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[31 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 256 views]

For those of you keeping score at home, this is the sixth developer beta and the third week in a row Apple has pushed fresh OS X 10.10.3 build to devs et al. And, like last week, there’s also an …

Deals, Mac »

[25 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 367 views]

Can you really get a “cheap Mac”? Relatively speaking, yes — Apple spent last year cutting new Mac prices. That has made refurbished Macs even more affordable.
Yep, you can get a refurbished MacBook Air for just $679 — same hardware, …

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[24 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 500 views]

It has been nearly a month since Apple shipped the first semi-public OS X 10.10.3 beta to Apple Seed program members. Yesterday’s OS X 10.10.3 14D113C, that is Beta 5 to Seeders, brings Photos a step closer to polished.
That is, …

Mac, Software »

[20 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 933 views]

Don’t these people ever rest? Apple has released a pair of Yosemite security updates, as well as (one suspects) the very last iPhoto update before the Photos takeover next month. Are you ready for patch yesterday? Here it coms anyway…

Cord Cutter, Mac, Music, movies, TV, Software »

[18 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 766 views]

The perversely successful idiots who run Hollywood and the Internet — sadly, often the same people — need to get the hell over their hatred Popcorn Time. Why? Because, whether they like or not, Popcorn Time (aka the Netflix of …

Mac, Security »

[18 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 510 views]

Safari 8.0.4 is here and, in addition to the usual bunch of stability improvements and bug fixes, there are security patches. There is also Safari 7.1.4 (Mavericks) and Safari 6.2.4 (Mountain Lion), which deliver the same stuffs.
Security Content: Safari 8.0.4, …

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[17 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 584 views]

Is the release of OS X 10.10.3 near? While the new Force Touch equipped touchpad (new APIs for which testing in OS X 10.10.3) MacBook Pros are available now, Apple’s new MacBook doesn’t ship until April 10.
On the other hand, …

Apple luv, Mac »

[16 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 1,898 views]

You can’t get the new MacBook until April 10, but you can get the new bubble Mac wallpaper right now. Apple often latches onto a simple idea and turns it into something captivating.
The 2015 MacBook — not Pro, not …

Deals, Mac »

[15 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 493 views]

So, Apple just announced new Retina MacBooks, which means they need to clear out stock of older models, especially refurbished Retina MacBooks and here come the deals. Get a plane jane 13-inch refurbished MacBook Pro for just $829 or the …

Apps, iOS, Mac, Software »

[15 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 606 views]

Whether you’re a medical professional or a caregiver that prefers the Fairer Platform, Osirix is a flexible, top shelf solution for you. You get it as a free Lite version (32-bit only) or a fully enabled, FDA approved app for …

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[13 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 792 views]

Praise the deities of hardware and software. Apple’s just announced and shipping April 10 new MacBook features the completely new Force Touch trackpad. To whit, the just released OS X 10.10.3 14D98g developer seed includes APIs that work Force Touch …

Mac, Software »

[23 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 1,560 views]

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, …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[12 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 1,444 views]

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 …

Mac, Software »

[11 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 865 views]

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 | 878 views]

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 …