Mac, Software »

[23 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

With the upcoming release of OS X 10.10.3, the world — or at least the parts that matter — will get their hands on Apple’s iPhoto + Aperture replacement Photos, as well as a bunch o’ new and improved emojis, …

Apple luv »

[14 Feb 2015 | One Comment | ]

As only a few of you know, my wife Regina has been wrestling with stage 4 lung cancer with brain mets for over two years. While we always knew the outcome, with the help of some rather magic/toxic drugs, she …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[12 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Wanna share a movie with grandma? Chances are you’ll need to burn a DVD. Have MRI, X-ray, CT or PET Scan images and need copies? Yep, you’re gonna need to burn some disks. Thankfully, Toast 12 Titanium is available and …

Cord Cutter, iTunes »

[11 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

The video streaming service sweepstakes has yet to name a winner, but the list of losers continues to grow. Like Redbox Instant before it, Target Ticket is shutting down for good on March 7.
Industry sources say Target launched Target Ticket …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[11 Feb 2015 | One Comment | ]

From the “made with real truth” section of the iTunes Audiobook Store comes The Dovekeepers: A Novel, the February audiobook of the month. It’s a retelling of the Mosada epic (70 CE) through the lives of two women and five …

Mac, Software »

[11 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

If Pacifist didn’t exist, someone would have to invent it, like yesterday. Pacifist 3.5 isn’t a reinvention of this must have Mac admin tool, but it is chock full o’ welcome performance and compatibility improvements.
Pacifist 3.5 (download)
— Faster performance when …

Mac, Software »

[10 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Fairer Platform reader “Peter” wrote to say that he can’t find a driver for his Samsung SCX 4521F multifunction printer. While his problem actually has multiple parts (ie scan, fax, print, networking), there is a fairly reliable solution for the …

iPhone, Mobile »

[10 Feb 2015 | 5 Comments | ]

First things first, Apple is doomed, perpetually so. For some people, Android is doomed, too. However, this time, Google’s increasing fragmented mobile operating system is really super doomed. Then again, maybe not.
BusinessInsider writes that Android as a platform recently passed …

Mac, Software »

[6 Feb 2015 | One Comment | ]

No rest for the wicked. Apple has seeded OS X 10.10.3 14D72i, the first external developer build. While this third Yosemite update is otherwise unremarkable, it brings with it Apple’s long-awaited Photos app, which replaces both iPhoto and Aperture.
Yep, iPhoto …

Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[5 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Of course, live TV being the traditional, sequential TV programming fewer and fewer people watch via broadcast, satellite and cable TV. Though not yet a collapse, the 12.7 percent year-over-year decline is more than an industry wakeup call.
As you might …