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[17 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 2,082 views]

Life is is an endless series of compromises. Even Apple’s beautiful products are compromises, perhaps most notably the company’s newest entry-level Macs. That said, can you build a Hackintosh Mac mini that’s better than Apple’s real deal Mac mini?
Again, you …

Apple luv, Mac »

[16 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 2,679 views]

Get your Year of the Goat wallpapers here! Get your PC and Mac wallpapers for the Chinese Year of the Goat! First things first, there are images of both goats and sheep here, including Shaun the Sheep, because the Chinese …

Mac »

[16 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 1,587 views]

I’m not a video editor nor do I play one on TV, but I’ve been watching the Yosemite CUDA driver problems play out. While work arounds helped some, a large, vocal and sometimes angry majority weren’t feeling the love — …

Deals, Mac »

[16 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 1,091 views]

Although they are pricey, pretty much all of the reviews agree — the 2014 Retina iMac is the best Apple all-in-one ever. You can, however, get one for less — a lot less, in fact — than Apple’s full retail …

Mac »

[15 Jan 2015 | 4 Comments | 1,617 views]

It has only been a week since the previous Yosemite update developer seed and, past as prologue, that has sometimes meant public release is imminent. Regardless, OS X 10.10.2 14C99d is available to register developers, though AppleSeed testers have been …

Mac, Software »

[14 Jan 2015 | One Comment | 1,010 views]

Look, up in the sky! Faster than Safari and more secure than Chrome! That’s how Mozilla’s advertising browser these days and the latest release, Firefox 35, offers H264 support, Yahoo Search and OS X tiled rendering right out of the …

Mac, Tech »

[14 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 763 views]

For years now, Mac market share and unit volume as Windows PC sellers took it on the chin. Now, although Q4 2014 Mac market share is up on double digit unit volume growth, PC vendors have finally figured out they …

Apple luv, Mac »

[14 Jan 2015 | 2 Comments | 1,722 views]

If the original 1984 Mac were reimagined using modern materials and Apple current design ethos, what would it look like? These high quality 2015 Mac renders by Curved Labs perhaps hew as close as humanly possible to Steve Jobs original …

Mac »

[9 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 1,132 views]

Tick-tock, tick-tock. It’s been nearly a month since Apple’s last Yosemite update dev seed (link below). However, there hasn’t been much of a clamor for fresh code, one way or the other. Still OS X 10.10.2 14C94b is here and …

Mac, Software »

[9 Jan 2015 | 3 Comments | 2,188 views]

These iWork updates covering Pages 5, Numbers 3 and Keynote 6 offer, and I quote, “…stability improvements and bug fixes.” Yep, Apple saved this excitement for a Friday — otherwise how would we get through the week?
These updates are free …

Mac, Software »

[8 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 1,695 views]

Long before iRip, Mac DVDRipper Pro or any other DVD ripping app currently on the market, there was Mac the Ripper. While the name has been shortened to MTR, the mission remains unchanged — provide a full-service optical disk ripping …

Deals, Mac »

[8 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 1,109 views]

While not quite as rare as hen’s teeth, the $419 refurbished Mac mini has been really hard to find since last November. However, Apple’s lowest cost desktop computers won’t stay in stock for long, so if you’ve been holding out …

iOS, Mac »

[7 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 1,800 views]

Although it’s just a dot update by name, OS X Server 4.0.3 packs quite a lot, including OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 updates. OS X Server 4.0.3 also completes the Apple’s transition to SMB3. What else? Tons!
• OS X …

Mac, Music, movies, TV »

[27 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 4,383 views]

Need some Mac wallpapers for your freshly unboxed MacBook, iMac, Mac mini or Mac Pro? Yes, finding Mac wallpapers is easy, but laying hands on high-quality, high-res images sized for a Mac can take a little time. That said, here’s …

Apple luv, Mac »

[26 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 1,015 views]

Never underestimate people’s willingness to work against their own interests. The current Republican Congress and Windows 95 are two superb examples. Then again, back in Apple history when we were alone against the world, the Mac community was a lot …