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Deals, Mac »

[15 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Here is a deal that won’t last long — a 2012 MacBook Air for the absolutely killer price of $599. Get yours before they’re all gone. Yes, you get the same top-shelf Apple hardware, software, full + extendible AppleCare warranty …

Hardware, Mac »

[14 Jul 2014 | One Comment | 0 views]

If you have an older Mac that you’d like to upgrade to the latest 802.11ac wifi tech, your options were until now limited to external USB products. Enter Quickertek and its QCard 802.11ac internal WiFi upgrade cards for the Mac.
Best …

iPad, iPhone, Mac, Reviews, how to »

[13 Jul 2014 | 4 Comments | 0 views]

How often does this come up — how does one type the Apple logo on a Mac? So infrequently that I had not only forgotten the keyboard shortcut, but also spaced where to find the Apple logo on OS X’s …

Mac, Software »

[9 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Mavericks users and Yosemite beta testers report Apple is pushing updated versions of the voices its offers with OS X 10.9 and, coming this Fall, OS X 10.10. Aside from the same boilerplate description, Apple isn’t saying what changed.
Voice Update …

Apple luv, Mac »

[9 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Fans of the fairer platform will be happy to hear that the percentage of Macs, iPhones, iPads, etc in corporate settings more than doubled over the last three years. Yes, Apple enterprise users are still a minority, but we’re a …

Mac, Software »

[9 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Pacifist 3.2.14 is in fact a point release. Yes, there are the usual array of bug fixes as well as a data display tweak. But the real news baked into this Pacifist update is experimental support for OS X …

Mac, Software »

[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 …

Mac »

[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 …