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 …

Mac, Software »

[22 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

A solid set of image editing tools at a reasonable price, Acorn has been my daily driver Photoshop CS 2 failed to make the leap from PowerPC to Intel. Now, Acorn 5 is here with much improved vector shape tool, …

Deals, Mac »

[20 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

Old Macs never die, especially truly awesome models like Apple’s white MacBook. Get an OS X El Capitan ready refurbished MacBook for yourself or back to school kid for $299 after a special, one-time $30 price reduction. Ground shipping is …

Mac »

[20 Aug 2015 | 3 Comments | ]

And, public testers have received their fifth beta [15A262e]. While Apple offers little practical guidance on what has changed in OS X El Capitan Beta 7, users have noted that “Securely Empty Trash” and Dashboard have been, one presumes, temporarily …

Cord Cutter »

[19 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

Strictly speaking, binge watching isn’t a new form of onanism. On the other hand, more than two-thirds binge watchers do it alone in front of a screen, probably in the dark, and you gotta know Mike Huckabee isn’t amused.
Arris media …

Mac, Software »

[18 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

Been waiting for Apple to add Canon PowerShot G3 X Digital Camera Raw compatibility? That is a done deal and we have a great deal on a Canon PowerShot G3 X bundle — get in the picture!
• Digital Camera RAW …