Home » Archive

Articles in the Mac Category

Apple luv, Mac »

[2 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

It’s good to be a dad and some people, like Mac Pro maestro John Wilhelm, make it look almost implausibly great, too. The Swiss artist poses, produces and renders his obviously beautiful wife and three daughters to great effect.
In addition …

Mac, Software »

[1 Aug 2014 | One Comment | 0 views]

Get one, get ‘em all! Epson and Apple have posted updated Mac printer Drivers for Macs running OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard or later. If you are just looking for one specific driver, fire up Software Update and OS X …

Mac »

[31 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Disappointed with Apple’s initial 2014 iMac makeover? You are not alone. However, if this latest rumor comes true, Apple isn’t done tweaking its all-in-one desktop computer line — here’s hoping there’s more meat on the table this time around.
On June …

Mac, Software »

[30 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

OS X Mavericks was relatively disruptive vis-a-vis third party apps. OS X Yosemite? Not so much. That said, Softpress Freeway 7 is here and, among other new features, it’s Yosemite ready.
• Freeway 7 (free trial)
— Added support for media …

Mac »

[30 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Apple last updated its entry-level headless desktop Mac in October 2012. Needless to say, an update is overdue. However, given that the middle of the year won’t last forever, you have got to wonder when Apple plans to release the …

Deals, Mac »

[29 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Yep, it is a very good day to buy a refurbished MacBook Pro. Say what? Apple just released updated 2014 MacBook Pro models, which means the company just cut refurbished MacBook Pro prices. So, get a refurb’d MacBook Pro with …

Mac, Software »

[29 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

We are well into the Post-PC era and Apple ships only one not long for this world Mac with an internal optical drive. Surprise, surprise, surprise that Roxio not only hasn’t killed Toast, but actually released Toast 12 Titanium and …

Mac, Software »

[29 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Flying Meat — read the story behind the name — has released a major point update for their flagship Acorn 4 image editor. There is a long list of new features, tweaks and bug fixes.
• Acorn 4.5 (MAS, $29.99)
— New international …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[28 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

If it runs on your Mac, chances are there is an associated cache. Use over time often results in degraded performance as those caches file and/or become less efficient. Ditto that for OS X Dashboard, but here’s a quick and …

Mac, Software »

[28 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

VideoLAN humbly refers to VLC for Mac as “a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.” However, VLC for Mac is pretty …

Mac »

[23 Jul 2014 | One Comment | 0 views]

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 | 0 views]

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 | 0 views]

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 | 0 views]

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 …

iTunes, Mac »

[22 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 1 views]

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 …