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[6 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

How many Macs do you manage? Whether you’re looking out for one or rooms full of Macs, you need to be thinking about Apple’s upcoming OS X 10.10 release. So, are your Macs and Apps Yosemite ready? Here’s how to …

Mac, Software »

[5 Sep 2014 | One Comment | 0 views]

CyberDuck is a really excellent Mac FTP client. Free, feature laden and robust, CyberDuck joins a growing list of OS X Yosemite ready apps that Fairer Platform has uncovered over recent months. Step inside for the details on CyberDuck and …

Mac, Software »

[4 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

A workaday update for a very, very workaday app — Gus Meuller’s Acorn 4, the image editor for humans. Here’s a quick look at what’s new and changed.
Acorn 4.5.1 (MAS, $29.99)
— Command-J will now duplicate the current layer, even if …

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[3 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Chug, chug, chugging along toward OS X Yosemite’s eventual public release in October. There aren’t big changes in OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 7 (aka Beta 7, build 14A343f), but new stuff there is nonetheless.

• Dark Mode has been applied …

Hardware, iOS, Mac »

[2 Sep 2014 | 2 Comments | 0 views]

Apple’s September Media Event is still a week away, but El Gato is taking advantage of the calm before the storm to pre-announce its Eve home automation product line. And, yes, these peripherals and apps are Apple HomeKit compatible.
The full …

Hardware, Mac »

[2 Sep 2014 | 3 Comments | 0 views]

Apple’s lowest-cost computer was last updated on October 23, 2012. So, the current entry-level model provides only Intel Ivy Bridge chip tech paired with a bare bones configuration of RAM, storage and graphics. The 2014 Mac mini should be so …

Deals, Mac »

[1 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Looking for the best deal on an iMac, MacBook Pro or MacBook Air? Given that Apple refreshed those lines weeks and months ago, we are already looking at minimum refurbished Mac prices for those products.
C’est la vie, these refurbished Mac …

Hardware, Mac »

[31 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Goodbye, Axiotron. Hello, Modbook Pro X and behold “The ultimate, all-in-one portable content creation tool.” That is the hype and here is the plan to bring the world’s one and only after-market modification that turns an 15-inch MacBook Pro into …

Mac, Tech »

[29 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Yes, Apple continues to open new Apple Stores in the US. However, if you live in a provincial town, you either have a Best Buy or nothing at all. Simply Mac is changing that.
Simply Mac is an Apple Authorized Reseller …

iOS, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Security »

[26 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

On Monday, California mandated that all smartphones ship with a killswitch installed and turned on by default. That’s very nice, but not as nice as Apple’s iPhone killswitch.
For example every iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running iOS 7, which as …

Mac, Music, movies, TV, Software »

[26 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Roxio got bought by Corel, but it’s most famous app — Toast — is now available in more ways than ever. Buy the full Toast 12 Titanium or Pro for $60 or $100, respectively, or get just the functionality you …

iOS, Mac »

[26 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

In just over two weeks, Apple will formally introduce the iPhone 6 and iOS 8 to public. Time is short. That said, Apple has sent an email to developers noting the following change: CloudKit requires OS X Yosemite DP5 and …

Apple luv, Mac »

[23 Aug 2014 | 2 Comments | 0 views]

Knock on wood — you can expect to use a Mac for at least five years and there are plenty o’ Apple branded computers still chugging along after decade or more! But what do with that old MacBook, iMac or …

Mac, Software »

[22 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Whereas skipping a version or three of Adobe Photoshop or Microsoft Office isn’t a big deal. However, when it comes to accounting and tax rules, it pays to keep your copy of Quicken Mac up-to-date.
That said, Quicken Mac 2015 ($74.99, …

iTunes, Mac »

[22 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

Apple has seeded a second public OS X Yosemite Beta, which is a nice little weekender for folks in the company’s AppleSeed program. iTunes 12 Build 97 has also been seeded to developers, which appears to be about bug fixes.
That …