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[1 Sep 2015 | No Comment | 0 views]

With the refurbished Mac mini, it’s been feast or famine for the better part of year. So, if you are in the market (or might be) for a Apple Certified Factory Refurbished Mac mini, now is the time.
As with all …

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[1 Sep 2015 | No Comment | 0 views]

The relatively hefty 2.5GB OS X El Capitan Beta 8 [15A279b] has arrived in developer’s Software Update queue dressed immodestly in a single line of text — “This update is recommended for all users.”
Apple also delivered “Beta 6” to public …

Deals, Games, Mac »

[29 Aug 2015 | No Comment | 0 views]

A trifecta of good Mac gaming news! Yes, Company of Heroes 2 Mac is now shipping and it’s free to play this weekend on Steam. Also just for this weekend, Company of Heroes 2 Mac is priced at just $10; …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[29 Aug 2015 | No Comment | 0 views]

These deals only along every so often and they’re usually gone before you get a chance to take a second look. Want a refurbished MacBook Air for $639 with a full + extendible AppleCare warranty and free shipping? Don’t hesitate!
And, …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[25 Aug 2015 | 2 Comments | 0 views]

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 …

Mac, Software »

[24 Aug 2015 | 2 Comments | 0 views]

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 | 0 views]

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 | 0 views]

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 | 0 views]

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 | 0 views]

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 …

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[20 Aug 2015 | 3 Comments | 0 views]

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 …

Mac, Software »

[18 Aug 2015 | No Comment | 17 views]

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 …

Hardware, Mac, Rumors »

[17 Aug 2015 | No Comment | 15 views]

A pair of FCC filings dated August 14 indicate that Apple will be updating its Magic Mouse and wireless keyboard, probably during the company’s regular Fall Mac refresh.
Expected in late September or early October, it is widely believed Apple …

Mac, Reviews, how to, Security »

[16 Aug 2015 | No Comment | 11 views]

Gird yourself for truth (and tpwn)! This is a bad news, meh news sort of situation. Yes, Italian “security researcher” Luca Todesco has discovered and released a new Mac privilege escalation vulnerability/exploit, tpwn, into the wild that affects OS X …

Mac, Security »

[15 Aug 2015 | No Comment | 1 views]

Whether you’re a mother or whether you’re brother running OS X Mavericks or OS X Mountain Lion, Apple recommends that you install these Mac Security Updates. While there are plenty o’ details for Mac admins mull over and chew, the …