.
As with all …

Mac »

[1 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]

The relatively hefty 2.5GB OS X El Capitan Beta 8 [15A279b] has arrived in developer’s Software Update queue dressed immodestly in a single line of text — “This update is recommended for all users.”
Apple also delivered “Beta 6” to public …

Deals, Games, Mac »

[29 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

A trifecta of good Mac gaming news! Yes, Company of Heroes 2 Mac is now shipping and it’s free to play this weekend on Steam. Also just for this weekend, Company of Heroes 2 Mac is priced at just $10; …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[29 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

These deals only along every so often and they’re usually gone before you get a chance to take a second look. Want a refurbished MacBook Air for $639 with a full + extendible AppleCare warranty and free shipping? Don’t hesitate!
And, …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[25 Aug 2015 | 2 Comments | ]

A solution in search of a problem? If you don’t like the OS X El Capitan cursor shake to zoom feature, here is a quick and dirty tutorial on how to disable it — another command line trick to add …

iPad, iPhone, iPod, Reviews, how to »

[24 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

You’re happy with your iPhone, but your wireless carrier occupies five of the nine circles of hell? Time to BYOD on another carrier. To find out if your Apple smartphone or, for that matter, cellular iPad is compatible, you will …

Mac, Software »

[24 Aug 2015 | 2 Comments | ]

Apple will soon ship the latest and greatest version of its Mac desktop operating system, OS X 10.11 El Capitan, perhaps in September. However, did you know that you can still buy the OS X Snow Leopard DVD and OS …

Mac, Software »

[22 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

Parallels 11 is the industry-standard for Windows and Linux emulation on the Mac. While you can get by with CrossOver to run an app or two, Parallels gives you a full PC environment without rebooting.
“Developers, designers and power users are …

Mac, Software »

[22 Aug 2015 | One Comment | ]

Earlier this week Apple seeded OS X El Capitan Beta 7 to devs with Mac Dashboard turned off by default. Yes, you can turn it back, but it’s fairly certain that the Mac Dashboard probably isn’t long for this world.
How …