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[23 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Are you an OS X 10.10 beta tester, official or otherwise, and noticed Yosemite Mail stability and performance issues? Especially since Public Beta 3 (aka Developer Preview 7)? This out-of-cycle patch could very well resolve the issues you have been …

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[23 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Family Sharing gets associated most often with Apple’s just release mobile operating system update, iOS 8. However, Family Sharing also will cover most Mac App Store purchases, as well, allowing you to share purchased items with up to six family …

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[20 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Of course, developer Bryan Christianson doesn’t use the words “Yosemite ready.” However, he’s recompiled WhatRoute with Xcode 6 and tested it on OS X Yosemite Beta. That, in his understated language means WhatRoute 1.13.0 is pretty much good to go …

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[19 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Safari 7.1 is just a point update, right? Yes, but there is more than a little going on in what is likely to be the last Safari 7 update to add new features.
What is Safari 7.1 about? Mostly about …

Mac, Security »

[18 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Tick tock. When it comes to Mac security, time is always against us because the hackers are invariably a step ahead. Though Apple hasn’t yet posted the details, best install Security Update 2014-004 for OS X Lion and OS X …

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[18 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

And, Safari 7.1. Although Apple is sure to release Mavericks security updates over the coming years, this is quite likely the last general update. That said, OS X 10.9.5 is about as unsexy an update as one could imagine.
Unless, of …

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[16 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Apple has seeded OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 8 and OS X Yosemite Public Beta 3 to developers and public testers, respectively. That’s a new wrinkle, but not the only fresh twist. Step inside for as many details as we …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[15 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Getting a new Mac? Like the refurbished prices of Apple’s entry-level 2014 iMac and MacBook Air? Yeah, pretty sweet, but you’re gonna need apps and here’s a great Mac Bundle to get that done in spades!
Get MacUpdate’s 10 awesome Mac …

Apple luv, Mac »

[15 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

You toe-mae-toe and I say tuh-mah-toe. I say Hackintosh and tonymacx86 says Customac. With a little initiative, time and an almost infinitely tweakable budget, building your own Macintosh can be fun and a big money saver.
That said, Customac enthusiast site …

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[15 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Now ready for OS X Yosemite with support of Retina Displays and recognizes most Mac keyboard shortcuts? Welcome to the wild and sometimes wooly world of GIMP for Mac and open source software, which is very much like a box …

Apple luv, Mac »

[11 Sep 2014 | 2 Comments | 0 views]

International Data Group has decided to stop publishing the print edition of Macworld magazine. Though the official death comes now, the actual loss happened many years ago and that was all about the internet.
Once upon a time, Macworld was the …

Mac, Software »

[11 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

On Tuesday, Apple seeded iOS 8 GM (gold master) to its legit developers. The GM was accompanied by iTunes 11.4, which was addressed (according to the rumor mill) an issue with installing iOS 8 Gold Master.
Not long afterward, however, OS …

Deals, Mac »

[10 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Apple introduced a new, lower-cost iMac model to generally negative reviews. While the configuration hasn’t changed, as a refurbished iMac, it is priced at $929 — a $170 reduction off the SRP. Now how much do you like it?
• [12] Refurbished MacBook …

iOS, Mac, Software »

[10 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Getting their ducks all in a row. So, today Apple shipped iOS 8 GM (Gold Master) to “developers” and iTunes 11.4, which brings iOS 8 compatibility, to the public. Does that make sense? Given how many ordinary civilians are “testing” …

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[9 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

The processor and memory benchmarking application for Mac OS X, Linux, Windows, iOS and Android. Whereas you might not be a user yet, everyone pays close attention to Geekbench test results*. Now, developer Primate Labs has fairly beefy Geekbench update.