iTunes, Mac »

[30 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

OS X Yosemite users have another software update to apply this week. iTunes 12.1 brings improved Notification Center support for iTunes Radio, as well as iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch sync performance.
As shown above, after installing iTunes Radio 12.1 Update …

Cord Cutter »

[29 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Wow, just wow. Comcast customer service is back in the news once again for all the wrong reasons. That is, a customer tried to drop Comcast and Comcast Customer Service put them through hell.
The crowing moment? The Comcast customer …

Apple luv, Mac »

[29 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

The world economy is just limping along and PC sales have been, at best, in the doldrums for several years running. Apple and its Macbook laptop product line are, however, enjoying speculator grow, up by nearly half last quarter.
Apple’s Mac …

Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[29 Jan 2015 | 2 Comments | ]

Everything is about perspective. While the world is focused on the battle for online dominance and streaming eyeballs between Netflix and HBO, the real war is happening elsewhere. Yes, we’re talking about Netflix vs Popcorn Time.
Yes, Netflix and its rapidly …

Apple luv, Music, movies, TV »

[28 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

What begins with the launch of the Macintosh and ends with the launch of the iMac? Actually, that’s the timeframe — actually three discreet product launches — we’ll be seeing in Universal Pictures’ presentation of the Steve Jobs Biopic. And, …

iOS »

[28 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Apple has released iOS 8.1.3 and, to the great relief of millions of lazy “won’t tether my iPhone to a Mac or PC even if it saves my life” users, it brings back easy, one-click over-the-air updates.
Bug fixes, security updates …

Broadband »

[27 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

As the Fairer Platform reported earlier, Google Fiber has announced it will add Charlotte, Raliegh-Durham, Atlanta and Nashville as fiber cities. That is, millions of people are about to join the 1Gbps fiber to the home club.
According to the Wall …

Deals, iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[27 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Now, although the Single of the Week is history — ditto that for the Discovery Download — Apple has launched Free on iTunes, a new section on the iTunes Store that points to not only free music, but also free …

Books, Deals »

[27 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

While you can spend money on books, and we highly recommend it, there is an nearly endless supply of free ebooks. Just to get you started, here are links to scores of free ebook from our friends at the Apple …

Mac, Security »

[26 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

ClamXav 2.7.1 shipped last week and was quickly superseded by v2.7.2. Now, Mark Allen et al are back with ClamXav 2.7.3, which ties up a number of loss ends and issues. So, if you’re the “set it and forget it” …