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[14 Jan 2015 | One Comment | 1,083 views]

Look, up in the sky! Faster than Safari and more secure than Chrome! That’s how Mozilla’s advertising browser these days and the latest release, Firefox 35, offers H264 support, Yahoo Search and OS X tiled rendering right out of the …

Mac, Tech »

[14 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 824 views]

For years now, Mac market share and unit volume as Windows PC sellers took it on the chin. Now, although Q4 2014 Mac market share is up on double digit unit volume growth, PC vendors have finally figured out they …

Apple luv, Mac »

[14 Jan 2015 | 2 Comments | 1,845 views]

If the original 1984 Mac were reimagined using modern materials and Apple current design ethos, what would it look like? These high quality 2015 Mac renders by Curved Labs perhaps hew as close as humanly possible to Steve Jobs original …

Mac »

[9 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 1,215 views]

Tick-tock, tick-tock. It’s been nearly a month since Apple’s last Yosemite update dev seed (link below). However, there hasn’t been much of a clamor for fresh code, one way or the other. Still OS X 10.10.2 14C94b is here and …

Mac, Software »

[9 Jan 2015 | 3 Comments | 2,456 views]

These iWork updates covering Pages 5, Numbers 3 and Keynote 6 offer, and I quote, “…stability improvements and bug fixes.” Yep, Apple saved this excitement for a Friday — otherwise how would we get through the week?
These updates are free …

Mac, Software »

[8 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 1,891 views]

Long before iRip, Mac DVDRipper Pro or any other DVD ripping app currently on the market, there was Mac the Ripper. While the name has been shortened to MTR, the mission remains unchanged — provide a full-service optical disk ripping …

Deals, Mac »

[8 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 1,233 views]

While not quite as rare as hen’s teeth, the $419 refurbished Mac mini has been really hard to find since last November. However, Apple’s lowest cost desktop computers won’t stay in stock for long, so if you’ve been holding out …

iOS, Mac »

[7 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 1,874 views]

Although it’s just a dot update by name, OS X Server 4.0.3 packs quite a lot, including OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 updates. OS X Server 4.0.3 also completes the Apple’s transition to SMB3. What else? Tons!
• OS X …

Mac, Music, movies, TV »

[27 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 4,568 views]

Need some Mac wallpapers for your freshly unboxed MacBook, iMac, Mac mini or Mac Pro? Yes, finding Mac wallpapers is easy, but laying hands on high-quality, high-res images sized for a Mac can take a little time. That said, here’s …

Apple luv, Mac »

[26 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 1,057 views]

Never underestimate people’s willingness to work against their own interests. The current Republican Congress and Windows 95 are two superb examples. Then again, back in Apple history when we were alone against the world, the Mac community was a lot …

Apple luv, Mac »

[24 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 1,090 views]

Call it what you will, if you don’t get too hung up on specific nomenclature, this cluster of days around the Winter Solstice are special. Celebrate with Christmas Mac Wallpapers and Winter Mac Screensavers — here are downloadable collections for …

Mac, Security »

[23 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 1,156 views]

Surely, this is just a coincidence? Perhaps, but never call me Shirley. On the heels of yesterday’s first-ever silent Mac security update from Apple comes ClamXav 2.7. This significant point update includes the latest ClamAV engine, as well as a …

Mac, Security »

[23 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 1,049 views]

Mac security, we used to take you for granted! Last Friday, December 19, the US government issued an alert about a security problem uncovered in a Carnegie Mellon University bulletin. And, well, here is the result — Apple has delivered …

Mac »

[21 Dec 2014 | One Comment | 1,447 views]

On the Saturday before Christmas no less. A single source is reporting that OS X 10.10.2 14C81h has been seeded developers. However, the Apple Developer site have any information about this most incremental of beta releases.
What’s up? OS X 10.10.2 …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[20 Dec 2014 | 2 Comments | 4,047 views]

New Mac? Old Mac you’d like to teach some new tricks? Kick off the New Year right with the Fairer Platform’s score plus one list of OS X Yosemite Mac Tips to bring out the power user in you! From …