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[30 May 2014 | One Comment | 0 views]

Java lives in a strange place between death and truly being alive. For example, this Java for OS X update from Apple disables the Java SE 6 applet plug-in and installs an old-ish (Java for OS X 2013-005) version of …

iTunes, Mac »

[29 May 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Unintended consequences, though Apple surely knew the news would get out. OS X 10.9.4 13E9 has been seeded to devs and, therein, some guy discovered references to three unreleased iMac models, seemingly confirming the imminent release of a new low-cost …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[28 May 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Thunder storm wallpapers for your Mac. The perfect seasonal counterpoint to the silence of a gentle snowfall is the deep rumble of a thunderstorm — the scent and feeling of electricity in the air can be palpable. While we can’t put …

Mac, Software »

[27 May 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

In a very real sense, a software developer is only as good as his last update. As these things go, Acorn 4.4 sets a high bar with fresh new features, tweaks and, of course, a drag net of bug fixes.

Mac, Software »

[22 May 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Codenamed “sandstone,” Pixelmator 3.2 includes some interesting new features, improvements and user interface enhancements. What else is new? Step inside for the full details.
Pixelmater 3.2 (blog) Sandstone includes new features, a number of improvements, user interface enhancements, and fixes related …

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[22 May 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

As app updates go, this one just barely qualifies. That is, Apple shipped Safari 7.0.4 (9537.76.2) with OS X 10.9.3 last week and just delivered Safari 7.0.4 (9537.76.4). What’s new? Patches for a couple security issues.
Here’s an edited, for brevity, …

iTunes, Mac »

[17 May 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

After installing OS X 10.9.3, some number of users have “seen” the Users folder in their Home directory disappear. Apple’s iTunes 11.2.1 Update is the fix for the missing Users folder problem, neither Terminal nor AppleScript required.
Well, if Terminal and/or …

Mac, Software »

[16 May 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

An all-purpose image-editing program that is capable of importing 200 formats, editing those images and then exporting ‘em back out to any of 80 available file formats? Yep, that’s GraphicConverter and the latest free update brings new features, including …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[16 May 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Whether you are a student, teacher or pro, this is a pretty darned sweet deal. Get this Mac bundle — Poser Debut, Anime Studio Dedut, Clip Studio Paint Pro and MotionArtist — for just $69.99, which is a 70 percent …

Deals, Mac »

[16 May 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Get your refurbished Mac before they are all gone, gone, gone. Thinking about an iPad? Think about the refurbished MacBook Air for just $599 — that’s a super competitive price!
And, of course, when you buy a refurbished Mac, you …

iTunes, Mac, Software »

[16 May 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Apple began seeding OS X 10.9.3 just a week after OS X 10.9.2 shipped. Tick tock and here’s the public release of OS X 10.9.3 following a nearly three month beta period — here’s a quick look at what’s new …

Apple luv, Mac »

[15 May 2014 | No Comment | 192 views]

Pretty much everyone is reporting this news as Apple + Mac Pro related, though that is far from certain. Nevertheless, Apple contract manufacturing partner Flextronics plans to add hundreds of workers in Austin, TX.
Flextronics has announced that it will invest …

iPad, Mac »

[9 May 2014 | No Comment | 704 views]

Add up Mac and iPad sales, and Apple is once again the world’s PC unit volume king. The company’s combined 20 million devices yielded a 17 percent share, easily eclipsing both HP and Dell.
Apple announced last month in its quarterly …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[8 May 2014 | No Comment | 547 views]

Have you purchased a 2014 MacBook Air? Then you need software. To whit, check out the Happy Mac Bundle, which delivers 10 killer apps to bring performance, privacy and productivity to your Mac.
Drive Genius 3 ($100) – A highly-rated, …

Mac »

[8 May 2014 | No Comment | 564 views]

Apple’s mantra with its Mavericks update program is try, try again. Last night, the company pushed OS X 10.9.3 13D61 to developers, which is already the tenth seed? Interestingly, AppleCare employees were seeded 13D62.
So, go ahead, slap me for saying …