Audiobooks, Books, Deals »

[1 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

If you missed Chad Harbach’s best seller on sale back in 2012, here’s your second chance. Yes, The Art of Fielding: A Novel is the April Audiobook of the Month and on sale for just $5.95, but time is quite …

Broadband »

[31 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

That is, 150MHz in the 3.5GHz band. The FCC started promoting the citizens broadband idea last year around this time when it first floated ideas on how to redistribute radio spectrum no longer needed by the US military.
“It provides an …

Mac, Software »

[31 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

For those of you keeping score at home, this is the sixth developer beta and the third week in a row Apple has pushed fresh OS X 10.10.3 build to devs et al. And, like last week, there’s also an …

Apple luv »

[30 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

For well over a decade, the go-to website for Apple Store news, updates and information has been Gary Allen’s ifo Apple Store. It was perhaps the first and certainly the longest running Apple Store focused site, but now it’s closing …

Audiobooks, Books »

[27 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Have you read Becoming Steve Jobs yet? If not, it’s available for cheap, at finer electronic bookstores everywhere, and for free from one of our favorite companies.
Yes, the Becoming Steve Jobs is huge and overwhelmingly positive.
There have been many books …

Deals, Mac »

[25 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Can you really get a “cheap Mac”? Relatively speaking, yes — Apple spent last year cutting new Mac prices. That has made refurbished Macs even more affordable.
Yep, you can get a refurbished MacBook Air for just $679 — same hardware, …

Mac »

[24 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

It has been nearly a month since Apple shipped the first semi-public OS X 10.10.3 beta to Apple Seed program members. Yesterday’s OS X 10.10.3 14D113C, that is Beta 5 to Seeders, brings Photos a step closer to polished.
That is, …

Mac, Software »

[20 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Don’t these people ever rest? Apple has released a pair of Yosemite security updates, as well as (one suspects) the very last iPhoto update before the Photos takeover next month. Are you ready for patch yesterday? Here it coms anyway…

Cord Cutter, Mac, Music, movies, TV, Software »

[18 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

The perversely successful idiots who run Hollywood and the Internet — sadly, often the same people — need to get the hell over their hatred Popcorn Time. Why? Because, whether they like or not, Popcorn Time (aka the Netflix of …

Mac, Security »

[18 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Safari 8.0.4 is here and, in addition to the usual bunch of stability improvements and bug fixes, there are security patches. There is also Safari 7.1.4 (Mavericks) and Safari 6.2.4 (Mountain Lion), which deliver the same stuffs.
Security Content: Safari 8.0.4, …