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[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 …

iTunes, Software »

[15 Aug 2015 | No Comment | 12 views]

And, just so you don’t get the wrong idea, iTunes 12.2.2 is pretty much all about Apple Music. For example, the Beats 1 banner under the Apple Music tab in iTunes 12.2.2 takes you to page listing what’s playing live, …

Mac, Security »

[15 Aug 2015 | No Comment | 8 views]

As promised Apple’s OS X 10.10.5 Update includes a patch for the heavily hyped yet difficult to exploit DYLD vulnerability. Additionally, Apple’s backed in fixes for Mail, Photos and QuickTime Player fixes and tweaks.
As is the wont, Apple states that …

Deals, iPad, Mac, Software »

[11 Aug 2015 | No Comment | 1 views]

Get your Back to School Mac and iPad deals here. Huge savings on refurbished iPads, including the EOL iPad 3 for just $185, score. Or, get a refurbished Back to School Mac or MacBook with prices starting at $759.
• Refurbished …

Apple luv, Hardware, Mac »

[10 Aug 2015 | 3 Comments | 0 views]

Does this ancient iMac G5 look different to you? If you look closely, you will see the Magic Trackpad, easy. How about what’s onscreen? It’s OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite! This is an iMac G5 Hackintosh that’s powered by an Intel …

Mac, Software »

[8 Aug 2015 | No Comment | 1 views]

Although OpenCL 2.0 has been out for nearly two years, OS X support has been stalled at OpenCL 1.2 since the release of OS X Mavericks. Be that as it may, according to BlenderNation, OpenCL support in OS X El …

Mac, Reviews, how to, Software »

[8 Aug 2015 | One Comment | 2 views]

Among the many new features and apps in OS X 10.11 El Capitan is Notes 4. New features include a Mail-esque three-pane user interface, inline media files, attachment browser, more robust sharing system-wide and a list maker.
Probably the first thing …

Deals, Mac »

[7 Aug 2015 | No Comment | 0 views]

There are nice selections of refurbished MacBook Airs and 13-inch MacBook Pros in stock. However, as of this writing, refurbished 15-inch MacBook Pros are nowhere to be found — they won’t be gone long, though.
Apple Certified Factory Refurbished MacBooks all …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[6 Aug 2015 | No Comment | 22 views]

Where PWYW stands for “pay what you want”… But get in quick, because the Mac Power User Bundle “beat the average price” will go up! If you only wanna pay $1, you get Screens and Find Any File, together a …

Mac, Security »

[6 Aug 2015 | No Comment | 0 views]

The sky is falling! The sky is fall…, wait… OK, then. It turns out that the DYLD bug is actually hard to exploit and Apple’s next Yosemite update includes a DYLD patch. That said, here is the latest seed, OS …

Apple luv, Mac »

[5 Aug 2015 | 2 Comments | 0 views]

Back in June, Fairer Platform brought you 10 Awesome Granite Chiseled El Capitan wallpapers and the uptake was impressive. As beautiful as those El Capitan wallpapers were, however, Apple just delivered the most beautiful bundled inside OS X El Capitan …

Mac, Rumors »

[4 Aug 2015 | No Comment | 1 views]

French fansite Cosomac went rooting around in El Capitan Beta 6 and found, lo’ and behold, more 4K iMac references (French). Of course, these 4K iMac references underscore those previously leaked by Apple back in June and confirmed by Apple …

Mac »

[4 Aug 2015 | No Comment | 1 views]

Have you heard about Thunderstrike 2? As of this writing, it doesn’t affect OS X 10.11 El Capitan Beta, but this malware has already evolved and likely is evolving as we speak.
In the here and now, Apple has seeded OS …