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[23 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 1,126 views]

Weekends are usually quiet on the Weekends are usually quiet on the Apple Store’s special deals section, but this morning there is a bumper crop o’ refurbished MacBook Air configurations. Best of all, prices start at just $679, which includes …

Deals, Games, Mac »

[22 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 1,190 views]

How much Mac gaming is too much Mac gaming or is such a thing just the figment of some hyperactive helicopter parent’s fevered nightmares? Put the notion to the test with these awesome Modern Warfare and Call of Duty bundles …

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[21 Nov 2014 | One Comment | 3,446 views]

Hey, Mac dev guys and gals, there is no rest for the wicked! On Monday, Apple shipped OS X 10.10.1 and, now, they’re asking outside devs to begin testing a new incremental Yosemite update. OS X 10.10.2 14C68K is now …

Mac, Software »

[21 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 2,191 views]

While your humble reporter meets his limited file mobility needs with Evernote, lots of people rely on Dropbox — viva le Mac, viva la difference! However, the arrival Yosemite has caused issues, think crashing, for some Dropbox users. Good news, …

Mac, Software »

[21 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 2,579 views]

It has only been a couple weeks since Yosemite ready Evernote 5.7 arrived, which was fairly substantive release. Now, here’s a freshly minted Evernote 6.0 that comes with a flat, clean Yosemite inspired user interface refresh as well as some …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[18 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 1,535 views]

Here’s Yosemite tip that’s also a fun game! Compare the included infographics of the most pirated movies and TV shows by state to your Mac’s download log file. What, you didn’t know your Mac kept track of every single file …

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[17 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 1,244 views]

Have you upgraded to OS X Yosemite but experienced problems with WiFi, Microsoft Exchange server, Mail, Back to My Mac or other features? OS X 10.10.1 Update is here and ready to serve up bug fixes for those issues and …

Mac, Software »

[17 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 1,204 views]

Three cheers for iCab! Yes, iCab 5.5 is Yosemite ready and available for immediate download. However, check out the Top 10 Features of this excellent lightweight, full-featured and up-to-date browser.
Why the ancient screen cap (above)? Simply put, versions of …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[17 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 865 views]

‘Tis the new Mac buying season and, if you’re going to do the job right, that means new software. Of course, going for Mac app deals is great, but you can go that one better by buying Mac bundles. Happily, …

Hardware, Mac »

[15 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 1,009 views]

Have an older Mac running OS X Yosemite and chaffing at the speed and range limitations of 802.11n WiFi? Mac peripheral maker QuickerTek has your back with compatible 802.11ac adapters with Yosemite driver support — boom, done.
“With release of this …

Mac, Software »

[14 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 913 views]

Experiencing issues with Safari 8? Me neither. However, just as surely as thunder follows lightning*, Apple’s cooking a dot-update to follow the whole number release of its default browser. What’s new? Fixes, tweaks and just smidgeon of new functionality.
Apple is …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[12 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 2,319 views]

Safari 8 is one of the best things in OS X Yosemite. And, one of the niftiest things about Safari 8 is the new per-window Private Browsing (aka porn) mode. Here’s how to activate Private Browsing with a keyboard shortcut …

Deals, Mac »

[11 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 796 views]

These come and then go very, very quickly because it’s such an awesome deal. Get a refurbished Mac mini for just $419. It’s the ultimate low-cost refurbished Mac and perfect for your home office, student dorm or living room home …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[11 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 968 views]

You help me pay refinance my underwater mortgage, pay down credit card, finance my degree and, now, get some really awesome Mac app deals — thanks, Obama! And, although this feature is about Mac app deals, be sure to check …

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[11 Nov 2014 | One Comment | 1,092 views]

Another seven-day interval on the OS X beta seed treadmill has passed. That is, a week after the first beta seed of its first Yosemite Update (aka OS X 10.10.1), Apple has seeded a second beta of its first Yosemite …