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Mac, Software »

[8 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 2,290 views]

And, there was much rejoicing, though Sir Robin’s minstrels are reportedly still at large. Yes, Apple has released a Mail 7 update that addresses problem’s with Gmail + IMAP, as well as other issues.
Although Apple’s has been getting grief for …

Mac, Software »

[7 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 1,497 views]

Yes, the OS X Mavericks rollout has been pretty smooth, but there are well-documented issues that will be ironed out in a pair of soon-to-be-released Mavericks updates. Whereas a standalone Mail 7 update is said to be in the works, …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[7 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 1,676 views]

Historical fiction or simply a magnificently told tale that orbits, at a distance, the Hollywood of a past still half remembered and half believed. Jess Walter’s Beautiful Ruins, the Audiobook of the Month, soars across 50 years and three continents …

Mac, Software »

[6 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 3,078 views]

Whether you’re a user, developer or both, there always seems to be another update and that’s most definitely a good thing™. Today’s crop includes GarageBand 10.0.1, a simple bug fix, and Xcode 5.0.2, which is something a bit more.
• GarageBand …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[6 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 8,005 views]

Looking to get things done quickly and efficiently on your Mac? Tired of mousing around? Here is a keyboard shortcut that brings up the Mac Emoji character palette with minimal fuss.
Whereas there are a couple different ways to access the …

iTunes, Mac, Software »

[5 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 2,355 views]

Just some workaday bug fixes for Apple’s media, app and device jukebox and management app, including a tweak for the equalizer, as well as some minor bug fixes. And, that about covers iTunes 11.1.3.
[u] Added release note and download links.

Apps, iOS »

[5 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 511 views]

Choice is good and Google Search for iOS now offers the option to search with your voice. Granted, this isn’t top-level, just works functionality, like Siri, but it is a better way to get to Google Maps.
With the app installed …

iPhone, Tech »

[5 Nov 2013 | One Comment | 2,269 views]

Interesting times, indeed. Apple has purchased a former First Solar factory in Mesa, Arizona where GT Advanced Technologies will manufacture sapphire crystal for use in Apple products.
Currently, sapphire crystals are used in iPhone and iPad camera lens assemblies, as well …

Apple luv, Mac »

[4 Nov 2013 | One Comment | 1,852 views]

I have loved many Macs. In some way or another, all of the Macs I’ve used or owned. However, aside from a clutch of beloved ADB II mice, pretty much every other Apple mouse I’ve owned has ended up in …

Mac, Software »

[2 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 5,904 views]

The Fairer Platform’s first look at OS X Mavericks Mail 7 back in June noted a handful of unexciting, unadventurous bullet points. Unfortunately, for Gmail users, the adventure didn’t begin in ernest until they upgraded to Mavericks.
TidBITS Joe Kissel is …

Deals, Games, Mac »

[1 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 5,638 views]

Wanted: Dark, angst-ridden hero for move-in ready man cave with wicked cool toys, unlimited resources. Not only is this a guy game, but Batman: Arkham City Mac ($14.99) is a game of the year guy game and it’s available for …

Apple luv, Mac, Rumors »

[1 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 3,222 views]

In the name of Ra, what is this? By Zeus, could it be true? One nation under Crom? Well, nothing is under Crom, but… A mathematician and logician got together to grind some equations, all of them symbolic, on a …