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[24 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

Pluto TV is yet another play at aggregating web video content for mobile and the living room. Like other attempts at bridging this version of the digital divide, Pluto TV succeeds and fails by measures.
Everybody’s an aggregator! It’s a question …

Mac, Music, movies, TV, Software »

[24 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

Hey, hey, hey, you with the foo-foo drink with the umbrella — put it down. I’ve been using, and loving, HandBrake for years. Apparently, however, HandBreak kind of sort of didn’t exist until very recently because now we have Milestone …

iPhone, Tech »

[23 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

By now, everyone knows that Apple’s 2014 iPhones aren’t protected by nearly unbreakable sapphire glass. And, sadly enough, although the company owns the furnaces and factory, Apple sapphire may very well be a dead concept.
Why? Apple sapphire partner, GT Advanced …

Deals, Mac »

[23 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

Weekends are usually quiet on the Weekends are usually quiet on the Apple Store’s special deals section, but this morning there is a bumper crop o’ refurbished MacBook Air configurations. Best of all, prices start at just $679, which includes …

Deals, Games, Mac »

[22 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

How much Mac gaming is too much Mac gaming or is such a thing just the figment of some hyperactive helicopter parent’s fevered nightmares? Put the notion to the test with these awesome Modern Warfare and Call of Duty bundles …

Cord Cutter »

[21 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

Cord cutters know that free over-the-air (OTA) digital broadcast is the best deal in TV. Wouldn’t it be great if you could get free, advertising supported over-the-top (OTT) streaming video? Amazon thinks so, too.
One of the smartest things I’ve done …

Mac »

[21 Nov 2014 | One Comment | ]

Hey, Mac dev guys and gals, there is no rest for the wicked! On Monday, Apple shipped OS X 10.10.1 and, now, they’re asking outside devs to begin testing a new incremental Yosemite update. OS X 10.10.2 14C68K is now …

Mac, Software »

[21 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

While your humble reporter meets his limited file mobility needs with Evernote, lots of people rely on Dropbox — viva le Mac, viva la difference! However, the arrival Yosemite has caused issues, think crashing, for some Dropbox users. Good news, …

Mac, Software »

[21 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

It has only been a couple weeks since Yosemite ready Evernote 5.7 arrived, which was fairly substantive release. Now, here’s a freshly minted Evernote 6.0 that comes with a flat, clean Yosemite inspired user interface refresh as well as some …

Apple luv »

[20 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

Well, thank goodness. Someday, somebody will make a good movie about Steve Jobs. However, the latest attempt to make a Steve Jobs movie has come to an end even before the cameras rolled and that is a good thing.
The Hollywood …