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Apple luv, Mac »

[26 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 1,020 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 | 1,048 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 | 1,121 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 | 1,009 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 | 1,412 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 | 3,937 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 …

Deals, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Mac »

[19 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 896 views]

Your time to shop for Chrimstas Apple Deals is just about up, but the there are still super excellent savings available on Mac games, Mac apps, refurbished Macs, MFi Lightning cables and a lot more. Step inside for this edition …

Deals, Mac »

[19 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 1,284 views]

It’s been at least three months since we last saw a $599 refurbished MacBook Air. If you missed it last time, do not hesitate because refurbished MacBooks this affordable don’t stick around for long!
As always, Apple Certified Factory Refurbished MacBooks …

Mac »

[18 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 689 views]

Mac users enjoy an embarrassment of riches when it comes to image editors, including Pixelmator, Acorn, Photoshop and, of course, GraphicConverter. Regular Fairer Platform readers know we’re big fans of Lemke Software’s ever insurgent GraphicConverter image editor.
• GraphicConverter 9.5 …

Mac, Software »

[17 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 1,225 views]

The Pixelmator Team — greetings to our friends on the sunny Baltic! — has been busy, very busy of late and recent Pixelmator for Mac, iPad updates bear that out. Both apps have gained significant new features and also come …

Deals, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Mac »

[17 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 798 views]

Your time to shop for Christmas 2014 is almost, wait for it, over. Seriously, don’t wait and to point you in right right direction, here’s the Fairer Platform’s weekly Christmas Apple Deals. This thumbnail glance at some of the best …

Games, Mac »

[15 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 562 views]

The latest installment in Sid Meier’s Civilization series, Beyond Earth, looks intriguing and has generally been well reviewed. However, for some players, no game has truly arrived until the first dot fix ships — Beyond Earth 1.0.1 Update is here.

Games, Mac »

[14 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 1,223 views]

Another year, another Mac Game Top 10. However, whereas it would be well nigh impossible to best the 2013 Mac Game Top 10 (ie Bioshock Infinite, XCOM: Enemy Unknown), the 2014 Iteration is memorable in its own right, featuring the …

Mac »

[13 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 1,254 views]

Earlier this week, Apple shipped Safari 8.0.2 to the public. Now, Apple’s pushed yet another Safari update, this time to its outside developer corps along with OS X 10.10.2 14C81f, the third beta of an upcoming Yosemite update.
Exciting stuff, eh?
Baked …

Deals, Hardware, Mac, Software »

[12 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 936 views]

Regular Fairer Platform readers know we’re big, big fans of refurbished Macs and cheap software. This Apple Christmas Deal write up is all about refurbished Macs, including a special $10 off offer from Mac of All Trades.
• December Coupon Special …