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[11 Nov 2014 | One Comment | 691 views]

Another seven-day interval on the OS X beta seed treadmill has passed. That is, a week after the first beta seed of its first Yosemite Update (aka OS X 10.10.1), Apple has seeded a second beta of its first Yosemite …

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[10 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 950 views]

No matter how you measure it, Apple is on a roll, especially if you’re looking at PC sales unit volume and market share. Yes, Apple’s Mac sales surge allowed the company to hit the international PC top five for the …

Apple luv, Mac »

[9 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 1,421 views]

When OS X Yosemite shipped last month, Apple include five high resolution Yosemite wallpapers, which is nice but hardly a collection. Happily enough because Yosemite was a national park first, there are many, many hi-res Yosemite wallpapers available — here’s …

Mac, Software »

[7 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 518 views]

A fresh coat of paint and some nifty OS X Yosemite optimized features. Pixelmator 3.3 brings together solid Yosemite specific features for this Mac only app while leveraging the coolness of Pixelmator for iPad.
“Popular image editing software developer Pixelmator on …

Apple luv, Hardware, Mac »

[6 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 509 views]

With a smidgeon of smarts and dash of derring do, you could create your very own OS X Yosemite Hackintosh. Whether that means buying an off-the-shelf PC or assembling a free range, organic CustoMac with your hands is entirely up …

iPad, iPhone, Mac »

[6 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 171 views]

Three plus months after Apple + IBM announced their enterprise partnership, the first visible fruit of the coupling has arrived. AppleCare for Enterprise marks a significant expansion of Cupertino’s field service personal and operations in conjunction with IBM’s already massive …

Mac, Reviews, how to, Security »

[5 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 320 views]

According to Emil Kvarnhammar with Swedish security firm Truesec, Rootpipe is a privilege escalation vulnerability. So, without user cooperation or without knowing the user’s password, an attacker can take over an unprotected Mac using Rootpipe.
“It all started when I was …

Deals, Mac »

[4 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 1,323 views]

Free as in beer Mac bundle including one of the best cloud backup solutions available for the Mac. Boys and girls, there is absolute no reason not to get this excellent free Mac bundle — it’s all good because it’s …

Mac, Software »

[4 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 306 views]

Apple hasn’t exactly been hell fire hurry to release a Yosemite Update. That is perhaps due to the fact that OS X 10.10, as it’s also known, arrived on users’ Mac in a fairly stable. Yes, I know some of …

Mac, Software »

[3 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 136 views]

But what about Office for Mac 2015? Outlook for Mac is the first salvo in upcoming Office for Mac launch and we look forward to getting our digital hooks into the lot in the first half of 2015.
Microsoft’s Office Blog …

Mac, Software »

[3 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 161 views]

If you were suddenly to find yourself overwhelmed by the desire to install the open source version of OS X Yosemite, now you can. Apple has shipped Darwin 10.10.0 and anybody get it, again, if that itch presented itself.
Though Apple …

Mac, Software »

[2 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 215 views]

When Apple installs the latest version of OS X on your Mac, you get a lot of unnecessary functionality and files, notably language extensions. Get rid of them with Ingmar Stein’s Monolingual, which is now not only Yosemite Ready it’s …

Mac, Software »

[31 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 326 views]

Just a dot update? Hardly. Evernote for Mac 5.7 boasts 3X faster syncing and, this one’s a big help, notes are now Spotlight searchable (image below), which can greatly speedup discovery and retrieval given the central position Spotlight plays in …

Games, Mac »

[31 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 167 views]

How do you top multimillion seller Bastion? Back to the well is an excellent strategy though hardly the final word on Transistor from famed game developer Amir Rao (Supergiant Games) with original soundtrack from Darren Knob.
From the creators of Bastion, …

Apps, Mac, Reviews, how to »

[30 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 250 views]

Apple’s Continuity + Handoff functionality unites apps and functionality across OS X Yosemite to iOS 8 and back again. The simple idea with Handoff being, “start it here, finish it there,” seamlessly.
Are you familiar with iCloud Tabs, introduce in 2013’s …