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[9 Jan 2015 | 3 Comments | 2,487 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 | 1,908 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 | 1,247 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 | 1,881 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 | 4,587 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 | 1,063 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 | 1,093 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 | 1,161 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 | 1,054 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 | 1,457 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 | 4,055 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 | 943 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 | 1,350 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 | 705 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 | 1,251 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 …