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Deals, Mac, Software »

[19 May 2015 | No Comment | 1 views]

With Mac bundles, the proposition is pretty clear — buy it to get that one app you really want, usually for less than that app’s regular retail price. Then you the rest of the apps essentially for free.
The MacLegion Spring …

Games, Mac »

[19 May 2015 | No Comment | 1 views]

Do you remember Masters of Orion? StarDrive 2 Mac is cut from the same RTS cloth and it is now available on the Mac App Store — the system requirements and the price are all modest.
Mac Play, which has already …

Deals, Mac »

[18 May 2015 | No Comment | 1 views]

Need banger MacBook for school, business or backpacking? It is hard, hard, hard to beat the refurbished MacBook Air for just $679. However, if it’s a user upgradeable Apple notebook that includes a SuperDrive, the refurbished MacBook for $829 will …

iOS, Mac, Reviews, how to »

[18 May 2015 | One Comment | 1 views]

Here is a helpful iOS and Mac tip that is equal measure cautionary tale. That is, if you’ve deleted a pic in either Photos for iOS or Photos for Mac, you can probably get it back. However, if you’ve deleted …

Mac, Software »

[15 May 2015 | No Comment | 0 views]

The best ever Mac Usenet client? Meh-be yes, meh-be no. Regardless, Hogwasher is back after languishing for more than nine years without an update. Hogwasher 5 brings a number of modern feature, including multi-server support, threaded discussions and, of course, …

Mac, Music, movies, TV, Software »

[15 May 2015 | No Comment | 0 views]

“Completely redesigned from the ground up, Final Cut Pro adds extraordinary speed, quality, and flexibility to every part of the post-production workflow,” says Apple’s Mac App Store spin. While my friends all agree with that statement, others continue to winge …

Mac, Reviews, how to, Software »

[15 May 2015 | One Comment | 0 views]

One of the easiest ways to check your work when using a calculator is to compare the numbers you should have input with those that you actually did. Here’s how to turn the paper tape in the OS X Calculator.
An …

Mac, Music, movies, TV, Software »

[14 May 2015 | No Comment | 0 views]

Are you shocked that Mozilla finally caved on DRM content playback in Firefox? You’re a little late as Mozilla announced last June it would allow DRM content playback via HTML5 last and today’s Firefox 38 release only pushes that cart …

Mac, Security »

[13 May 2015 | 4 Comments | 1 views]

Everybody has bad days — hair, coffee, software, you name it. Companies have bad days, too. Microsoft’s buggy Office 14.5.0 Security Update, which can render Outlook unusable, is exemplary of the shared nature of bad days.
First things first, however. You …

Hardware, Mac »

[13 May 2015 | One Comment | 0 views]

The Nonda Hub+ Kickstarter pitch is straight forward — if you need more than the single USB-C port that your 2015 MacBook provides, the Hub+ is the answer. There are, however, a couple catches, notably that the Hub+ will cost …

Apps, iOS, Mac, Software »

[12 May 2015 | No Comment | 1 views]

It has been two weeks since Apple last seeded fresh OS X 10.10.4 and iOS 8.4 developer builds and Apple Seed program betas. While these Mac and mobile updates are generally expected to modest in scope, Apple has revealed more …

Hardware, Mac »

[11 May 2015 | No Comment | 1 views]

Your Mac Pro needs a Blu-ray like a fish needs a bicycle, that much. All the more because this Mac blu-ray is actually the BluDrive, a hockey puck shaped device that styled to complement Apple’s trashcan Mac Pro.
NuMac Solutions is …

Mac, Reviews, how to, Software »

[11 May 2015 | One Comment | 1 views]

When Google shutdown its popular Reader RSS service on July 1, 2013, Reeder developer Silvio Rizzi said he needed rebuild his popular Reeder 1.x for Mac and iOS RSS newsreader apps from scratch. I was, until then, a rather happy …

Hardware, Mac »

[10 May 2015 | No Comment | 1 views]

Hey, Jony, here’s a dopey idea. This definitely isn’t an Apple product. However, some ideas are so dumb they’re cool if not quite insanely great — behold the LED USB fan clock.
Vodcart USB LED Fan Clock, $16.93 (Prime)
— USB powered …

Games, Mac, Reviews, how to »

[9 May 2015 | One Comment | 1 views]

It’s truly a pleasure to work on Mac, don’t you agree? Now, how much fun is it to actually play games on your Mac — tons, baby, tons o’ fun. A great place to start are the many, many Mac …