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[15 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 490 views]

The latest installment in Sid Meier’s Civilization series, Beyond Earth, looks intriguing and has generally been well reviewed. However, for some players, no game has truly arrived until the first dot fix ships — Beyond Earth 1.0.1 Update is here.

Games, Mac »

[14 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 1,076 views]

Another year, another Mac Game Top 10. However, whereas it would be well nigh impossible to best the 2013 Mac Game Top 10 (ie Bioshock Infinite, XCOM: Enemy Unknown), the 2014 Iteration is memorable in its own right, featuring the …

Mac »

[13 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 1,190 views]

Earlier this week, Apple shipped Safari 8.0.2 to the public. Now, Apple’s pushed yet another Safari update, this time to its outside developer corps along with OS X 10.10.2 14C81f, the third beta of an upcoming Yosemite update.
Exciting stuff, eh?
Baked …

Deals, Hardware, Mac, Software »

[12 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 869 views]

Regular Fairer Platform readers know we’re big, big fans of refurbished Macs and cheap software. This Apple Christmas Deal write up is all about refurbished Macs, including a special $10 off offer from Mac of All Trades.
• December Coupon Special …

Mac »

[12 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 950 views]

About a week ago, Apple released and then quickly pulled Safari 8.0.1. The company has fixed that issue — some users were unable to run Safari after installing v8.0.1 — with the release of Safari 8.0.2, which addresses a number …

Apple luv, Mac »

[9 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 832 views]

The state-of-the-art computer chip inside the NASA Orion capsule also powered Apple’s 2003 iBook G3. Yep, everything old is new again, especially when it comes to tried and true technologies.
According to the good folks at Geek.com, the NASA Orion capsule …

Mac, Software »

[8 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 1,001 views]

Audio fidelity is an incredibly subjective topic. However, the original Boom was popular with both reviews and users, making it perhaps the best selling Mac audio enhancer. That’s a tough act to follow, but Global Delight has delivered with its …

Mac »

[5 Dec 2014 | 4 Comments | 1,723 views]

Is Yosemite a complete mess? There is certainly a rather loud and, one presumes, small group of folks who think so. That said, while there are certainly more issues covered within its 470MB, the OS X 10.10.2 seed note is …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[29 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 2,087 views]

The selling point in Photoshop Elements 13 that gets top billing from Adobe? “Stand out from the crowd on Facebook” — that is so me. Regardless, Photoshop Elements 13 is a solid tool, but you might still need a little …

Deals, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Mac »

[28 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 698 views]

‘Tis the season to be buying! And, if you’re gonna buy, please support the Fairer Platform by clicking through to the online Apple Store, where you will find special deals (ie Apple gift cards) on select Apple products. For this …

Deals, Mac »

[28 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 1,137 views]

Shop for the Black Friday Mac you want at home and save! Why fight the crowds, when the best deal anywhere is a refurbished Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac Mini and/or iMac — lowest prices, with the same …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[27 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 835 views]

Don’t give that new or refurbished Mac naked! Giving a naked Mac is like serving mashed potatoes without gravy, bad form! Pair that Mac deal with a Mac app bundle deal with twice the fat and half the calories.
“Name Your …

Deals, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Mac »

[27 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 1,713 views]

Yes, you are probably overloaded with Black Friday Mac, iPad and iPhone Deals. But, in the never ending search for the biggest savings, yet another Black Friday Mac, iPad and iPhone deal list certainly can’t hurt.
So, without further ado, here’s …

Games, Mac »

[27 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 1,215 views]

The narrative is increasingly familiar — our Earth is spent, used up and it’s time for us to move on to another world. Civilization: Beyond Earth Mac, now specially priced on the Mac App Store, $36.99 (49.99), takes the classic …

Mac, Music, movies, TV, Software »

[24 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 2,252 views]

Hey, hey, hey, you with the foo-foo drink with the umbrella — put it down. I’ve been using, and loving, HandBrake for years. Apparently, however, HandBreak kind of sort of didn’t exist until very recently because now we have Milestone …