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[23 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

While all of the major browser vendors have patched the Poodle SSL 3 vulnerability, the said same major browser vendors all agree that SSL 3 should no longer be used. Apple is doing its part, telling its developer partners that …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[21 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Today’s iMac and Mac Pro challenge those old assumption that Mom stays home and dad goes out to work. Nope, now the lady rocking the mommy jeans brings home the artisanal reduced sodium organic hickory smoked bacon.
Actually, no one need …

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[20 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Still waiting for the iPhone nano? Me, too, sort of. However, like an Apple branded Blu-Ray player, the iMac touch is a zombie rumor that you can quite safely lay to rest.
Yes, you can get an iMac touch right now, …

Mac, Security »

[18 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Poodle, would a rat dog, often really big ones, by any other name be less psychotic? The world’s Secure Socket Layer (SSL) problems* just won’t stay fixed and Mac security is affected. Apple has issued a Poodle patch for OS …

Games, Mac »

[18 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Everything IS awesome! Especially awesome if you are styling the all-new The LEGO Movie Game Mac ($32.99), specially priced for early adopting lab rats like you and me. ‘Twas seriously the best movie of the year and Inside Gaming News …

Deals, Mac »

[17 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Apple surprised and delighted many when it not only released an upgraded 2014 Mac mini, but also cut the price by $100. Cool, right? It’s gets better because Apple’s slashed refurbished Mac mini prices, as well, by at least $80.
With …

iTunes, Mac »

[17 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Software development and delivery isn’t what it used to be. For example, Apple’s three strikes OS X Yosemite Gold Master and now, in another sign of the times, iTunes 12.0.1 — the shipping version.
What happened to shipping the whole number …

Mac, Software »

[17 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

We have told you about OS X Yosemite public release and a commensurate Yosemite Ready bump for the company’s iWork (Numbers 3.5, Pages 5.5, Keynote 6.5) productivity suite. Now, here come Yosemite Ready iLife apps!
• iPhoto 9.6
— Addresses compatibility with …

Mac, Software »

[17 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Is Your Mac and are your apps Yosemite ready? The Fairer Platform is here to help with the Yosemite Ready updates for Numbers, Pages, Keynote, GarageBand and iPhoto, as well as our very own big ol’ listing of OS X …

Mac, Software »

[16 Oct 2014 | 2 Comments | 0 views]

The roughly four-month-long OS X Yosemite beta period is over! Apple’s (perhaps least ambitious?) whole number desktop operating system update in years is here. While short on big new functionality, there are plenty of nice new features to tempt upgrades, …

Mac »

[16 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

The Mac mini was one week shy of two years without an update. Apple addressed that issue today with faster processors, graphics, storage and a lower price! Remember the original PPC G4 mini? Yep, Apple has brought back the $499 …

Mac, Security »

[15 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Golly gosh gee whiz, people, if you haven’t updated Flash Player 15, Office 11 and/or Java 7 in awhile, you really should get busy with the updates, because Mac security issues need some patch love and there’s plenty go ’round.
And, …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[15 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Go Mac to the Future with this awesome Mac bundle of eight apps and a top-flight Mac dev learning package for 96 percent off these items suggested retail price. Yep, you get Capo 3, AfterShot Pro, Luci, Fantastical and four …

Mac »

[14 Oct 2014 | 3 Comments | 0 views]

Apple has pushed OS X Yosemite Beta 6 to its AppleSeed volunteer testers. While the build number has inched up to 14A388b from a, nothing else visible seems to have changed. Think a final set of bug fixes before Thursday’s …

Deals, iPad, iPod, Mac »

[13 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

People like to complain about Apple’s prices. However, the clever Apple fan knows how to get the world’s best gear at the world’s best prices — go mobile with a refurbished MacBook, refurbished iPad and refurbished iPod for less, a …