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[8 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 1,686 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 …

Mac, Software »

[17 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 1,224 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, Hardware, Mac, Software »

[12 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 926 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 …

Mac, Software »

[8 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 1,079 views]

Audio fidelity is an incredibly subjective topic. However, the original Boom was popular with both reviews and users, making it perhaps the best selling Mac audio enhancer. That’s a tough act to follow, but Global Delight has delivered with its …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[29 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 2,708 views]

The selling point in Photoshop Elements 13 that gets top billing from Adobe? “Stand out from the crowd on Facebook” — that is so me. Regardless, Photoshop Elements 13 is a solid tool, but you might still need a little …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[27 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 905 views]

Don’t give that new or refurbished Mac naked! Giving a naked Mac is like serving mashed potatoes without gravy, bad form! Pair that Mac deal with a Mac app bundle deal with twice the fat and half the calories.
“Name Your …

Mac, Music, movies, TV, Software »

[24 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 3,164 views]

Hey, hey, hey, you with the foo-foo drink with the umbrella — put it down. I’ve been using, and loving, HandBrake for years. Apparently, however, HandBreak kind of sort of didn’t exist until very recently because now we have Milestone …

Mac, Software »

[21 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 2,516 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 | 2,974 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, Software »

[17 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 1,276 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 | 912 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, …

Mac, Software »

[14 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 952 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 …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[11 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 1,040 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 …

Mac, Software »

[7 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 1,013 views]

A fresh coat of paint and some nifty OS X Yosemite optimized features. Pixelmator 3.3 brings together solid Yosemite specific features for this Mac only app while leveraging the coolness of Pixelmator for iPad.
“Popular image editing software developer Pixelmator on …

Mac, Software »

[4 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 822 views]

Apple hasn’t exactly been hell fire hurry to release a Yosemite Update. That is perhaps due to the fact that OS X 10.10, as it’s also known, arrived on users’ Mac in a fairly stable. Yes, I know some of …