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[11 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 244 views]

If you’re not mobile, you’re not living! And, here at the Fairer Platform, we are all about enabling mobile addiction with these hot, hot, hot mobile deals on mostly Apple gear. Although we aren’t fandroids, even we recognize that dirt …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[11 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 928 views]

‘Tis the season of the Mac Developer. Apple is busy banging out OS X El Capitan betas, new tools for the troops. MacUpdate steps up with third-party tools in the form of the Mac Developer Bundle, which packages eight great …

Mac, Software »

[11 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 73 views]

Good news, Mac photos hounds, Apple has release Digital Camera Raw Compatibility 6.0.5, which adds 10 popular camera models. While this update apparently supports iPhoto and Aperture, neither of which are being actively developed, it does require OS X 10.10 …

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[10 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 67 views]

Bits and pieces and more parts. It’s has been a busy, busy week for developers and those beta testing OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Apple has released Beta 3 to devs, opened the public beta program, pushed a Java fix …

iOS, Mac »

[10 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 59 views]

On Monday, Apple said their iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan Public Beta programs would roll out soon. In fact, the company said members of the public would be able to test the third betas of iOS 9 and …

Mac, Software »

[9 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 57 views]

Are you an Apple Developer testing OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) and needing Java 6 to run legacy apps? Yep, the world is a strange, wonderful place and this is the Java 6 runtime installer you need for OS X …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[9 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 22 views]

Do you anime? One of the most powerful Mac animation apps, Anime Studio Debut, is now available and, for a very short time, can be purchased for 60 percent off the suggested retail price. Yep, get Anime Studio Debut for …

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[9 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 73 views]

First things first! OS X El Capitan Beta 3 plus an up-to-date install of makes audio enhancer Boom 2, well, boom again — huzzah! Additionally, a recent Acorn update seems to address OS X El Cap related issues.
But that’s hardly …

Mac, Software »

[8 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 102 views]

According to developer meWho.com, a “one man shop,” System47 (aka the world’s best Star Trek screensaver) hasn’t been updated since June 30, 2006 — a Friday in the late CRT-acious period — when the universal binary was released. However, that …

Deals, Mac »

[7 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 192 views]

Have you been waiting for the Refurbished 2015 MacBook Air to show up? The current generation refurbished Mac Book Air is tagged at $759 and comes with a full + extendible AppleCare warranty and free shipping.
There are dozens more refurbished …

Mac, Software »

[6 Jul 2015 | 3 Comments | 39 views]

Apple doesn’t make dedicated server hardware anymore. The company doesn’t even offer server bundles anymore. While OS X Server software is probably living on borrowed time, Apple has updated it for OS X 10.10.4 compatibility.
• OS X Server 4.1.3 (MAS, …

Mac, Security, Software »

[4 Jul 2015 | 2 Comments | 24 views]

With the arrival of OS X El Capitan for testing, Google Chrome started crashing. So, Firefox is once again my second browser and the most recent whole number update, Firefox 39, brings important new features.
• Firefox 39 (download)
— Share Hello …

Deals, iPad, Mac »

[2 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 61 views]

How low can you go? Apple’s decision to hold the line on legacy Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch support in OS X El Capitan and iOS 9, respectively, has been very popular. That said, did you know you can …

iTunes, Mac, Software »

[1 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 34 views]

It took hours if not the better part of a day for Apple to finally release iTunes 12.2 to some users — c’est vie! Better late than (*cough*) buggy? We’ll see about that. Also, OS X 10.10.4 Combo Update, which …

Mac, Security »

[1 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 28 views]

Good news OS X Mavericks and Mountain Lion users, Apple has a security update for you. Bad news OS X Lion and earlier users, Apple no longer produces security updates for “ancient ones.”
• Security Update 2015-005 Mavericks (download)
— Security Update …