Mac »

[23 Jul 2014 | One Comment | ]

Have an older MacBook Air, specifically a mid-2011 model? Yep, Apple has released a Mac firmware update that address an issue in mid-2011 MacBook Air models that causes them to take longer to wake from sleep than expected.
Does that have …

Deals, Mac »

[22 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

And, yes, shipping is free. Shipping is always free on Apple Certified Factory Refurbished iMac, Mac mini, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air models. Today’s sweet deal is a 27-inch refurbished iMac for just $1,129 — more than $500 off the …

Apple luv, Mac »

[22 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

When I first saw Apple’s new “Stickers” MacBook Air TV commercial, one of my first thoughts was, “Steve would never have allowed that!” Which is, of course, a very silly thought. Perhaps the silliest thing is that people are still …

Mac, Software »

[22 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

Here is a quick look at Apple’s official “What’s new in Mail 8″ overview, which can be found inside the latest beta of Mail 8, which shipped with OS X Yosemite Beta 4.
• Mark up attachments — Use Markup to add …

Mac »

[22 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

It’s round four of Apple Summer o’ 2014 desktop operating system sweepstakes. OS X Yosemite Beta 4 (aka Developer Preview 4, Build 14A298i) shows Cupertino’s software simians in top form with a iTunes 12, more Dark Mode functionality and Jony …

Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[21 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

The 60 million Americans who rely on free to broadcast television must pull together to stop satellite and cable TV’s illegal and immoral assault! They’re coming for our content, people, and KeepMyTV.org is hear to help!
So, first of all, KeepMyTV.org …

Mac, Software »

[17 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

NeoOffice 2014 shipped a week or so ago and, rather than write it up then, I thought better of it — wait for the first point release. Well, Neoffice 2014.1 has indeed arrived, an unambiguous signal that it’s time to …

Apple TV, Deals, iPod »

[17 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

Going for a run? Working in the garden? Dusting? Doing the laundry? If you’re an all of the above kind of gal or guy, put the music in your pocket and go, go, go all day long. However, don’t pay …

Cord Cutter »

[15 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

About this “so-called” cord cutting thing… informitv, an industry consultancy with a bent for apologetics, is running their take on the latest Nielsen cable TV and cord cutting data. Yes, cable TV has lost 10 million subscribers, but satellite TV …

Deals, Mac »

[15 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

Here is a deal that won’t last long — a 2012 MacBook Air for the absolutely killer price of $599. Get yours before they’re all gone. Yes, you get the same top-shelf Apple hardware, software, full + extendible AppleCare warranty …