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[10 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Although Microsoft doesn’t come right out and say it, Skype for Mac 7 is Yosemite ready — it now requires at least OS X 10.9 or better and is fully 64-bit. Additionally, it sports an updated user interface, as well …

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[10 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

A third Yosemite Gold Master? Mac user forums are full of snark and sarcasm for Apple’s OS X Yosemite Gold Master Candidate 3, which is perhaps as unsurprising as it is pointless. Seriously, are we all in here or what?
Apple …

Apple luv, Mac »

[9 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Since 2005, Mac sales growth has outpaced Windows PCs in every quarter but one. That long hard slog is paying as the latest estimates put Apple and its Macintosh in the international Top Five PC vendor list for the first. …

Apple luv, Mac »

[8 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Regular Fairer Platform readers know we’re big fans of Mac wallpapers — space, nature, holidays, you name it. That said, one of the richest veins of Mac wallpaper beautification is Bokeh wallpapers, a style that’s both artistic and, to my …

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[8 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Candidate 2, are they serious? Everyone knows all candidates are the same these days! Ahem. Apple’s OS X Yosemite Gold Master Candidate 2 is a small delta patch for last week’s Yosemite Gold Master Candidate 1. Aside from the 14A386a …

Cord Cutter, Mac, Software »

[7 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Oh, you and your games and iTunes and Xbox and, hey… Did you know that content served by on a Plex Media Server can now be viewed on an Xbox 360 or Xbox One? Yep, all of that Plex + …

Mac, Software »

[6 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

A few years ago, if you wanted to SnapChat on your Mac, it required a fair bit of monkeying around. Now, however, all you need is Snappy and that is available for free on the Mac App Store.
Snappy is the …

Mac, Software »

[6 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

So, you found the perfect graphic/image for your presentation, website, blogpost, marketing flier, wedding invitation, etc and it’s in .svg format — what app will open and convert that? Lemke Software’s GraphicConverter to the rescue and here is an update …

Apple luv, Mac »

[6 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

You love your Mac, but have you ever wandered? Ever wondered how other people love their Macs? Yes, Mac porn is a thing and there is no reason to be ashamed — it’s natural, healthy and, as you are about …

Mac, Security »

[5 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

iWorm, which isn’t a worm at all but a plain jane trojan, has been generating some rather absurd headlines and coverage. And, would you believe that only 17,000 or so actual Macs have been infected?
Sample iWorm Headlines
— Hackers Have Found …

Mac, Reviews, how to, Security »

[4 Oct 2014 | 3 Comments | 0 views]

First things first… iWorm is not a worm at all, but actually your plain old, garden variety Trojan. This is important because, whereas worms are self-replicating and can infect innocent bystanders, a Trojan requires that the victim voluntarily install the …

iTunes, Mac »

[3 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Earlier this week, Apple seeded OS X Yosemite Gold Master to developers. While we’ve gotten a fresh seed, iTunes 12 Beta 3 isn’t final, at least Apple hasn’t said it is. Additionally, Apple isn’t saying what if anything is new, …

Apple luv, Hardware, iPad, iPhone, Mac »

[3 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

What do you call a guy with a collection of 35 Apple prototype products, including preproduction versions of the Mac Portable, Newton 110, Graphite iMac and even some mockups that never became products, “geek,” right?
“I don’t think of myself as …

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[1 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Mac printer drivers! Get your fresh, hot n’ tasty Mac printer drivers here! I’ve never actually tasted one and they’re probably not hot anymore, maybe warm, but they are fresh (as far as one can tell these things).
While many of …

Games, Mac »

[1 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 0 views]

What the heck is a pre-sequel? Well, before Borderlands 2, but after the original Borderlands we learn about the rise of Handsome Jack and his rise to power. That’s what Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel means and it’s available for pre-order now.
The …