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[8 Jul 2014 | 2 Comments | 0 views]

Apple has aligned itself with the OpenCL parallel computing platform, which has been integrated into your Mac since OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. The competing parallel platform, nVidia’s CUDA for Mac, isn’t part of the default OS X install.
What is …

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[8 Jul 2014 | 5 Comments | 0 views]

Chug-chug-chugging along. OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 3 isn’t particularly ambitious, yet there is still plenty to go over, including Dark Mode, updated QuickTime icon and more.
• Dark Mode – Dark Mode is now officially available
— To enable Dark …

Apple luv, Mac »

[4 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

As the sons and daughters of this newfangled technology age, it’s our job to keep our parents’ Macs running. For original Mac team member Chris Espinosa, it is no different, though there is a 512K Mac twist to his tale.
“Today …

Mac, Security »

[3 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

The sky is not falling, but a little prudence could go a long way. There are still zero viruses that threaten the Mac, but with ClamXav installed you can protect yourself from future threats, as well as protect any Windows …

Deals, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Mac »

[3 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Celebrate America’s birthday by, what else?, shopping! Or, join the Mac, iPhone and iPad salebration with July 4th Deals for all! Here is a nice collection of July 4th deals from top Apple peripheral, add-on and widget markers — dig …

Mac, Software »

[2 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Clean up on aisle 10.0.3! Apple has released iMovie 10.0.4, which is all about addressing problems, issues, etc caused or left unresolved in the previous update.
In its nearly year-long quest to restore functionality to iMovie 10, Apple last month …

Deals, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Mac »

[1 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

And, by “off,” we mean that Apple will “give” a $100, $50 or $50 Apple Store gift card when you (aka student, teacher, administrator and/or parent) purchase a Mac, iPad or iPhone, respectively. Sound like a good Back to School …

Mac, Security »

[1 Jul 2014 | One Comment | 0 views]

And, boom, Apple just goes ahead and releases it! OS X 10.9.4 is here and this Mavericks update, unlike the previous three, is all about bug fixes.
Mavericks users should click Software Update (Apple menu > Software Update) because the mothership …

Mac »

[26 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

And, there are no visible changes. Apple has seeded the second OS X 10.9.4 beta in as many weeks. While last week’s prerelease code (13E19) was also pushed to Apple Seed testers, OS X 10.9.4 13E25 is the sole domain …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[24 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Apple introduced and seeded OS X 10.10 beta to developers at WWDC 2014. Since then, one of the most consistent complaints has been about the OS X Yosemite icons, especially the Finder and Trash Can icons. Pfft! Don’t whine, change …

iOS, Mac »

[23 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 1 views]

People are pretty much focussed on OS X 10.10 Yosemite and iOS 8 right now. However, Apple’s still prepping interim updates for Mavericks and iOS 7. In pursuit thereof, the mothership has seeded OS X 10.9.4 13E19 and iOS 7.1.2 …

Mac, Software »

[23 Jun 2014 | 4 Comments | 0 views]

All good things, as well as some bad ones, eventually come to an end. Skype, which is wholly owned by Microsoft, has announced it will soon begin phasing out older versions of Skype for Mac.
Yes, it’s true your old trusty …

Apple luv, Mac »

[22 Jun 2014 | 3 Comments | 0 views]

Apple’s 2013 Mac Pro is a controversial reimagining of the PC workstation. That said, if imitation is the highest form of flattery, then multiple people copying your stuff states clearly you’re doing something right — check out this cool new …

Deals, Games, Mac »

[21 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Sum-sum-summer time is the perfect time to settle in and learn a new Mac Game. The Mac App Store’s “Amazing Games, Amazing Prices” Mac game sale is the right to buy with half-off savings on great A-list and classic Mac …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[19 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Is your Mac crashing regularly? Unexplained kernel panics and/or app quits? Your Mac’s memory might be bad, corrupt or simply poorly seated. Here is how to run a Mac RAM test — quick, easy and the software you need comes …